The Big East will take center stage on Thursday night when Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati battle in a conference game.
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The Pitt Panthers will be eager to get back into action after their opening stunning loss to Youngstown State. The Panthers unexpected loss could be attributed to the suspension of six players for the opener, although it could be argued they should have won anyway.
Head coach Paul Chryst said a decision on the availability of the suspended players for the UC game will be made later in the week. The Pantehrs will need to have their best talent on the field against the Bearcats because they have no room for any more mistakes after the first week loss.
The betting public lives in the now and they often bet heavy based on the previous week’s results. This week is no different as the public is hammering Cincinnati in this game. The sports betting consensus report at Sports Insights indicate that 85% of the public is betting on the Bearcats.
The Bearcats will play the first game of the season as they did not play in week one. The Bearcats will have to come into this game anticipating an angry Pitt team ready to make amends.
Junior quarterback Munchie Legaux will start the season under center for Cincinnati. He made just three starts a year ago, and will have to adjust to live action quickly.
This series has been close in the past. Four of the past five Pitt-Cincinnati games have been decided by single digits and that trend should continue in this game. Many teams start off rusty in week one and Pitt will have the advantage with one game under their belt.[poll id="38"]
Senior Ray Graham is returning from an injury and despite a fumble in the opener, he looked like he had regained his previous form gaining more than five yards per carry.
The Panthers are 16-5 against the spread (ATS) in their last 21 games following a loss and 20-7 ATS in the last 27 conference games. The Bearcats are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 conference games and the Panthers have done well in the series winning 6 of 7 against the number.
Nothing motivates a team like am embarrassing loss and it will not be surprising to see the Panthers pull off their own upset this week with a win over the Bearcats.
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