Recap - Blue Raiders Defeat Florida Atlantic 42-35
|Recap - Blue Raiders Defeat Florida Atlantic 42-35|
Middle Tennessee got a 154-yard performance from Reggie Whatley as a key part of its 42-35 victory over the Owls on Saturday at GEO Group Stadium.
Middle Tennessee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 13 of 23 pass attempts for 150 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Owls defense.
Jonathan Wallace rushed for 85 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Tony Moore added 36 yards. Jaquez Johnson threw for 321 yards for the Owls, while receivers Daniel McKinney and William Dukes had 82 and 73 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic outgained Middle Tennessee 503-446 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-21 by the Owls.
The time of possession battle favored Florida Atlantic as their offense was on the field for 32:11, longer than the 27:49 of their opponents.
Middle Tennessee heads into a Week 5 battle against BYU. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, will have their next action against Rice.