Notre Dame vs. Stanford Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 13 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 22, 2021, 4:42 am

The No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (10-1) are considered favorites (-17.5) according to the point spread ahead of their game versus the Stanford Cardinal (3-8) on November 27, 2021, starting at 8:00 PM ET. An over/under of 52.5 points has been established for the matchup.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Notre Dame stats and betting info

Betting trends for Notre Dame

  • So far this season, Notre Dame has compiled an 8-3-0 record against the spread.
  • When they have played as at least 17.5-point favorites this season, the Fighting Irish are 2-0 against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in five of Notre Dame’s 11 games with a set total .
  • This season, six of Notre Dame’s 11 games have gone over Saturday’s total of 52.5 points.
  • The Fighting Irish have seen a 54.6 average over/under in their games this season, 2.1 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Fighting Irish rack up 38.6 fewer yards per game (407.3) than the Cardinal give up per outing (445.9).
  • In games that Notre Dame picks up over 445.9 yards, the team is 3-0 overall.
  • The Fighting Irish have turned the ball over five more times (13 total) than the Cardinal have forced a turnover (8) this season.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 256.5 (2822) 42
Rush yards 150.7 (1658) 77
Points scored 34.4 (378) 24
Pass yards against 214.9 (2364) 49
Rush yards against 134.4 (1478) 41
Points allowed 18.6 (205) 12

Key players for Notre Dame

  • Jack Coan has thrown for 2,296 yards (208.7 ypg) to lead Notre Dame, completing 67% of his passes and collecting 18 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season.
  • Kyren Williams’ team-high 928 rushing yards (84.4 per game) have come on 185 carries, with 12 touchdowns this year. He’s also added 40 catches for 339 yards (30.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Michael Mayer’s 663 receiving yards (60.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 55 receptions with five touchdowns.
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Stanford stats and betting info

Betting trends for Stanford

  • Stanford has a 3-8-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Stanford has gone over in five of its 11 games with a set total (45.5%).
  • In Stanford’s 11 games this season, six have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s point total of 52.5.
  • A difference of 0.1 points separates the average total points bet in Cardinal’s games (52.6 points) and this contest’s over/under (52.5 points).
  • The Cardinal collect 39.7 fewer yards per game (309.6) than the Fighting Irish give up (349.3).
  • When Stanford piles up over 349.3 yards, the team is 3-2.
  • The Cardinal have 17 giveaways this season, while the Fighting Irish have 21 takeaways .
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 219.1 (2410) 78
Rush yards 90.5 (996) 126
Points scored 21.0 (231) 111
Pass yards against 204.2 (2246) 31
Rush yards against 241.7 (2659) 127
Points allowed 31.3 (344) 97

Key players for Stanford

  • Tanner McKee has 2,155 passing yards (195.9 ypg) to lead Stanford, completing 63.9% of his passes and throwing 14 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season.
  • Nathaniel Peat has carried the ball 76 times for a team-high 401 yards (36.5 per game), with three touchdowns this year.
  • Benjamin Yurosek’s team-high 566 receiving yards (51.5 yards per game) have come on 37 receptions with two touchdowns.

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