Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-1) at Pittsburgh Panthers (6-2)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 7, 2015, 12:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers +7.5 -- Over/Under:
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The Pittsburgh Panthers will host 8th ranked Notre Dame this Saturday.
The Pittsburgh Panthers 4 game win streak came to an end with a tough 26-19 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels. Quarterback Nathan Peterman went 27/42 for 262 yards and 1 touchdown. Peterman also added 12 carries for 41 yards on the ground. Running Back Qadree Ollison carried the ball 10 times for 1 touchdown. Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd led the Panthers with 10 catches for 89 yards and no touchdowns. Receiver Dontez Ford also added 4 catches for 66 yards and no touchdowns. Pittsburgh streak came to an end but now they will look forward to trying to pull of an upset against Notre Dame.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are coming off a big 24-20 win on the road against the 20th ranked Temple Owls. Quarterback DeShone Kizer completed 23 of 36 passes for 299 yards and 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. Kizer also added 17 carries for 143 yards and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Running back C.J. Prosise was held in check carrying the ball 14 times for only 25 yards. Wide Receiver Chris Brown led the Irish with 6 catches for 72 yards. Receiver Will Fuller also added 5 catches for 46 yards and 1 touchdown. Notre Dame has been a great team this year and will need this win to improve their chances for a playoff spot.
Notre Dame is 5-1 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record. The Fighting Irish are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games in November. Pittsburgh is 6-2-1 against the spread in their last 9 games vs. an independent opponent. The Panthers are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games.
Notre Dame has been playing good football lately even with all the injuries they have. Pittsburgh cracked the top 25 before losing to Pittsburgh and has shown they can hang with good teams. Even though Pittsburgh has been good i think Notre Dame will take care of business. Take Notre Dame to cover on the road.