Purdue vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 42-7
The battle between the Bearcats and Boilermakers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Purdue was handed a 42-7 defeat on Saturday at Nippert Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Bearcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 49.5.
Munchie Legaux completed 13 of 20 pass attempts for 145 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Boilermakers defense.
Dalyn Dawkins rushed for 26 yards for Purdue, while Akeem Hunt added 21 yards. Rob Henry threw for 161 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Dalyn Dawkins and Gabe Holmes had 44 and 30 yards respectively.
Cincinnati outgained Purdue 425-226 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-12 by the Bearcats.
Purdue lost the time of possession battle 33:48/26:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Illinois. Purdue will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana State.