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by: AnthonyP On  Thursday, October 16, 2008
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The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Navy Midshipmen will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 3-point favorites versus the Midshipmen, while the game’s total is sitting at 51½.

LeSean McCoy carried the ball for two touchdowns in Week 6, as Pittsburgh defeated South Florida 26-21. Pittsburgh won the game as 13.5-point underdogs, while the 47 points went UNDER the posted over/under (50).

McCoy finished with 142 yards rushing, and Bill Stull threw for 226 yards and a TD for Pittsburgh.

Quarterback Jarod Bryant ran for 101 yards on 24 carries with a touchdown, as Navy clipped Air Force 33-27 in Week 6.

Navy failed to cover as 6-point road favorites as the teams played over the 51-point total listed by sportsbooks.

 

 

Current streak:
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.
Navy has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Pittsburgh: 4-1 SU, 1-4 ATS
Navy: 4-2 SU, 3-2 ATS

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

Navy most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games on the road
Navy is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Navy is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Rutgers, Saturday, October 25
Navy home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, October 25

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