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Toledo at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips – Fighting Irish To Shoot Down Rockets

  • Toledo at Notre Dame tips for Saturday, September 11
  • Matchup gets underway at 14:30 ET at Notre Dame Stadium
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Toledo at Notre Dame Picks & Betting Tips


Notre Dame can make straightforward work of Toledo in their home opener.

The Fighting Irish made harder work of their season opener than many expected, beating FSU in overtime.

The Rockets are not on the same level of the Seminoles so we are unlikely to see similar scenes here.

Jack Coan can build on his impressive Notre Dame debut by putting Toledo to the sword.

  • Notre Dame beat Florida State 41-38 (OT) in their season opener
  • Notre Dame QB Jack Coan was 26/35 for 366 yards, 4 TDs & 1 INT
  • Notre Dame are 48-9 straight up as a home favorite since 2011
  • Notre Dame beat Bowling Green 52-0 the last time they faced MAC opposition (2019)
  • Toledo beat Norfolk State 49-10 in their season opener
  • Toledo are 4-7 against the spread against ranked opponents since 2011
  • Toledo are 14-13 against the spread as an underdog on the road since 2011

Head To Head


  • This is the first ever meeting between Notre Dame & Toledo

Toledo Form


Toledo blew out Norfolk State 49-10 to make a winning start to the 2021 season.

The Rockets did most damage on the ground, rushing for 205 yards and four TDs. DeQuan Finn (82 yards, 1TD) & Bryant Koback (52 yards, 2 TDs) led the way.

QB Carter Bradley completed 8 of 11 for 183 yards and a TD. Finn went 4/5 for 38 yards and Tucker Gleason was 1/1 for 15.

Defensively they held Norfolk to 272 yards and forced a couple of turnovers (1 TD, 1 Fumble).

Notre Dame Form


Notre Dame needed overtime to see off Florida State after blowing a big lead in the fourth quarter.

The Fighting Irish appeared to be well on their way to victory when they took 38-20 lead into the fourth quarter.

They gave up 18 unanswered points though as the game went into overtime. It took a 41-yard field goal from Jonathan Doerer to finally secure a 41-38 win.

New starting QB Jack Coan caught the eye with 366 yards, four touchdowns and one pick.

Receiver Michael Mayer led the way in receiving with 120 yards and a score off nine receptions. Kevin Austin had 91 yards and a score off four catches.

There biggest issues was run defense. The Fighting Irish gave up 264 yards and three TDs on the ground.

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Verdict

Notre Dame survived a scare against Florida State but should have no such issues here.

The Fighting Irish’s offense was explosive in that win and Toledo don’t have the talent to keep pace.

Best Bet: Notre Dame -16.5 Spread @-116.28 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: ND -16.5 & +54.0 Spread & Total Points @256 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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