Middle Tennessee vs Western Kentucky Wrap - Middle Tennessee Wins 34-29
Middle Tennessee got a 149-yard performance from Jordan Parker as a key part of its 34-29 victory over the Hilltoppers on Thursday at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Middle Tennessee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 11 of 17 pass attempts for 118 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Antonio Andrews rushed for 136 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 14 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 283 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Willie McNeal and Antonio Andrews had 119 and 54 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky outgained Middle Tennessee 438-342 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-19 by the Hilltoppers.
The time of possession battle favored Middle Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 30:03, longer than the 29:57 of their opponents.
Middle Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Alabama. Western Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida Atlantic.