Pittsburgh at Miami football Week 13 Best Bets

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 enters its game on Saturday needing their sixth win of the season to become bowl eligible. Miami has earned a bowl berth in nine consecutive seasons. Pittsburgh is 7-4 and can improve their bowl position with a win over Miami. Miami and Pittsburgh are both sub .500 versus the spread in 2022.

The Miami football team is 2-9 against the point spread this season and Pittsburgh is 4-7. Five of the 11 Miami games this season have exceeded the over. Seven of the 11 Pittsburgh games have exceeded the over. Pittsburgh is a 6.5-point favorite over Miami with the total set by Fan Duel set at 43.5 points.

The Miami offense has a very difficult matchup against a stingy Pittsburgh defense. The under could be a good bet on Saturday night. Miami will seek to end a four-game losing streak at home. The Hurricanes have not lost five straight at home since 1974. Pittsburgh is 2-2 on the road in 2022.

Fan Duel does not have any players’ prop bets for the Miami-Pittsburgh game. The Fan Duel moneyline has Pittsburgh at -260 and Miami at +210. That doesn’t offer good value for Pittsburgh and Miami is difficult to trust. One of the more intriguing bets is the 21.5-point total for the first half.

Pittsburgh runs on 56.01 percent of its plays. The Miami offense hasn’t scored as many as 30 points since defeating Southern Mississippi in week two. The first half under is one of the best bets for Pittsburgh at Miami on Saturday. A low-scoring game should be expected on Saturday.

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Pay attention to the injury reports for Miami on Saturday. Quarterback Tyler Van Dyke doesn’t seem likely to play but is listed as questionable. If Van Dyke cannot start, expect Jaccuri Brown to get his second start on Saturday. Miami has an extensive injury list. There are only two Pittsburgh players listed as out.