How to Watch Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Tulane Green Wave – December 27

The Military Bowl features a matchup of the Virginia Tech Hokies (who are big, 13-point favorites) and the Tulane Green Wave on December 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under is 44 in this game.

The game is on ESPN, if you’re looking for how to watch.

Hokies vs. Green Wave Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Annapolis, Maryland
  • Venue: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Hokies Insights

  • On the defensive side of the ball, the Hokies have been a top-25 unit, ranking 25th-best by surrendering only 322.9 yards per game. They rank 67th on offense (386.5 yards per game).
  • On offense, the Hokies rank 57th in the FBS with 28.6 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 55th in points allowed (322.9 points allowed per contest).
  • On the defensive side of the ball, Virginia Tech has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking ninth-best by surrendering just 172.9 passing yards per game. The Hokies rank 86th on offense (210.7 passing yards per game).
  • The Hokies are averaging 175.8 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 45th in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 67th, surrendering 150.0 rushing yards per game.
  • While Virginia Tech’s third-down defense ranks 35th with a 35.4% third-down conversion rate allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking 19th-worst with a 33.5% third-down percentage.
  • The Hokies own the 47th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing 10 turnovers (98th in the FBS) while turning it over eight times (16th in the FBS).

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Green Wave Insights

  • With 381.6 total yards per game on offense, Tulane ranks 72nd in the FBS in 2023. Defensively, it ranks 32nd, giving up 334.2 total yards per game.
  • Tulane ranks 70th in the FBS with 26.8 points per game, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 18th-best by surrendering only 18.9 points per game.
  • With 222.4 passing yards per game on offense, the Green Wave rank 69th in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 91st, giving up 239.2 passing yards per game.
  • Tulane has been thriving on run defense, allowing only 95.0 rushing yards per contest (10th-best). Offensively, it ranks 66th in the FBS by accumulating 159.2 rushing yards per game.
  • In terms of third-down efficiency, the Green Wave rank 65th in the FBS (39.2% third-down conversion rate) and 37th defensively (35.5% third-down rate allowed).
  • Tulane has thrived in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +7 ranks 14th-best in the FBS, with 21 forced turnovers (third in the nation) and 14 turnovers committed (77th in the nation).

Hokies Leaders

  • Kyron Drones has 1,994 passing yards in 12 games this year, averaging 166.2 per game with a 58.0% completion percentage and 15 touchdowns against three interceptions.
  • To go along with his passing stats, Drones has 642 rushing yards (second on the Hokies), with four rushing touchdowns.
  • Bhayshul Tuten has put up 727 rushing yards with eight touchdowns (60.6 yards per game across 12 games). His 4.7 yards per attempt rank 179th in college football.
  • Tuten’s zero targets as part of the passing attack have resulted in 25 catches (2.1 per game) for 220 yards (18.3 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • In 10 games played, Da’Quan Felton is averaging 66.7 yards and 3.8 receptions per game on the way to 667 receiving yards and 38 catches. He’s been targeted zero times, and has eight receiving touchdowns.

Green Wave Leaders

  • In 12 games played this year, Michael Pratt has racked up 2,406 passing yards, with 22 touchdowns against five interceptions and completing 65.4% of his attempts.
  • He’s added 286 yards on the ground (second on the Green Wave), with five rushing touchdowns. He’s averaging 23.8 yards per game and 2.9 per attempt.
  • Makhi Hughes has scored seven rushing touchdowns, while totaling 1,290 rushing yards (5.3 per attempt and 99.2 per game).
  • In 10 games played this season, Lawrence Keys III has 33 catches (3.3 receptions per game on zero targets per game) for 599 yards and seven receiving touchdowns.
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