Conlin: Getting back from a heartbreaking defeat is not straightforward, however that is the duty for the Hokies after a detailed name in opposition to Notre Dame. This sport feels essential for the Coastal Division race. Pitt’s offense is dynamic, whereas Virginia Tech leans on its protection. I will take the Panthers after a bye week moderately than the Hokies after a grueling three-point loss.
THE PICK: Pittsburgh 34, Virginia Tech 27
North Carolina State at Boston School, 7:30 p.m. Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, Mass
Teel: Two Atlantic Division contenders coming off open dates clashing right here. The Wolfpack upset Clemson in double-OT at residence, and per week later in Loss of life Valley, the Eagles darn close to did the identical earlier than falling by six. Translation: It is a coin flip, and when confronted with such, I say aspect with the higher quarterback, on this case Devin Leary.
THE PICK: N.C. State 24, Boston School 21
Barber: Boston School has confirmed it could possibly win with its backup quarterback and the Eagles are a more durable out at residence. North Carolina State misplaced its solely highway sport thus far this season. Nonetheless, regardless of accidents, the Wolfpack protection stays stout, and Devin Leary simply isn’t making errors at quarterback.
THE PICK: N.C. State 28, Boston School 27