Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green: Game Time, Spread, Channel, Announcers

first_imgIan Book attempts a pass for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.SOUTH BEND, IN – OCTOBER 13: Ian Book #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish looks to pass the ball against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Notre Dame Stadium on October 13, 2018 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)Notre Dame is coming off of a pair of Power Five opponents. They’ll get a bit of a reprieve this weekend, with Bowling Green in town.The Fighting Irish hung with Georgia in Athens two weeks ago. Ultimately, the Fighting Irish fell 23-17, but definitely didn’t look totally out of their depth against the mighty Dawgs.Last weekend, Brian Kelly’s team started slow against Virginia, one of the favorites in the ACC Coastal (and the No. 18 team in the AP Poll at the time).After going down 17-14 at the half, Notre Dame dominated the second half 21-3, to pick up a solid 35-20 win. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p The Fighting Irish gave up some yardage to Bryce Perkins, but dominated the rushing game, 157 yards to just four for Virginia. Tony Jones Jr. scored three of Notre Dame’s four rushing touchdowns on the afternoon.Notre Dame is expected to roll this weekend. Bowling Green is one of the worst teams in all of FBS football.Name the song.#GoIrish ☘️ #FridayFeeling— Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) October 4, 2019Notre Dame-Bowling Green is part of the mid-afternoon slate, up against games like Auburn-Florida and Texas-West Virginia.Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ETChannel: NBCSpread: Notre Dame -45.5Over/Under: 62Announcers: Mike Tirico, Doug Flutie, Kathryn Tappen, Terry McAulay Notre Dame is ranked No. 9 in the AP Top 25 and the No. 10 team in the Coaches Poll entering the week. ESPN’s SP+ rankings are a bit lower on the Fighting Irish, with the team down at No. 22.The good news: Bowling Green ranks No. 128 out of 130 FBS teams in the same metric.The Falcons won their season opener against FCS program MOrgan State 46-3. Since then, they’ve dropped games to Kansas State, Louisiana Tech, and Kent State by a combined score of 149-27. The Falcons are surrendering 448.5 yards per game, nearly 100 more than they gain per contest.This one could get pretty out of hand in South Bend. That 45.5-point line is huge, but you can definitely see the Fighting Irish dropping 60+ points if they so desire.last_img read more

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