Mountaineers Down Pittsburgh 35-10 - Match Report
|Mountaineers Down Pittsburgh 35-10 - Match Report|
The battle between the Mountaineers and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pittsburgh was handed a 35-10 defeat on Friday at Heinz Field.
West Virginia was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Geno Smith completed 9 of 12 pass attempts for 212 yards for the Mountaineers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tino Sunseri rushed for 38 yards for Pittsburgh, while Dion Lewis added 34 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 284 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Jon Baldwin and Mike Shanahan had 76 and 75 yards respectively.
West Virginia was outgained by Pittsburgh 362-360 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-13 by the Panthers.
Pittsburgh led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:28/26:32 split in that important category.
West Virginia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rutgers. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.