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Virginia Tech vs Miami Week 9 Preview

The Virginia Tech Hokies look to beat the Miami Hurricanes for the fifth time in six meetings on Thursday when they meet in Blacksburg.

The Hokies will be playing on Thursday night for the second straight week after losing 21-16 at Pittsburgh as a 1-point road favorite. The line has been holding at two points here at Bovada.

The Hurricanes are just 3-10 against the spread in the past 13 meetings with Virginia Tech, and they have also struggled on the road recently. Miami is 1-5 ATS in its last six away from home against ACC opponents and 1-4 vs. the line in its past five as a road underdog.

However, the Hokies have lost four of their last six games as home favorites, going 1-5 ATS.

Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Miami Hurricanes opened as 2-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. The total was 48 over at BetDSI.

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Computer Prediction: Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 34-31 result in favor of the Hurricanes on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Virginia Tech bring a 4-3 record (3-4 ATS) to the Week 9 betting matchup against the 4-3 Miami Hurricanes, who are 3-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Virginia Tech go 3-4 so far and the Hurricanes go 3-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia Tech vs Miami injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 39-rated Virginia Tech Hokies and the No. 45-rated Miami Hurricanes in this matchup.

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How Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Tech Hokies No. 79-ranked offense (28.43 PPG) against a Miami Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 54 at 24.43 PPG. The Virginia Tech Hokies passing attack has averaged 241.29 yards per game, more than the Miami Hurricanes give up through the air (175.86 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Miami Hurricanes own the league's No. 114-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 263.67 yards per game when on the road. Virginia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 61 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke Johnson ran through the Cincinnati defense for 162 yards in Miami's last game, handing the Bearcats a 55-34 setback on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.

The Hokies suffered a Week 8 loss against Pittsburgh in their last game, falling 21-16 at Heinz Field.

Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
Miami is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
Miami is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Virginia Tech is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games
Virginia Tech is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami home to North Carolina, Saturday, November 1st
Virginia Tech home to Boston College, Saturday, November 1st

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