Southern Cal vs Notre Dame Recap - Fighting Irish Win 14-10
The Fighting Irish were Week 8 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Trojans by a score of 14-10 at Notre Dame Stadium.
Notre Dame did not, however, defeat the Trojans against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.
Tommy Rees completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 166 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Silas Redd rushed for 112 yards for Southern Cal, while Javorius Allen added 20 yards. Cody Kessler threw for 201 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Nelson Agholor and Darreus Rogers had 89 and 60 yards respectively.
Notre Dame was outgained by Southern Cal 330-295 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-17 by the Trojans.
Southern Cal led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:18/28:42 split in that important category.
Notre Dame looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Air Force. Southern Cal will aim to get back on the winning track vs Utah.