Pittsburgh Panthers host Savannah State Tigers in college basketball action

Savannah State Tigers Pittsburgh Panthers
19-15 November 08, 2013, 07:00 | Petersen Events Center 24-9



A key college battle sees the visiting Savannah State Tigers travelling to Pittsburgh Friday to take on the Panthers.

The Tigers will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 3-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Panthers are 13-14 ATS. Savannah State is 4-2-1 against the total, while Pittsburgh is 14-11 versus the number.

View Savannah State Tigers vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds and Stats.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 107-ranked Panthers and the No. 260-rated Tigers in this matchup.

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Savannah State lost its last outing, a 66-65 result against East Carolina on March 19. They covered in that game as a 7-point underdog. Deven Williams scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 66-65 to East Carolina at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Tuesday).

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 73-55 loser at home against Wichita State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Pittsburgh got 13 points from Steven Adams but lost anyway, 73-55, to Wichita State on Thursday at EnergySolutions Arena.

A few Tigers at Panthers trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
Savannah State at Robert Morris, Saturday, November 9th
Pittsburgh at Fresno State, Tuesday, November 12th