Miami Hurricanes vs Duke Blue Devils Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Duke Blue Devils
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-16.5)
Chase Brice and the Duke Blue Devils (2-7) host the Miami Hurricanes (7-1) at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The odds on this matchup have Miami as 16.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 62.5.
In their last contest, the Miami Hurricanes went up against the Virginia Tech Hokies and earned the win by a score of 25-24. D'Eriq King went 24/38 with 255 yards by way of passing and threw 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Cam'Ron Harris paced the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 15 yards and he added 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for 63 yards on 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. Dee Wiggins was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 106 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 13.3 yards per reception in this game.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Miami Hurricanes have an average of 33.3 PPG. As a team they're maintaining an average of 167.1 yards on the ground which is 61st in D-1. The Hurricanes have racked up 3,485 total yards for the season. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has earned 18 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. The Hurricanes rank 51st in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 24.8 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.1 yards per tote and 149.5 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have given up 1,196 rushing yards through 8 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Hurricanes are giving up 1,923 yards which puts them in 97th in the nation. In their 8 games played, they have conceded 240.4 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 60.1%. Overall, they are granting 389.9 yards per contest which puts them 68th in the nation.
For his career, King has thrown for a total of 7,008 yds with 67 touchdowns and 14 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 353 different times totaling 1,842 yards. He has a QB rating of 153.5 with a touchdown percentage of 7.8% and an interception percentage of 1.6%. He is averaging 166.9 yds per game. D'Eriq King has connected on 535 of his career 858 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%.
In their last contest, the Duke Blue Devils faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and left there with a loss by a score of 56-33. Chase Brice went 19/40 with 273 yards by way of passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception for the game. Deon Jackson led the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 23 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 54 yards on 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.0 yards per carry. Dennis Smith was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 57 yards on 2 catches. He averaged 28.5 yards per catch in this outing.
During this campaign so far, the Blue Devils have thrown for 2,172 passing yards in addition to an average of 241.3 throwing yards per contest, putting them at 54th in the country. The Duke Blue Devils are averaging 399.4 yards per outing ranking them 61st in Division 1. They average 158.1 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,423 yards for the year. Regarding putting points on the board, the Blue Devils are sitting 81st in the country averaging 26.4 PPG. Duke has given up a total of 1,812 rushing yards (201.3 yards/game) and 22 touchdowns rushing on the season. The Blue Devils are relinquishing 35.0 points per game, which puts them 112th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 315 points. They have conceded 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 226.1 yards per game, which puts them in 65th in college football.
In 32 contests in his collegiate career, Chase Brice has connected on 247 of his 445 tries for 3,010 yards. He is averaging 94.1 yds per contest through the air with a 118.0 QB rating. Brice has thrown 18 TD's compared to 17 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 250 yards on 106 tries. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 4.0% and his interception rate is 3.8%.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Blue Devils college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -16.5
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