Panthers Fall 45-35 Against Louisville - Game Recap
Teddy Bridgewater sliced and diced the Panthers defense for 304 yards as Louisville handed Pittsburgh a 45-35 defeat on Saturday at Heinz Field.
Louisville was a favorite by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Senorise Perry rushed for 101 yards, while Jeremy Wright added 61 yards in the win. DeVante Parker and Andrell Smith added 153 and 31 receiving yards respectively.
Rushel Shell rushed for 96 yards for Pittsburgh, while Ray Graham added 20 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 287 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Mike Shanahan had 111 and 74 yards respectively.
Louisville outgained Pittsburgh 460-380 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Panthers.
Louisville lost the time of possession battle 32:02/27:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Louisville takes its act home to face South Florida looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Buffalo.