Miami Hurricanes vs Duke Blue Devils Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Duke Blue Devils
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Blue Devils (+21.5)
Wallace Wade Stadium is the location where the Duke Blue Devils (3-8) will attempt to beat the Miami Hurricanes (6-5) on Saturday. Duke opens this game as 21.5-point underdogs. The total is 68.5.
The Miami Hurricanes step onto the field holding a record of 6-5 this year. In their last matchup, the Hurricanes faced the Virginia Tech Hokies and took home the win by a score of 38-26. Tyler Van Dyke finished 19/33 with 357 yards passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 178.4 and finished the game with no interceptions. Jaylan Knighton was the leader on the ground for the Hurricanes with 14 attempts for 17 yds (1.2 yards per attempt). The Miami Hurricanes ended up rushing 26 times and totaled 67 yds, earning them an average of 2.6 yards per tote. On the day, they tallied 59 plays for 424 yards. Miami gave up 19 pass completions on 28 attempts for 148 yards, and a completion rate of 67.9%. Against the run, the Hurricanes conceded 227 yds on 43 tries, which is an average of 5.3 yds per run surrendered.
The Hurricanes have earned 4,869 total yards for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Miami has compiled 28 touchdowns through the air and 18 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 17 different times. Miami has amassed 261 1st downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 83 infractions for 733 yds. As a team they have an average of 127.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 98th in the country. Concerning putting points on the board, the Miami Hurricanes have an average of 32.9 PPG.
The Hurricanes sit in 103rd in D-1 in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 30.1 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 146.0 rushing yards per game so far this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,606 yards on the ground through 11 contests. In terms of passing yards, the Hurricanes are allowing 2,850 yds which puts them in 118th in Division 1. They have allowed 259.1 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 61.9%. During this campaign, they are giving up 405.1 yards/contest which ranks them 95th in college football. They have allowed 21 touchdowns through the air as well as 17 touchdowns on the ground.
Get all of our Free College Football Picks
The Blue Devils step onto the field holding a record of 3-8 for this season. In their last game, the Blue Devils walked away with a loss by a score of 62-22 when they faced the Louisville Cardinals. Gunnar Holmberg ended the game with 176 yards on 19/34 through the air while his QB rate was 93.5. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 5.2. Mataeo Durant carried the ball 13 times for 78 yds, finishing the game with 6.0 yds per attempt for Duke. The Blue Devils finished with 458 yds and they ran 80 plays (5.7 yards per play). Duke rushed for 6.1 yards per tote, finishing with 183 yds on 30 attempts. Duke allowed 37 rush attempts for 384 yds (10.4 yards per carry). The Blue Devils passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 72.0%, relinquishing 303 yards on 18 out of 25 passing.
The Duke Blue Devils maintain an average of 438.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 39th in the nation. The Duke offense has racked up 658 penalty yards on 70 infractions, which is 56th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. During this campaign to this point, the Blue Devils currently sit at 2,698 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 245.3 passing yards per contest, putting them at 57th in Division 1. In terms of their ability to score points, the Blue Devils currently rank 100th in college football averaging 24.0 points per game.
The Blue Devils are giving up 39.1 points per game, ranking them 137th in college football. Duke has given up a total of 2,338 yards via the ground game (212.5 yards per contest) as well as 24 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 430 total points. They have surrendered 29 touchdowns through the air as well as 304.6 yards/game, which has them sitting 140th in D-1. The Blue Devils defense has participated in 783 plays, which is good for 116th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Blue Devils college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -21.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks