The Appalachian State Mountaineers will be going for the upset when they face the 22nd-ranked Miami Hurricanes on Saturday night. The Mountaineers are coming off a 33-19 win over East Carolina as nine-point favorites. The Hurricanes are coming off a 44-13 loss to Alabama as 19.5-point underdogs.
Miami won its only meeting against Appalachian State.
Mountaineers Going For Second Consecutive WinThe Mountaineers got their season off to a good start with a win over East Carolina in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Hurricanes, which will give them their second win in a row.
Appalachian State scored 33 points in their last game. They threw for 259 yards and rushed for 226 yards in the win.
Chase Brice completed 74.1 percent of his passes for 259 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Nate Noel leads the team with 129 rushing yards, while Thomas Hennigan leads the team with 114 receiving yards and one touchdown.
Appalachian State played well defensively in their first game, giving up 19 points. They will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.
Hurricanes Looking For First WinThe Hurricanes struggled in their first game of the season and they were blown out by the defending national champions. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Mountaineers, which will give them their first win of the year.
Miami scored 13 points in their first game. They threw for 178 yards and rushed for 87 yards in the loss.
D'Eriq King completed 74.2 percent of his passes for 178 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. Cam'Ron Harris led the team with 37 rushing yards, while Xavier Restrepo led the team with 55 receiving yards and one touchdown.
Miami struggled defensively, giving up 44 points in their last game. They will need to work on the things they did wrong and give a better performance if they want to get the win.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in week 2.
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game.
Appalachian State is:
- 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game.
- 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.