Miami football at Virginia Tech: Prediction and Odds for Week 7

Nov 20, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 20, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Miami football team has opened as a 7.5 favorite by FanDuel at Virginia Tech on Saturday. Miami and Virginia Tech both enter the game on Saturday with three-game losing streaks. The Hurricanes lost 27-24 to North Carolina on Saturday. Virginia Tech lost 45-29 at Pittsburgh.

Miami has won the last two games and four of the last five against Virginia Tech. This will be the last time Miami and Virginia Tech play until 2025 after playing 31 straight years. Miami and Virginia Tech will not play annually as part of the new five-three-five ACC scheduling model.

Miami leads the all-time series versus Virginia Tech 24-15. The Hurricanes have won three of its last four games at Lane Stadium. Miami won 25-24 at Virginia Tech in 2020. The Hokies are 2-1 at home this season. Virginia Tech lost its last home game 33-10 to West Virginia on September 22.

Miami lost its only 2022 road game 17-9 at Texas A&M on September 17. The Hurricanes won two of their final three road games in 2021. Lane Stadium is generally thought of as one of the toughest places to play in college football. The entrance to Enter Sandman is one of the most well-known in college football.

Miami football at Virginia Tech Odds Week seven

Moneyline: MIAMI: (-180) | Virginia Tech (+225)
Spread: MIAMI: -7.5 | Virginia Tech +7.5
Total: 47.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

Miami Betting Trends

  • Miami is 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games
  • Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games on the road
  • Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
  • Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Miami’s last 19 games when playing Virginia Tech
  • Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech Betting Trends

  • Virginia Tech is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Virginia Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech’s last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Virginia Tech’s last 14 games at home
  • Virginia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Miami-FL
  • Virginia Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami-FL
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Virginia Tech’s last 19 games when playing Miami-FL
  • Virginia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami-FL
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech’s last 6 games when playing at home against Miami-FL

Courtesy National Football Post

The Miami football team will face a drastically different opponent at Virginia Tech than they did in the loss to North Carolina on Saturday. Virginia Tech is 115th nationally averaging 20.0 PPG. The Hokies are 111th averaging 332.7 yards per game. Virginia Tech is 67th nationally averaging 26.0 PPG.

The Hokies are 37th allowing 341.2 PPG. North Carolina was the opposite with a top-10 offense and a defense ranked below 100. Miami played well in the second half holding North Carolina to six points after allowing the Tar Heels to score 21 points in the first half. Miami needs more consistency at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech is another game Miami is expected to win. The Hurricanes are the favorite for the third week in a row. At Texas A&M was the only Miami loss this season when the Hurricanes were an underdog. Virginia Tech is the lowest-rated team in the ACC via the ESPN Football Power Index.

dark. Next. Miami ESPN FPI projections winning ACC Coastal plummets

The 2-3 start to the Miami football season means the Hurricanes have to win four of their last seven to qualify for a bowl game. With a trip to Clemson on November 19, Miami does not have a lot of margin for error. North Carolina leads the ACC Coastal with a 2-0 record after its win over Miami.