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Pittsburgh Panthers vs Syracuse Orange 10/18/2019 NCAAF Odds, Picks and Preview
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Pittsburgh Panthers vs Syracuse Orange 10/18/2019 – The Pittsburgh Panthers face the Syracuse Orange in a battle of teams in the ACC Atlantic Division Friday night. Bet college football favors the Panthers to come out on top when they visit the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. The Panthers are coming off a 33-30 win over Duke while Orange fell to NC State the last time out. Pittsburgh holds the edge in the all-time series, 39-32-2. They have also won 5 of the last 6 meetings. This may perhaps be the reason why online betting games are siding with the Panthers. Riding on the momentum of their last triumph, Pittsburgh is looking to win its sixth win.
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Syracuse Orange 10/18/2019
Coming off a bye week, the Panthers will be looking to win another one on the road. All eyes will be on Kenny Pickett and V’Lique Carter who were instrumental against Duke. The Panthers are still pumped up from that come-from-behind win against the Blue Devils. Pickett will try to follow up on his performance against Duke. In that game, he finished with 29-of-48 for 268 yards along with three touchdowns. Other players to watch include Todd Sibley Jr. who had a 106-yard effort against Delaware, his first career start.
Players to watch: Kenny Picket QB 136 CMP 224 ATT 1,370 YDS 60.7 CMP% 6.1 AVG 74 LNG 6 TD 4 INT; Todd Sibley Jr. RB 44 ATT 192 YDS 4.4 AVG 25 LNG; A.J. Davis RB 42 ATT 184 YDS 4.4 AVG 22 LNG; Taysir Mack WR 41 REC 511 YDS 12.5 AVG 48 LNG; Maurice Ffrench WR 50 REC 396 YDS 7.9 AVG 74 LNG
Syracuse is coming off a tough loss but is expected to stick it out with Tommy DeVito. He completed 29-of-39 passes against NC State. The Orange failed to overcome 12 penalties and a 16-0 hole. Late in the game, two penalties and a sack prove pretty costly. Also expected to bounce back hard is Trishton Jackson. He had a career-high nine receptions for 106 yards. Linebacker Andrew Armstrong is also coming off a good game. He has a career-high 14 tackles against NC State. He extended the Orange’s streak of consecutive games with a turnover to 20.
Players to watch: Tommy DeVito QB 135 CMP 206 ATT 1,534 YDS 65.5 CMP% 7.4 AVG 70 LNG 12 TD 5 INT; Moe Neal RB 80 ATT 348YDS 4.3 AVG 42 LNG; Abdul Adams RB 56 ATT 210 YDS 3.8 AVG 19 LNG; Trishton Jackson WR 33 REC 499 YDS 15.1 AVG 59 LNG; Taj Harris WR 18 REC 306 YDS 17 AVG 47 LNG
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Syracuse Orange Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Syracuse is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Syracuse Orange Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Panthers are tipped to win over the Syracuse Orange on Friday. Legal online sports betting predicts the Panthers to win, 27.4-24.4 covering the spread and total going over.