Western Michigan vs. Pittsburgh odds, line: 2021 college football picks,:
The Western Michigan Broncos will take on the Pittsburgh Panthers at noon ET on Saturday at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh is 2-0 after scoring an impressive 41-34 win over Tennessee. Buffalo rebounded from an opening loss to rout Illinois State, 28-0.
This will be the first-ever meeting between the schools. The Panthers are favored by 14.5-points in the latest Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 59. Before entering any Western Michigan vs. Pittsburgh picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college football odds for Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan:
Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan spread: Pittsburgh -14.5
What you need to know about Pittsburgh
Kenny Pickett passed for two TDs and 286 yards on 37 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown against Tennessee. He now has 16 career rushing TDs, tying the program record. The Panthers have won five of their past six games dating back to last year, averaging 42.8 points per game in the wins.
Pittsburgh had five sacks vs. Tennessee, and now has 10 so far this year. The Panthers led the nation with 97 sacks over the past two seasons. Pittsburgh has three fumble recoveries, which leads all ACC teams.
What you need to know about Western Michigan
In the win over Illinois State, WMU tied a school record by allowing just 57 yards of offense. It was the Broncos’ first shutout since the 2018 season. WMU totaled 233 yards rushing, as La’Darius Jefferson had 108 rushing yards and two TDs. He has four 100-yard games in his last eight outings.
Jaylen Hall had seven receptions for 75 yards and a TD vs. Illinois State. The Broncos had five sacks last week. WMU ranks 15th in the country in time of possession, holding the ball for over 34 minutes per game so far this season.
How to make Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan picks
The model has simulated Pittsburgh vs. Western Michigan 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.