Week 14 college football betting action on Friday will see the Pitt Panthers try to snap a 7-game losing skid against the Miami Hurricanes, who visit Heinz Field in an ACC clash.
Miami is 5-2 ATS in those seven meetings and were favored by 2.5 points late Thursday over at BetOnline. However, they are a riding a money-losing 0-6 ATS streak in conference games.
Backers of the Panthers have seen them go 6-5 and 4-6-1 ATS so far this season, while the Hurricanes are at 8-3 and 4-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 6-5, while the Panthers are 4-7.
View Miami Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds and Stats.
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Panthers as 3-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total was 56 at SportBet.
The game pits the Panthers, currently No. 67 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Hurricanes, who rate No. 55 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 35-26 victory for the Hurricanes.
Miami was a 45-26 winner in their most recent outing at home against Virginia. They failed to cover the 20.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (71) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Panthers were Week 13 winners, coming out on top of the Orange by a score of 17-16.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 84-ranked offense (25.55 PPG) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 55 at 25.55 PPG. The Panthers passing attack has averaged 232.82 yards per game, more than the Hurricanes give up through the air (229.09 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Hurricanes feature the league's No. 73-rated road run defense, allowing 188.5 yards per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, ranks No. 99 in rushing offense at home.
A few Hurricanes at Panthers trends to consider:
Miami is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Miami is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
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