The Pittsburgh Panthers host the Virhinia Tech Hokies in Week 9 of the college football schedule on Thursday, kick off time at 7:00 PM ET, at Heinz Field.
The Virginia Tech Hokies (5-2) are coming from a 37-16 victory over the Miami HUrricanes in Week 8. Jerod Evans threw for 259 yards in 21 of 33 passes. On the ground, Travon McMillian rushed for 131 yards in 18 attempts while Evans had 98 yards and a touchdown in 13 attempts. Sam Rogers led in receiving with 72 yards in two catches while Bucky Hodges had 66 yards and two touchdowns in seven receptions. Steven Peoples had 13 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Virginia Tech football averages 237.4 yards in passing and 197.6 yards in rushing. On the defense, Virginia Tech football allows 198.4 yards in passing and 103.6 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Pittsburgh Panthers (5-2) suffered from a 45-31 loss to the Virginia Cavaliers in Week 7. Nathan Peterman threw for 137 yards and two touchdowns in 11 of 21 passes. On the ground, James Conner rushed for 90 yards and two touchdowns in 20 carries while JOrdan Whitehead had 28 yards in three attempts. Jester Weah led in receiving with 54 yards and a touchdown in two catches while Conner had 28 yards in two receptions. George Aston had 10 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Pittsburgh football averages 178.9 yards in passing and 239.1 yards in rushing. On the defense, Pittsburgh football yields 298.9 yards in passing and 96.6 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh football game schedule:
Date: October 27, 2016
Kick Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -3.5 Virginia Tech, 56.5 O/U