Syracuse Vs Pittsburgh: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 20, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 20, 2022

The Syracuse Orange (8-4, 1-0 ACC) aim to extend a four-game home winning streak when hosting the Pittsburgh Panthers (8-4, 1-0 ACC) on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 9:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Orange’s (-177 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Panthers (+144).

The betting insights in the following article reflect odds as of December 20, 2022 at 9:44 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Syracuse Vs Pittsburgh Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Pittsburgh (+3.5)
Total Pick Over (137.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Syracuse Vs Pittsburgh Stat Rankings

Syracuse Avg. (Rank) Pittsburgh Avg. (Rank)
74.8 (145th) Points Scored 75.1 (136th)
68.2 (172nd) Points Allowed 66.3 (118th)
37 (85th) Rebounds 39.9 (21st)
10.5 (145th) Off. Rebounds 11.7 (67th)
5.9 (305th) 3pt Made 8.8 (64th)
14.2 (118th) Assists 14.3 (114th)
11 (73rd) Turnovers 13.2 (260th)

Syracuse Vs Pittsburgh Betting Trends

  • The Orange are 6-6-0 against the spread this year.
  • Syracuse has an ATS record of 5-4 as 3.5-point favorites or greater.
  • The Orange have played 12 games this season, and five of them have hit the over.
  • Syracuse’s games have finished with more than 137.5 points nine times so far this year.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 137.5 points, and that’s 5.4 less than the average total in this season’s Orange contests.
  • Against the spread, Pittsburgh is 8-3-1 this year.
  • The Panthers are 3-1-1 as 3.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • There have been five Syracuse’s games (out of 12) that hit the over this year.
  • There have been nine Panthers games this year with more than 137.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Pittsburgh’s games this year (137.5) is 3.8 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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Syracuse Impact Players

  • Jesse Edwards posts a team-best 11.2 rebounds per contest. He is also averaging 14.9 points and 1.2 assists, shooting 66.4% from the floor.
  • Judah Mintz leads his squad in assists per game (3.9), and also posts 14.9 points and 1.8 rebounds. At the other end, he delivers 2.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Joseph Girard III leads the Orange at 15.2 points per contest, while also averaging 2.5 assists and 2.8 rebounds.
  • Benny Williams averages 8.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Symir Torrence is averaging 3.4 points, 2.2 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game.

Pittsburgh Impact Players

  • Blake Hinson is the Panthers’ top scorer (16.3 points per game) and rebounder (7), and contributes 1.6 assists.
  • Jamarius Burton is averaging 14.9 points, 5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game, making 54.8% of his shots from the floor.
  • Nelly Cummings is putting up a team-leading 4.6 assists per game. And he is contributing 10.6 points and 2.8 rebounds, making 39.4% of his shots from the floor and 33.9% from 3-point range, with 1.8 triples per contest.
  • Greg Elliott is averaging 11 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest, making 47.3% of his shots from the floor and 43.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 triples per game.
  • The Panthers get 6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game from Fede Federiko.
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