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Notre Dame at North Carolina 9/24/22 - College Football Picks & Predictions

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds & Info

Game North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date & Time Saturday September 24, 2022, 3:30 PM (EDT)
Kenan Memorial Stadium
Latest odds
UNC -2.5 ; Total 55.5
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Two teams trying to get their seasons on track will square off in week four, when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Kenan Stadium to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels. The Fighting Irish (1-2) started off with consecutive losses for rookie head coach Marvin Freeman and are struggling to score (18.3 ppg). On Saturday, Michael Mayer caught a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to lift Notre Dame to a 24-17 home victory versus California. 

Sophomore QB Drew Pyne made his first start of the year, finishing with 150 yards passing and two touchdowns. Audric Estime added 78 rushing yards and a score for the Fighting Irish.

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The North Carolina Tar Heels are off to a 3-0 start and rank seventh nationally in scoring offense (51.3 ppg). Last time out, North Carolina overcame three turnovers to earn a hard-fought 35-28 road victory against Georgia State. The Tar Heels rolled up 467 yards of total offense and took the lead for good on a two-yard touchdown run from Omarion Hampton.

Freshman QB Drake Maye continued his stellar play with 284 passing yards and two touchdowns. Hampton contributed 110 rushing yards and two scores for the Tar Heels.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Fighting Irish are 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 road games.
  • Tar Heels are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Under is 6-2 in Fighting Irish last 8 games overall.
  • Over is 4-1 in Tar Heels last 5 games overall.
  • Fighting Irish are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Notre Dame Fighting Irish +2.5

In 21 meetings all-time against Notre Dame, North Carolina has managed to win just once. The Fighting Irish have won by 14 and 10 points the last two seasons due to a superior defense. Take Notre Dame to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Notre Dame Fighting Irish win 34-27.

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