2007 Pittsburgh Panthers Preview
College football betting fans know that the bad news for the Pittsburgh Panthers is that quarterback Tyler Palko decided to leave for the NFL. He threw for 2,781 yards and 25 touchdowns a year ago. College football betting fans see that the 2006 Pittsburgh Panthers went 6-6 straight up and 5-6 against the NCAA football betting number. College football betting fans know that the Panthers have possible wins against Eastern Michigan, Grambling State, Syracuse, and Connecticut but other games against Michigan State, Virginia, Navy, Cincinnati, and South Florida that will decide their season. NCAA Football betting fans saw that in 2006, the Pittsburgh Panthers finished 6th in their conference and did not go to a bowl game.
College football betting fans know that the Panthers return junior TB LaRod Stephens-Howling (178 CAR, 893 YDs, 9 TDs) who should have a good year. Senior Derek Kinder (57 REC, 847 YDs, 6 TDs) was a first-team All-Big East receiver in 2006. College football betting fans know that the Pitt defense gave up 22.8 PPG but may not even match those numbers this season. Football betting fans see that the team is very inexperienced overall on defense. The secondary does have FS Eric Thatcher and senior CB Kennard Cox.
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College football betting fans know that the Panthers usually do well against the teams they should beat and lose to the teams above them. College football betting fans know that is not the way to go to a bowl game. College football betting fans see that the 2007 schedule is similar as Pittsburgh opens the schedule with weaker teams and finishes with a tough schedule.Football betting fans see wins against Eastern Michigan, Grambling St., Syracuse and Navy. Games against Connecticut and South Florida are winnable but losses are probable at Michigan State, Virginia, home against Cincinnati, at Louisville, Rutgers and West Virginia. College football betting players see a 5-7 season for the Pittsburgh Panthers.
College football betting fans know that with Dave Wannstedt as your head coach it is hard to be optimistic. Since coming from Miami Wannstedt is just 11-12 and Pittsburgh college football betting fans have very little reason to believe a winning record is in the cards this season. College football betting fans know that the Big East is improving but Pittsburgh is doing very little to keep up with the rest of the teams in the conference.