The No.6-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes will visit the No.9-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, September 23rd, in the first ranked matchup for both teams. The Buckeyes are 3-0 this season after victories over the Indiana Hoosiers, Youngstown State Penguins and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Meanwhile, the Fighting Irish are 4-0 after beating the Navy Midshipmen, Tennessee State Tigers, North Carolina State Wolfpack and Central Michigan Chippewas.
Buckeyes vs. Fighting Irish Betting Odds
|Ohio State Buckeyes||-2.5 (-110)||Over 55.5 (-110)||-150|
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish||+2.5 (-110)||Under 55.5 (-110)||+125|
Fixture: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date & Time: Saturday, September 23rd, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Venue: Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, Indiana
The Ohio State Buckeyes have averaged 40.3 points per game through their first three games, which ranks 22nd out of 133 teams in the nation. They rank 17th in passing offense and tied for 68th in rushing offense. The Buckeyes have allowed 6.7 points per game, which ranks second in the nation. Their passing defense ranks sixth while their rushing defense ranks tied for 18th.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have averaged 46.0 points per game through their first three games, which ranks ninth out of 133 teams in the nation. They ranked 21st in passing offense and 26th in rushing offense. The Fighting Irish have allowed 11.8 points per game, which ranks 14th in the nation. Their passing defense ranks third while their rushing defense is 41st.
Buckeyes vs. Fighting Irish Betting Prediction
The Ohio State Buckeyes and Notre Dame Fighting Irish have both been elite in the early going. The matchup between the two teams could have huge College Football Playoff implications. Look for the Buckeyes to continue their dominance over the Fighting Irish, who haven’t won a game in this matchup since 1936, as they win by at least three points.