Hurricanes vs Cavaliers Game Preview

Miami HurricanesVirginia Cavaliers
Nov 10, 12:00 PM | Grass of Scott Stadium

Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds

5-4TEAM RECORD3-6

The Cavaliers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Hurricanes at Scott Stadium in Week 11 action.

The Cavaliers currently sports a record of 3-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-7-1 ATS. The Hurricanes are 5-4 and 6-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cavaliers post a 4-4 over under record this season, while the Hurricanes have gone 4-4 against the number.

View Miami vs Virginia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 2-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Cavaliers, currently No. 34 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Hurricanes, who rate No. 85 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 24-22 victory for the Hurricanes.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Virginia's No. 94-ranked offense, averaging 22.8 PPG, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 84 this week at 30.1 PPG. The Cavaliers aerial game is averaging 270.7 yards per game, more than the Hurricanes secondary allows through the air, 244.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Hurricanes feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 261.8 yards per game. Virginia, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.

Miami was a 30-12 winner in their most recent outing at home against Virginia Tech. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (42) made winners of UNDER bettors. Virginia Tech was unable to contain Duke Johnson in its last action Thursday and the result was a 30-12 Week 10 loss against the Hurricanes.

Last time out for Virginia, they were a 33-6 winner as they battled North Carolina State on the road. Virginia covered in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kevin Parks tore up the turf for 115 rushing yards in the latest Cavaliers game, a 33-6 win over the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Hurricanes at Cavaliers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games on the road
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Virginia
Miami is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Virginia
Virginia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
Virginia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Virginia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Virginia is 1-9-1 ATS in its last 11 games

Next up:
Miami home to South Florida, Saturday, November 17
Virginia home to North Carolina, Thursday, November 15

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