Central Michigan heads to Notre Dame this weekend in a non-conference matchup. Our A.I. prediction model has crunched the numbers to make its Central Michigan vs Notre Dame prediction.
How Our NCAAF Prediction Model Works
Our model determines expected points scored based on:
- Actual points per game
- Offensive and defensive ratings
- Opponent ratings
- Home field advantage
We combine these factors into an expected score for each team.
Key Factors in the Central Michigan vs Notre Dame Prediction
- Notre Dame has big edges in passing and rushing on both sides
- The Fighting Irish are superior in all facets of the game
- Notre Dame also has a home field advantage
Final Central Michigan vs Notre Dame Prediction
Our model predicts Notre Dame will beat Central Michigan 30-22.
This projects as a clear mismatch in favor of the heavily-favored Fighting Irish at home.
Our best bet is Central Michigan +34. Notre Dame should win but not cover the huge 34-point spread.
The Bottom Line
Our A.I. predicts Notre Dame will beat Central Michigan but advises taking the points with the large underdog Chippewas.