Louisiana-Monroe Defeats Western Kentucky 35-30 - Recap
The Warhawks grabbed a Week 7 victory over the Hilltoppers on Saturday, winning 35-30 at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Louisiana-Monroe was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Kolton Browning completed 20 of 33 pass attempts for 209 yards for the Warhawks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Bobby Rainey rushed for 169 yards for Western Kentucky, while Antonio Andrews added 8 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 127 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Marcus Vasquez and Willie McNeal had 84 and 46 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky outgained Louisiana-Monroe 344-339 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:44/26:16 split in that important category.
Next game, Louisiana-Monroe takes its act on the road to face Middle Tennessee looking for another win. For Western Kentucky, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette.