Florida Atlantic Falls 20-0 to Hilltoppers - Recap
Bobby Rainey ran for 131 yards as Western Kentucky handled Florida Atlantic by a score of 20-0 on Saturday at FAU Stadium.
Western Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 43.5.
Kawaun Jakes completed 8 of 15 pass attempts for 85 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alfred Morris rushed for 27 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Xavier Stinson added 9 yards. David Kooi threw for 79 yards for the Owls, while receivers Darian Williams and DeAndre Richardson had 29 and 27 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Western Kentucky 289-121 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-6 by the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 37:08/22:52 split in that important category.
Western Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Middle Tennessee.