Fighting Irish Down Michigan State 20-3 - Match Report
|Fighting Irish Down Michigan State 20-3 - Match Report|
The Fighting Irish were Week 3 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Spartans by a score of 20-3 at Spartan Stadium.
Notre Dame was an underdog by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 44.5.
Everett Golson completed 14 of 32 pass attempts for 178 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 77 yards for Michigan State, while Macgarrett Kings added 1 yards. Andrew Maxwell threw for 187 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Keith Mumphery and Dion Sims had 71 and 52 yards respectively.
Michigan State lost the offensive yardage battle to Notre Dame 300-237 yards in Saturday's game. Notre Dame had more first downs as that total ended up 16-15.
Michigan State lost the time of possession battle 30:40/29:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Notre Dame looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Michigan. Michigan State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Eastern Michigan.