Hokies Down Pittsburgh 19-9 - Match Report
|Hokies Down Pittsburgh 19-9 - Match Report|
The Hokies were Week 7 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Panthers by a score of 19-9 at Lane Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Hokies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 43.5.
Logan Thomas completed 19 of 34 pass attempts for 239 yards for the Hokies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Isaac Bennett rushed for 31 yards for Pittsburgh, while Rachid Ibrahim added 17 yards. Tom Savage threw for 187 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Kevin Weatherspoon had 104 and 50 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Virginia Tech 315-210 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-11 by the Hokies.
Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 32:10/25:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Virginia Tech takes its act home to face Duke looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Old Dominion.