The No. 19 BYU Cougars will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in a neutral site game that will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kickoff on Saturday, October 8 is set for 7:30 p.m. ET, and the game will air on NBC and Peacock.
The Cougars (4-1 Independent) have won back-to-back games and have scored exactly 38 points in both wins. They are coming off a 38-26 win against Utah State. Quarterback Jaren Hall finished 17 of 27 passing for 274 yards and three touchdowns. BYU’s defense forced three turnovers, including a 34-yard pick-six from Max Tooley.
The Fighting Irish (2-2 Independent) are coming off their bye week, so should be well rested for this game. In their last game, they took down the UNC Tar Heels 45-32. After losing their first two games of the season, they have now won two in a row. Quarterback Drew Pyne finished 24 of 34 passing for 289 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Audric Estime had a great game rushing 17 times for 134 yards and two touchdowns.
BYU vs. Notre Dame opening odds
Spread: Notre Dame -3
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