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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-3) are considered favorites (-26.5) according to the bookmakers ahead of their game against the UNLV Rebels (4-3) on October 22, 2022, starting at 2:30 PM ET, airing on Peacock. An over/under of 47 points has been set for the matchup.

The Rebels are big, 26.5-point underdogs against the Fighting Irish (the game's total is 47 points).

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Peacock
  • Location: South Bend, Indiana
  • Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: Notre Dame (-26.5)
  • Moneyline: Notre Dame (-5796), UNLV (+1625)
  • Total: 47 Points

Notre Dame Betting Info

  • Notre Dame has beaten the spread three times in six games.
  • One of six Notre Dame games have gone over the point total this season.
  • When playing as the moneyline favorite, the Fighting Irish are 2-2, earning a victory 50% of the time.
  • The Fighting Irish have not yet played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -5796 or shorter.

UNLV Betting Info

  • Against the spread, UNLV is 4-3-0 this season.
  • UNLV has seen three of its seven games go over the point total.
  • This season, the Rebels have been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests.
  • The Rebels have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +1625.

Notre Dame vs. UNLV Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Fighting Irish and Rebels
Fighting Irish Stats Rebels
208.3 Pass yards 221.6
210.2 Pass yards against 215.1
170.7 Rush yards 136.6
137 Rush yards against 161.4
-6 Turnover differential +5

Notre Dame Leaders

  • Drew Pyne has compiled 872 yards (145.3 ypg) on 79-of-118 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. In addition, he's added 62 rushing yards (10.3 ypg) on 22 carries.
  • Audric Estime has carried the ball 76 times for a team-high 418 yards on the ground and has found the end zone five times as a runner.
  • Chris Tyree has been handed the ball 60 times this year and racked up 256 yards (42.7 per game) with one touchdown.
  • Michael Mayer's team-high 411 yards as a receiver have come on 38 catches (out of 57 targets) with five touchdowns.
  • Lorenzo Styles Jr. has put up a 275-yard season so far with one touchdown, hauling in 21 passes on 34 targets.
  • Jayden Thomas has been the target of 15 passes and compiled seven grabs for 114 yards, an average of 19 yards per contest. He's found the end zone one time through the air this season.
  • Isaiah Foskey leads the team with three sacks, and also has two TFL and 22 tackles.
  • JD Bertrand, Notre Dame's tackle leader, has 37 tackles and 0.5 sacks this year.
  • TaRiq Bracy has a team-leading one interception to go along with 16 tackles, three TFL, and one pass defended.

UNLV Leaders

  • Doug Brumfield has racked up 1,231 yards on 68.4% passing while tossing eight touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He's also rushed for 137 yards with five scores.
  • Aidan Robbins is his team's leading rusher with 125 carries for 591 yards, or 84.4 per game. He's found the end zone eight times on the ground, as well.
  • Courtney Reese has run for 217 yards across 37 carries.
  • Ricky White has racked up 444 receiving yards on 33 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Nick Williams has caught 16 passes and compiled 251 receiving yards (35.9 per game) with one touchdown.
  • Jeff Weimer's 21 targets have resulted in 16 catches for 180 yards.
  • Austin Ajiake, who paces the team in sacks and tackles, has amassed three sacks, six TFL, 58 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Cameron Oliver has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 17 tackles and three passes defended.

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Notre Dame vs. UNLV Over/Under Trends

  • In three of six games this season, Notre Dame and its opponents have gone over 47 points.
  • UNLV games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 47 points in six of seven outings.
  • Notre Dame has an average point total of 51.5 in their outings this year, 4.5 more points than this game's over/under.
  • UNLV's average game total this season has been 52.8, 5.8 more points than this matchup's over/under.

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