Michigan State is making its first trip to South Bend since 2013, but bettors should be aware just how well the Spartans have traditionally played at Notre Dame Stadium. The Spartans are 7-1-1 ATS in their past nine games when visiting the Fighting Irish.
Head coach Mark Dantonio is likely happy to get an early bye week after Michigan State’s so-so performance against Furman in Week 1. Though the team was serviceable on both sides of the ball statistically, their 10 penalties for 120 yards meant they struggled to put their lesser opposition away.
DeShone Kizer has cemented himself in the Heisman conversation, as Notre Dame’s starting quarterback has completed 71.4 percent of his passes with a 7-to-1 touchdown/interception ratio. Kizer has spread the ball out to his unproven receiving unit with five players catching touchdowns.
Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook had set the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as -7-point favorites on the Sportsbook betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Sportsbook.
A 31-28 result in favor of the Fighting Irish is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Michigan State Spartans vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Notre Dame battles the Michigan State Spartans, currently with a 1-0 mark (0-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 1-1 for the Fighting Irish and 0-1 for the Michigan State Spartans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Notre Dame vs Michigan State injuries news.
The game pits the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, currently No. 23 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Michigan State Spartans, who rate No. 36 in the latest survey.
Josh Adams went over the 100-yard mark (106) in his team's latest effort as Notre Dame defeated Nevada by a score of 39-10 on Saturday.
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