Bowling Green vs Kent State Recap - Falcons Win 41-22
Matt Johnson was good for 357 yards through the air on Saturday as the Falcons got past the Golden Flashes by a score of 41-22 at Dix Stadium.
Bowling Green was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Travis Greene rushed for 145 yards, while Fred Coppet added 36 yards in the win. Shaun Joplin and Ryan Burbrink added 113 and 101 receiving yards respectively.
Colin Reardon rushed for 58 yards for Kent State, while Ernest Calhoun added 29 yards. Colin Reardon threw for 164 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Chris Humphrey and Casey Pierce had 84 and 28 yards respectively.
Bowling Green outgained Kent State 576-302 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-15 by the Falcons.
Kent State lost the time of possession battle 36:32/23:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Bowling Green heads into a Week 3 battle against Indiana. Kent State, meanwhile, will have their next action against LSU.