Utes Down Pittsburgh 27-24 - Match Report
DeVonte Christopher was good for 155 receiving yards on Thursday as the Utes grabbed a 27-24 win over the Panthers at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Utes were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 47.5.
Jordan Wynn completed 21 of 36 pass attempts for 283 yards for the Utes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
Dion Lewis rushed for 75 yards for Pittsburgh, while Henry Hynoski added 15 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 184 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Jon Baldwin and Mike Shanahan had 71 and 51 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh lost the offensive yardage battle to Utah 405-266 yards in Thursday's game. Utah had more first downs as that total ended up 21-17.
Utah lost the time of possession battle 34:06/25:54, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rebels. The Panthers will aim to get on the winning track vs. New Hampshire.