How to Watch Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks – December 16

The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 6-point favorites as they enter a showdown against the Miami (OH) RedHawks in the Avocados From Mexico Cure Bowl on December 16, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET on ABC. The over/under for the game is set at 41.

The Mountaineers’ matchup against the RedHawks will be airing on ABC.

Mountaineers vs. RedHawks Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Channel: ABC
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Orlando, Florida
  • Venue: FBC Mortgage Stadium

Mountaineers Insights

  • The Mountaineers rank 80th in total defense this year (389.8 yards allowed per game), but they’ve been shining on offense, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with 451.8 total yards per game.
  • The Mountaineers sport the 90th-ranked defense this season (28.4 points allowed per game), and they’ve been better offensively, ranking 20th-best with 34.8 points per game.
  • Appalachian State ranks 47th in pass defense this season (213.1 passing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking 24th-best in the FBS with 278.2 passing yards per game.
  • The Mountaineers sport the 50th-ranked rushing offense this year (173.7 rushing yards per game), and they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-worst with 176.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
  • Appalachian State ranks 39th in third-down efficiency (42.6%) on offense and 82nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (40.1%) on defense this year.
  • The Mountaineers have forced 17 total turnovers (13th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 13 times (71st in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +4, 33rd-ranked in college football.

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RedHawks Insights

  • From an offensive standpoint, Miami (OH) is putting up 333.1 total yards per contest (102nd-ranked). It ranks 27th in the FBS defensively (326.8 total yards allowed per game).
  • Miami (OH) has been dominant on the defensive side of the ball, giving up only 16.2 points per game (seventh-best). On offense, it ranks 68th by piling up 26.9 points per game.
  • The RedHawks’ passing offense has been bottom-25 this season, registering 174.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 28th with 197.2 passing yards surrendered per contest.
  • Miami (OH) ranks 68th in the FBS with 158.3 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 33rd with 129.5 rushing yards ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball.
  • The RedHawks’ third-down defense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank 10th-best in the FBS with a 29.6% third-down conversion rate allowed. In terms of offense, they are compiling a 36.5% third-down rate, which ranks 89th.
  • Miami (OH) sports a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 45th in the FBS.

Mountaineers Leaders

  • Joey Aguilar has 3,546 passing yards (eighth in the FBS), 33 touchdowns (third in the FBS) and nine interceptions this year. He has completed 64.3% of his passes, averaging 272.8 yards per game and 8.3 per attempt.
  • He has tacked on 235 rushing yards (18.1 per game) and two touchdowns on the ground.
  • Kaedin Robinson has 59 receptions for 787 yards and 10 TDs. In 13 games, he is averaging 4.5 catches and 60.5 yards per game.
  • Nathaniel Noel’s output on the ground this season includes 827 yards and five TDs. He’s averaging 75.2 yards per game and 4.8 per attempt (170th in the FBS).

RedHawks Leaders

  • So far this year through 13 games, Rashad Amos has churned out 887 rushing yards (leading the RedHawks) and scored 12 rushing touchdowns. He averages 68.2 yards per game and 5.0 per attempt (146th in the FBS).
  • Brett Gabbert has 1,634 passing yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions. His completion percentage is 59.0% and he averages 181.6 yards per game and 8.7 per attempt.
  • Gabbert also has two rushing touchdowns and 140 rushing yards (fourth on the RedHawks).
  • Gage Larvadain has recorded 660 receiving yards and seven touchdowns on 39 receptions, while being targeted zero times on the season.
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