The Notre Dame football team hits the road in Week 9 to take on the Syracuse Orange, their second ranked opponent in the last three games.
The Notre Dame football team will kick off a tough two-game stretch on the road in Week 9, as they head to upstate New York to take on the Syracuse Orange. The Irish go into the matchup with a 4-3 record and are fresh off a convincing victory over the UNLV Rebels the last time out.
Their opponent in Week 9 is the ranked Syracuse Orange, a team that has been surprisingly good all season long. The Orange went into last weekend undefeated, and nearly pulled off a shocking victory over the Clemson Tigers, showing that they can play with anybody in the ACC this season.
Now, they will return home to take on the Notre Dame football team, a team that is looking to make a statement against a ranked opponent for the second time in their last three games. Here, we look at the early odds and try and predict the outcome for this Saturday’s matchup.
Notre Dame football at Syracuse Odds Week 9
According to FanDuel Sportsbook, the early odds for this matchup favors the Syracuse Orange. The Orange are giving three points to the Irish in the early going this week, and the over/under is set at 46.5 A money line bet on the Irish would net you a profit of +114, while a money line bet on the Orange comes in at -137.
Notre Dame football at Syracuse Prediction Week 9
This is an interesting matchup for the Irish, as they certainly have enough talent to go into the Carrier Dome and beat the Orange on Saturday afternoon. The problem with this team all season long has been consistency, but they ran the ball effectively on Saturday against UNLV, and that is the recipe for success for this team moving forward.
The Notre Dame football avoided derailment and got back on track against UNLV with a 44-21 victory. Here is what we learned.
Syracuse is a tough team this season, and they have won some big-time games, but I believe the Irish come to play in this one. Notre Dame football can make a real statement with their second victory over a ranked opponent this season and set the stage for what could be a strong run to close Marcus Freeman’s first full season on the sidelines as head coach.
Final Score: Notre Dame 24, Syracuse 21
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.