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Miami Has Been A Safe Play Against VT

The Miami Hurricanes have basically folded once they faced real competition and if they want to stay alive in the ACC Coastal division, they need a win against Virginia Tech on Thursday. The Hurricanes have gotten the better of the Hokies at the betting window, as they are 4-1 ATS in the past five between the two teams.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER has gone 10-3 in the past 13 games between Miami and Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech is 21-9 SU in its last 30 games on Thursday.
  • Miami is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games after a loss.

The ‘Canes lost their past two games while combining to score just 32 points, which is less than they scored in a single game before that. It has been the rushing attack that has been especially bad, as Miami has averaged just 3.1 yards per carry in its past two.

Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans may not be a household name, but he has been one of the best statistical QBs in the nation. The junior is completing 62.7 percent of his passes with 17 touchdowns and two interceptions.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Virginia Tech Hokies were listed as -4.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 25-21 result in favor of the Hokies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami-FL Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami-FL Hurricanes will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Thursday, as they are 4-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-3 ATS. Miami-FL is 3-3 against the over under total, while Virginia Tech is 3-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia Tech vs Miami-FL injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Virginia Tech Hokies rated this week at No. 19 and the Miami-FL Hurricanes sitting at No. 32.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Tech Hokies No. 34-ranked offense (35.67 PPG) against a Miami-FL Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 6 at 14 PPG. The Virginia Tech Hokies passing attack has averaged 232.67 yards per game, more than the Miami-FL Hurricanes give up through the air (181.67 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Miami-FL Hurricanes feature the league's No. 78-rated road run defense, allowing 196.5 yards per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 53 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hurricanes suffered a Week 7 loss against North Carolina in their last game, falling 20-13 at Hard Rock Stadium.

In Virginia Tech's last outing, Jerod Evans threw for 307 yards in a losing cause against the Orange, 31-17 at Carrier Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Miami-FL is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami-FL is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Miami-FL is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Miami-FL is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Virginia Tech is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Virginia Tech's last 15 games
  • Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami-FL at Notre Dame, Saturday, October 29th
Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh, Thursday, October 27th