Miami football odds versus North Carolina State are out

Sep 30, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 30, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football team returns home after a heartbreaking 45-42 loss at North Carolina on Saturday. Miami will host North Carolina State at Hard Rock Stadium with a 7:30 kickoff on Saturday night on ESPN2 or ESPNU. Saturday was the first time in six games Miami covered the spread against an FBS opponent.

North Carolina was favored by seven points against Miami. Miami failed to cover the spread in its first three home games against FBS opponents in 2021 despite being favored. The Hurricanes were favored by 7.5 against Appalachian State in the home opener last month in a 25-23 victory.

Miami lost straight up against Virginia in their second and fourth home games this season despite being favored. The Hurricanes covered as a 46 point favorite against FCS Central Connecticut State. North Carolina State is 5-1 this season, 4-2 against the spread. The Wolfpack is 4-1 as a favorite this season.

Miami football Game Saturday: Miami vs North Carolina State odds and prediction for week eight:

The Miami football team returns home hoping to end a two-game losing streak. Miami is 2-4 overall after the loss on Saturday to North Carolina. The Hurricanes have lost six straight games against Power Five opponents dating to last season. Miami loss their final two games of 2020 to North Carolina and Oklahoma State.

Miami lost the 2021 season opener to Alabama, defeated by Michigan State two weeks later at Hard Rock Stadium before dropping the ACC opener at home to Virginia on September 30. Miami has not defeated a Power Five opponent since a 48-0 victory at Duke in their 2020 regular season road finale.

Miami defeated North Carolina State 44-41 last season in Raleigh. As cross-division ACC foes, Miami and North Carolina State playing for the second straight season for only the second time since the Hurricanes joined the ACC. Miami leads the all-time series, 10-5-1. The Hurricanes have won the last three meetings.

Miami football versus North Carolina State Odds Week eight

The Week eight betting odds on WynnBET has North Carolina State as a 2.5-point favorite on the road. The Wolfpack has -140 moneyline odds, while Miami is the underdog at +120. The total for the game is set at an over/under of 53.5 points.

Miami Football vs North Carolina State Prediction Week eight

The Miami football team is facing one of the hottest teams in college football when they host North Carolina State. North Carolina State travels to Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday with four straight wins. The Wolfpack had maybe their most impressive win of the season with a 33-7 victory at Boston College on Saturday.

Four of the first six Miami games in 2021 have gone under. The over/under has split in the first six games with three over and three under the total. North Carolina State has covered both of their ACC games this season. The Wolfpack won 27-21 in double overtime as a 10.5 point favorite against Clemson.

North Carolina State’s victory at Boston College on Saturday came as a 3.5 point road favorite. In what has been a disappointing season for Miami, they have been close the last two games while covering the point spread on Saturday at North Carolina. Miami is a difficult team to gauge.

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While the majority of Miami’s games have gone under this season, the Hurricanes offense seems closer to consistency than its defense. The over seems likely to come in after last season’s combined 85 points in Raleigh.