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    One of the top wideouts in college football will be on show when Gavin Bartholomew and the Pittsburgh Panthers (1-3) visit the Virginia Tech Hokies (1-3) on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

    The Panthers are favored, but by less than a field goal (-2.5), against the Hokies. The over/under for this game is 40.5 points.

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    Game Info for Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ACC Network
    • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
    • Stadium: Lane Stadium
    Pittsburgh vs Virginia Tech Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Pittsburgh -2.5 -114 -106 40.5 -111 -109 -139 +117

    Pittsburgh Pick Insights

    • Pittsburgh is 1-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 2.5-point favorites this season, Pittsburgh is 1-1 against the spread.
    • Three of Pittsburgh’s four games with a set total have hit the over (75%).

    Pittsburgh Stats & Insights

    • Pittsburgh has struggled on offense, ranking 20th-worst in the FBS (317 yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks 11th-best in the nation, giving up just 270.3 yards per game.
    • Offensively, Pittsburgh ranks 90th in the FBS with 24 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 62nd in points allowed (270.3 points allowed per contest).
    • Pittsburgh owns the 12th-best pass defense this season (159.5 passing yards allowed per game), but ranks 25th-worst offensively (182 passing yards per game).
    • On offense, Pittsburgh ranks 90th in the FBS with 135 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 44th in rushing yards allowed per contest (110.8).
    • Pittsburgh sports the 72nd-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (40.4% conversion rate), and has been better defensively, ranking 24th-best with a 31.4% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Pittsburgh has forced three total turnovers (110th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (66th in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 103rd-ranked in college football.

    Pittsburgh’s Best Players

    • Phil Jurkovec has 583 pass yards for Pittsburgh, completing 51.1% of his passes and tossing four touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 81 rushing yards (20.3 ypg) on 33 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • Rodney Hammond has carried the ball 39 times for a team-high 178 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times as a runner.
    • C’Bo Flemister has been handed the ball 22 times this year and racked up 109 yards (27.3 per game).
    • Bartholomew has hauled in nine catches for 216 yards (54 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Konata Mumpfield has grabbed 16 passes while averaging 45.8 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Daejon Reynolds has racked up seven receptions for 86 yards, an average of 21.5 yards per game.
    • Shayne Simon has collected two sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Donovan McMillon is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 14 tackles.
    • Marquis Williams has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has four tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    Virginia Tech Betting Insights

    • Virginia Tech is 1-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • Virginia Tech is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
    • Two of Virginia Tech’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Virginia Tech Pick Insights

    • Virginia Tech’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, compiling 329.3 total yards per game, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 60th with 351 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Virginia Tech is putting up 21.5 points per contest on offense this season (103rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 25 points per game (71st-ranked) on defense.
    • Virginia Tech ranks 90th in the FBS with 221 passing yards per contest, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks best by allowing only 138.5 passing yards per contest.
    • Virginia Tech has been outplayed on both offense and defense in terms of rushing this season, ranking 19th-worst in rushing yards (108.3 per game) and 11th-worst in rushing yards surrendered (212.5 per game).
    • Virginia Tech’s offense has been sputtering on third down, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS with a 30.4% third-down conversion percentage. It has been better on defense, allowing a 44.1% third-down rate (102nd-ranked).
    • At 0, Virginia Tech sports the 66th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (76th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (48th in the FBS).

    Virginia Tech’s Best Players

    • Grant Wells has thrown for 494 yards on 53.2% passing while collecting five touchdown passes with two interceptions this season.
    • Bhayshul Tuten has run for 192 yards on 47 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground. He’s also added eight catches, totaling 95 yards and one touchdown in the passing game.
    • Kyron Drones has run for 164 yards across 41 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Stephen Gosnell has registered nine receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 133 (33.3 yards per game). He’s been targeted 13 times.
    • Da’Quan Felton has put together a 128-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 10 passes on 27 targets.
    • Dae’Quan Wright has racked up 127 reciving yards (31.8 ypg) this season.
    • Antwaun Powell leads the team with two sacks, and also has three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Keli Lawson is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s totaled 38 tackles, two TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Keonta Jenkins has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has eight tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended to his name.
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