Records: Pittsburgh 24-7 (12-6 in Big East), Syracuse 24-8 (11-7 in Big East)
Tip-off: 2 p.m. EST
Spread: Pittsburgh by 2
Last meeting: Pittsburgh 65, Syracuse 55 (2013)
Points per game: The Panthers are averaging 69.9 points per game while Syracuse is averaging 72.4.
Rebounds per game: Pittsburgh averages 35.2 boards per outing while the Orange are averaging 39 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Panthers are putting up 16.7 assists per outing while Syracuse is averaging 14.8 per game.
Field goal percentage: Pittsburgh is shooting .479 while the Orange come in shooting .442 this season.
Thoughts: The Panthers defeated DePaul in their last outing while Syracuse took care of Seton Hall yesterday. I think this game will be close but because the Panthers are the better shooting team, look for them to pick up the win here and cover.
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