Western Kentucky vs Kentucky Recap - Wildcats Win 63-28
|Western Kentucky vs Kentucky Recap - Wildcats Win 63-28|
Western Kentucky was unable to contain Derrick Locke on Saturday and the result was a 63-28 Week 2 loss against the Wildcats.
Kentucky was the ATS victor, as they covered the 25-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 53.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Mike Hartline completed 16 of 20 pass attempts for 213 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Bobby Rainey rushed for 184 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 2 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 97 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Marcus Vasquez and Willie McNeal had 40 and 36 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky was outgained by Kentucky 482-284 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-14 by the Wildcats.
Western Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 31:53/28:07, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Kentucky takes its act home to face Akron looking for another win. For Western Kentucky, they head home to face Indiana.