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Blue Raiders Fall 35-21 Against Miami (Ohio) - Game Recap

Thomas Merriweather scampered through the Middle Tennessee defense for 100 yards as Miami (Ohio) handed the Blue Raiders a 35-21 defeat on Thursday at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Miami (Ohio) was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.

Austin Boucher completed 22 of 35 pass attempts for 289 yards for the RedHawks in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Blue Raiders defense.

Dwight Dasher rushed for 90 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Phillip Tanner added 87 yards. Dwight Dasher threw for 162 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Sancho McDonald and Garrett Andrews had 43 and 36 yards respectively.

Miami (Ohio) outgained Middle Tennessee 416-370 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-15 by the RedHawks.

The time of possession battle favored Miami (Ohio) as their offense was on the field for 38:45, longer than the 21:15 of their opponents.