Spartans vs Eagles Final: 23-7 - Recap
|Spartans vs Eagles Final: 23-7 - Recap|
The Eagles had no answer for Le'Veon Bell on Saturday as the Spartans rolled to a 23-7 win at Spartan Stadium.
The Spartans earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 31.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 47.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Andrew Maxwell completed 16 of 29 pass attempts for 159 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Javonti Greene rushed for 31 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Tyler Benz added 12 yards. Tyler Benz threw for 137 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Garrett Hoskins and Donald Scott had 102 and 25 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan State 428-183 yards in Saturday's game. Michigan State had more first downs as that total ended up 21-8.
Eastern Michigan lost the time of possession battle 34:32/25:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Michigan State takes its act home to face Ohio State looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head home to face Kent State.