East Carolina Falls 45-38 to Mustangs - Recap
Kyle Padron threw for 331 yards to lead the Mustangs over East Carolina 45-38 on Friday in Week 13 action at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Southern Methodist was a favorite by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 70.5.
Zach Line rushed for 123 yards, while Kyle Padron added 7 yards in the win. Aldrick Robinson and Cole Beasley added 129 and 118 receiving yards respectively.
Jonathan Williams rushed for 87 yards for East Carolina, while Giavanni Ruffin added 71 yards. Dominique Davis threw for 314 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Lance Lewis and Dwayne Harris had 154 and 57 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist lost the offensive yardage battle to East Carolina 452-450 yards in Friday's game. East Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 25-21.
East Carolina lost the time of possession battle 32:32/27:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.