Notre Dame fans better hope the squad plays one heck of a game on Saturday as the spread is decidedly against them. They will square off against Georgia at 8 p.m. ET at Sanford Stadium. Keep an eye on the score for this one: both teams put up some lofty points totals in their previous games, so things might heat up even more when they meet up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Sanford Stadium — Athens, Georgia
- TV: CBS
You’re bound to get a positive result if you outscore your opponent every quarter, and that’s exactly how it played out for Notre Dame. They steamrolled New Mexico 66-14. QB Ian Book did work as he passed for 360 yards and five touchdowns. Near the top of the highlight reel was Book’s 65-yard TD bomb to WR Javon McKinley in the second quarter.
Meanwhile, Georgia got themselves on the board against Arkansas State last week, but Arkansas State never followed suit. Georgia claimed a resounding 55-nothing win over the Red Wolves. With Georgia ahead 34-nothing at the half, the game was all but over already.
Their wins bumped the Fighting Irish to 2-0 and the Bulldogs to 3-0. A pair of defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Fighting Irish have yet to allow a single passing touchdown. As for the Bulldogs, they haven’t allowed a rushing touchdown yet this season, either. We’ll find out if either of these strengths ends up making the difference in the contest.
The Bulldogs are a big 14.5-point favorite against the Fighting Irish.
Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as a 13.5-point favorite.
Georgia won the only game these two teams have played in the last five years.
- Sep 09, 2017 – Georgia 20 vs. Notre Dame 19