The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-0 overall, 7-0 ACC) visit the North Carolina Tar Heels (6-2, 6-2) Friday for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff. Below, we analyze the Notre Dame-North Carolina college football betting odds and lines, with picks and predictions.
The Fighting Irish are No. 2 and the Tar Heels are ranked No. 23 in the Amway Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports.
Notre Dame at North Carolina: Betting odds, spread and lines
- Money line: Notre Dame -218 (bet $218 to win $100) | North Carolina +175 (bet $100 to win $175)
- Against the spread/ATS: Notre Dame -5.5 (-115) | North Carolina +5.5 (-106)
- Over/Under: 66.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)
Notre Dame at North Carolina: Three things to know
- Notre Dame avoided the “letdown” game, winning at Boston College 45-31 (as a 13-point favorite) last week, seven days after knocking off then-No. 1 Clemson 47-40 in overtime. QB Ian Book completed 20 of 27 passes for 283 yards with 3 touchdowns and no interceptions vs. BC as Notre Dame racked up a season-high 557 total yards. Book also had 85 rushing yards with a score. The Irish will be without two starting offensive linemen vs. the Tar Heels: C Jarrett Patterson (season-ending foot surgery) and RG Tommy Kraemer (appendectomy). With Syracuse (1-8) and Wake Forest (4-3)