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Panthers vs Broncos Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
On Saturday, September 17th at 7:30 PM ET, the Western Michigan Broncos and Pittsburgh Panthers at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI. ESNU will carry the TV coverage for the game. In a non-conference matchup, the Panthers are -10.5 point favorites on the road. The over-under point total is currently set at 48.0.
Panthers vs Broncos Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Pittsburgh Panthers at Western Michigan Broncos
- Where: Kalamazoo at Waldo Stadium
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- PITT -10.5, PITT -383 | WMICH +296 O/U 48.0
The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to take on the Western Michigan Broncos in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 1-1. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Atlantic Coast.
In their last matchup, Pittsburgh fell by a score of 34-27 to Tennessee. Heading into the game, the Panthers were 6.0 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. With their 61 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 62.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 416 yards, with 91 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 82nd in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Pittsburgh is ranked 124th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 325 yards through the air.
On offense, the Panthers are averaging 32.5 points per-game, good for 79th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 4, while throwing for 3. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 130th in yards per-game at 108.5. On average, they hand the ball off 39.0 times per contest. So far, the Panthers are the 35th ranked team in pass yards per-game, with an average of 291.0. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 34.0 times per contest, placing them 71st in the NCAA.
As the Broncos travel to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers, they have an overall record of 1-1. This includes going 1-0 in Mid-American action.
In their last game, Western Michigan defeated Ball State 37-30, despite being the 6.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 67 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 51.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 447 yards, with 156 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 114th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Western Michigan is ranked 113rd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 291 yards through the air.
On offense, the Broncos are averaging 25.0 points per-game, good for 108th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 5, while throwing for 1. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 68th in yards per-game at 174.0. On average, they hand the ball off 40.0 times per contest. Heading into the game, the Broncos will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 211.5 yards places them 112nd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 30th ranked team in attempts per contest (39.5).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Panthers have an ATS record of 0-2-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-1-0. When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 4-1-0 while averaging 35.8 per game. The team went 4-1-0 overall in these games.
In terms of betting, the Broncos have an ATS record of 1-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-1-0. Through their last 5 home contests, the Broncos offense has averaged 36.4 points per game while allowing an average of 32.2. Western Michigan posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 2-3-0 ATS.
Panthers vs Broncos Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Pittsburgh Panthers -10.5
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