Pittsburgh at Virginia Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/29/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Scott Stadium in Charlottesville
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The Pittsburgh Panthers (3-2) will look to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the Virginia Cavaliers (3-2) on Saturday. These two teams played in a low-scoring game last year that Pittsburgh ended up winning 14-3.
Pittsburgh scored just three points in the second half of their game against Akron last Saturday and ended up losing 21-10. The Panthers were outgained 382-349 in the loss, and they were only able to convert five of their 16 third down chances. Pittsburgh is still 16th in the nation in rushing with 269.4 yards per game.
Panthers running back James Conner is third in the country right now with 791 rushing yards, and he has also rushed for nine touchdowns already. Wide receiver Tyler Boyd has caught 27 passes through five games for 365 yards and four scores.
Virginia moved the ball with ease against Kent State on Saturday and ended up with a dominant 45-13 victory. They put up 520 total yards in the win and their defense held Kent State to just 72 rushing yards. Virginia has scored 33.2 points per game this season and has given up 23.2 points per game.
Cavaliers linebacker Henry Coley has 32 tackles through five games and he has four sacks and one forced fumble. Junior cornerback Maurice Canady leads Virginia with two interceptions and he returned one of them for a touchdown.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Panthers are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Panthers are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
Virginia Cavaliers are 5-0-0 Against the Spread
Virginia Cavaliers are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 DB Avonte Maddox Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
09/28/14 DL Luke Maclean Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
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
09/29/14 DE Mike Moore Ankle probable Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
09/28/14 QB Greyson Lambert Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
08/02/14 OL Jay Whitmire Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia
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