09/08/2018 – Penn State vs Pittsburgh – Football Preview

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Penn State vs Pittsburgh

8:00 PM – September 8, 2018

Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA

LINE:

CURRENT:

PITT +7.5

TOTAL:

55

OPENING:

PITT +9.5

TOTAL:

56.5

PAT’S THOUGHTS:

Everyone saw that App State nearly beat PSU. Now PSU is laying 9 while going on the road to arch-rival Pitt. Everyone is expecting a bounce back game. Maybe losing Barkley hurt more than we thought? I want no part of laying this much wood in a rivalry game, and don’t see Pitt having enough talent to warrant a wager.

Schedule:

Penn State

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

vs Appalachian St

W 45-38X

L -24

O 54

September 8, 2018

@ Pitt

September 15, 2018

vs Kent State

September 21, 2018

@ Illinois

September 29, 2018

vs Ohio State

October 13, 2018

vs Michigan State

October 20, 2018

@ Indiana

October 27, 2018

vs Iowa

November 3, 2018

@ Michigan

November 10, 2018

vs Wisconsin

November 17, 2018

@ Rutgers

November 24, 2018

vs Maryland

Pittsburgh

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

vs Albany

W 33-7

L -26.5

U 43.5

September 8, 2018

vs Penn State

September 15, 2018

vs Georgia Tech

September 22, 2018

@ North Carolina

September 29, 2018

@ UCF

October 6, 2018

vs Syracuse

October 13, 2018

@ Notre Dame

October 27, 2018

vs Duke

November 2, 2018

@ Virginia

November 10, 2018

vs Virginia Tech

November 17, 2018

@ Wake Forest

November 24, 2018

@ Miami

INJURY REPORT:

Penn State

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 4, 2018

DT

Kevin Givens

Disciplinary

Probable

August 28, 2018

LB

Manny Bowen

Left Team

Out for Season

Pittsburgh

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 4, 2018

OL

Alex Bookser

Undisclosed

Questionable

September 4, 2018

DB

Dane Jackson

Undisclosed

Questionable

September 4, 2018

DB

Jason Pinnock

Undisclosed

Questionable

September 4, 2018

DB

Phil Campbell lll

Undisclosed

Questionable

Statistics:

Penn State

OFFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

DEFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

Total Yards

434

64

Total Yards

451

93

Passing Yards

230

75

Passing Yards

292

100

Rushing Yards

204

55

Rushing Yards

159

68

Points

45

39

Points

38

104

Turnovers

Turnovers

Pittsburgh

OFFENSE:

Season

Rank

DEFENSE:

Season

Rank

Total Yards

407

76

Total Yards

323

53

Passing Yards

169

103

Passing Yards

263

87

Rushing Yards

238

35

Rushing Yards

60

16

Points

33

70

Points

7

14

Turnovers

Turnovers


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