Pittsburgh vs. Miami (FL) - 10/26/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Pittsburgh vs. Miami (FL)

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:01 AM (Heinz Field)

PITT -5 . Total 46

TV: ESPN

The Miami Hurricanes take on the Pittsburgh Panthers in an ACC matchup.  The Hurricanes enter this road contest with a 3-4 record and are 1-3 in the ACC.  Miami comes into this game fresh off a 28-21 OT loss at home against Georgia Tech. Pittsburgh is 5-2 on the season and 2-1 in the ACC.  The Panthers are coming off a road win at Syracuse 27-20. 

Miami is led offensively by N'Kosi Perry, he has completed 67/112 pass attempts for 871 yds.  Perry has a TD/INT ratio of 8/1. DeeJay Dallas leads the backfield with 486 yds rushing and has hit pay dirt 6 times. Tight end Brevin Jordan leads the team in receiving yds with 438.  K.J. Osborn has totaled 4 touchdowns receiving. Defensively Gregory Rousseau leads the team with 5 sacks. 

The Panthers are guided offensively by quarterback Kenny Pickett.  He has completed 60% of his passes for 1,602 yds and has thrown for 8 touchdowns.  Receiver Maurice Ffrench leads the team with 56 receptions.  Ffrench has 488 yds receiving and 3 touchdowns on the year. The Panthers have 36 sacks defensively and have forced 8 turnovers. 

Betting Trends:

Miami is 2-4 ATS as an away team since 2018.

Miami is 1-3 ATS against conference opponents this season.

The over is 3-1 in conference games this season for Miami.

Pittsburgh is 7-4 ATS after a win since 2018.

Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS this season.

The under is 5-2 this season for Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh defense has proven time and time again this season that they have no issues getting to the opposing quarterback.  Miami's offensive line is allowing sacks over 13% of the time on offense.  The Pittsburgh defense has 36 sacks on the season, look for some of the Hurricanes drives to stall because of this mismatch.  Pittsburgh is also on a 4 game win streak, one of those wins was a 35-34 win over UCF who at the time was ranked 15th. Look for Pittsburgh to do enough defensively to win this game and cover. Final score prediction, Pittsburgh wins and covers 24-17.  

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Chris’s Pick Pitt -5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.