2021 Virginia goes around the field
Yes, the 2021 season was a disappointment in the first four games of the season for the Miami Hurricanes.
UM finished the first four games on the calendar with a 2-2 record, losing games to Alabama and Michigan State while passing Appalachian State.
While there is no debate that Miami did not play well against their FBS opponents to start the year, it is still fair to recognize that the Hurricanes still have a lot to play with with the schedule. ‘ACC starting this week.
On Thursday night, Miami will host Coastal Division foe Virginia in what is the first ACC game of 2021 for the Hurricanes.
UVA also enters the game 2-2, following a 37-17 loss to Wake Forest. The Cavaliers lost to North Carolina the week before, putting them 0-2 in the ACC game.
Virginia scored victories over William & Mary and Illinois.
The Cavaliers still play hard in Miami. The last three meetings between the teams have been one-scoring affairs in which the winning team has not scored more than 19 points. UM won the last two games while UVA won in 2018.
The first line of betting, according to the Caesars Sportsbook, had Miami favored as a three-point favorite.
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