Pittsburgh vs. Connecticut Odds


STORRS, CT (The Spread) – The college football weekend gets started on Friday night when Connecticut hosts Pittsburgh at 8PM ET on ESPN2.

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Pitt is 4-5 on the year, 1-3 in the Big East and 1-3 on the road. Connecticut is 3-6 on the season, 0-4 in the Big East and 2-2 at home. The Huskies are 2-5-2 against the spread this season while the Panthers are 5-3-1 ATS. Pitt has won three of the last four in this series.

Trends show that the underdog is 5-1 against the spread in the last 6 games of this series. Connecticut is 0-4-1 against the spread in its last 5 Big East games while Pittsburgh is 9-1-2 ATS in its last 12 games against a team with a losing record.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Pittsburgh is a slight favorite on the road, as the Panthers have odds of -3 points at Connecticut on Friday. The over/under total has been set at 44 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Pittsburgh favored by 3.5 points. The spread reached a high of 4.5 points during the week before closing at a low of Pitt -3.

Pitt is coming off a 29-26 triple overtime loss at Notre Dame last week. The Panthers snapped a two-game losing streak with that loss. Pitt comes into this game averaging 28.7 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up an average of 22.6 points per contest. The offense is being led this year by quarterback Tino Sunseri, who has thrown for 2,363 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Connecticut is coming off a 13-6 loss at South Florida last week. The Huskies have now lost four straight and four of their losses this year have been by 7 points or less. Connecticut ranks 120th in the nation in scoring, as the Huskies are scoring just 16.6 points per game. Defensively, UConn is allowing 18.6 points per game. The offense is being led by quarterback Chandler Whitmer, who has thrown for 2,115 yards and seven touchdowns this season.

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In terms of Injuries, Pittsburgh defensive lineman Jack Lippert is questionable with an undisclosed injury while linebacker Manny Williams is out with a knee injury. Connecticut defensive end Elijah Norris is out with a shoulder injury.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Pittsburgh. The Panthers are getting 77% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at Connecticut on Friday night.

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