Notre Dame vs. Texas: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

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Notre Dame is hoping to defeat Texas for the second straight season. (Getty)

Notre Dame takes on Texas in a college football Sunday special edition. The game is a rematch of last season’s Irish 38-3 victory over the Longhorns.

According to OddsShark, Notre Dame is favored by 4.5 points and the over-under is set at 56.5 points. The OddsShark computer projects Notre Dame to win 36.1-29.4. The computer projects Notre Dame to cover and likes the over on the point total.

The S&P+ Ratings also like Notre Dame to cover with a five point victory.

Notre Dame is the more talented team, and Texas is likely to start true freshman Shane Buechele at quarterback. The Irish are in good hands whether they lean on DeShone Kizer or Malik Zaire at quarterback. Notre Dame packs an impressive punch at running back with Josh Adams and Tarean Folston.

The path to a Texas victory is hard to imagine. Texas could be improved this season with its top ten recruiting class, but it will take time for this team to take shape.

Heavy likes Notre Dame to win and win big with the Texas offense finding it difficult to keep pace with Notre Dame’s offense.

Heavy’s Pick: Notre Dame 31 Texas 10. Notre Dame -4.5. Under on the point total.