The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will travel in week nine action as they face the Air Force Falcons in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Air Force is set for 5PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS Sports Network.
The college football odds from this contest have the road team Notre Dame favored by -19 ½ points with an over under line set at 55 ½ points.
Notre Dame improves to 5-2 on the 2013 campaign following a 14-10 home victory last week to the USC Trojans as a -2 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 51 points. The Fighting Irish made a 14-10 first half lead stand up in the end.
They gained 295 offensive yards with 129 running for over 3 yards a carry. Tommy Rees hit on 14 of 21 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Cam McDaniel ran for 92 yards on 18 carries. Each team turned it over once. On defense Notre Dame allowed 330 yards to the Trojans offense with 129 running for 4 yards a carry. Notre Dame’s defense was able to get off the field 85% of the time on third down.
Air Force has lost six straight to drop to 1-6 on the season after a 27-20 home defeat last week to the San Diego St Aztecs as a +3 ½ point underdog. The game total in the game landed under 53 ½ points. Air Force blew a 20-6 lead after three quarters as San Diego St outscores the Falcons 21-0 in the final stanza.
The team gained 319 offensive yards with 169 rushing for 3 ½ yards a carry. Nate Romine hit on 5 of 11 throws for 111 yards and a touchdown. Air Force had a +1 turnover margin but failed to covert 3 of 14 on third down. On defense they allowed 463 yards to the San Diego St offense with 214 rushing for over 4 ½ yards a carry.