Friday, November 27, 2015
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The Miami Hurricanes face the Pittsburgh Panthers on Friday at Heinz Field. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 6 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Brad Kaaya finished his last game with 300 yards through the air for Miami. He completed 16 passes out of 25 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led in rushing by Joseph Yearby, who finished with 47 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Herb Waters led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 66 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Miami had 386 total yards on 54 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Hurricanes rushed for 86 yards by way of 28 carries.
Nathan Peterman finished his last game with 232 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 22 passes out of 34 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Qadree Ollison, who finished with 152 yards on 28 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Tyler Boyd led the team in receiving with 11 receptions for 103 yards. He had an average of 9 yards per reception in the contest. Pittsburgh had 476 total yards on 79 plays. They gained 14 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Panthers rushed for 244 yards by way of 45 carries.
Miami is scoring 28.9 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20.9 passes on 34.7 attempts for a 60.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 283.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Hurricanes carry the ball for an average of 119.8 yards per game on 32.2 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season. They are also running 66.9 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 403.6 yards per contest. The Hurricanes manage 19.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 84.1 penalty yards on 9.5 penalties.
Miami gives up an average of 200.8 passing yards and 29.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18.6 completions per game on 30.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.6. The Hurricanes allow 212.8 rushing yards per game on 40.2 carries for a 5.3 average per play. Miami gives up 413.6 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties per game that total 57 yards as a unit.
Pittsburgh averages 28.6 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.9 passes per game on 26.8 attempts for a 63.1 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 199.9 yards through the air per game thus far. The Panthers carry the ball for an average of 185.6 yards per game on 41.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. They also run 68.4 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 385.5 yards in each contest. The Panthers are gaining 20.2 first downs per contest and they average 41.1 penalty yards on 4.9 penalties per game.
Pittsburgh gives up 214.3 passing yards per outing and 24.2 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16.7 completions on 30.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.4. The Panthers allow 127.5 rushing yards per contest on 30.3 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Pittsburgh gives up 341.7 total yards per game including an average of 5.7 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 4.8 penalties for 41.2 yards each game.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Miami has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 5-5-1 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/15 DL Courtel Jenkins Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/22/15 TE Standish Dobard Suspension "?" Friday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/22/15 WR Tyre Brady Suspension "?" Friday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/29/15 DT Michael Wyche Suspension out indefinitely
10/19/15 LB Raphael Kirby Knee out for season
09/28/15 LB Marques Gayot Neck out for season
09/14/15 LB Darrion Owens Knee out for season
08/31/15 RB Gus Edwards Foot out for season
11/22/15 WR Chris Wuestner Abdominal "?" Friday vs. Miami Florida
11/22/15 DL Mark Scarpinato Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Miami Florida
10/03/15 OL Alex Paulina Shoulder out for season
09/07/15 RB James Conner Knee out for season
08/26/15 RB Rachid Ibrahim Achilles out for season
08/21/15 DL Hez Trahan Personal has left team
08/13/15 OL Jaryd Jones-Smith Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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