Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan Recap - Broncos Win 45-30
Alex Carder was good for 349 yards through the air on Saturday as the Broncos got past the Eagles by a score of 45-30 at Waldo Stadium.
The Broncos earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 19.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 57.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Brian Fields rushed for 107 yards, while Tevin Drake added 36 yards in the win. Jordan White and Juan Nunez added 134 and 110 receiving yards respectively.
Alex Gillett rushed for 159 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Dwayne Priest added 87 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 214 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Donald Scott and Tyrone Burke had 50 and 45 yards respectively.
Western Michigan outgained Eastern Michigan 518-491 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-23 by the Eagles.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 39:37/20:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Western Michigan takes its act home to face Kent State looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head on the road to face Buffalo.