It’s the annual rivalry from NCAA college football on Saturday night October 19th that is full of history as the USC Trojans hit the road to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Trojans and Fighting Irish will get things started from Notre Dame at 7:30PM Eastern Time and NBC TV will provide the coast to coast TV broadcast. Check the college football odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
The current wagering odds from this week two game have the home team Notre Dame Fighting Irish favored by -2 ½ points with a total lined at 51 points. Those who bet Notre Dame on the money line will lay -140 odds with the return on USC on the money line at +120 odds.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish sit at 4-2 on the season and can ill afford any more losses if the team is the position itself for a BCS bowl berth. After a difficult schedule early for the team it does get a bit easier for the team until they close out their regular season with games against BYU and Stanford. Notre Dame has been able to move the football through the air this season as the team averages 250 yards passing per game. We have seen the Trojans in recent seasons against good competition struggle on the road in recent seasons. They were blown out by the strong passing attack of Arizona St in Sun Devil Stadium. The Fighting Irish has a very good offense line that has given Rees time in the pocket to make passes. The holes are there for the Fighting Irish running backs if they are good enough to fire in the daylight created up front. They teams have a common opponent in Arizona St that Notre Dame defeated two weeks ago 37-34 as a +6 ½ point underdog. USC was pounded 62-41 to Arizona St. Notre Dame will be coming in off the bye week. The Trojans made the coaching change following the ASU loss as Lane Kiffin was relieved of his duties. Ed Orgeron the defensive coordinator as the head coaching role for the rest of the season. This will be the first road game for USC under Orgeron who has previous head coaching experience at Mississippi that did not fare well in his tenure with the SEC school.
With our college football pick for Saturday we will play on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at -2 ½ points at the best sports books.