Saturday, October 29, 2016
Notre Dame Stadium
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The Miami Hurricanes take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Notre Dame Stadium. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 1 point favorites. This season the Hurricanes are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Fighting Irish have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread.
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Brad Kaaya finished with 323 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 23 passes out of 38 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led in rushing by Joseph Yearby, who finished with 59 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Ahmmon Richards was the team leader in receiving with a total of 78 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 365 yards for the game. The Hurricanes ran for 42 yards on 29 attempts.
DeShone Kizer finished with 154 yards passing for Notre Dame last week. He went 14 for 26, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Fighting Irish were led on the ground by DeShone Kizer, who finished with 83 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Torii Hunter Jr. led the team in receiving with 70 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Notre Dame had 16 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 307 yards for the contest. The Fighting Irish ran for 153 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Miami scores 33.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 42nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.6 passes on 28.7 attempts for a 61.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 246.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 49th in college football. The Hurricanes run for an average of 167.6 yards per game on 32.3 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 75th in the nation. They also run 61 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 414.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 64th overall this season. The Hurricanes average 18.7 first downs per game which ranks them 109th in the country. They accumulate 67.3 penalty yards per game via 6.9 penalties, which ranks 25th in the nation.
Miami allows 194.6 passing yards per game, ranking 26th in D-1, and they allow 17.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 12th. They give up 18.6 completions on 31.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.6. The Hurricanes allow 148.9 rushing yards per game on 44 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 51st in the country. Miami allows 343.4 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 22nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 57.1 yards per game, ranking them 77th among D-1 teams.
Notre Dame averages 30.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 62nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.7 passes per game on 31.6 attempts for a 56.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 263.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 37th in Division 1. The Fighting Irish run for an average of 150 yards per game on 37.7 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 92nd on the ground. They also run 69.3 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 413.9 yards per game, ranking them 66th in the country on offense. The Fighting Irish get an average of 19.6 first downs per game, which ranks 95th in the nation. They average 53 penalty yards per game via 5.9 penalties, ranking them 74th in college football.
Notre Dame allows an average of 219.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 56th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 67th in the nation. They give up 17 completions on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.7 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 180.4 rushing yards per contest on 44.4 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 81st in the country. Notre Dame allows 399.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 63rd in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 49.6 yards in each contest, ranking 39th in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Notre Dame Betting Trends
Notre Dame is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Notre Dame has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 DE Chad Thomas Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/23/16 DE Demetrius Jackson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/23/16 DT Gerald Willis Knee "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/23/16 DE Scott Patchan Knee "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/23/16 CB Sheldrick Redwine Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/11/16 OT Sunny Odogwu Ankle out indefinitely
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
10/14/16 DL Micah Dew-Treadway Foot out indefinitely
09/12/16 CB Nick Watkins Arm out indefinitely
09/11/16 DB Shaun Crawford Achilles out for season
09/02/16 RB Justin Brent Foot out indefinitely
08/22/16 DB Max Redfield Dismissed has been dismissed
08/22/16 DB Devin Butler Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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