Miami vs. Virginia Tech Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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ACC opponents will do battle when the Miami Hurricanes (2-3) face the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-4) at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Miami vs. Virginia Tech Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing Miami as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Miami has -291 odds to pick up the win, while Virginia Tech is listed at +231 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 47.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Miami vs. Virginia Tech Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: RSN
  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Stadium: Lane Stadium

Betting Preview


Miami has the 59th-ranked defense this year (364.6 yards allowed per game), and has been better offensively, ranking 23rd-best with a tally of 465.6 yards per game. Miami ranks 46th in scoring offense (32.8 points per game) and 41st in scoring defense (21.8 points allowed per game) this season. On offense, Miami has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 15th-best in the FBS by averaging 315.0 per game. The Hurricanes rank 105th on defense (262.6 passing yards allowed per game). Defensively, Miami has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 22nd-best by allowing just 102.0 per game. The Hurricanes rank 70th on offense (150.6 rushing yards per game). Miami is putting up a 45.8% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (34th in the FBS), and is allowing a 36.9% third-down percentage (58th) on defense. With nine forced turnovers (53rd in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (54th in the FBS), Miami (+1) owns the 53rd-ranked turnover margin in college football.

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech ranks 23rd-worst in total yards per game (333.8), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 35th in the FBS with 340.5 total yards ceded per contest. Virginia Tech’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 20.0 points per game, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 67th with 26.0 points ceded per contest. Virginia Tech is posting 219.8 passing yards per contest on offense this season (94th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 202.8 passing yards per game (40th-ranked) on defense. Virginia Tech’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 114.0 rushing yards per game, which ranks 24th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 59th with 137.7 rushing yards conceded per contest. Virginia Tech ranks 101st in the FBS with a 34.4% third-down conversion percentage, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 11th-best by surrendering a 28.2% third-down rate. After forcing five turnovers (114th in the FBS) and turning the ball over nine times (76th in the FBS) this season, Virginia Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -4.

Miami vs. Virginia Tech Betting Analysis

Miami Betting Insights

Miami has covered the spread one time over five games with a set spread. In games it has played as 7-point favorites or more, Miami has an ATS record of 1-2. This season, Miami games have hit the over twice. The Hurricanes have won 33.3% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (1-2). The Hurricanes have played as a moneyline favorite of -291 or shorter in just two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Hokies Betting Insights

Virginia Tech has covered the spread one time this season (1-5-0). Virginia Tech has yet to cover a spread (0-2) when playing as at least 7-point underdogs. Games involving Virginia Tech has hit the over once this year. The Hokies have been the underdog in three games this season, and they have failed to win any of those contests. The Hokies have a record of 0-2 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +231 on the moneyline.

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Miami vs. Virginia Tech Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.8 58.5 45.0
Implied Total AVG 39.4 42.8 26.0
ATS Record 1-4-0 1-3-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-3-0 2-2-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 1-2 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.3 47.0 49.5
Implied Total AVG 30.3 30.7 30.0
ATS Record 1-5-0 1-2-0 0-3-0
Over/Under Record 1-5-0 0-3-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-1 0-2

Players to Watch


  • As part of the Hurricanes’ defense, Corey Flagg Jr. has collected 14 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in five games.
  • The Hurricanes’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Kamren Kinchens, who has suited up for five games and posted 10 tackles and three interceptions.
  • As part of the Hurricanes’ defensive unit, Jahfari Harvey has recorded eight tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in five games.
  • The Hurricanes’ defense has been helped by the play of James Williams, who has played five games, collecting nine tackles and one interception.


  • In six games for the Hokies, Dax Hollifield has registered 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 46 tackles.
  • On defense, Chamarri Conner has helped keep opposing offenses in check with 39 tackles and 1.0 TFL in six games.
  • Jaden Keller has been doing his part on defense, registering 1.0 sack to go with 21 tackles for the Hokies.
  • On defense, Keonta Jenkins has piled up 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception in six games.

Miami vs. Virginia Tech Predictions and Pick

Miami vs. Virginia Tech betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Hokies (+7)

    Pick OU:

    Over (47.5)

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Our prediction to win this game is Miami, and we project that Virginia Tech will cover the spread (Miami -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 47.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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