Middle Tennessee vs Memphis Recap - Blue Raiders Win 48-30
Anthony Amos was good for 128 receiving yards on Saturday as the Blue Raiders grabbed a 48-30 win over the Tigers at Liberty Bowl.
Middle Tennessee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 22 of 30 pass attempts for 253 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 48 yards for Memphis, while Carl Harris added 18 yards. Jacob Karam threw for 325 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Rucker and Keiwone Malone had 177 and 102 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Middle Tennessee 439-399 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-23 by the Blue Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Middle Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 33:14, longer than the 26:46 of their opponents.
Middle Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia Tech. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track at Duke.