Check out our free Panthers vs Hurricanes pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Miami Gardens. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Panthers vs Hurricanes Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

Kickoff for this matchup between the Pittsburgh Panthers and Miami Hurricanes is set for 8:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Miami Gardens, FL at Hard Rock Stadium with ACCN carrying television coverage. The odds for this week 13 Atlantic Coast matchup have the Panthers as the -6.5 point favorite on the spread. The over-under point total is currently set at 43.5.

Panthers vs Hurricanes Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Pittsburgh Panthers at Miami Hurricanes
  • Where: Miami Gardens at Hard Rock Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • PITT -6.5, PITT -261 | MIA +207 O/U 43.5

Panthers Preview:

As the Panthers travel to take on the Miami Hurricanes, they have an overall record of 7-4. This includes going 4-3 in Atlantic Coast action.

In their previous game, Pittsburgh knocked off Duke by a score of 28-26. However, grabbing the home win, Panthers did not cover the spread, as they were 6.5 point favorites. The two team’s combined to score 54 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 49.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 353 yards, with 63 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 11th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Pittsburgh is ranked 78th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 290 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Pittsburgh offense is averaging 29.82. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Miami defense ranked 47th in EPA. Look for the Panthers offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a Miami defense that is tough up front. This season, the Hurricanes are averaging 175.18 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Panthers will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 217.55 yards places them 116th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 144th ranked team in attempts per contest (29.09).

Hurricanes Preview:

As the Hurricanes travel to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers, they have an overall record of 5-6. This includes going 3-4 in Atlantic Coast action.

In their last matchup, Miami fell by a score of 40-10 to Clemson. Heading into the game, the Hurricanes were 19.5 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. The two team’s combined to score 50 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 47.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 447 yards, with 201 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 62nd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Miami is ranked 96th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 246 yards through the air.

Heading into this week’s action, Miami has a tough matchup against a Pittsburgh defense performing well in many advanced statistics, including EPA in which they are 9th in college football. On paper, moving the ball could be tough for Miami as they are generating explosive plays at a below average rate. On the ground, the Miami offense is averaging 130.18 rush yards per game. Despite turning to the run at a below average rate, they have been efficient with their opportunities. However, they have a tough matchup against a front seven that can be tough to run against. Heading into the game, the Hurricanes will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 236.18 yards places them 82nd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 76th ranked team in attempts per contest (34.0).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Panthers have an ATS record of 4-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 6-3-1. Across their 5 previous road games, Pittsburgh has an ATS mark of 2-3-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3-0 while averaging 25.2 points per game.

In terms of betting, the Hurricanes have an ATS record of 1-9-0. Their current over-under record sits at 4-6-0. Through their last 5 home games, Miami has an ATS record of just 0-5-0. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 21.8 points per game.

Panthers vs Hurricanes Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Miami Hurricanes 6.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 43.5

 


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