Saturday, October 17, 2015
Sun Life Stadium
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The Virginia Tech Hokies matchup against the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium. The opening line for this game has Miami as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 52.
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Virginia Tech was led in passing last game by Brenden Motley, who finished with 158 yards through the air. He went 14 for 28 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. The Hokies were led in rushing by Travon McMillian, who finished with 96 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Cam Phillips was the team leader in receiving with a total of 60 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Virginia Tech got a total of 20 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 6 passing, and 5 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 358 yards for the game. The Hokies ran for 200 yards on 36 attempts.
Miami was led in passing last game by Brad Kaaya, who finished with 405 yards through the air. He went 29 for 49 on the game, good for a 59% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led in rushing by Joseph Yearby, who finished with 33 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Stacy Coley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 139 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Miami got a total of 19 first downs by way of 2 rushing, 17 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 425 yards for the game. The Hurricanes ran for 20 yards on 19 attempts.
Virginia Tech is averaging a total of 31 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 27.7 passes per game and completing 15.5 of them for a 56 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 206.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Hokies are running for an average of 172 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They run 69.7 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 378.5 total yards each outing. The Hokies get 19.2 first downs per game and they average 71.3 penalty yards via 8.3 penalties each contest.
Virginia Tech allows 150.3 passing yards per game and 22.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 11 completions on 23.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.1. The Hokies give up 190.8 rushing yards per contest on 39.3 carries for a 4.9 average per carry. Virginia Tech allows 341.2 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 70.8 yards per game.
Miami is accumulating 34.4 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 39.2 passes per game and complete 23.6 of them for a 60.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 309.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Hurricanes run for an average of 143.8 yards per game on 30.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season. They run 70 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 453.6 total yards per game. The Hurricanes are averaging 22.2 first downs per outing and accumulate 66.2 penalty yards via 7.6 penalties each game.
Miami allows an average of 214.2 passing yards and 23.2 points per contest. They give up 18.2 completions on 31.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3 per game. The Hurricanes give up 168.8 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry. Miami allows 383 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 8.4 penalties for 69.4 yards in each contest.
Virginia Tech Betting Trends
Virginia Tech is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia Tech has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Miami has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/15 DL Corey Marshall Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/11/15 DB Desmond Frye Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/11/15 QB Michael Brewer Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/11/15 LB Raymon Minor Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/11/15 DT Ricky Walker Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/06/15 RB Marshawn Williams Knee out for season
09/28/15 CB Kendall Fuller Knee out for season
09/28/15 RB Shai McKenzie Knee out for season
08/24/15 LB Holland Fisher Personal has left team
08/24/15 CB Shawn Payne Personal has left team
10/11/15 LB Jeremaine Grace Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Virginia Tech
09/28/15 LB Marques Gayot Neck out indefinitely
09/14/15 LB Darrion Owens Knee out for season
08/31/15 RB Gus Edwards Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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