Duke at Pittsburgh Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/27/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Heinz Field in Pittsburgh
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The #24 Duke Blue Devils (6-1), who currently have one of the best defenses in the country, will go on the road on Saturday afternoon to face the Pittsburgh Panthers (4-4). In 2013, Pittsburgh beat the Blue Devils by the score of 58-55 on the road.
In their last game, Duke scored a late fourth quarter touchdown to beat Virginia 20-13 at home. They did give up 465 yards in that game, but their offense did well to not turn the ball over.
The Blue Devils have scored 33.6 points per game this year while only giving up 15.1 points per game to their opponents. Senior quarterback Anthony Boone has thrown for 1,362 yards with nine touchdowns and three interceptions, and he has also rushed for three more scores. Running back Shaun Wilson has averaged 10.3 yards per carry and he has 485 yards with four touchdowns.
Last Saturday, Pittsburgh had their worst defensive game of the year so far when they were blown out 56-28 by Georgia Tech on their home field. They turned the ball over six times in that loss and their defense gave up 465 rushing yards.
Through eight games, the Panthers have been able to rush for 233.9 yards per game while scoring 29 points per game. Their best player by has been running back James Conner, who has 1,079 rushing yards with 14 touchdowns. Quarterback Chad Voytik has completed 60.6 percent of his passes for 1,234 yards and nine touchdowns.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
Duke Blue Devils are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Duke Blue Devils are 1-5-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Panthers are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Duke Blue Devils
10/26/14 TE Dan Beilinson Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/26/14 DT Jamal Wallace Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/26/14 CB Johnathan Lloyd Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/26/14 OL Trip McNeill Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
08/30/14 - Taariq Shabazz Leg out for season
08/21/14 TE Braxton Deaver Knee out for season
08/14/14 LB Kelby Brown Knee out for season
10/27/14 QB Chad Voytik Undisclosed injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Duke
10/27/14 RB James Conner Knee injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Duke
10/27/14 DB Terrish Webb Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/26/14 DL Luke Maclean Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/26/14 DL Tyrique Jarrett Foot "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/23/14 LB Zach Poker Upper Body out for season
09/07/14 OL Artie Rowell ACL out for season
08/20/14 DB Trenton Coles Personal has left team
08/02/14 LB Ejuan Price Pectoral out for season
08/02/14 DB Titus Howard Suspension out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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