09/15/2018 – Vanderbilt vs Notre Dame – Football Preview

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Vanderbilt vs Notre Dame

2:30 PM – September 15, 2018

Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, IN

LINE:

CURRENT:

ND -13.5

TOTAL:

51.5

OPENING:

ND -14.5

TOTAL:

52.5

PAT’S THOUGHTS:

A lot of people are taking Vandy as a trendy dog.  Notre Dame is overrated on O, and I am not a fan at all of Winbush.  He has 1 TD against 4 picks this year.  They are 94th in the country on offense.  Vandy has been good on O so far this season.  Veteran QB Kyle Shurmer has experience in big games, and will not be in awe of playing in South Bend.  I want to avoid the trendy underdog here.  I think Vandy is probably the play, but I’ve been down this road once too many times in the past with Vandy.  No thanks.

Schedule:

Vanderbilt

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

vs Mid Tennessee

W 35-7

W -3

U 56.5

September 8, 2018

vs Nevada

W 41-10

W -10

U 59.5

September 15, 2018

@ Notre Dame

September 22, 2018

vs South Carolina

September 29, 2018

vs Tennessee St

October 6, 2018

@ Georgia

October 13, 2018

vs Florida

October 20, 2018

@ Kentucky

October 27, 2018

@ Arkansas

November 10, 2018

@ Missouri

November 17, 2018

vs Ole Miss

November 24, 2018

vs Tennessee

Notre Dame

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

vs Michigan

W 24-17

W 2.5

U 47.5

September 8, 2018

vs Ball State

W 24-16

L -34

U 60.5

September 15, 2018

vs Vanderbilt

September 22, 2018

@ Wake Forest

September 29, 2018

vs Stanford

October 6, 2018

@ Virginia Tech

October 13, 2018

vs Pitt

October 27, 2018

vs Navy

November 3, 2018

@ Northwestern

November 10, 2018

vs Florida State

November 17, 2018

vs Syracuse

November 24, 2018

@ USC

INJURY REPORT:

Vanderbilt

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 12, 2018

S

Zaire Jones

Suspension Served

Probable

September 8, 2018

Turner Cockrell

Medical

Out

August 6, 2018

QB

Deuce Wallace

Suspension

Out for Season

Notre Dame

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 2, 2018

DL

Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa

Foot

Out

August 30, 2018

CB

Shaun Crawford

Knee

Out

August 5, 2018

RB

Dexter Williams

Suspension

Out

September 11, 2018

Cole Kmet

Ankle

Doubtful

September 14, 2018

LB

Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah

Foot

Out for Season

Statistics:

Vanderbilt

OFFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

DEFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

Total Yards

407.5

80

Total Yards

272

19

Passing Yards

220

78

Passing Yards

197

51

Rushing Yards

187.5

59

Rushing Yards

75

18

Points

38

49

Points

8.5

11

Turnovers

2

33

Turnovers

6

7

Notre Dame

OFFENSE:

Season

Rank

DEFENSE:

Season

Rank

Total Yards

358

95

Total Yards

328

48

Passing Yards

233.5

69

Passing Yards

214.5

72

Rushing Yards

124.5

106

Rushing Yards

113.5

36

Points

24

92

Points

16.5

37

Turnovers

4

85

Turnovers

4

32


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