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Notre Dame has Been Crushing AAC Competition

The annual Navy-Notre Dame game goes this weekend as the Fighting Irish invade Jacksonville to take on the Midshipmen looking for their sixth straight series victory. ND is having a down year in 2016 so the spread in this game is closer than usual in a series that has been heavily dominated by the Indiana Irish.

  • The total has gone OVER in Notre Dame's last 6 games against Navy.
  • Notre Dame is 7-0 SU in its last 7 games against the American Athletic Conference.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 3 of Navy's last 4 games against teams with losing records.

Despite a loss last week, Navy sits in first place in the AAC West with a 4-1 conference record and public money is pouring in on their line that opened with them giving 4.5 points to Notre Dame. The Midshipmen have covered in five of their eight games this season and missed covering in their three ATS losses by an average of just a point.

Despite their winning streak against Navy, the Notre Dame football program has really struggled out of the gates, owns a dismal 3-5 record and is on pace to have its worst year since 2003. Notre Dame has had very little fight in its last nine games in Week 11, covering just once in those matchups.

The computer is predicting that Navy comes away with a straight-up win in this rivalry game so a bet on their plus points line seems like a reasonable one.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Navy Midshipmen sat as 4.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 33-31 victory for the Midshipmen. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Navy Midshipmen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Navy battles the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, currently with a 3-5 mark (3-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-2 for the Midshipmen and 4-4 for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Navy vs Notre Dame injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Navy Midshipmen at No. 49 and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at No. 56 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Navy's No. 31-ranked offense, averaging 35.43 PPG, against a Notre Dame defense that ranks No. 68 this week at 27.62 PPG. The Navy aerial game is averaging 147.43 yards per game, less than the Notre Dame Fighting Irish secondary allows through the air, 228 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish feature the league's No. 56-rated road run defense, allowing 173.33 yards per game. Navy, meanwhile, ranks No. 4 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Fighting Irish were Week 9 winners, coming out on top of the Hurricanes by a score of 30-27.

In their last game, Navy got a 129-yard performance from Will Worth, but USF prevailed 52-45.

Betting Trends
  • Notre Dame is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Notre Dame is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Notre Dame is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Navy
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 5 games when playing Navy
  • Navy is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Navy is 20-4 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Navy's last 8 games
  • Navy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Notre Dame

Next Betting Matchups

Notre Dame home to Army, Saturday, November 12th
Navy home to Tulsa, Saturday, November 12th