Notre Dame at Stanford College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Stanford Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 1 point favorites. The Cardinal have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 4-5-1 against the spread. The Fighting Irish have an ATS record of 7-3-0 while their over/under record is 6-4-0.
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Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-3-0 against the spread
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
11/12/17 WR Cameron Smith Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Navy
11/12/17 QB J.D. Carney Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/18/17 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder out for season
09/14/17 DL Elijah Taylor Foot out for season
09/06/17 S Alohi Gilman Eligibility out for season
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/12/17 LB Curtis Robinson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/12/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/12/17 T Walker Little Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/01/17 CB Alijah Holder Knee is out for season
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have run for 3,196 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in college football. They've run 482 times, averaging 6.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Irish have been penalized on offense 63 times for 537 yards so far this season, which has them 75th in the country in penalties. They are 19th in the nation in points scored with 404. They have run 777 plays this season for 5,044 yards, which ranks them 107th in Division 1 in total offense. The Fighting Irish average 6.5 yards per play, which is 23rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 239 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. Brandon Wimbush averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 122 passes on 239 attempts for a completion percentage of 51%. His quarterback rating this year is 122.2. He has thrown for 1,569 yards this season.
The Fighting Irish rush defense has allowed 426 attempts for 1,686 yards this year, putting them in 55th place in D-1 against the run. Notre Dame has committed 77 penalties for 659 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in college football. They are 27th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 224. They have surrendered a total of 4,072 yards on D, which is 52nd in the country. The Fighting Irish are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 219 passes on 391 attempts against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense this season, placing them 98th and 117th in Division 1. The Notre Dame pass defense has also given up a total of 2,386 yards through the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 83rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Notre Dame Fighting Irish kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 52 for 52 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,360 yards on 55 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 35th in Division 1 in punting average. Notre Dame is ranked 20th in the nation in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 95 punt return yards and average 4.3 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 661 yards on special teams, ranking 59th in kick return yardage. The Fighting Irish average 21 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,799.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cardinal are 38th in the country in points scored with 350. They have run 661 plays this year for 4,398 yards, which ranks them 95th in Division 1 in total offense. The Stanford Cardinal average 6.7 yards per play, which is 13th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this season, ranking them 107th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Stanford has run for 2,371 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in college football. They've run 370 times, averaging 6.4 yards per rush as a unit. Stanford has been penalized on offense 68 times for 545 yards so far this year, which has them 58th in the country in penalties. K.J. Costello has passed for 1,018 yards this year. He's completed 86 throws while attempting 140 passes for a completion percentage of 61.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 131.4. He averages 7.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Stanford is 31st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 4,274 yards on D, which is 65th in D-1. The Cardinal are 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 217 throws on 339 attempts against the Stanford defense this season, ranking them 96th and 70th in the nation. The Stanford Cardinal pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,379 yards in the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 402 attempts for 1,895 yards this season, putting them in 71st place in the country against the run. The Cardinal have had 75 penalties for 726 yards on defense this year. That places them 114th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Stanford is 70th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 132 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 43rd in D-1. They have returned 30 kicks for 755 yards on special teams, which puts them 37th in kick return yardage. The Stanford Cardinal average 25 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,284. The Cardinal have tried 23 field goals this year and made 19, which is 10th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Stanford kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 41 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,813 yards on 41 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Fighting Irish/Cardinal college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinal -1
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