Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame: Odds, TV info, live stream, prediction

Ian Book, Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)
Ian Book, Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) /

Notre Dame football looks to avoid being upset by Pittsburgh football on Saturday afternoon.

Pittsburgh football has an outside shot of upsetting No. 3 Notre Dame football in Week 8.

Though the Pittsburgh Panthers have fallen on hard times recently, they might have what it takes to stun the No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Domers didn’t look all that impressive vs. the Louisville Cardinals last weekend. Quarterback Ian Book scored the Irish’s only touchdown of the game in a 12-6 narrow victory over Scott Satterfield’s Cardinals.

Here is how to watch No. 3 Notre Dame take on Pittsburgh.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 24
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Venue: Heinz Field
Betting Odds: Notre Dame -10, O/U: 43
TV Info: ABC
Live Stream: WatchESPN, SportSurge

Kickoff from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 24. ABC will have the national telecast of this ACC football game between the visiting Fighting Irish and the hometown Panthers. The available live stream can be found on WatchESPN or on SportSurge. With the game being shown on ABC, you should have no issues watching this one.

Notre Dame will be laying 10 points on the road vs. Pittsburgh. The associated money lines for this game are Notre Dame -360 and Pittsburgh +290. This game’s over/under comes in at a combined 43 points. The lines have largely held steady since they opened, but Notre Dame is now having to lay an additional half point to help get enough money on both sides. Odds are from Odds Shark.

This will be the toughest test of the season thus far for Notre Dame. While the Irish are 4-0, they haven’t beaten anyone of substance, as all four of their 2020 opponents up to this point are well below .500. Though Pittsburgh has struggled a bit of late, the Panthers give off the vibe of a middle-of-the-pack ACC team. With it being at home, this game will be closer than people realize.

Though this game will go over the 43 combined points, Notre Dame will leave Western Pennsylvania by another one score victory. We’ll see a stronger offensive showing out of the Irish this week than last, as Book delivers three touchdowns for the Golden Domers to help Notre Dame win by a field goal over a feisty Pittsburgh team on the road. It’ll be a moral victory for Pitt.

Prediction: Notre Dame 27, Pittsburgh 24.

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