Notre Dame vs Clemson – Picks & Predictions

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Notre Dame vs Clemson – Picks & Predictions

Author: Erik Gibbs | Publish Date: October 31, 2023 | Last Updated: October 31, 2023

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, Memorial Stadium will be the venue where the Clemson Tigers, who are now 4-4, aim to secure a victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, who lead with a 7-2 record.

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  • Game Time: Saturday, November 4, 12:00 P.M.
  • Location: Clemson Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Head-to-Head: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Clemson Tigers

The Fighting Irish are coming off an impressive 58-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers in their previous game.

In that matchup, Sam Hartman completed 18 of 25 passes for 288 yards, with a quarterback rating of 152.8, though he threw 2 interceptions.

Audric Estime led the rushing attack with 19 carries for 114 yards, averaging 6.0 yards per attempt.

Notre dame vs clemson - picks & predictions

The Fighting Irish also ran a total of 65 plays, gaining 535 yards. Their ground game featured 33 rushing attempts, resulting in 155 yards and an average of 4.7 yards per carry.

The Tigers, on the other hand, are coming off a 24-17 loss to the NC State Wolfpack in their previous game.

Cade Klubnik threw for 263 yards, completing 33 of 50 passes with a quarterback rating of 102.2. He had 2 interceptions, and his average yards per pass attempt stood at 5.3.

On the ground, Phil Mafah carried the ball 16 times for 84 yards, averaging 5.3 yards per attempt.

Clemson's rushing game as a whole averaged 3.4 yards per carry, accumulating 101 yards on 30 attempts.

How to Bet on the Notre Dame vs Clemson

To excel in college football betting, one must grasp the skill of selecting the winning team. Yet, it's also about learning the entire gaming and betting dynamics.

Once bettors are prepared to make their wagers, closely examining the odds is crucial. These odds offer a numerical representation that indicates which team is favored and which is the underdog, providing valuable insights into each NCAAF matchup.

Understanding odds can shed light on critical pre-game factors. However, it's important to note that while tips won't miraculously turn every bettor into a college football betting expert overnight.

Follow key trends, player injuries and external factors like the weather in the days leading up to the game.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Clemson Tigers Odds

Clemson enters the game as the +3 underdog against Notre Dame and at a +132 moneyline.

For Notre Dame, the favored team with a -3 spread, the team is now leading at a -155 moneyline.

The Over/Under for total points in the game is set at 45, with various sportsbooks providing the best odds for the Over at -108 and the Under at -110.

Betting Tips for Fighting Irish vs Tigers

The Tigers will return to their home stadium for the first time in approximately a month, with their last home game in Clemson resulting in a victory over Wake Forest on October 7.

Coach Dabo Swinney is still pursuing his 166th career win, which would solidify his position as the winningest coach in the program's history.

Trends are essential to gain an understanding of the matchup between the Fighting Irish and the Tigers.

  • Clemson has won two out of their last five games.
  • However, the Tigers have failed to cover the spread in all five of their recent games. I
  • In away games, Clemson holds a 1-3 record against the spread.
  • Notre Dame has won 4 of their last 5 games.
  • Notre Dame has covered the spread in 3 of their last 5 games.
  • Notre Dame has covered the spread in 2 of their last 3 road games.

Notre Dame vs Clemson Predictions

Clemson will seek redemption for last season's defeat to the Fighting Irish, a game they lost 35-14 while playing on the road.

Notre Dame is currently under the leadership of transfer quarterback Sam Hartman, who previously led Wake Forest in a double-overtime loss to Clemson last season.

Death Valley remains a formidable venue, particularly when facing such a formidable Tiger defense.

Although Notre Dame dominated in their previous season's matchup, it's worth noting that they haven't played in Clemson since 2015, making this a unique test of home-field advantage.

Still, the Fighting Irish lead as favorites and should finish the game on top. 

Prediction: Notre Dame -3

Erik Gibbs

Erik is a dynamic and seasoned journalist with a passion for all things sports and sports betting. With a career spanning over two decades, he has become a prominent figure in the world of sports journalism, admired for his insightful analysis and engaging storytelling.