We look at some key numbers for both the Miami RedHawks and Cincinnati Bearcats as the battle for the Victory Bell gets ready to hit the Nippert on The Banks at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday night.
Miami Ohio will travel to Cincinnati for another battle for the Victory Bell and Bearcat Insider takes a quick look at some of the key numbers from both teams.
The RedHawks under first year head coach Chuck Martin will look to get their first victory of the season after losses to Marshall, Eastern Kentucky and Michigan.
Cincinnati will look to earn their second victory of the season coming off a win over another Mid American Conference program Toledo. The Bearcats enjoyed a strong offensive output by first year quarterback Gunner Kiel but will look to play four quarters of football for Tommy Tuberville and his staff on Saturday night.
|Matchup Preview | Sept. 20, 2014 |
|Miami (OH) RedHawks|
(0-3, 0-1 Away)
(1-0, 1-0 Home)
|Offensive Stats Comparison|
|1035||Total Offensive Yards||584|
|15.7||Points Per Game||58|
|10||Red Zone Attempts||7|
|70||Red Zone Percentage||100|
|Defensive Stats Comparison|
|1172||Total Yards Allowed||563|
|643||Passing Yards Allowed||323|
|529||Rushing Yards Allowed||240|
|31||Points Per Game||34|
|11||Red Zone Attempts||6|
|91||Red Zone Percentage||67|
|Cincinnati has won eight-straight games versus the RedHawks, which is the longest winning streak in the 118-game rivalry. With a new head coach in Chuck Martin, Miami will be looking to earn their first win of the season and take the Victory Bell back to Oxford, Ohio. Last season the Bearcats shutout Miami 14-0 in a game that was scoreless until the fourth quarter when Hosey Williams scored on a one-yard run followed by another one-yard run by quarterback Brendon Kay.|