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Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12/5/2020 Picks, NCAAF Predictions & Previews

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Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12-5-2020 Picks NCAAF Predictions & Previews

Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12/5/2020 – Unlike their basketball team, Syracuse has a struggling college football team this season. The Orange is sitting at the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference play with the worst record. Notre Dame Fighting Irish, on the other hand, is leading the Atlantic Coast to play with an unbeaten record. The Irish are strong and are all set to continue their winning streak. This is going to be an unbalanced game between the strongest and weakest team in the ACC play. The college football betting sites are flourishing with picks and predictions as these teams battle from Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12/5/2020

When: Saturday, December 5, 2:30 PM ET
Where: Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, Indiana
TV: NBC
Stream: Sofascore

Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12/5/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orange +33.5 (-107) 51.5 o (-107) +6700
Fighting Irish -33.5 (-107) 51.5 u (-107) -12300
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Syracuse Orange

Syracuse Orange lost eight of their nine conference games and are 1-9 with their overall play. The Orange was unable to do much with their unbalanced offensive and defensive unit. Syracuse lost their last game against NC State with a final score of 36-29. The sad news is that the Orange was hit hard with the Covid-19 crisis and things slipped away rapidly. Against NC State, Taj Harris managed to cover 146 yards and catch the ball 13 times in total with a single TD. Syracuse could only hope for a better season next year.

Players to watch: T. DeVito QB (CMP 48 ATT 96 YDS 593 CMP% 50 AVG 6.2 LNG 79 TD 4 INT 2 SACK 20 SYL -109 RTG 111.5), R. Culpepper QB (CMP 53 ATT 116 YDS 589 CMP% 45.7 AVG 5.1 LNG 83 TD 6 INT 7 SACK 8 SYL -62 RTG 93.3), S. Tucker RB (ATT 98 YDS 507 AVG 5.2 LNG 38 TD 3), C. Lutz RB (ATT 35 YDS 130 AVG 3.7 LNG 18 TD 0), T. Harris WR (REC 37 YDS 518 AVG 14 LNG 79 TD 4).       

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame Fighting Irish is riding a nine-game winning streak as they are 9-0 with their overall record. In the ACC play, the Irish hold an 8-0 record and there is no better opportunity to build on a 10-game winning streak. In their last game, the Irish defeated UNC Tar Heels with a final score of 31-17. Notre Dame is holding the second rank in the nation and their quarterback has been impressive all season. Ian Book alongside Kyren Williams has been a great combination for the Fighting Irish.  

Players to watch: I. Book QB (CMP 134 ATT 216 YDS 1818 CMP% 62 AVG 8.4 LNG 75 TD 11 INT 1 SACK 13 SYL -58 RTG 148.6 ATT 75 YDS 364 AVG 4.9 LNG 20 TD 6), B. Clark QB (CMP 1 ATT 3 YDS 7 CMP% 33.3 AVG 2.3 LNG 7 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 52.9), K. Williams RB (ATT 137 YDS 777 AVG 5.7 LNG 65 TD 10), J. McKinley WR (REC 24 YDS 414 AVG 17.3 LNG 45 TD 0).  

Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Numbers

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Syracuse Orange

Syracuse is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
Orange is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Notre Dame.
Syracuse is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Syracuse is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Orange is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Fighting Irish is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
Notre Dame is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Notre Dame is 9-0 SU in their last 9 games this season.
Fighting Irish is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.

Syracuse Orange vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Picks

Online betting sites USA has clearly predicted the Irish to win this game with a score of 45-10.