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Virginia Tech Hokies Host the Pittsburgh Panthers in Week 5 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Virginia Tech will look to improve on its 2-2 record this week when they host Pittsburgh in Week 5 action at Lane Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Virginia Tech Hokies as -4.5-point favorites in the matchup, with a betting total of 46.5 (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 23-21 win for the Hokies on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Tech Hokies are 2-2 so far on the season, and 2-2 ATS vs the point spread. The Pittsburgh Panthers, meanwhile, are 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Virginia Tech go 4-0 and the Pittsburgh Panthers go 2-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Virginia Tech Hokies at No. 67 and the Pittsburgh Panthers at No. 56 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Virginia Tech's No. 37-ranked offense, averaging 36.25 PPG, against a Pittsburgh defense that ranks No. 67 this week at 23.67 PPG. The Virginia Tech aerial game is averaging 247.5 yards per game, more than the Pittsburgh Panthers secondary allows through the air, 199.67 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Panthers feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 76 yards per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 51 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers suffered a Week 3 loss against Iowa in their last game, falling 27-24 at Kinnick Stadium.


In their last game, Virginia Tech got a 169-yard performance from James Summers, but East Carolina prevailed 35-28.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Virginia Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Virginia, Saturday, October 10th
Virginia Tech home to North Carolina State, Friday, October 9th