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Against the Odds: Syracuse favored against Pitt

NCAA Football: Pittsburgh at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Pitt welcomes Syracuse to Heinz Field for homecoming this weekend but the Panthers aren’t expected to win, according to Vegas.

The Panthers opened up as a 4 1/2-point underdog to Syracuse and that line has grown to five in most sports books.

Probably about right, though I could see the argument that the line should be more in favor towards Syracuse. I actually like Pitt’s chances this weekend but make no mistake about it, the Panthers are the underdog here. The Orange have looked much better thank Pitt has this season and if you told me the line was more in favor of Syracuse, I wouldn’t be too surprised.

What do you think of the spread this week? Vote in the poll below.


What are your thoughts on the line for the Pitt-Syracuse game?

This poll is closed

  • 4%
    Syracuse favored by too much
    (20 votes)
  • 77%
    Syracuse not favored by enough
    (387 votes)
  • 18%
    Probably about right
    (93 votes)
500 votes total Vote Now

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