Miami Vs. Virginia Tech: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Miami Hurricanes (5-5, 3-3 ACC) take the 13th-ranked passing attack in college football into a matchup with the Virginia Tech Hokies (5-5, 3-3 ACC), who have the No. 16 passing defense. The Hokies, +213 on the moneyline to win, visit the Hurricanes, listed at -7 on the spread, on November 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The over/under for the contest is set at 55.5 points.

In this article we will explain what you need to know to place a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, stats and trends, while also providing you with the best odds available.

The betting facts in the article below are based off odds valid as of November 20, 2021 at 7:03 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Miami Vs. Virginia Tech Betting Odds

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Miami Offense Vs. Virginia Tech Defense

Hurricanes Offense Stats (Rank) Hokies Defense
32.4 (40) Points/Gm 21.3 (31)
445.6 (24) Yards/Gm 363.5 (61)
310.8 (13) Pass Yards/Gm 178.7 (16)
134.8 (89) Rush Yards/Gm 184.8 (107)
8.2 (39) Yards/Pass 6.4 (18)
3.9 (86) Yards/Rush 4.7 (100)
40.7% (62) 3rd Down % 32.6% (15)
13 (94) Turnovers 9 (67)
10 (86) Sacks 12 (20)

Virginia Tech Offense Vs. Miami Defense

Virginia Tech Offense Stats (Rank) Miami Defense
24.3 (96) Points/Gm 30.5 (97)
331.2 (108) Yards/Gm 408.1 (97)
169.9 (114) Pass Yards/Gm 270.2 (121)
161.3 (65) Rush Yards/Gm 137.9 (60)
7.6 (64) Yards/Pass 7.2 (60)
4.3 (62) Yards/Rush 3.9 (50)
41.5% (58) 3rd Down % 39.4% (68)
7 (22) Turnovers 7 (98)
10 (86) Sacks 7 (78)

When Miami Has The Ball

  • The Hurricanes’ pass protection has resulted in 10 sacks given up, 42nd-most in college football. The Hokies’ defense has compiled 12 (20th-most).
  • Miami is 62nd in the FBS in third-down percentage (40.7%), and will be facing the 15th-ranked Virginia Tech third-down defense (32.6%).
  • The Hokies’ defense ranks 61st in yards conceded per game (363.5), while the Hurricanes’ offense is 24th in college football at 445.6 yards per game.
  • Miami is the FBS’ 94th-ranked offense in terms of committing turnovers (13), and are facing the 67th-ranked team in turnovers forced, Virginia Tech (9).

When Virginia Tech Has The Ball

  • The Hokies offense is 22nd-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (7), and are facing the 98th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Hurricanes (7).
  • Virginia Tech averages 4.3 yards per carry (62nd in college football) compared to the 3.9 per attempt Miami gives up (50th in the FBS).
  • The Hokies are 108th in college football, racking up 331.2 yards per game, while the Hurricanes rank 97th in yards allowed (408.1).
  • Virginia Tech converts 41.5% of its third downs (58th in college football), while Miami’s defense ranks 68th in that category (39.4%)
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Miami Betting Trends And Insights

  • Miami is 4-6-0 ATS this season.
  • The Hurricanes have covered the spread once when favored by 7 points or more this season (in three opportunities).
  • So far this season, four out of Miami’s 10 games have gone over the point total.
  • Miami and its opponents have combined to score more than 55.5 points in eight of 10 games this season.
  • The Hurricanes have been favored on the moneyline five total times this season. They’ve gone 2-3 in those games.

Virginia Tech Betting Trends And Insights

  • Virginia Tech has compiled a 4-6-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Virginia Tech and its opponents have combined to go over the point total three out of 10 times this year.
  • Virginia Tech has combined with its opponents to score more than 55.5 points in three of 10 games this season.
  • This season, the Hokies have won two out of the four games in which they’ve been the underdog.

Miami Players To Watch

  • This year, Tyler Van Dyke has collected 2,195 passing yards (274.4 yards per game) while completing 149 of 242 passes (61.6% completion percentage), with 19 touchdowns and six interceptions.
  • Jaylan Knighton has churned out a team-high 493 rushing yards (82.2 yards per game) and scored five touchdowns. He has added 15 catches for 231 yards (38.5 receiving yards per game) with three receiving touchdowns.
  • Cam’Ron Davis has 410 yards on 71 carries (68.3 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns. He also has 11 catches for 119 yards (19.8 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • This season Charleston Rambo has 64 receptions for a team-high 954 receiving yards (95.4 per game) and five touchdowns.
  • Keyshawn Smith’s stat line this year shows 32 catches for 399 yards and three touchdowns. He averages 44.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Mike Harley is averaging 38.2 yards per game, racking up 41 receptions for 382 yards and four touchdowns.

Virginia Tech Players To Watch

  • Braxton Burmeister has thrown for 1,562 yards while completing 54% of his passes (108-of-200), with 11 touchdowns and four interceptions this year (156.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 87 times for 304 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 30.4 yards per game.
  • Raheem Blackshear has racked up a team-high 540 rushing yards (54.0 yards per game) and scored five touchdowns. He has added 19 catches for 223 yards (22.3 receiving yards per game) with one receiving touchdown.
  • So far this year Malachi Thomas has rushed for 370 yards on 75 carries (61.7 ypg), with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Tre Turner has grabbed 35 passes for a team-best 631 yards with two touchdowns. He averages 70.1 yards per game.
  • Tayvion Robinson has chipped in with 35 catches for 398 yards and three touchdowns this year. He puts up 39.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Kaleb Smith is averaging 30.4 yards per game, racking up 18 receptions for 243 yards and one touchdown.

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