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Purdue at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips – Another Close Encounter For Fighting Irish

  • Purdue at Notre Dame tips for Saturday, September 18
  • Matchup gets underway at 14:30 ET at Notre Dame Stadium
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    Purdue at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips
  • Purdue at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips
  • Head To Head
  • Purdue Form
  • Notre Dame Form
  • Purdue at Notre Dame FAQs

Purdue at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips


Notre Dame are yet to cover this season and that trend could continue here.

The Fighting Irish are 2-0 but they needed an overtime field goal in Week 1 and a last-gasp touchdown in Week 2.

Purdue, meanwhile, have a good track record for covering under head coach Jeff Brohm.

The Boilermakers can make sure that this is a close encounter, although they may come up short.

  • Notre Dame are 2-0 so far this season
  • Notre Dame are 0-2 ATS
  • Notre Dame needed an OT field goal to beat Florida State
  • Notre Dame needed a touchdown with 69 seconds left to beat Toledo
  • Notre Dame have turned the ball over 4 times this season
  • Purdue are 2-0 ATS so far this season
  • Purdue are 6-1-0 ATS as a road underdog under Jeff Brohm
  • Purdue are 8-2-0 ATS against ranked opponents under Jeff Brohm

Head To Head


  • Notre Dame lead the all-time series 56-25-2
  • Notre Dame won 30-14 the last time the two teams met (September 2014)
  • Notre Dame are 9-1 in their last 10 games against Purdue

Purdue Form


Purdue take a perfect 2-0 record to South Bend this weekend.

A couple of second-half touchdowns from Payne Durham secured a 30-21 win over Oregon State on opening day.

The Boilermakers then followed that up with a 49-0 demolition of Connecticut last weekend.

Jack Plummer has impressed at QB, going 45/61 for 558 yards, six TDs and no picks. He is averaging 9.1 yards per attempt.

Durham and David Bell have been his favorite targets. Bell leads the team with 255 yards and three TDs off 14 receptions, with Durham racking up 174 yards and three scores off 11 grabs.

The trio of Alexander Horvath, King Doerue and Dylan Downing have combined for 248 yards and two TDs on the ground.

Notre Dame Form


Notre Dame boast a perfect record, but their two wins have been anything but convincing.

They gave up 18 unanswered points in the fourth quarter and needed a 41-yard field goal in overtime to win 41-38.

The Fighting Irish then needed an 18-yard TD grab from Michael Mayer with 69 seconds left to snatch a 32-29 win over Toledo.

Jack Coan is 47/68 for 605 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions as a starting QB.

Michael Mayer has accounted for 201 of those yards and three TDs. Kevin Austin has 154 yards and a score.

On the ground, Kyren Williams has proven to be a dual threat. He has 120 rushing yards and one TD, as well as 108 passing yards and another score.

Defensively they have allowed an average of 33.5 points per game through two games.

Purdue at Notre Dame FAQs

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Verdict

Notre Dame have been winning but they have not been doing it in impressive fashion.

Purdue are 2-0 and have a very healthy knack for covering as road underdogs and against ranked teams.

They may not pull off an upset in South Bend, but they could keep it close and cover.

Best Bet: Purdue +7.5 Spread @-136.99 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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24 September 2021

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