Vanderbilt Defeats Massachusetts 24-7 - Recap
|Vanderbilt Defeats Massachusetts 24-7 - Recap|
The Minutemen were burned by Jonathan Krause for 105 receiving yards on Saturday as the Commodores picked up a 24-7 win at Gillette Stadium.
The Commodores won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 29.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Austyn Carta-Samuels completed 18 of 27 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Commodores in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Minutemen defense.
A.J. Doyle rushed for 29 yards for Massachusetts, while Lorenzo Woodley added 28 yards. A.J. Doyle threw for 133 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Tajae Sharpe and Rob Blanchflower had 45 and 42 yards respectively.
Massachusetts was outgained by Vanderbilt 406-248 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Commodores.
Vanderbilt led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:19/27:41 split in that important category.
Next game, Vanderbilt takes its act home to face UAB looking for another win. For Massachusetts, they head on the road to face Bowling Green.