Blue Raiders Down Florida International 48-0 - Match Report
The battle between the Blue Raiders and Golden Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida International was handed a 48-0 defeat on Saturday at Floyd Stadium.
Middle Tennessee was a favorite by 19.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 17 of 20 pass attempts for 269 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lamarq Caldwell rushed for 48 yards for Florida International, while Talir Satterfield-Rowe added 18 yards. E.J. Hilliard threw for 133 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Clinton Taylor and Jonnu Smith had 79 and 19 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by Middle Tennessee 556-233 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-10 by the Blue Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Middle Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 31:06, longer than the 28:54 of their opponents.
Next game, Middle Tennessee takes its act on the road to face Southern Miss looking for another win. For Florida International, they head on the road to face Texas El Paso.