Hilltoppers Down Louisiana-Lafayette 42-23 - Match Report
Bobby Rainey scampered through the Louisiana-Lafayette defense for 206 yards as Western Kentucky handed the Ragin` Cajuns a 42-23 defeat on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Western Kentucky was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Kawaun Jakes completed 15 of 18 pass attempts for 242 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Ragin` Cajuns defense.
Aaron Spikes rushed for 77 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Alonzo Harris added 19 yards. Blaine Gautier threw for 419 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Harry Peoples and Javone Lawson had 140 and 102 yards respectively.
The time of possession battle favored Western Kentucky as their offense was on the field for 35:43, longer than the 23:08 of their opponents.
Western Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Monroe. Louisiana-Lafayette will aim to get back on the winning track at Middle Tennessee.