Pitt has opened as a two-point favorite at home against Clemson, according to lines released Sunday by Circa Sports. The total for the game is 50.5 points.
Pitt has been a favorite in all six of its game so far, and the Panthers are 5-1 against the spread, just as they are in the standings. Pitt has gone over the total in five of six, failing to do so for the first time against Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Clemson will be an underdog for the first time this season. The Tigers are a miserable 1-5 against the spread, covering only against FCS foe South Carolina State. The Tigers are 4-2 overall. Clemson has gone under the total four times and over twice.
The Panthers are ranked No. 23 this week in the AP Top 25, the first time they’ve been ranked this season, while Clemson is on the outside looking in, first amongst others receiving votes.