Broncos Fall 28-21 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap
Chad Spann scampered through the Western Michigan defense for 146 yards as Northern Illinois handed the Broncos a 28-21 defeat on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 7, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.
Chandler Harnish completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 214 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Broncos defense.
Aaron Winchester rushed for 19 yards for Western Michigan, while Jordan White added 16 yards. Alex Carder threw for 360 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Jordan White and Robert Arnheim had 180 and 81 yards respectively.
Western Michigan was outgained by Northern Illinois 424-404 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-23 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Northern Illinois as their offense was on the field for 34:23, longer than the 25:37 of their opponents.
Northern Illinois heads into a Week 10 battle against Toledo. Western Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Central Michigan.