Notre Dame vs Louisville prediction and odds for Week 6, 2023

See our pick and preview for Notre Dame vs. Louisville in the NCAA week 6 below. This article will identify the person who will win and cover the spread.

The passer rating of opposing quarterbacks against Notre Dame is 54.1.

Passing attempts rank Louisville’s offense in 41st place.

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Louisville versus Notre Dame Gambling odds
Notre Dame at Louisville, Over/Under: 54 Notre Dame -6.5 Louisville +6.5 Prediction

Let’s look at the prediction for Notre Dame vs. Louisville now.

On Tuesday, October 7th (10/7/23), 7:30 p.m., watch the Week 6 CFB matchup between the Fighting Irish and Cardinals on ABC.

The game will be held at Louisville, Kentucky’s L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium.

In this non-conference match, the Fighting Irish are considered to be 6.5-point favorites to win.

Is it wise to wager on them to cover the spread, or would the Cardinals be a better option? Read on to find out.

Louisville versus Notre Dame Matchup in a Nutshell
Teams: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals
Where: Louisville’s L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium
Date: Saturday, October 7, 2018, at Notre Dame Prediction

With a 5-1 record, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are above.500 heading into this week’s matchup with Louisville.

They recently defeated Duke (21-14) in a game before this. So far, Notre Dame has alternated between being the favorite and the underdog.

There has been an average score differential of +23.5 as well as a 3-1-1 ATS record as a result. This season, Notre Dame has a 2-3 over/under mark.

Their games have featured an average total score of 49.5 points and an average over/under line of 52 points.

In 32 attempts, the offensive running game of the Fighting Irish covered 159 yards, and they scored two rushing scores against Duke.

They attempted 31 throws, managing 222 yards via the air but no touchdowns. In the victory over Duke, Sam Hartman completed 15 of 30 throws for 222 yards.

His overall quarterback rating was 74.58, and he neither passed nor ran for a touchdown.

The Fighting Irish defense helped Duke’s offense rack up 323 total yards by game’s end. The team’s run defense surrendered 189 running yards as opposed to just 134 throwing yards.

Notre Dame’s defense ranks 44th in terms of points allowed with an average of 13 per game. They are ranked 13th nationally for opponents’ average passing total of 146.8 yards.

Due to their 124.5 total allowed rushing yards, they are ranked 59th in college football.

Louisville Forecast

The Louisville Cardinals want to beat Notre Dame and keep their perfect record after defeating NC State 13-10.

Louisville has begun every game as the favorite and has an ATS record of > for the season.

This season, Louisville has a 2-2 over/under record. Their games have featured an average total score of 54.2 points and an average over/under line of 52.2 points.

Against NC State, Louisville managed just one touchdown on offense, but their rushing attempts were unsuccessful in getting into the end zone.

They totaled 20 yards on the ground and 286 passing yards. The quarterback, Jack Plummer, completed 21 of 35 passes for 286 yards with a QB rating of 71.85 in the win over NC State.

He added a touchdown to improve his performance.

With 201 yards and 10 points allowed versus NC State, the Cardinals’ defense was excellent. For NC State, the passing game accumulated 112 yards.

Up front, Louisville allowed 2.9 yards per attempt. Louisville’s defense ranks 121st in terms of passing yards allowed per game heading into the game.

The average number of times an opponent throws the ball in a game when playing the Cardinals is 30.8.

They are 50th in NCAA football for average points allowed, giving up 17.2 per game. They are 40th in the NCAA in terms of rushing yards allowed.

Analysis, trends, and odds for the matchup between Louisville and Notre Dame

Having never lost at Louisville, Notre Dame wants to continue its winning ways.

With an ATS record of 6-3-1 in the previous 10 meetings between Notre Dame and Louisville, Louisville has the advantage.

Since they were initially published, Notre Dame’s odds have altered, moving from being -7 point favorites to their current line of -6.5 (-112).

On the other hand, Louisville is presently a home underdog by +6.5 (-109) points. The current moneyline payout for the Fighting Irish is -277, which is different from the opening odds of -278.

Currently, Notre Dame has a 73% stated victory probability, compared to Louisville’s 31%.

Major Trends

The overall record for Notre Dame against the spread in their last three away games is 3-0.
Louisville has lost four of their previous five home games against the spread.
The last three times Louisville entered a game as the underdog, their ATS record was 1-2.
In their last five games as the underdog, Notre Dame has a 4-1 ATS record.

Notre Dame vs Louisville Free Pick

Free betting prediction for Notre Dame vs Louisville from Notre Dame -6.5

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