Miami (Ohio) vs Akron Wrap - Miami (Ohio) Wins 19-14
Thomas Merriweather ran for 141 yards as Miami (Ohio) handled Akron by a score of 19-14 on Wednesday at InfoCision Stadium.
Miami (Ohio) did not, however, defeat the Zips against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 46.5.
Austin Boucher completed 22 of 32 pass attempts for 213 yards for the RedHawks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alex Allen rushed for 126 yards for Akron, while Nate Burney added 0 yards. Patrick Nicely threw for 200 yards for the Zips, while receivers Jalil Carter and Jeremy LaFrance had 119 and 59 yards respectively.
Miami (Ohio) outgained Akron 398-318 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-14 by the RedHawks.
Akron lost the time of possession battle 33:51/26:09, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Miami (Ohio) takes its act home to face Temple looking for another win. For Akron, they head home to face Buffalo.