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Against the Odds: Pitt favored on road against Boston College

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Pitt faces Boston College in an important Friday night matchup on ESPN this week. It's far from a guaranteed victory for the Panthers, but Pitt's big game against Delaware seems to have impressed oddsmakers.

The Panthers opened up as a one-point underdog, but as of Tuesday night, were showing up as a four to four and a half point favorite over the Eagles.

We're still a few days away from the game, but assuming Tyler Boyd is relatively healthy, I like Pitt in this one. If you forced me to make a pick, I'd take the Panthers by about a touchdown as of right now. Like Pitt, Boston College had a relatively easy time with their opponent, UMass, last weekend. I just think Pitt's stars may be too much for the Eagles to handle - despite the fact that it's a week night game on national TV.

We'll find out for sure on Friday, though, if that's accurate or not.

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