Ball State Defeats Miami (Ohio) 31-24 - Recap
|Ball State Defeats Miami (Ohio) 31-24 - Recap|
The Cardinals grabbed a Week 13 victory over the RedHawks on Friday, winning 31-24 at Fred C Yager Stadium.
The Cardinals earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 60.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Kelly Page completed 11 of 21 pass attempts for 137 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zac Dysert rushed for 42 yards for Miami (Ohio), while Jamire Westbrook added 22 yards. Zac Dysert threw for 218 yards for the RedHawks, while receivers Dawan Scott and Nick Harwell had 120 and 35 yards respectively.
Miami (Ohio) lost the offensive yardage battle to Ball State 363-321 yards in Friday's game. Ball State had more first downs as that total ended up 24-22.
Miami (Ohio) lost the time of possession battle 32:58/27:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.