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CFB early betting look for Week 13: Pitt may have hit the end of the line

After clinching the ACC Coastal title to cap a tremendous midseason run, Pitt is in prime position for a letdown as the season winds toward a close. Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire

College football lookahead is the essential grab bag of numbers, trends, reads and concepts each Monday throughout the season. Join us inside this week as we look at an important November phenomenon affecting teams in three different conference races. We'll also tell you which division winner to sell from here on out, and examine the circumstances surrounding a game in which both sides seem to be in a ripe position to fade.


Portfolio checkup

Which teams we're buying and selling, and why.

Sell: Pittsburgh Panthers

It's been a great run to the ACC Coastal crown for Pitt, with six straight covers and the only loss in that span still representing a moral victory at Notre Dame that helped momentum more than it hurt. The Panthers rode a dominant rushing offense all year, and they have played especially inspired ball after the community rallied together following the Squirrel Hill tragedy. The Coastal title probably signals the