Saturday, November 19, 2016
Carter Finley Stadium
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The Miami Hurricanes take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Carter Finley Stadium. The opening line for this game has NC State as 1 point favorites. This season the Hurricanes are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Wolfpack have an over/under record of 4-5-1 and they are 7-3-0 against the spread.
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Brad Kaaya finished with 356 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 32 passes out of 47 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led in rushing by Mark Walton, who finished with 125 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Ahmmon Richards was the team leader in receiving with a total of 144 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 534 yards for the game. The Hurricanes ran for 178 yards on 36 attempts.
Ryan Finley finished with 304 yards passing for NC State last week. He went 25 for 41, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Wolfpack were led on the ground by Matt Dayes, who finished with 104 yards on 23 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Nyheim Hines led the team in receiving with 124 yards and 11 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. NC State had 31 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 19 came from a pass. They ran 82 total plays for 469 yards for the contest. The Wolfpack ran for 165 yards on 41 carries as a team.
Miami scores 34.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 36th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.5 passes on 31.9 attempts for a 61.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 260 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 40th in college football. The Hurricanes run for an average of 159.1 yards per game on 33.9 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 81st in the nation. They also run 65.8 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 419.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 57th overall this season. The Hurricanes average 19.3 first downs per game which ranks them 102nd in the country. They accumulate 67.3 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 15th in the nation.
Miami allows 211.9 passing yards per game, ranking 43rd in D-1, and they allow 19.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 13th. They give up 19.1 completions on 32.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.6. The Hurricanes allow 140.2 rushing yards per game on 40.4 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 38th in the country. Miami allows 352.1 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 22nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 58.8 yards per game, ranking them 90th among D-1 teams.
NC State averages 26.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 78th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 33.9 attempts for a 61.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 270 yards through the air per game, ranking them 31st in Division 1. The Wolfpack run for an average of 151.1 yards per game on 38.6 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 95th on the ground. They also run 72.5 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 421.1 yards per game, ranking them 54th in the country on offense. The Wolfpack get an average of 22.1 first downs per game, which ranks 48th in the nation. They average 69.5 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 12th in college football.
NC State allows an average of 245 passing yards per game, which ranks 84th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.1 points per contest, which has them ranked 37th in the nation. They give up 21.1 completions on 34.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.8 per game. The Wolfpack allow 100.3 rushing yards per contest on 33 carries for a 3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 4th in the country. NC State allows 345.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 20th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 51.6 yards in each contest, ranking 54th in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
NC State Betting Trends
NC State is 4-5-1 against the over/under this season
NC State has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 DB Adrian Colbert Forearm "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/13/16 DL Courtel Jenkins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/13/16 OT Trevor Darling Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. NC State
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
11/11/16 Backup RB Johnny Frasier Shoulder out for season
08/28/16 WR Brian Sessoms Achilles out for season
08/28/16 WR C.J. Riley Knee out for season
07/22/16 WR Jumichael Ramos Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take NC State
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