Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Miami Hurricanes Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-8.5)
Hard Rock Stadium is the site where the Miami Hurricanes (0-1) will take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers (1-0) on Saturday. Miami opens this matchup as 8.5-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 54.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers head into this matchup 1-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Mountaineers took the field against the East Carolina Pirates and went home with a win by a final score of 33-19. Chase Brice connected on 20/27 with 259 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 171.7 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. Nate Noel was the leader on the ground for the Mountaineers with 15 carries for 126 yds (8.4 yards per attempt). When all was said and done, they ran 63 plays which gave them 485 yds. The Appalachian State Mountaineers ran the football 36 times and amassed 226 yards, which had them averaging 6.3 yards per tote. In the running game, the Mountaineers gave up 86 yards on 24 attempts, which averages out to 3.6 yds per rush allowed. Appalachian State surrendered 22 pass completions on 40 tries for 295 yds, and a completion rate of 55.0%.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 33.0 PPG. As a team they're averaging 226.0 yards on the ground ranking them 32nd in the country. The Mountaineers have earned 485 total yards over the course of this season. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Appalachian State has amassed 2 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. Appalachian State has a total of 25 1st downs, and they have been hurt by 7 infractions for 65 yards.
The Mountaineers are sitting in 73rd in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 19.0 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 86.0 yards on the ground per contest so far this season. During the season, they have conceded 86 yards via the running game in 1 game. In terms of yards via the pass, the Mountaineers are giving up 295 yds which puts them in 108th in college football. They are giving up 295.0 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 55.0%. In total, they have given up 381.0 yards per game which puts them 93rd in D-1.
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The Hurricanes step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Hurricanes took a loss by a score of 44-13 when they faced the Alabama Crimson Tide. Cam'ron Harris carried the football 12 times for 37 yds, walking away from the contest with 3.1 yds per attempt for Miami. D'Eriq King (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 179 yards on 23/30 passing while his quarterback rating was 124.5. He had 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 6.0. Miami conceded 38 attempts on the ground for 147 yds (3.9 yds per rush). The Hurricanes passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 71.8%, surrendering 354 yds on 28 for 39 through the air. The Hurricanes finished the contest with 266 yds while they ran 63 plays (4.2 yds per play). Miami rushed the football for 2.8 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 88 yards on 31 carries.
The Miami Hurricanes are averaging 266.0 yards/game, which is good for 115th in the country. The Miami offense has accrued 75 penalty yds on 7 infractions, which has them sitting 54th in the country in terms of hurting your team. During the season thus far, the Hurricanes have thrown for 178 passing yards together, putting them at 94th in Division 1. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Hurricanes are sitting 110th in D-1 scoring 13.0 PPG.
The Hurricanes are giving up 44.0 points per game, which has them sitting 133rd in D-1. Miami has yielded a total of 147 yards via the ground game. They have given up 4 touchdowns through the air and 354.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 133rd in the country. The Hurricanes defense has taken the field for 77 plays, which is 115th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mountaineers +8.5
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