It’s a top-20 matchup on Saturday as the No. 12 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the No. 18 Wisconsin Badgers will battle at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears.
Notre Dame relied on its stars in Week 3 to come away with a 27-13 win over Purdue, improving to a perfect 3-0 on the season.
Running back Kyren Williams took a pass 39 yards to the house to put the Fighting Irish on the board in the second quarter. Quarterback Jack Coan connected with wide receiver Avery Davis for a 62-yard touchdown in the third quarter to extend Notre Dame’s lead to 17-6, and Williams took off for a 51-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth to seal the victory.
Coan finished with 252 passing yards and two touchdowns, while Williams had 140 all-purpose yards with two scores. Davis reeled in five catches for 120 yards and a touchdown.
Wisconsin is coming off of a bye week. The 1-1 Badgers lost their season opener to Penn State 16-10 before trouncing Eastern Michigan 34-7 in Week 2.
How can I watch Notre Dame-Wisconsin in Week 4?
The Notre Dame-Wisconsin showdown kicks off at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday. It will air live on Fox, or you can stream it on FoxSports.com.
Who is favored to win the Notre Dame-Wisconsin game?
According to our partner, PointsBet, here are the odds:
Line: Wisconsin -6.5
Moneyline: Wisconsin -230 | Notre Dame +185
How can I watch Notre Dame football this season?
After playing a full ACC schedule in 2020, Fighting Irish football returns to its usual independent status, with five games against ACC opponents. Here is the full schedule and networks so far for Notre Dame’s other games this season:
- Cincinnati at Notre Dame: Saturday, Oct. 2, 2:30 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium and NBC
- Notre Dame at Virginia Tech: Saturday, Oct. 9, time and network TBD
- USC at Notre Dame: Saturday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium and NBC
- North Carolina at Notre Dame: Saturday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium and NBC
- Navy at Notre Dame: Saturday, Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium and NBC
- Notre Dame at Virginia: Saturday, Nov. 13, time and network TBD
- Georgia Tech at Notre Dame: Saturday, Nov. 20, 2:30 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium and NBC
- Notre Dame at Stanford: Saturday, Nov. 27, time and network TBD
What are Notre Dame’s chances of winning the national championship?
According to PointsBet, Alabama and Georgia have pulled ahead of the pack as early favorites to win the national championship, as both have +250 odds or better. However, Oklahoma and Ohio State both are sitting closely behind, sitting with +900 odds or better. Notre Dame improved from last week, moving from +5000 to +4000.
Here are the programs with the best national championship odds:
- Alabama, +175
- Georgia, +250
- Ohio State, +850
- Oklahoma, +900
- Clemson, +1200
- Oregon +2000
- Penn State, +3000
- Texas A&M, +3500
- Notre Dame, +4000
- Michigan, +4000
- Ole Miss, +4000
- Cincinnati, +5000
- Iowa, +5000
- Florida, +6000
- Iowa State, +8000
Editor's note: All odds are provided by our partner, PointsBet. PointsBet is our Official Sports Betting Partner and we may receive compensation if you place a bet on PointsBet for the first time after clicking our links.