Miami Hurricanes vs NC State Wolfpack Prediction, 11/6/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs NC State Wolfpack
Date: Friday, November 6, 2020
Location: Carter-Finley Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-8.5)
Carter-Finley Stadium is the site where Bailey Hockman and the NC State Wolfpack (4-2) will play the Miami Hurricanes (5-1) on Friday. NC State opens this game as 8.5-point dogs. The over/under is set at 58.5.
In the last game they played, the Miami Hurricanes went up against the Virginia Cavaliers and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 19-14. D'Eriq King went 21/30 with 322 yards via the pass and added 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Donald Chaney Jr. paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards and he notched 1 TD for this game. He racked up a total of 43 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Mike Harley was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 170 yards on 10 receptions. He averaged 17.0 yards per reception for that game.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Miami Hurricanes are sitting at 32.8 PPG. As a unit they're averaging 169.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 51st in the nation. The Hurricanes have racked up 2,479 yards in total for the year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has amassed 12 touchdowns through the air and 11 rushing touchdowns. The Hurricanes rank 39th in the country in terms of team defense, allowing 22.2 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 150.8 rushing yards per contest on the season. For the season, they have given up 905 rushing yards through 6 games. Concerning passing yards, the Hurricanes have allowed 1,442 yds which has them sitting in 85th in the country. During their 6 games, they have yielded 240.3 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 58.4%. Overall, they are granting 391.2 yards/contest which puts them 60th in the nation.
D'Eriq King has completed 480 of his attempted career 779 passes for a completion percentage of 61.6%. He is averaging 158.1 yds per outing. For his career, King has thrown for 6,323 yds with 61 TD's and 14 picks. He has a QB rating of 152.0 with a TD rate of 7.8% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 320 different times totaling 1,722 rushing yards.
In their last contest, the NC State Wolfpack went up against the North Carolina Tar Heels and left there with a loss by a score of 48-21. Zonovan Knight paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 9 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 41 yards by way of 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.6 yards per carry. Emeka Emezie was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 84 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 21.0 yards per reception for the game. Bailey Hockman went 14/24 with 215 yards via the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception for the game.
During this campaign to this point, the Wolfpack have thrown for a total of 1,555 passing yards as well as holding an average of 259.2 passing yards per game, putting them at 34th in Division 1. The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 392.8 yards per outing which has them sitting 60th in college football. They maintain an average of 133.7 rushing yards per game and have run for 802 yards for the season. When discussing putting points on the board, the Wolfpack sit 41st in D-1 scoring 31.5 points per contest. NC State has yielded a total of 1,092 yards rushing (182.0 yards per game) in addition to 14 touchdowns via the rush on the season. The Wolfpack are surrendering 34.2 points per game, which has them sitting 87th in Division 1. This season, they have given up 205 points in total. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns through the air and 265.5 yards/game, which puts them in 89th in Division 1.
Hockman has thrown 4 touchdowns while tossing 8 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 2.4% and his interception rate is 4.8%. He has taken off and run for -10 yds on 35 tries. He averages 97.9 yards per game through the air with a 109.4 quarterback rating. In 11 games in his college career, Bailey Hockman has been successful on 95 of his 167 attempts for 1,077 yds.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Wolfpack college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolfpack +8.5
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