NCAA Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Duke Blue Devils Preview 09/21/2013

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The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Duke Blue Devils will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 6-point favorites versus the Blue Devils, while the game's total is sitting at 51½.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 49-27 winner at home against New Mexico. They earned a push of the 22-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Duke lost its last outing, a 38-14 result against Georgia Tech on September 14. Duke failed to cover in that game as a 8.5-point underdog, while the 52 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

TEAM RECORDS:
Pittsburgh: 1-1 SU, 0-1-1 ATS
Duke: 2-1 SU, 2-1 ATS
PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6

DUKE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duke's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke's last 6 games
Duke is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Duke is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games

NEXT UP:
Pittsburgh home to Virginia, Saturday, September 28
Duke home to Troy, Saturday, September 28