Southern California at Notre Dame NCAA Football Betting Lines, Odds & Vegas Predictions (10/12/19)

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Southern California Trojans at Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAA Football Matchup

Southern California Trojans at Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAA Football Matchup

Brian Kelly of No. 9 Notre Dame knows a little how his Southern California counterpart Clay Helton might feel as their teams prepare for their 91st meeting Saturday night.

”What was the over-under that I’d make 10 USC games?” the Fighting Irish coach joked about whispers of his job security despite two 12-0 regular seasons, a trip to the national championship game in 2013 and a playoff berth last season.

The coaching seat always seems warm at these two storied programs and, at the moment, it’s Helton’s turn. His unranked Trojans (3-2) would get a huge boost with a win against Notre Dame (4-1), which is a 10 1/2-point favorite.

The 47-year-old Helton, who is 35-19 with 12 victories over Top 25 teams since being named coach in 2015, received a vote of confidence of sorts from interim athletic director Dave Roberts, who told the Los Angeles Times he would leave Helton’s fate in the hands of his successor.

”If he has a successful season,” Roberts said, ”I think he’ll be in good stead.”

Spread: Notre Dame -11
Moneyline: Notre Dame -440
Total O/U: 55

TIME & DATE: 7:30 PM ET, Saturday, October 12, 2019

LOCATION: Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Indiana

TV CHANNEL: NBC

NCAA Football Betting Stats and Records
Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff
Southern California 3-2 2-3 29.40 24.80 4.60
Notre Dame 4-1 4-1 41.00 14.80 26.20
Name ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
Southern California 2-1 0-2 2-2-1 2-0-1 0-2
Notre Dame 3-0 1-1 2-3 2-1 0-2

NCAAF Picks: Notre Dame -11

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