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Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh - 10/18/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh
Date & Time Friday October 18, 2019, 7:01 PM (EDT)
Location
Carrier Dome
Syracuse, NY
The Line
PITT -3.5 Total 51.5
TV Channel
ESPN
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James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday, the Pittsburgh Panthers visit the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York to play the Syracuse Orange in an ACC showdown. The Panthers improved to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the ACC after a 33-30 win over Duke a week ago Saturday. The Panthers had a bye during Week 7. Kenny Pickett connected with V’Lique Carter on a 26-yard touchdown pass with just 38 second left to give Pitt the win after the Panthers had squandered an earlier 23-point lead.

Kenny Pickett leads Pitt in passing with 1.370 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions. The leading rusher for the Panthers is Todd Sibley Jr. with 192 yards. Taysir Mack leads all receivers with 511 yards and two touchdowns. The leading tackler for Pitt is Paris Ford with 45.

Syracuse fell to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in ACC play following a 16-10 loss to North Carolina State on Thursday. The Orange gave up eight sacks on the night as the offensive line could not protect quarterback Tommy DeVito. The Orange trailed 16-0 during the third quarterback before rallying with a field goal and late touchdown. A late sack on DeVito ended the game as the Orange were trying to score to win.

Tommy DeVito has thrown for 1,534 yards, 12 touchdowns and five interceptions. The leading rusher for Syracuse is Moe Neal with 348 yards and three touchdowns. Trishton Jackson leads all receivers with 499 yards and six touchdowns. Lakiem Williams is the leading tackler for Syracuse with 43.

Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5

The UNDER has cashed in 12 of the Panthers last 14 on the road

Syracuse is 1-4 ATS in its last 5

The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Orange last 7

Take the UNDER in this matchup of ACC rivals. The UNDER has cashed in each of the last 4 played between the two in Syracuse and in 5 of the last 7 overall between the two. Pittsburgh has watched the UNDER covered in 12 of its last 14 played on the road, while Syracuse has watched the UNDER cash in 5 of its last 7 overall. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Panthers win, but our best play is UNDER 27-21

Pick:
UNDER 51.5
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