Western Michigan vs Central Michigan Recap - Broncos Win 42-31
Tyler Van Tubbergen sliced and diced the Chippewas defense for 362 yards as Western Michigan handed Central Michigan a 42-31 defeat on Saturday at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Broncos were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 60.5.
Dareyon Chance rushed for 111 yards, while Tyler Van Tubbergen added 42 yards in the win. Eric Monette and Blake Hammond added 196 and 75 receiving yards respectively.
Zurlon Tipton rushed for 112 yards for Central Michigan, while Tim Phillips added 7 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 383 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Titus Davis and Cody Wilson had 208 and 81 yards respectively.
Central Michigan was outgained by Western Michigan 513-506 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-24 by the Chippewas.
The time of possession battle favored Central Michigan as their offense was on the field for 31:16, longer than the 28:44 of their opponents.
Western Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Buffalo. Central Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Eastern Michigan.