Miami football vs Georgia Tech: Game, weather information and coaching matchups

Oct 30, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 30, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football team will host Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon. Miami welcomes Georgia Tech with a 4-4 record and a two-game winning streak. Georgia Tech enters November with two straight losses and has been defeated in three of their last four. Miami and Georgia Tech had their game canceled twice in 2020.

Georgia Tech defeated Miami in 2018 and 2019 the last two times the teams played. The Hurricanes needed a last-second field goal from Michael Badgley in 2017 to earn a 25-24 victory, the last win over the Yellow Jackets. Miami needs to keep winning and needs help to have a chance to win the ACC Coastal Division.

Georgia Tech at 3-5 overall and 2-4 in the ACC is all but eliminated from a berth in the conference championship game. Like Miami, Georgia Tech has had multiple close games this season. Georgia Tech has had four of its eight games decided by one possession. The ESPN Football Power Index projects Miami to win at 80.9 percent.

The Miami football team is favored to win its last four games according to the FPI with a 26 percent chance of winning out. Georgia Tech is the seventh most frequent opponent in Miami history. Saturday will be the 26th meeting. Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 13-12. Miami is 6-3 all-time against Georgia Tech at home.

"Game InformationSaturday, Nov. 6, 2021, 12:30 p.m. ET | RSN (Bally Sports in South Florida/ESPN3)Miami Gardens, Fla., Hard Rock Stadium (65,326)GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (3-5, 2-4 ACC)HEAD COACH: Pat Narduzzi (Rhode Island, 1990) | CAREER: 24-31 (fifth season) | AT GEORGIA TECH: 9-21 (third)MIAMI HURRICANES (4-4, 2-2 ACC)HEAD COACH: Manny Diaz (Florida State, 1995) | CAREER: 18-14 (third season) | AT MIAMI: 18-14 (third)Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

The win by Georgia Tech in 2019 was the first over the Miami football team at Hard Rock Stadium. Georgia Tech previously last won over Miami in 2007 in the Hurricanes last season at the Orange Bowl. The Yellow Jackets are 1-2 on the road this season. Georgia Tech won its only 2021 road game at 3-5, 0-4 Duke.

Weather Forecast

The weather forecast for Miami Gardens on Saturday according to Weather.Com is partly cloudy with a slight chance of a rain shower. A high temperature of 77F with winds out of the west at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Humidity is forecast for 73 percent. Miami and Georgia Tech played in a deluge in 2017.

dark. Next. Miami will be tested by potent Georgia Tech offense

Miami head coach Manny Diaz made it clear this week his team is looking forward to playing Georgia Tech. The only returning Miami football players are super seniors like offensive lineman Navaughn Donaldson, defensive tackle Jon Ford and wide receiver Mike Harley the have defeated Georgia Tech.