NCAAF

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Syracuse Orange

Notre Dame
Fighting Irish
1 - 3
Syracuse
Orange
2 - 2
October 01, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT
 | MetLife Stadium

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Notre Dame
Fighting Irish
1 - 3
Syracuse
Orange
2 - 2
October 01, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT
 | MetLife Stadium
  • The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be gunning for just their second straight-up win in their past seven when they travel to the Big Apple on Saturday to take on the Syracuse Orange in a Week 5 matchup at MetLife Stadium.

    Shark Bites
    • Syracuse is 0-5 SU in its last five games in Week 5.
    • Notre Dame is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games in October.
    • The total has gone OVER in five of Syracuse's last seven games after losing the previous game in a matchup.

    Notre Dame's struggles continued last week with a shocking 38-35 loss to Duke as a massive 20.5-point home favorite. The defeat leaves the squad with a 1-3 record on the year, both straight up and against the spread, and a 3-7 ATS record over its past 10.

    The Fighting Irish have surrendered 36 or more points in five of their past six, forcing the point total OVER on five occasions, and squandering second-half leads in three of those contests. The Notre Dame offense has produced, however, averaging over 455 total yards per game this season.

    The Orange ended a two-game SU and ATS losing skid with a 31-24 win over Connecticut as 3-point road chalk. Syracuse is 2-5 SU in its past seven home dates, but picked up ATS wins in five of those contests. The Orange dropped a 31-15 decision to Notre Dame as 8.5-point home underdogs in their last meeting two years ago, ending a three-game ATS win streak against the Irish.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    Betting fans looking to back the visiting Notre Dame Fighting Irish in this one found them as -12-point favorites on the Sportsbook college football point spread at Sportsbook. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

    Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 37-10 result in favor of the Fighting Irish. 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 Syracuse Orange Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    Syracuse will face the 1-3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, who own a 1-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Syracuse Orange are 1-3 so far this season while the Fighting Irish are 3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Syracuse vs Notre Dame injuries news.

    This game matches up the No. 110 (Syracuse Orange) and the No. 42 (Notre Dame Fighting Irish) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

    Statistical Matchup

    Offensively, the game matches up the Syracuse Orange No. 78-ranked offense (28 PPG) against a Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense that ranks No. 101 at 33.5 PPG. The Syracuse Orange passing attack has averaged 371.75 yards per game, more than the Notre Dame Fighting Irish give up through the air (253 YPG on average).

    In comparing defenses, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish own the league's No. 87-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 237 yards per game when on the road. Syracuse, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

    Recent Outings Betting Recap

    In Notre Dame's last outing, DeShone Kizer threw for 381 yards in a losing cause against the Blue Devils, 38-35 at Notre Dame Stadium.

    Eric Dungey led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 407 yards Saturday as the Orange downed the Huskies 31-24 at Rentschler Field.

    Betting Trends
    • Notre Dame is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
    • Notre Dame is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
    • Notre Dame is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
    • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 6 games
    • Syracuse is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
    • Syracuse is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
    • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Syracuse's last 16 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games

    Next Betting Matchups

    Notre Dame at NC State, Saturday, October 8th
    Syracuse at Wake Forest, Saturday, October 8th

Power Ranking
Notre Dame 20
Syracuse 75
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Syracuse Orange

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be gunning for just their second straight-up win in their past seven when they travel to the Big Apple on Saturday to take on the Syracuse Orange in a Week 5 betting matchup at MetLife Stadium.

Smart Chart
  • NOTRD
  • 35.23
  • 19.69
  • 15.54
  • 282.46
  • 143.77
  • 223.62
  • 135.62
  • -0.77
  •  
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Passing Yards
  • Rush Yards
  • Passing Yards Allowed
  • Rushing Yards Allowed
  • Turnover Differential
  • SYRACU
  • 24.92
  • 26.33
  • -1.41
  • 153.00
  • 213.50
  • 204.25
  • 126.17
  • 0.5
Head to Head Summary

No data available.

Team Record
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
AllLast 3vs Conf
Record1-31-20-0
Home1-21-20-0
Away0-10-00-0
ATS1-31-20-0
ATS Home1-21-20-0
ATS Away0-10-00-0
Offense37.2534.000
Defense33.5028.000
Diff3.756.000
Team Record
Syracuse Orange
AllLast 3vs Conf
Record2-21-20-1
Home1-20-20-1
Away1-01-00-0
ATS2-21-20-1
ATS Home1-20-20-1
ATS Away1-01-00-0
Offense28.0026.3328.00
Defense34.5043.6762.00
Diff-6.50-17.33-34.00
Head to Head Detail
Search NCAAF DatabaseTeamsScoreRush YardsPass YardsTotal YardsTurnovers
Sep 27, 2014NOTRD311613625235
SYRACU151352944291
Nov 22, 2008SYRACU241701473172
NOTRD23412913320
Nov 19, 2005SYRACU10143782211
NOTRD341342864200
Dec 6, 2003NOTRD12621992614
SYRACU382472094564
Betting Odds Trends
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Injuries
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  • No Injuries
Injuries
Syracuse Orange
  • No Injuries
Last 5 Games
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
DateOPPScoreSULineATSOff. RushOff. PassOff. TotalDef. RushDef. PassDef. TotalTOLocation
Sep 24, 2016DUKE35-38L-20.5/60L/O1533815342082904982Home
Sep 17, 2016MICHST28-36L-7/50.5L/O573444012602415012Home
Sep 10, 2016NEVADA39-10W-28/62W/U239205444992013000Home
Sep 4, 2016TEXAS47-50L-3.5/55L/O206238444237280517-1Away
Jan 1, 2016OHIOST28-44L4.5/57L/O1212844052852114961Away
Syracuse Orange
DateOPPScoreSULineATSOff. RushOff. PassOff. TotalDef. RushDef. PassDef. TotalTOLocation
Sep 24, 2016UCONN31-24W3/57.5W/U62407469144281425-1Away
Sep 17, 2016USF20-45L12.5/74.5L/U1993505492392154543Home
Sep 9, 2016LOUISV28-62L17/69.5L/O133293426414431845-1Home
Sep 2, 2016COLGATE33-7W-22/63.5W/U11743755445981431Home
Nov 28, 2015BOST.C20-17W1.5/39W/U153882412309239-1Home
Offensive Comparison
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Syracuse Orange

Scoring

Points Scored

35.23 24.92

Last 3 Games

34.00 26.33

Yards Per Point

12.10 14.71

Overall Yards Gained

Total

426.23 366.5

Passing

282.46 153.00

Rushing

143.77 213.50

On Road vs. At Home Yards Gained

Total

No data available.

Passing

No data available.

Rushing

No data available.

Defensive Comparison
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Syracuse Orange

Scoring Allowed

Points Allowed

19.69 26.33

Last 3 Games

28.00 43.67

Yards Per Point

12.10 14.71

Overall Yards Allowed

Total

359.24 330.42

Passing

223.62 204.25

Rushing

135.62 126.17

On Road vs. At Home Yards Allowed

Total

No data available.

Passing

No data available.

Rushing

No data available.

Supergrid
StatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense35.231926.3368
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense24.929219.6915
Recent Form

No data available.

Power Stats
  • NOTRD
  • 12.1
  • 18.24
  • -6.15
  •  
  • 12.71
  • 11.14
  • 1.57
  •  
  • 4.13
  • 3.86
  • 0.27
  • Yards Per Point
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Yards Per Pass
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Yards Per Rush
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • SYRACU
  • 14.71
  • 12.55
  • 2.16
  •  
  • 11.77
  • 10.99
  • 0.78
  •  
  • 5.22
  • 3.45
  • 1.77