The fourth and final game of the latest renewal of the Penn State-Pitt series will take place on Saturday afternoon in Happy Valley. The 2-0 Nittany Lions have opened as 17.5-point favorites against the 1-1 Panthers.
After losing the first game of the series 42-39 in 2016 in Pittsburgh, Penn State has won two straight, outscoring the Panthers 84-20 in the process. The last game in Beaver Stadium saw the Nittany Lions win comfortably 33-14 in 2017.
Pitt arrives in State College coming off of their first win of the season, a 20-10 home victory over the Ohio Bobcats. Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett was impressive, going 26-of-37 for 321 yards and a touchdown. The Panthers dropped their season opener 30-14 vs. Virginia.
Meanwhile, the Nittany Lions enter the winners of their first two by a combined score of 124-20, with new starting quarterback Sean Clifford already tossing six touchdown passes on the season.
Saturday's game kicks off at noon EDT on ABC.