On Saturday, October 7th, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (5-1) will go head to head against the Louisville Cardinals (5-0) at Cardinal Stadium. If you wanna have the NCAAF best bet be sure to take a look at our breakdown of this week’s matchup.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish come into this game with a record of 5-1 for this season. The Fighting Irish defeated the Duke Blue Devils with a scoreline of 21-14 the last time they stepped on the field. Notre Dame’s QB Sam Hartman completed a total of 15 of 30 passes for 222 yards, and by the end of the game received a quarterback rating of 112.2 mainly thanks to his 0 interceptions performance. Jeremiyah Love led the Fighting Irish in rushing yards with 5 carries resulting in 44 yards at an average of 8.8 yards per run. The 32 times the Notre Dame Fighting Irish opted for a ground play were enough to record 159 yards, or an average of 5.0 yards per carry, not too bad for the side. Defensively, the Fighting Irish’s main weakness was ground play, as they allowed 189 yards on 40 attempts, conceding an average of 4.7 yards per rush.
As for the Cardinals, they also record an incredible start to the season (5-0). Their latest game
The Cardinals come into this matchup with a record of 5-0 for this year. Louisville defeated the NC State Wolfpack 13-10, in their latest matchup. Jack Plummer, who successfully grabbed 1 touchdown, finished the game with an impressive total of 286 yards on 21 out of 35 passing attempts. Thanks to his performance, his quarterback rating was pushed into a commendable 126.6. Jawhar Jordan carried the football 16 times, accumulating a total of 32 yards, with an end product of 2.0 yards per carry for the Louisville squad.
Overall both sides boast incredible starts to the season, however in the QB matchup we favor Jack Plummer to pull through with some of his magic. Thus we give a slight edge to the Louisville Cardinals this time around.
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Notre Dame vs Louisville Game Information
- Date: 10/07/2023
- Time: 07:30 PM ET
- Location: Papa Joh’s, Cardinal Stadium.
- How to Watch Notre Dame vs Louisville : ESPN
- Live Stream: fubo.tv