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North Texas at Miami 12/23/21 - Frisco Football Classic Bowl Picks & Predictions

Miami Redhawks vs North Texas Mean Green Odds & Info

Game Miami Redhawks vs North Texas Mean Green
Date & Time Thursday December 23, 2021, 3:30 PM (EST)
Location
Toyota Stadium Toyota Stadium, Frisco, USA
Latest odds
MIA -3 ; O/U 54.5
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The Frisco Football Classic in Frisco TX will host a matchup between the North Texas Mean Green and the Miami Ohio RedHawks. North Texas comes into the Frisco bowl as one of the hottest teams in the nation after running off five straight wins to finish the season to gain bowl eligibility. North Texas gave the UTSA Roadrunners their lone loss of the season 45-23 in the final game of the year to make it to the bowl. Offensively North Texas dominated UTSA scoring 45 points after accumulating 456 total yards of offense.

Quarterback Austin Aune ran the show for North Texas completing 10 of 17 passes for 116 yards, while running the ball four times for 14 yards. As a team the North Texas rushing attack carried the load compiling 340 yards and six touchdowns on 60 total carries. Ikaika Ragsdale led all ball carriers with 146 yards and two scores on 20 carries, while DeAndre Torrey chipped in 108 yards and three scores on 23 carries.

Miami Ohio comes into bowl season .500 onthe year with a 6-6 overall record after a one point loss on the road to Kent State to close the season. Defensively Miami Ohio struggled giving up 48 total points on 642 total yards of offense from Kent State.

As a team thus far this season Miami Ohio has used a balanced offense averaging 29.1 points per game on 425.6 yards. Quarterback Brett Gabbert has led the show for Miami completing 156 of 268 passes for 2,418 yards and 24 scores.

Recent Betting Trends

  • North Texas are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
  • North Texas are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
  • North Texas are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami-OH's last 6 games.
  • Miami-OH are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Miami Redhawks -3

Both teams struggled at times thus far this year as each barely slipped into bowl season with six wins apiece. Miami Ohio is the better team in this matchup and allows nearly four point less points per game at 23.8 the North Texas and will use the better defense to get the win. Look for Miami Ohio to find success against the North Texas defense, while the Red Hawks defense leads their team to the win. Final Score Prediction, Miami Ohio wins and covers 31-21.

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