Saturday, November 14, 2015
Wallace Wade Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Panthers take on the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Duke as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
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Pittsburgh was led in passing last game by Nathan Peterman, who finished with 223 yards through the air. He went 12 for 31 on the game, good for a 39% completion percentage. Nathan Peterman led the Panthers in rushing with 60 yards. He averaged 8 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Tyler Boyd was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh got a total of 18 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 8 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 63 total plays for 398 yards for the game. The Panthers ran for 175 yards on 31 attempts.
Duke was led in passing last game by Thomas Sirk, who finished with 191 yards through the air. He went 18 for 37 on the game, good for a 49% completion percentage. Jela Duncan led the Blue Devils in rushing with 115 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 13 rushing attempts for the game. Johnell Barnes was the team leader in receiving with a total of 51 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Duke got a total of 30 first downs by way of 15 rushing, 13 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 84 total plays for 533 yards for the game. The Blue Devils ran for 327 yards on 44 attempts.
Pittsburgh is averaging 26.6 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 16.8 passes per game on 26.4 attempts for a 63.4 percent completion percentage and average 198.6 yards in the passing department per game. The Panthers are running for an average of 170 yards per game on 39.3 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They also run 65.8 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 368.6 yards per game. The Panthers are averaging 19 first downs per game and they accumulate 39.8 penalty yards per game via 4.9 penalties.
Pittsburgh gives up an average of 194.9 passing yards and 24.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 15.7 completions per game on 27.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.2. The Panthers give up 143.3 rushing yards per contest on 31.9 carries for a 4.5 average per carry. Pittsburgh gives up 338.2 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.6 penalties per game that total 39.9 yards as a unit.
Duke is putting 32.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 21.9 passes per game on 36.9 attempts for a 59.3 percent completion percentage and average 236.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Blue Devils run for an average of 196.9 yards per game on 41.9 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 78.8 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 433.2 yards per game. The Blue Devils get an average of 23.3 first downs per game and they average 44.7 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties.
Duke gives up 207.3 passing yards per outing and 21.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 14.9 completions on 28.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.7. The Blue Devils give up 133.1 rushing yards per game on 42.9 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. Duke gives up 340.4 total yards per game including an average of 4.8 per play. They create an average of 1.2 turnovers per game and 6.8 penalties for 49.4 yards each game.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 4-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Duke Betting Trends
Duke is 3-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Duke has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/09/15 WR Dontez Ford Foot injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Duke
11/09/15 DL Tyrique Jarrett Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/08/15 WR Chris Wuestner Abdominal "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/08/15 DT Mark Scarpinato Head "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/08/15 FS Reggie Mitchell Foot "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/03/15 OL Alex Paulina Shoulder out for season
09/07/15 RB James Conner Knee out for season
08/26/15 RB Rachid Ibrahim Achilles out for season
08/21/15 DL Hez Trahan Personal has left team
08/13/15 OL Jaryd Jones-Smith Knee out for season
11/09/15 DB Deondre Singleton Undisclosed injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/08/15 RB Shaun Wilson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
09/28/15 DB T.J. Douglas Dismissed has been dismissed
09/25/15 OL Cody Robinson Back out indefinitely
08/27/15 CB Bryon Fields ACL out for season
08/22/15 LB Kelby Brown ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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