Saturday, November 26, 2016
Sun Life Stadium
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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Sun Life Stadium. The opening line for this game has Miami as 14 point favorites. This season the Blue Devils are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8-0. The Hurricanes have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 7-4-0 against the spread.
Daniel Jones finished with 148 yards through the air for Duke last week. He completed 18 passes out of 31 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Blue Devils were led in rushing by Daniel Jones, who finished with 99 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Aaron Young was the team leader in receiving with a total of 48 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Duke got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 375 yards for the game. The Blue Devils ran for 227 yards on 45 attempts.
Brad Kaaya finished with 286 yards passing for Miami last week. He went 22 for 38, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led on the ground by Mark Walton, who finished with 120 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Ahmmon Richards led the team in receiving with 117 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Miami had 24 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 415 yards for the contest. The Hurricanes ran for 129 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Duke scores 23.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 109th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22.1 passes on 35.7 attempts for a 61.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 232.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 66th in college football. The Blue Devils run for an average of 160.4 yards per game on 40.7 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 83rd in the nation. They also run 76.5 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 393.2 yards per game, ranking their offense 80th overall this season. The Blue Devils average 21.5 first downs per game which ranks them 61st in the country. They accumulate 39.5 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 118th in the nation.
Duke allows 225.5 passing yards per game, ranking 62nd in D-1, and they allow 27.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 58th. They give up 14.1 completions on 26.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54. The Blue Devils allow 175.7 rushing yards per game on 39.6 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 72nd in the country. Duke allows 401.3 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 61st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 46.9 yards per game, ranking them 39th among D-1 teams.
Miami averages 34.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 40th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.7 passes per game on 32.5 attempts for a 60.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 262.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 39th in Division 1. The Hurricanes run for an average of 156.4 yards per game on 33.7 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 89th on the ground. They also run 66.2 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 418.7 yards per game, ranking them 60th in the country on offense. The Hurricanes get an average of 19.8 first downs per game, which ranks 93rd in the nation. They average 65.3 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 20th in college football.
Miami allows an average of 211.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 47th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 16th in the nation. They give up 19.2 completions on 33.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 57 per game. The Hurricanes allow 138.3 rushing yards per contest on 39.4 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 38th in the country. Miami allows 350 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 24th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6.7 penalties for 58.1 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
Duke Betting Trends
Duke is 3-8-0 against the over/under this season
Duke has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 CB Breon Borders Hip "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
11/09/16 P Austin Parker Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/03/16 WR Anthony Nash Collarbone out indefinitely
10/31/16 RB Jela Duncan Achilles out for season
09/29/16 LB Tinashe Bere Knee out for season
09/26/16 CB DeVon Edwards Knee out for season
09/01/16 DT Zach Morris Knee out for season
08/28/16 QB Thomas Sirk Achilles out for season
11/20/16 S Cedrick Wright Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/16/16 DB Adrian Colbert Forearm out for season
11/11/16 C Nick Linder Shoulder out for season
10/11/16 OT Sunny Odogwu Leg out for season
10/10/16 WR Sam Bruce Dismissed has been dismissed
09/16/16 QB Tucker Beirne Legal problems out indefinitely
09/05/16 LB Jamie Gordinier Knee out for season
09/03/16 LB Juwon Young Suspension has transferred
08/27/16 DL Al-Quadin Muhammad Dismissed has been dismissed
08/27/16 LB Jeremaine Grace Dismissed has been dismissed
08/19/16 RB Trayone Gray Knee out for season
08/18/16 WR Lawrence Cager Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Miami -14
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