Western Michigan vs Northern Illinois Recap - Huskies Win 51-22
Chandler Harnish ran for 229 yards as Northern Illinois handled Western Michigan by a score of 51-22 on Saturday at Huskie Stadium.
Northern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 68.5.
Chandler Harnish completed 14 of 27 pass attempts for 203 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Broncos defense.
Brian Fields rushed for 37 yards for Western Michigan, while Tevin Drake added 28 yards. Alex Carder threw for 194 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Jordan White and Robert Arnheim had 98 and 42 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois outgained Western Michigan 697-324 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-20 by the Huskies.
Northern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 30:23/29:37, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Northern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Buffalo. Western Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Eastern Michigan.