Zips Fall 41-3 Against Temple - Game Recap
Bernard Pierce scampered through the Akron defense for 150 yards as Temple handed the Zips a 41-3 defeat on Saturday at InfoCision Stadium.
Temple was a favorite by 16.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Mike Gerardi completed 7 of 17 pass attempts for 93 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jawon Chisholm rushed for 63 yards for Akron, while Karl Bostick added 7 yards. Clayton Moore threw for 192 yards for the Zips, while receivers Marquelo Suel and Antoine Russell had 77 and 60 yards respectively.
Akron lost the offensive yardage battle to Temple 416-269 yards in Saturday's game. Temple had more first downs as that total ended up 22-13.
The time of possession battle favored Temple as their offense was on the field for 30:39, longer than the 29:21 of their opponents.
Temple looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Penn State. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.