Akron vs Kentucky Wrap - Kentucky Wins 47-10
Derrick Locke ran for 166 yards as Kentucky handled Akron by a score of 47-10 on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Wildcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 24.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 52.5.
Mike Hartline completed 21 of 29 pass attempts for 250 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alex Allen rushed for 27 yards for Akron, while Giorgio Bowers added 26 yards. Patrick Nicely threw for 57 yards for the Zips, while receivers Antoine Russell and Jeremy LaFrance had 30 and 23 yards respectively.
Akron was outgained by Kentucky 544-172 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-12 by the Wildcats.
The time of possession battle favored Kentucky as their offense was on the field for 30:26, longer than the 29:34 of their opponents.
Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track at Indiana.