Western Kentucky vs Florida International Recap - Hilltoppers Win 14-6
|Western Kentucky vs Florida International Recap - Hilltoppers Win 14-6|
Florida International was unable to contain Antonio Andrews on Saturday and the result was a 14-6 Week 9 loss against the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky was a favorite by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 51.5.
Kawaun Jakes completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 128 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Panthers defense.
Darian Mallary rushed for 43 yards for Florida International, while Kedrick Rhodes added 39 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 187 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Willis Wright and Wayne Times had 128 and 54 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky was outgained by Florida International 342-289 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Golden Panthers.
Florida International lost the time of possession battle 33:21/26:39, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Western Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Middle Tennessee. Florida International will aim to get back on the winning track at South Alabama.