|2013 College Football Week 7 Odds: Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:00|
Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech Odds
Virginia Tech is 5-1 on the season, 2-0 in the ACC, 3-1 on the road and 2-3-1 against the spread. Pittsburgh is 3-1 overall, 2-1 in the ACC, 1-0 on the road and 2-2 against the spread. Pittsburgh has won four straight meetings with Virginia Tech.
Trends show that Pittsburgh have covered the spread in 6 straight meetings with Virginia Tech, while the home team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 of this series. These two have hit the over in 4 straight meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Virginia Tech is the favorite to win this game, as the Hokies have odds of -9.5 points against Pittsburgh. The over/under total has been set at 44 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Virginia Tech favored by 9.5 points. The spread went down to 9 before moving up to 9.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 44 points.
Since losing the season opener to Alabama, Virginia Tech has won five straight, with four of the wins coming by 10 points or less. The Hokies are holding opponents to 16 points per game, while the offense is posting 23.8 points per game. Logan Thomas has thrown for 1,212 yards and eight touchdowns while rushing for 130 yards and three scores. Trey Edmunds has rushed for 380 yards and four scores.
Pittsburgh has won three straight since losing its season opener to Florida State. The Panthers are scoring 33.5 points per game, but giving up 31.5 points per game on defense. Quarterback Tom Savage is leading the team with 1,052 yards and 10 touchdowns while James Conner has rushed for 353 yards and four scores. Receivers Devin Street and Tyler Boyd have combined for 44 receptions for 670 yards and seven touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Pittsburgh defensive lineman Bryan Murphy (ankle) and defensive back Brendon Felder (foot) are both questionable. Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum (knee) and tight end Dakota Jackson (ribs) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Virginia Tech, as the Hokies are getting 55% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points against Pittsburgh.