The Notre Dame Fighting Irish look to improve to 2-0 after the Toledo Rockets come to town.
It was not a banner day for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Tallahassee, but the Golden Domers were able to come out of Doak Campbell Stadium with a thrilling three-point overtime victory over the Florida State Seminoles.
The Irish were able to stay inside of the top 10 after a near embarrassment to the rebuilding ‘Noles. The good news is that game is in the past and it it full steam ahead to Saturday, as the Golden Domers will welcome the Toledo Rockets to South Bend in Week 2. It may be a nondescript game vs. a MAC opponent, but you better believe we will be talking about this one with certainty.
Here is what you need to know when the Fighting Irish host the Rockets on Saturday afternoon.
Notre Dame vs Toledo Odds Week 2
According to WynnBet, the Irish will be laying 17 points at home to the visiting Rockets. The associated money lines for this game are Notre Dame -800 and Toledo +550. This game’s over/under comes in at a combined 55.5 points. While the bookmakers expect Notre Dame to win to get to 2-0, they believe Toledo to not go away easily, as this one could be closer than expected.
Notre Dame Injury Report vs Toledo Week 2
The Irish have a few injuries to keep an eye on heading into this Week 2 matchup vs. the Rockets. Starting left tackle Blake Fisher was able to avoid a major ACL injury in his first career start, but he will be out for roughly six weeks. Linebacker Marist Liufau is already out for the year. Look for J.D. Bertrand to keep manning the WILL position for the rest of the year with Liufau out for the count.
Notre Dame vs Toledo Prediction Week 2
While we will get a better all-around performance out of the Fighting Irish than what we saw in the second half vs. Florida State, the Rockets will be a thorn on Notre Dame’s side. Quarterback Jack Coan will be expected to make a few more plays with his arm. He will shine in the fourth quarter, as Notre Dame will win this ballgame. The under hits, while Toledo covers the 17 points.
Prediction: Notre Dame 32, Toledo 21
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Notre Dame Next Game & Schedule
Notre Dame will stay put in South Bend to take on an in-state rival in Purdue next weekend. It will be the same 2:30 p.m. ET kickoff time we are used to for the Irish, as they face the Boilermakers at home in Week 3. As for Toledo, the Rockets will play another non-conference game before MAC play gets underway, as they will welcome the Mountain West’s Colorado State Rams for Week 3.
What Channel is the Notre Dame Game On Week 2
The only way you are watching this game will be if you have Peacock. Hopefully, you are an Olympics enthusiast or just really love Notre Dame football. Otherwise, it is going to be an absolute chore for you to watch this football game on Saturday. Will you give into NBC’s demands? We will see.
Notre Dame vs Toledo Live Stream
Since this game will be shown exclusively on Peacock, maybe fuboTV can give you something else to watch if you are not a person made of money and are living on a very tight budget?
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