How to Watch SMU Mustangs vs. Boston College Eagles – December 28

The SMU Mustangs meet the Boston College Eagles in the Wasabi Fenway Bowl as major, 13.5-point favorites on December 28, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET on ESPN. The point total is 49.5 for the outing.

Interested in watching the matchup between the Mustangs and Eagles? You can find it on ESPN.

Mustangs vs. Eagles Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, December 28, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 AM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Venue: Fenway Park

Mustangs Insights

  • The Mustangs have been firing on all cylinders this season, as they rank 11th-best in total offense (469.7 yards per game) and 10th-best in total defense (300.0 yards allowed per game).
  • The Mustangs have been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking sixth-best in scoring offense (40.6 points per game) and 12th-best in scoring defense (17.4 points allowed per game).
  • SMU has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the passing game, ranking 19th-best in passing offense (285.6 passing yards per game) and 22nd-best in passing defense (188.4 passing yards allowed per game).
  • On the defensive side of the ball, the Mustangs have been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 18th-best by allowing just 111.6 per game. They rank 31st on offense (184.1 rushing yards per game).
  • On the defensive side of the ball, SMU has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking third-best by allowing a 27.1% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 42nd (42.1% third-down conversion rate).
  • The Mustangs rank 47th in college football with a +2 turnover margin after forcing 11 turnovers (90th in the FBS) and committing nine (23rd in the FBS).

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Eagles Insights

  • Boston College ranks 70th with 383.4 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 79th with 390.6 total yards surrendered per game on defense.
  • Boston College ranks 81st in the FBS with 25.0 points per game on offense, and it ranks 96th with 29.5 points ceded per game on defense.
  • The Eagles rank 103rd in the FBS with 191.0 passing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 26th with 196.6 passing yards ceded per game on defense.
  • While Boston College’s run defense has been sputtering, ranking 10th-worst by ceding 194.0 rushing yards per game, its offense is the 19th-best at 192.4 rushing yards per contest.
  • The Eagles rank 50th in the FBS with a 41.1% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 68th with a 39.3% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
  • At -3, Boston College owns the 91st-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 12 forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) and 15 turnovers committed (90th in the FBS).

Mustangs Leaders

  • Preston Stone has 3,204 passing yards, 28 touchdowns and six interceptions this year. He has completed 59.9% of his attempts, averaging 267.0 yards per game and 9.3 per attempt.
  • He has tacked on 198 rushing yards (16.5 per game) and four touchdowns on the ground.
  • Jaylan Knighton’s rushing output this season includes 720 yards and seven TDs. He is averaging 65.5 yards per game and 5.6 per attempt (78th in the FBS).
  • RJ Maryland has seven touchdown catches this season, and has 34 catches for 518 yards on zero targets, while averaging 3.1 catches and 47.1 yards per game.

Eagles Leaders

  • Thomas Castellanos is averaging 6.9 passing yards per attempt (104th in the FBS) and 180.7 yards per game this year, completing 57.1% of his passes on the way to 2,168 total yards, 15 touchdowns and 13 interceptions through 12 games.
  • On the ground, Castellanos has added 11 rushing touchdowns and 957 rushing yards (first on the Eagles).
  • Kye Robichaux averages 69.1 rushing yards per game through 10 games (691 total yards), while scoring seven rushing touchdowns.
  • This season, Lewis Bond has caught 48 passes for 611 receiving yards with seven touchdowns in the passing game. He has been targeted zero total times and is averaging 4.0 receptions per game over 12 games played.
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