Falcons vs Eagles Final: 24-3 - Recap
|Falcons vs Eagles Final: 24-3 - Recap|
John Pettigrew tore up the turf for 136 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Falcons to a 24-3 win over the Eagles at Doyt Perry Stadium.
Bowling Green was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 52.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Schilz completed 9 of 20 pass attempts for 78 yards for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Bronson Hill rushed for 57 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Ryan Brumfield added 22 yards. Tyler Benz threw for 114 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Tyreese Russell and Donald Scott had 50 and 24 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Bowling Green 356-178 yards in Saturday's game. Bowling Green had more first downs as that total ended up 16-11.
The time of possession battle favored Bowling Green as their offense was on the field for 34:50, longer than the 25:10 of their opponents.
Next game, Bowling Green takes its act on the road to face Ohio looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head on the road to face Ohio.