Pitt Panthers Vs. Georgia Tech GameDay Preview And Prediction


Coming into Game 6, the University of Pittsburgh Panthers (4-1, 2-0 in ACC) pursue their third road victory of the season. The Blue and Gold are in the Peach State to battle the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech (2-4, 0-3 in ACC).

Pat Narduzzi has the Panthers ready to claim victory in their first three league contests since they were part of the Big East back in 2010. Pitt is 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and tied for first in the Coastal Division with Duke.

The Yellow Jackets, under head coach Paul Johnson, lost 43-24 on the road last week against the Clemson Tigers. The Ramblin Wreck has gone to seven consecutive bowl match-ups, and three ACC Championship Game appearances during Johnson’s first seven seasons.

Here is your Game Day breakdown:

When: Saturday, Oct. 17

Kickoff: 12:30 p.m., ET

Site: Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Playing Surface: Natural Grass

Georgia Tech Ticket Information: Together We Swarm

Series Began: 1918

Series Overall: Pitt leads 5-4

ACC Series: Georgia Tech leads 2-0

At Pittsburgh: Pitt leads 3-1

At Georgia Tech: Pitt leads 2-1

Neutral Sites: Georgia Tech leads 2-0 in two bowl games

Last Meeting At Pitt: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 (GT won 56-28)

Last Meeting At Georgia Tech: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 (GT won 21-10)

Television: : ACC Network On WTAE – Channel 4 In Pittsburgh

Announcers: Tim Brant and Dave Archer with Roddy Jones reporting

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Radio Coverage: 93.7 FM – The Fan and the Pitt IMG Sports Network

Announcers: Bill Hillgrove and Pat Bostick with Larry Richert reporting from the sidelines

Sirius XM Satellite Radio: Sirius Channel 119, XM Channel 202

Live Video Stream: ESPN3

Pitt Gameday LIVE Mobile App: Download for iOS / Download for Android

Live Stats: Game Tracker

Pitt Social Media – Twitter: @GoPittFootball / @PittAthletics

Odds: Pitt +4 According to the Bovada Online Sportsbook with the Over/Under at 47.

Weather Channel Online Forecast: Sunny with a high of 68. There is zero percent chance of rain. The winds will be out of the north to northwest at 10 to 15 mph.

My Prediction: Pitt reaches 5-1 for the first time since 2009 with a 27-21 victory over the Ramblin Wreck.

Up Next: Pitt remains on the road Saturday, Oct 24 when they take on Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in New York. The contest is set to kick-off at 12 noon ET. It will be broadcast on the ESPNU.

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