Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan Wrap - Eastern Michigan Wins 29-23
The Eagles grabbed a Week 12 victory over the Broncos on Saturday, winning 29-23 at Waldo Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Eagles were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 14 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 62.5.
Tyler Benz completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 137 yards for the Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dareyon Chance rushed for 69 yards for Western Michigan, while Alex Carder added 42 yards. Alex Carder threw for 328 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Justin Collins and Jaime Wilson had 101 and 74 yards respectively.
Western Michigan outgained Eastern Michigan 443-369 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Broncos.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 36:56/23:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.