Found October 04, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
Miami at No. 9 Notre Dame Saturday, 7:30 p.m. NBC (at Soldier Field, Chicago) Line: Notre Dame -12.5 No, Saturday’s matchup between Miami and Notre Dame won’t be one of those great “Catholics vs. Convicts” matchups of the late 1980’s, but to the credit of these two teams, this game looks much better now than it did on paper back in August. The Irish are 4-0 with back-to-back wins over ranked teams, while Miami has shocked the college football world with a 4-1 start. Each team also has plenty of concerns entering this one as well. So who’ll have the edge Saturday under the lights in Chicago? Let’s take a look. For Miami to Win: If they get a lead, the Hurricanes can’t give it away, something they’ve done in narrow wins over Georgia Tech and NC State the last two weeks. Against the Yellow Jackets Miami blew a 19-0 cushion, while the matchup with the Wolfpack saw them jump out 23-7, and by halftime of each game, those leads had disappeared. The goo...

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