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    One of the top wideouts in college football will be on display when Marvin Harrison Jr. and the Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) visit the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-0) on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

    The Buckeyes are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), versus the Fighting Irish. The over/under for this game is 55.5 points.

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    Game Info for Ohio State vs. Notre Dame

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: South Bend, Indiana
    • Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium
    Ohio State vs Notre Dame Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Ohio State -3 -111 -109 55.5 -110 -110 -160 +135

    Ohio State Pick Insights

    • Ohio State has covered the spread once in three games this season.
    • Ohio State is 1-2 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • One of Ohio State’s three games with a set total has hit the over (33.3%).

    Ohio State Stats & Insights

    • Ohio State has been thriving on both offense and defense, ranking 24th-best in total offense (474.7 yards per game) and third-best in total defense (223.7 yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State has been a handful for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (20th-best with 40.3 points per game) and scoring defense (second-best with 6.7 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Ohio State has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the passing game, ranking 17th-best in passing offense (318 passing yards per game) and sixth-best in passing defense (140.3 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State owns the 70th-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (156.7 per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 20th-best with only 83.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Ohio State ranks 101st in the FBS with a 35.3% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 34th in third-down conversion rate allowed (83.3).
    • With five forced turnovers (46th in the FBS) against three turnovers committed (32nd in the FBS), Ohio State’s +2+2 turnover margin ranks 29th in college football.

    Ohio State’s Best Players

    • Kyle McCord has compiled 815 yards (271.7 ypg) on 53-of-76 passing with six touchdowns compared to one interception this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, TreVeyon Henderson, has carried the ball 30 times for 191 yards (63.7 per game), scoring four times.
    • DeaMonte Trayanum has been handed the ball 19 times this year and racked up 133 yards (44.3 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Harrison’s team-leading 304 yards as a receiver have come on 14 catches (out of 25 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Cade Stover has caught 10 passes for 188 yards (62.7 yards per game) this year.
    • Emeka Egbuka’s 12 receptions have yielded 167 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Hero Kanu has one sack to pace the team, and also has one TFL and four tackles.
    • Ohio State’s top-tackler, Tommy Eichenberg, has 20 tackles and one sack this year.
    • Denzel Burke has a team-leading one interception to go along with one pass defended.

    Notre Dame Betting Insights

    • Notre Dame is 3-1-0 ATS this season.
    • Notre Dame has gone over in three of their four games with a set total (75%).

    Notre Dame Pick Insights

    • Notre Dame has dominated on both offense and defense this season, ranking 16th-best in total offense (508.8 total yards per game) and fourth-best in total defense (234.3 total yards allowed per game).
    • Notre Dame has been a top-25 unit on both offense and defense this season, as it ranks ninth-best in points per game (46) and 14th-best in points allowed per game (11.8).
    • Notre Dame has been top-25 in passing on both sides of the ball this season, as it ranks 21st-best in passing yards per game (304.3) and third-best in passing yards allowed per game (126.8).
    • With 204.5 rushing yards per game on offense, Notre Dame ranks 26th in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 42nd, surrendering 107.5 rushing yards per game.
    • Notre Dame’s third-down defense ranks 29th in the FBS with a 31.7% third-down conversion rate given up, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 10th-best by generating a 54.5% third-down rate.
    • Notre Dame has excelled in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +3 ranks 22nd-best in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (46th in the nation) and two turnovers committed (11th in the nation).

    Notre Dame’s Best Players

    • Sam Hartman has compiled 1,061 yards (265.3 ypg) while completing 71.1% of his passes and tossing 13 touchdown passes this season.
    • Audric Estime is his team’s leading rusher with 63 carries for 521 yards, or 130.3 per game. He’s found the end zone five times on the ground, as well.
    • Jeremiyah Love has piled up 119 yards (on 18 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Chris Tyree has collected eight catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 216 (54 yards per game). He’s been targeted 10 times and has two touchdowns.
    • Jayden Thomas has 12 receptions (on 16 targets) for a total of 188 yards (47 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Tobias Merriweather has racked up 131 reciving yards (32.8 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Joshua Burnham has racked up one sack to pace the team, while also picking up two TFL and seven tackles.
    • Jack Kiser is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s totaled 24 tackles and one sack.
    • Benjamin Morrison has a team-leading one interception to go along with seven tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

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