Western Carolina vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Blue Raiders Win 45-24
|Western Carolina vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Blue Raiders Win 45-24|
Middle Tennessee got a 156-yard performance from Jordan Parker as a key part of its 45-24 victory over the Catamounts on Thursday at Floyd Stadium.
The Blue Raiders earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 31.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 60.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Logan Kilgore completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 144 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shaun Warren rushed for 55 yards for Western Carolina, while Troy Mitchell added 38 yards. Troy Mitchell threw for 161 yards for the Catamounts, while receivers Karnorris Benson and Terryon Robinson had 113 and 78 yards respectively.
Middle Tennessee outgained Western Carolina 475-371 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Blue Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Middle Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 32:00, longer than the 28:00 of their opponents.
Next game, Middle Tennessee takes its act on the road to face North Carolina looking for another win. For Western Carolina, they head on the road to face Virginia Tech.