In week two from college football a nice matchup is scheduled in prime time as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will hit the road to face the Michigan Wolverines. The Fighting Irish and Wolverines get started from Michigan at 8PM Eastern Time and ESPN TV will provide the coast to coast coverage. Check the latest college football odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
The current wagering odds from this game have the home team Michigan Wolverines favored by -5 points with an over under line coming in at 50 ½ points. A money line play on Michigan will return -200 odds. Bettors playing on Notre Dame on the money line will get a +170 odds return.
In their head to head meeting in the 2012 season it was Notre Dame squeaking out the 13-6 home victory as a -6 point betting favorite with the total in the game coming in at under 49 ½ points. Notre Dame had a very good defensive effort in this win as they limited Michigan to just two fourth quarter field goals to gain victory. Despite only generating 239 yards offensively the Irish contained the Michigan passing game by allowing just 138 yards passing and picking off four passes. Notre Dame opened up their new season by posting a 28-6 victory at home in week one to the Temple Owls by the score of 28-6 with the total coming under 53 points. The Irish held the Owls scoreless in the second half in their victory. The Notre Dame offense was effectively moving the ball downfield in their opener as quarterback Tommy Rees completed 16 of 23 passes for 346 yards with three touchdown and no pass interceptions. The Irish was balanced in victory as the team ran for 188 yards in the win and gained 5 ½ yards per run attempt. Michigan opened up with a convincing victory in week one by defeating Central Michigan of the MAC conference by a score of 59-9 as a -31 ½ point favorite and the total going over the closing line of 53 ½ points. It was a nice rebound for the team as they closed the 2012 campaign with a loss to Ohio St and in their bowl game the team dropped a 33-28 decision to South Carolina.
With our college football pick for Saturday we will play on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish +5 points against the Michigan Wolverines at the sportsbooks.