SportsMemo.com
Username:
Password:
Sports Memo Ad 0
SATURDAY CFB LIVE CHAT
w/ the Sportsemo Cappers
Thoughts and Analysis
FREE HALFTIME PICKS
Not a forum member?
CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR FREE
Sports Memo Ad 0
20* Prepaid Pack
Handicapper of your choice
Next Five 20* selections
Discounted Rate of only $99
Purchase online
Sports Memo Ad 1
WEEKLY FOOTBALL
Tuesday-Monday Coverage
College Football or NFL $99
CFB/NFL Combo $149
Great option for daily purchasers
CLICK HERE TO CASH IN
Sports Memo Ad 2
Weekly NBA or CBB $99
November CBB $149
October/November NBA $299
Full Season NBA or CBB $999
Erin Rynning NBA $1299
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Sports Memo Ad 3
VIP FREE PLAY EMAIL
Enter email on front page
Free Play w/ analysis
See who's hot at Sportsmemo
Special unpublished offers
Register an account today!

HOMERECAPRADIOFORUMBLOGSLIVE ODDSTOOLSBESTBETSHANDICAPPERSTWITTERRSS FEEDFACEBOOKEMAIL & CONTACTS

CFB Handicapping Preview: Virginia Tech Hokies at Miami Hurricanes

11.17.2010     02:25 PM     Otto Sports     Printer Friendly

Submitted by Otto Sports

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Virginia Tech -2.5 at Miami O/U 50 
Recommendation: See Analysis 
Saturday, 12:30 pm PT - ESPN


Virginia Tech entered 2010 with an incredible string of consecutive 10-win seasons to their credit. After losing their first two games—including a defeat against FCS school James Madison at home—that string looked sure to end. But give credit to Frank Beamer’s kids, they have rattled off eight straight victories and a ninth this weekend would clinch the ACC Coastal crown.

Typically you think of strong defense and special teams leading the charge in Blacksburg but this 2010 team excels with a potent offense. You’d be hard pressed to find a more valuable player to his team in the ACC than Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor.  He has improved his game dramatically as a passer while still proving just as dynamic as a rusher. Taylor has thrown the second most TD passes in the ACC and is completing a career high 61% of his pass attempts. He also comes in as the conference’s tenth leading rusher.  Just two years ago the Hokies barely averaged over 20 points per game with Taylor at the helm and now they rank in the top 20 nationally with over 35 ppg.

A trip to Miami is never easy however and the Hurricanes, on paper, boast a top-tier defense. At times the Hurricanes defense has looked impressive, particularly against the pass. After all Miami leads the ACC in tackles for loss and is third in the conference averaging nearly three sacks per game. But as strong as they’ve looked in the pass department they’ve largely faltered against the run. Our true rushing numbers indicate they allow an awful 5.2 ypc. This looks to be a bad matchup against the Hokies who can beat a team with the legs of Taylor as well as running backs Darren Evans and Ryan Williams. If you recall the Florida State contest on this same field you would see the style of game Virginia Tech will likely employ; a steady diet of smash mouth running that allowed the Seminoles to rack up nearly 300 yards on the ground. FSU finished with 45 points.

Plenty will be made of the potential absence of Miami quarterback Jacory Harris but we don’t feel Stephen Morris, the backup, is a significant downgrade at the position. In fact Morris has completed about the same percentage of this throws as Harris but at a better yards-per-attempt average. And the Hurricanes can still line up and run the ball effectively with a whole host of capable backs. The Hokies have given up a dreadful 6.2 ypc according to our true rushing numbers so don’t expect Miami to simply throw Morris to the wolves.

This game looks like it should be a shootout. My concern with the total sitting at 50 or more would be drives ending with threes instead of sixes and in this type of range the margin for error is quite small. Last week the Hokies settled for four field goals after drives deep into enemy territory. In the end I’ll likely take a pass here, but I’ll be tracking the game and if a second half opportunity presents itself we’ll post it up in the blog.

More Sportsmemo Handicapper Betting Previews    
Stanford at California - Helmut Sports   
Ohio State at Iowa - Rob Veno  
Nebraska at Texas A&M - Andrew Lange 
NY Giants at Philadelphia - Teddy Covers

Tags: Virginia Tech Hokies Miami Hurricanes ACC Otto Sports College Football




This blog is closed to new comments.

Visitor Comments:




VIP EMAIL CLUB
Add Your Email Address:
How did you find us?


More VIP Email Options
 
Email
PowerNFLCFBMLBNBA
Current Blog Topics
Otto Sports Hot Links
Current Blog Topics
SportsMemo Ads
Daily Plays
$39
ER knows the Big 10 Conference as well as anyone from a betting perspective and he's unleashed his STRONGEST Big 10 play of the year on Saturday. ER has released his 20* CFB Big 10 Game of the Year and he expects an easy winner, while he's nailed his bets to a tune of 59% LONGTERM. Get ER's 20* CFB play is $39 and is guaranteed to win or Sunday's best bet is on the house.

$39
Looking to get a beat on the betting markets, Andrew Lange is already locked and loaded with Saturday's top rated 20* best bet. Lange has delivered 57% winners across all sports in 2014 including a 6-3 67% mark with his CFB 20*s. Get on board for $39; guaranteed to win or his next football play is on the house.

$39
Rob Veno has carved a spot among the industries best when it comes to his 20* College Football Bluechip Best Bets cashing at a 62.9% rate and increasing bankrolls by +61.6 units since the 2007 season. Since the start of last year he has dominated by going 21-7 75.0% with these premier plays and today he's focused in on another money making blowout in Totals action. Get on board with him for only $39; guaranteed to cash or his next selection is free.

$39
Ian Cameron flat out WINS in College Football and has been delivering the goods with an awesome 94-77 record for 55% winning action banking +21.35 units of profit since the start of the 2013 season. He has crushed the big plays with an AWESOME 19-7 73% for +22.6 units with his College Football 20* releases since the start of last year. He is ready to deliver his strongest total of the entire season in C-USA action on Saturday with his 20* CFB Conference USA Total Of The Year. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for $39 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next CFB report is free.

$39
Teddy is 20-9 69% with his 20* Big Ticket Reports in college football since the start of 2013 campaign. Close out your Saturday with this TV Blowout, a Watch & Win right side cash just waiting to happen. Do Not Miss Teddy's top college football release for the weekend! This play must cash or you will receive his next report at no additional charge.

$39
Off another 20* winner last week (Kansas State -10), Paul Stone has now hit seven of his nine 20*s this season and he's looking to get a beat on the betting markets with this Big XII Game of the Year selection for Saturday. Get in early for $39; guaranteed to cash or Paul's next top rated football play is free.

$39
Brent Crow looks to cash in with a solid total in early Saturday college football action. Tune in and add two units to your bankroll for only $39. It's guaranteed to cash or Crow's 20* for Sunday NFL is free.

$35
Rob Veno has posted a remarkable +99.6 units since the start of 2013 and he's well on his way to back-back huge profit making seasons. Off of last year's +53.51 units, Rob already owns a +46.05 mark in 2014. Saturday he's in with a Top Rated 15* CFB Bluechip Best Bet. Rob's play is just $35 and must win or you receive his next CFB report at no additional cost.

$35
Paul Stone has been in great form and comes in with a best bet 15* on Saturday's huge Oregon vs. Stanford matchup. Watch and win with Stone for $35; guaranteed to cash or his next report is free of charge.

$30
Ian Cameron flat out WINS in College Football and has been delivering the goods with an awesome 94-77 record for 55% winning action banking +21.35 units of profit since the start of the 2013 season including a CRUSHING 5-1 Saturday in College Football last week. He is ready to deliver one last Saturday winner in CFB action with his 10* CFB Saturday Late Night Watch & Win report. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for $30 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next CFB report is free.

$39
Teddy has lived in Las Vegas since 1998, developing a strong network of contacts among the biggest bettors and bookmakers in the world. Those contacts have made it very clear. Sharp $$ is pouring in on this NFL side for Sunday, a 20* Big Ticket winner just waiting to happen! This play must cash or you will receive his next report at no additional charge.

$39
Rob Veno has been an ABSOLUTE FORCE with his 20* BLUECHIP releases in 2014 posting a 58-31 65.2% mark stacking up +52.56 units of profit and for Sunday action, he's released his 20* NFL BLUECHIP Total Of The Month. Get on board with him for only $39; guaranteed to cash or his next selection is free.

$30
Ian Cameron and his clients enjoyed a profitable NFL weekend last week including a strong 20* Main Event winner and he is ready to build on it Sunday in the biggest game on the Sunday card as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady renew their legendary rivalry in the Broncos/Patriots clash and Ian delivers the winner with his 10* NFL Sunday Showdown. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for just $30 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next NFL report is free.


Extended Services
-----------SportsMemo-----------
SportsMemo Ads
Discussion Forum
-------------------------------------
Post Subject
Date
10.04 11:17
10.04 10:38
09.13 12:39
09.13 06:59
09.13 06:57

-------------------------------------
Current Blog
-------------------------------------
Otto Sports     10.23.2014 10:11 AM
Otto Sports     10.15.2014 6:42 AM
Otto Sports     10.08.2014 7:31 AM
Otto Sports     10.02.2014 7:41 AM
Otto Sports     09.24.2014 7:32 AM

More Blog Entries Submitted by Otto Sports

-------------------------------------
-----------SportsMemo-----------





Copyright © 2007 SPORTSMEMO, INC, 1-800-575-3069. Sportsmemo.com is the nation’s premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Get free football picks, free NFL picks, free college football picks, free baseball picks, free NBA picks, free college basketball picks, free hockey picks, free golf picks, and free soccer picks from the nation’s top handicappers. Sportsmemo's sports betting insight and analysis comes from some of the most respected sports handicappers in the sports gambling industry including Ted Sevransky (Teddy Covers), Brent Crow of Alatex Sports, Rob Veno, Erin Rynning, Otto Sports, Andrew Lange, Sammy P Sports, Ian Cameron, and Paul Stone. Listen to these handicapping experts daily on the Sportsmemo Radio Show from Noon-2 pm PST on Fox Sports 920AM in Las Vegas and the web at Sportsmemo.com.  Missed the Sportsmemo Radio Show?  Past shows are available on Sportsmemo.com's radio archive page. Looking for daily sports betting tips and sports betting advice on the MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, AFL, and PGA? Check out the interactive sports betting posting forum, matchup statistics, power ratings, expert handicapping blogs, and original sports betting articles from the Sportsmemo team that specializes in sports information from a pointspread perspective at Sportsmemo.com.   Nov 01, 2014 03:20 AM.