Syracuse vs Pitt Bold Predictions and Betting Pick

Dec 20, 2022; Syracuse, New York, USA; Syracuse Orange guard Judah Mintz (3) tries to maintain control of the ball as Pittsburgh Panthers forward Blake Hinson (2) stands over him in the first half at JMA Wireless Dome. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 20, 2022; Syracuse, New York, USA; Syracuse Orange guard Judah Mintz (3) tries to maintain control of the ball as Pittsburgh Panthers forward Blake Hinson (2) stands over him in the first half at JMA Wireless Dome. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Orange broke out of their AAC funk recently with a three-game winning streak that included a narrow victory over No. 23 NC State, but winning at Pitt won’t be easy.

The Panthers enter today’s matchup with the second-best conference record in the AAC along with a 13-3 home record.

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Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh Prediction

The Orange looked impressive over their recent three-game winning streak, but that’s over now. Syracuse is coming off back-to-back losses and snapping that skid might be a challenge today.

Pittsburgh is the No. 61 team in the nation, according to KenPom rankings, while Syracuse is all the way down at No. 108.

Though these teams average almost the same exact amount of points per game (around 74 ppg), Pitt has a HUGE advantage in 3-point shooting and a slight edge in defensive rebounding.

Pitt averages more than three more made 3-pointers than Syracuse per game and it might be asking too much for the Panthers to have a bad shooting night on their home court.

I’m taking Pitt with the points as I expect a deep and experienced Panthers team to pull away in the second half. And if you want another bet for some fun, take Blake Hinson to make 3+ 3-pointers. Hinson is leading Pitt with 2.64 makes per game on just under 44% shooting from deep.

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