Recap - Blue Raiders Defeat UAB 24-21
|Recap - Blue Raiders Defeat UAB 24-21|
Middle Tennessee got a 155-yard performance from Reggie Whatley as a key part of its 24-21 victory over the Blazers on Saturday at Legion Field.
Bettors who backed the Blue Raiders were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 63.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 11 of 22 pass attempts for 160 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Blazers defense.
Jordan Howard rushed for 154 yards for UAB, while Darrin Reaves added 111 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 57 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Kennard Backman and Jamarcus Nelson had 27 and 21 yards respectively.
UAB lost the offensive yardage battle to Middle Tennessee 429-356 yards in Saturday's game. UAB had more first downs as that total ended up 19-16.
The time of possession battle favored UAB as their offense was on the field for 38:39, longer than the 21:21 of their opponents.
Middle Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida International. UAB will aim to get back on the winning track at Marshall.