Golden Panthers Fall 38-0 Against Central Florida - Game Recap
Florida International was unable to slow down Rannell Hall, who produced 127 receiving yards as the Knights defeated the Golden Panthers 38-0 on Friday.
Central Florida was a favorite by 25 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Blake Bortles completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 214 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lamarq Caldwell rushed for 27 yards for Florida International, while Alfonso Randolph added 20 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 128 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers T.J. Lowder and Jonnu Smith had 40 and 25 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by Central Florida 390-173 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-10 by the Knights.
Central Florida lost the time of possession battle 29:04/28:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Central Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Penn State. Florida International will aim to get back on the winning track vs Bethune-Cookman.