Syracuse vs Connecticut Wrap - Connecticut Wins 28-21
|Syracuse vs Connecticut Wrap - Connecticut Wins 28-21|
Lyle McCombs ran for 152 yards as Connecticut handled Syracuse by a score of 28-21 on Saturday at Rentschler Field.
Connecticut was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 43.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Johnny McEntee completed 8 of 14 pass attempts for 113 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Orange defense.
Antwon Bailey rushed for 50 yards for Syracuse, while Dorian Graham added 33 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 275 yards for the Orange, while receivers Alec Lemon and Nick Provo had 157 and 53 yards respectively.
Connecticut was outgained by Syracuse 365-311 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Orange.
The time of possession battle favored Syracuse as their offense was on the field for 32:30, longer than the 27:30 of their opponents.
Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisville. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track vs South Florida.