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Northern Illinois Defeats Arkansas State 38-20 - Recap

Martel Moore inflicted damage on the Arkansas State secondary, receiving 224 yards as Northern Illinois defeated the Red Wolves 38-20 at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Huskies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 66.5.

Chandler Harnish completed 18 of 36 pass attempts for 274 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Red Wolves defense.

Derek Lawson rushed for 25 yards for Arkansas State, while Jermaine Robertson added 18 yards. Ryan Aplin threw for 353 yards for the Red Wolves, while receivers Taylor Stockemer and Darron Edwards had 185 and 47 yards respectively.

Arkansas State was outgained by Northern Illinois 401-381 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-17 by the Red Wolves.

Northern Illinois led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:13/27:47 split in that important category.