Miami at Virginia College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The Miami Hurricanes head to Scott Stadium to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 7.5 point favorites. The Hurricanes are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-1-0. The Cavaliers are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Virginia Cavaliers are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
10/07/18 WR Ahmmon Richards Knee is out for season
09/27/18 LB De'Andre Wilder Neck is out for season
09/18/18 TE Brian Polendey Undisclosed is out for season
09/10/18 DL Gregory Rousseau Ankle is out indefinitely
08/15/18 OL George Brown Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
08/08/18 TE Michael Irvin II Knee is out indefinitely
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
10/07/18 LB Malcolm Cook Knee is questionable Saturday vs Miami Florida
09/24/18 DE Richard Burney Undisclosed is out for season
09/24/18 DL John Kirven Retired is out indefinitely
09/24/18 LB Jordan Mack Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/04/18 OL Tyler Fannin Foot is out for season
09/04/18 DL Cassius Peat Left Team is out for season
09/04/18 LB Dominic Sheppard Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Hurricanes are 15th in the country in points scored with 249. They have run 415 plays this year for 2,457 yards, which ranks them 66th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hurricanes average 5.9 yards per play, which is 63rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 123 1st downs this season, ranking them 46th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 1,169 yards as a unit, which ranks 37th in college football. They've run 253 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Hurricanes have been penalized on offense 31 times for 275 yards so far this year, which has them 83rd in the country in penalties. N'Kosi Perry has passed for 646 yards this year. He's completed 47 throws while attempting 83 passes for a completion percentage of 56.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 158.5. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 33rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 111. They have given up a total of 1,424 yards on D, which is 5th in D-1. The Hurricanes are 2nd in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opponent offenses have completed 79 throws on 154 attempts against the Miami Hurricanes defense this season, ranking them 19th and 32nd in the nation. The Miami pass defense has also surrendered a total of 824 yards in the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 216 attempts for 600 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the country against the run. The Hurricanes have had 28 penalties for 271 yards on defense this year. That places them 39th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 41st in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 261 punt return yards and average 23.7 yards per return, which is 3rd in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 216 yards on special teams, which puts them 81st in kick return yardage. The Hurricanes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 36th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,934. The Miami Hurricanes have tried 6 field goals this year and made 4, which is 87th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Miami Hurricanes kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,001 yards on 26 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 112th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cavaliers have run for 959 yards as a team, which ranks 68th in college football. They've run 186 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Virginia Cavaliers have been penalized on offense 21 times for 191 yards so far this season, which has them 120th in the country in penalties. They are 81st in the nation in points scored with 151. They have run 328 plays this season for 2,090 yards, which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 in total offense. Virginia averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 103 1st downs this year, placing them 97th overall as an offensive unit. Bryce Perkins averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 87 passes on 137 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 153.1. He has thrown for 1,125 yards this season.
The Virginia Cavaliers rush defense has allowed 161 attempts for 631 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in D-1 against the run. Virginia has committed 29 penalties for 278 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 44th in college football. They are 25th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 102. They have surrendered a total of 1,623 yards on D, which is 16th in the country. The Cavaliers are ranked 58th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 82 passes on 142 attempts against the Virginia defense this season, placing them 20th and 18th in Division 1. The Virginia Cavaliers pass defense has also given up a total of 992 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Virginia Cavaliers have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 3, which is 114th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Virginia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 861 yards on 20 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 43rd in Division 1 in punting average. Virginia is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 73 punt return yards and average 5.2 yards per return, which is 105th in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 260 yards on special teams, ranking 63rd in kick return yardage. The Virginia Cavaliers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 88th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,423.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Cavaliers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cavaliers +7.5
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