The Ohio Bobcats and Pittsburgh Panthers will go head-to-head on the grass at Heinz Field. The game is scheduled to get underway at 11:00 a.m. ET and ACC Network will televise the action.
Ohio at Pittsburgh Betting Odds
The line for this game is placed at 6 points in favor of Pittsburgh. The Bobcats are currently being given +185 moneyline odds while the Panthers are -230. The over/under has been set at 53.5 points, and some decent live betting opportunities may present themselves during this showdown.
The over/under hasn’t changed after it was initially set at 53.5. Having said that, the opening line was -7 and square bettors are siding with the Bobcats.
The Bobcats are 1-0 straight up (SU) while the Panthers are 0-1 SU. The Bobcats are 0-1 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 0.0 units this season. The team has recorded an O/U mark of 0-1.
The Panthers are down 1.0 unit so far. They’re 0-1 ATS and also have an O/U record of 0-1.
The Bobcats are hoping to remain unbeaten after a 41-20 victory over Rhode Island last week where their secondary allowed the Rams to throw for 291 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Parker had a productive day for the Rams in that one with 144 yards and a score on nine catches. Offensively, Nathan Rourke completed 16-of-22 passes for just 188 yards and two touchdowns. Julian Ross (68 yards on 14 rush attempts) and the signal-caller Rourke (75 yards on 10 carries, one TD) led the ground attack in the win. Jerome Buckner (three receptions, 48 yards) and Isiah Cox (three catches, 26 yards) shared the receiving duties.
One game ago, Virginia got the victory against this Pittsburgh crew by a score of 30-14. The Panthers defense allowed the Cavaliers to kill the clock by rushing for 129 yards on 33 attempts, along with one rushing TD. Wayne Taulapapa had a productive outing for Virginia, recording 66 rushing yards and a score on 10 attempts. For Pittsburgh, Kenny Pickett completed 21-of-41 passes for 185 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Pickett (16 yards on 12 rush attempts) mounted the ground game in the defeat while Maurice Ffrench (six receptions, 54 yards) and Taysir Mack (six catches, 33 yards) led the pass-catching corps.
Ohio Bobcats vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Free Pick
SU Winner – Pittsburgh, ATS Winner – Pittsburgh, O/U – Under
Team Betting Trends
The Bobcats offense yielded 20 sacks last season. Their defense created 25 sacks.
The Panthers O-line allowed 33 sacks last season. Their defense sacked opposing quarterbacks 32 times.
The Pittsburgh D has produced three sacks on the year while Ohio has two.