Akron Falls 31-14 to Falcons - Recap
Travis Greene tore up the turf for 142 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Falcons to a 31-14 win over the Zips at Doyt Perry Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Falcons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 14 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 53.5.
Matt Johnson completed 18 of 24 pass attempts for 229 yards for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jawon Chisholm rushed for 28 yards for Akron, while Kyle Pohl added 26 yards. Kyle Pohl threw for 199 yards for the Zips, while receivers L.T. Smith and Jerrod Dillard had 89 and 50 yards respectively.
Akron was outgained by Bowling Green 396-296 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Bowling Green as their offense was on the field for 36:03, longer than the 23:57 of their opponents.
Bowling Green looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Massachusetts. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ohio.