Owls Down Western Kentucky 17-16 - Match Report
The Owls grabbed a Week 10 victory over the Hilltoppers on Saturday, winning 17-16 at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Florida Atlantic did not, however, defeat the Hilltoppers against the spread, which closed at 3 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Jeff Van Camp completed 9 of 22 pass attempts for 140 yards for the Owls in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Hilltoppers defense.
Bobby Rainey rushed for 152 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 35 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 70 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Donald Campbell and Demetrius Coley had 19 and 18 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Western Kentucky 268-215 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 14-12 by the Hilltoppers.
Florida Atlantic lost the time of possession battle 33:35/26:25, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Florida Atlantic looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. Western Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track at Arkansas State.