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Against the Odds: Pitt a heavy favorite against NC State

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 19 Syracuse at Pitt Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Pitt football team has been favored in each of its games this season. That trend continues with the Panthers installed as a heavy favorite against NC State on Saturday.

The undefeated Panthers are a 14-point favorite against the Wolfpack. And while that number could move slightly, Pitt is likely to remain about a two-touchdown favorite.

Like the Syracuse game, that number is a bit high for a conference opponent. But after a narrow win against Wake Forest, NC State was beaten badly by three touchdowns by Virginia Tech this past weekend. That, coupled with the strong Pitt defense, seems plenty reason for a large spread.

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What do you think of the line this week?

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  • 42%
    Pitt favored by too much
    (212 votes)
  • 11%
    Pitt not favored by enough
    (56 votes)
  • 45%
    The line is about right?
    (226 votes)
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