Vanderbilt vs Northwestern Wrap - Northwestern Wins 23-13
Northwestern got a 123-yard performance from Venric Mark as a key part of its 23-13 victory over the Commodores on Saturday at Ryan Field.
Northwestern was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Trevor Siemian completed 10 of 16 pass attempts for 91 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Rodgers rushed for 51 yards for Vanderbilt, while Zac Stacy added 36 yards. Jordan Rodgers threw for 217 yards for the Commodores, while receivers Chris Boyd and Jordan Matthews had 76 and 75 yards respectively.
Vanderbilt was outgained by Northwestern 324-318 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Wildcats.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 30:16, longer than the 29:44 of their opponents.
Northwestern heads into a Week 3 battle against Boston College. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, will have their next action against Presbyterian.