NC State Wolfpack vs Pittsburgh Panthers 10/03/2020 NCAAF Picks, Spread & Predictions
NC State Wolfpack vs Pittsburgh Panthers 10/03/2020 – Week 5 of NCAA football will continue to take place as the NC State Wolfpack hit the road to kick-off against Pittsburgh Panthers from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. NC State will enter their third game on the season after defeating Wake Forest Demon Deacons in their opening match. The Pittsburgh Panthers have played three games on the season and they are riding a hot three-game winning streak. The Panthers are strong with their defensive unit while their equally balanced offense seems to get the task done. The Panthers are playing this game at home and they will use that as an advantage to defeat the Wolfpack.
NC State Wolfpack vs Pittsburgh Panthers 10/03/2020
|When:||Saturday, October 3, 12:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
NC State Wolfpack
NC State Wolfpack tasted success in their opening game against Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Wolfpack managed to score 45 points and restrict Wake Forest to 42. It was a tight game, but they eventually triumphed. In their second game against Virginia Tech, the Wolfpack declined as they were forced to settle with a final score of 45-24. Out of 16 pass attempts, quarterback Devin Leary managed to connect 12 in a span of 165 yards with one touchdown. From the running back spot, Zonovan Knight managed to cover 94 yards with 14 carries. Linebacker Isaiah Moore recorded a team-high of nine tackles.
Players to watch: B. Hockman QB (CMP 16 ATT 23 YDS 191 CMP% 69.6 AVG 8.3 LNG 32 TD 1 INT 1 SACK 1 SYL -10 RTG 145), R. Person Jr. RB (CMP 1 ATT 1 YDS 2 CMP% 100 AVG 2 LNG 2 TD 1 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 446.8), R. Person Jr. RB (ATT 14 YDS 99 AVG 7.1 LNG 33 TD 2), Z. Knight RB (ATT 11 YDS 97 AVG 8.8 LNG 30 TD 1), C. Angeline TE REC (2 YDS 45 AVG 22.5 LNG 30 TD 1).
The Pittsburgh Panthers defeated Austin Peay in their opening game (55-0). The Panthers took advantage of Syracuse Orange when they scored 21 and restricted them to just 10. Last week, the Panthers came off a big win against Louisville Cardinals with a final score of 23-20. Kenny Pickett did well from the quarterback spot to touch 220 throwing yards with two touchdowns. Wide receiver Jordan Addison managed to touch seven catches in a span of 77 yards and one touchdown. The Pirates dominated the Cardinals with their powerful defensive unit.
Players to watch: K. Pickett QB (CMP 39 ATT 56 YDS 492 CMP% 69.6 AVG 8.8 LNG 68 TD 3 INT 1 SACK 3 SYL -13 RTG 157.6), J. Yellen QB (CMP 2 ATT 3 YDS 19 CMP% 66.7 AVG 6.3 LNG 13 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 1 SYL -11 RTG 119.9), V. Davis RB (ATT 28 YDS 109 AVG 3.9 LNG 14 TD 2), A.J. Davis RB (ATT 16 YDS 61 AVG 3.8 LNG 9 TD 0), D. Turner WR REC (7 YDS 124 AVG 17.7 LNG 51 TD 1).
NC State Wolfpack vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Numbers
NC State Wolfpack
North Carolina State is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State’s last 6 games.
North Carolina State is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
North Carolina State is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Wolfpack is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
Pittsburgh is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Pittsburgh’s last 20 games.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
NC State Wolfpack vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Picks
Pittsburgh Panthers took out some of the most difficult opponents of the season. The Panthers have all that it takes to defeat NC State with ease. The college football spreads are clearly in favor of the Pirates to win and cover with a score of 27-10.