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Stanford are 7.5-point underdogs as they head to South Bend for a Week 7 showdown with Notre Dame.
The Stanford Cardinal are 7.5-point underdogs heading into their matchup with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday in South Bend. The line opened with No. 7 Notre Dame favored by 7 points, but has shifted to 7.5 at various sportsbooks.
No. 17 Stanford (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12) is coming off an overtime win in a 54-48 shootout with Pac-12 rival Arizona, and are looking to knock off their second Top 10 opponent of the year. The Cardinal downed the then-No. 2 USC Trojans on Sept. 15.
Notre Dame (5-0) is looking to stay undefeated, and is coming off a 41-3 demolition of the Miami Hurricanes last Saturday. The Irish boast the second-best defense in the nation, as they are allowing just 7.8 points per game.
The over/under for the Week 7 showdown is currently set anywhere from 44 to 44.5 at various sportsbooks, after opening at 49.
Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on NBC.