Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Lane Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+2)
Hendon Hooker and the Virginia Tech Hokies (4-3) play the Miami Hurricanes (6-1) at Lane Stadium on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Virginia Tech opens this game as 2-point favorites. The O/U opens at 62.5.
In their last contest, the Miami Hurricanes played the NC State Wolfpack and went home with the win by a score of 44-41. D'Eriq King went 31/41 with 430 yards via the pass and threw 5 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. King paced the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 42 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 105 yards by way of 15 carries which meant he averaged 7.0 yards per run. Mike Harley was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 153 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 19.1 yards per reception in this game.
In terms of scoring, the Miami Hurricanes have an average of 34.4 points per game. As a unit they are averaging 172.3 yards rushing which is 55th in D-1. The Hurricanes have earned 3,099 yards in total for this campaign. In terms of notching touchdowns, Miami has totaled 17 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns on the ground. The Hurricanes are ranked 54th in Division 1 regarding team defense, conceding 24.9 points per game. They are allowing 4.1 yards per tote and 148.0 yards on the ground per game this season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,036 rushing yards through 7 outings. In terms of yards through the air, the Hurricanes have given up 1,721 yards which ranks them 112th in the nation. Over the course of their 7 games played, they have relinquished 245.9 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 59.6%. For the year, they have surrendered 393.9 yards/game putting them 65th in the country.
For his college career, King has thrown for 6,753 yds with 66 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 335 times totaling 1,827 yards. He has a QB rating of 154.6 with a touchdown rate of 8.0% and an interception rate of 1.7%. He is throwing for 164.7 yards per contest. D'Eriq King has connected on 511 of his career 820 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.3%.
The last time they took the field, the Virginia Tech Hokies took the field against the Liberty Flames and added a loss to their record by a score of 38-35. Hendon Hooker went 20/27 with 217 yards by way of the pass and threw 3 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Hendon Hooker paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 31 yards and he added 1 TD for this game. He ran for 156 yards on 20 carries which gave him an average of 7.8 yards per run. Tre Turner led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 90 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 15.0 yards per reception for that game.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Hokies have compiled 1,313 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 187.6 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 100th in the nation. The Virginia Tech Hokies have an average of 465.0 yards/outing which is good for 24th in D-1. They average 277.4 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 1,942 yards for this year. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Hokies rank 24th in the country holding an average of 37.3 PPG. Virginia Tech has given up a total of 1,420 yards rushing (202.9 yards per outing) in addition to 15 touchdowns via the rush for the season. The Hokies are allowing 31.6 points per game, which has them ranked 90th in Division 1. In total, they have relinquished 221 pts. They have given up 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 256.7 yards per game, which puts them in 100th in the nation.
Hooker has thrown for 20 TD's while tossing 5 picks in his career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 7.7% and his interception percentage is 1.9%. He has taken off and run for 928 yds on 209 attempts. He averages 134.7 yards per contest through the air with a 163.0 quarterback rating. During the 18 contests in his career, Hendon Hooker has connected on 164 of his 260 tries for 2,425 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Hurricanes +2 and under 62.5 total points
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