Notre Dame (9) vs Louisville
Monday, September 2 nd, 8:00 PM in Cardinal Stadium
Swinging Johnson: This week Doug Upstone and leave our college football selections and then I will deviate to dip our toes.
It will most likely be the very first and only time this year we do this, as the last week of display NFL soccer is somewhat lackluster in comparison to some regular-season sport of NCAA soccer featuring one of the greatest clubs in the nation, plus a legendary football program to boot, Notre Dame.
Without further ado, let us begin the debate after my buddy Doug Upstone got the better of me last week with a bet on the Steelers while the Titans were supported by me. Weve been swapping wins on and back so it appears like its my turn for the golden wreath, as I will follow all the squares laying the lumber that is heavy on a public street favorite and heartily endorse the Irish.
After reviewing the school football odds almost six days ahead of the Monday night affair, I see that the lineup has spiked a half-point on the preferred, starting at Notre Dame -19 1/2 to where its now offered at a solid -20 round the board at all of the very best online sportsbooks.
I like the Irish but you are currently leaning onto the Cardinals in this season-opening battle. Besides the place do you think Louisville could hang with the boys?
Doug Upstone: Yes at least and a triumph IMO, said a great deal about both the Steelers and Titans management. Lets proceed to real football, will our recordings on this one and in which the games rely.
Recall Louisville used to perform against big-name competitions? They held their own and engineered many upsets. These were fun games and also the Cardinals were an club.
But for example the former Papa Johns Stadium and its counterfeit (in real life) proprietor, Louisville soccer last year was worse than the usual three-day-old pizza.
Scott Satterfield worked wonders and are out win matches and to change the civilization. This will not happen right away as the ability level is down from theVille. This is a time for Louisville, a team that has the chance.
I have read where the Cards trainers have popped up the slow mechanics of QB Jawon Pass (great name for a QB) and that I like Hassan Hall because the direct running back. Than using a ticket for the Colts at OVER 9 for season 23, the defense which makes me more nervous. Please do tell why you have your Irish up.
Swinging Johnson: The Cardinals wont be doing since the Notre Dame defense will keep them cozy in their nest flying into this game. Scott Satterfield is in the big leagues and hes got a team last year, at which they went winless coming off of a dismal record. This rebuild is comparable to attempting to turn it in an F-22 Raptor and carrying a hot air balloon.
While this may eventually occur, the issue is that Louisville is facing a group which made it into the CFP this past year and owned one of the stingiest defenses in all of college football, surrendering just 17.2 points within the normal season and going a perfect 12-0 till they fulfilled Clemson in the CFP semifinals. The Irish offense was clicking on all cylinders as well, averaging over 33 points per game.
My query is, how is a quarterback like traveling whos slow to discharge, supposed to obtain any traction against a swarming defense? Particularly when he is working with a completely new offensive scheme and a trainer?
Please, Doug, rescue me Im lost! I see no way, shape or form where Louisville is going to have the ability to keep pace with this Golden Domers and Im desperate to prodigious handicapping expertise and the ancestral wisdom!
Doug Upstone: Well, Swinger, Im happy to see in your last sentence you are coming around to the sunny side of sports gambling, or you are just being the identical wise a** you are. Ill let the SBR readers that are making school football selections decide on this. I am the first to realize Louisville was 1-11 ATS, although not just 2-10 and fully pumped final year.
Just like he gave up on the Atlanta Falcons, However, that staff COMPLETELY gave up on coach Bobby Petrino. A trainer brings a new attitude and his team will be sold by Satterfield on making a statement, this being a match. Louisville does have to hope the Irish will take them for granted and not have much fight.
Lets also consider, Brian Kelly using all the gold and blue is ATS as a road favorite, also a mere 7-9-1 ATS if dishing out more or 20 digits. That defense you said may improve as the year progresses but substituting five starters, even when you dont/cant recruit like Bama or Clemson, it will take time.
Swinging Johnson: Well Doug, I was being a bit facetious because although youve got an handicapping that was impressive resume, you miss the mark from time to time. And in this case, because Louisville could be better but Id submit that they could be coached by a Rhesus monkey and enhance upon their deplorable record rendered by an trainer like Petrino you happen to be shooting blanks.
I understand that laying nearly three touchdowns on the road is square biz for certain along with Joe Q. Public never got rich by gambling the heavy road chalk, but on occasion the public is correct, and in this case they definitely are. Until next week once we get back on our NFL Game of the Week, lets see what happens on Monday night when the Irish come ready to squint at Louisville.
Free College Football Pick: Swinging Johnson — Notre Dame -20 (-110)
Free College Football Pick: Doug Upstone — Louisville +20 (-110)
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