Duke Blue Devils vs. Pittsburgh Panthers - 11/14/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Panthers (6-3) at Duke Blue Devils (6-3)
College Football: Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Wallace Wade Stadium)
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -4 -- Over/Under: 51.5 See the Latest Odds
The Pittsburgh Panthers will go on the road to take on the Duke Blue Devils.
The Duke Blue Devils are coming off of a blowout loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels 66-31. Quarterback Thomas Sirk completed 18 out of his 37 passes for 191 yards for no touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Sirk also ran the ball 8 times for 74 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running Back Jela Duncan ran the ball 13 times for 115 yards and 1 touchdown. Shaquille Powell also added 13 carries for 98 yards and no touchdowns. Wide Receiver Johnell Barnes led the Blue Devils with 5 catches for 51 yards. Duke will try to shake off this loss and prepare for Pittsburgh.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers fell short of pulling off the upset against Notre Dame 42-30. Pittsburgh’s quarterback Nathan Peterman completed 12 out of his 31 passes for 223 yards and 1 touchdown and 1 interception. Peterman also led the Panthers in rushing with 8 carries for 60 yards and no touchdowns. Running back Qadree Ollison carried the ball 12 times for 32 yards and no touchdowns. Jordan Whitehead also added 4 carries for 27 yards and 2 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd led the Panthers in receiving with 3 catches for 84 yards and a touchdown. Pittsburgh will try to shake off back-to-back losses when they go on the road to take on Duke.
Pittsburgh is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The Panthers are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game. The Duke Blue Devils are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last 5 games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game. Duke is 1-4 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record.
The Pittsburgh Panthers have now lost two games in a row and will face another tough opponent in Duke. Duke is coming off of a big loss to North Carolina. With both of these teams coming off losses it will be hard to predict this game. I would stay away but since i have to pick. Il take the Pittsburgh to cover on the road.