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NCAAF Matchup - Hurricanes Wolfpack Odds Preview

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Sep 29, 3:33 PM | Grass of Sun Life Stadium

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Miami Hurricanes Odds


Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Hurricanes host the Wolfpack at Sun Life Stadium in Week 5 action.

The Hurricanes currently sports a record of 3-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Wolfpack are 3-1 and 1-2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 3-0 over under record this season, while the Wolfpack have gone 1-2 against the number.

View North Carolina State vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Hurricanes rated this week at No. 87 and the Wolfpack sitting at No. 74. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 40-29 result in favor of the Wolfpack this week.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 47-ranked offense, averaging 33.5 PPG, against a Wolfpack defense that ranks No. 27 this week at 15.8 PPG. The Hurricanes aerial game is averaging 269 yards per game, more than the Wolfpack secondary allows through the air, 206.8 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Wolfpack feature the league's No. 3-rated road run defense, allowing 35 yards per game. Miami, meanwhile, ranks No. 38 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for North Carolina State, they were a 52-14 winner as they battled The Citadel at home. No odds were posted on that game, as it involved the non-board school. The Citadel was unable to contain Shadrach Thornton in its last action Saturday and the result was a 52-14 Week 4 loss against the Wolfpack.

In their last action, Miami was a 42-36 winner on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 14-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (78) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Stephen Morris led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 436 yards Saturday as the Hurricanes downed the Yellow Jackets 42-36 at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Wolfpack at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 5 games on the road
North Carolina State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
North Carolina State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
North Carolina State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Miami is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
North Carolina State home to Florida State, Saturday, October 6
Miami at Notre Dame, Saturday, October 6