Virginia Tech vs East Carolina Wrap - Virginia Tech Wins 17-10
David Wilson scampered through the East Carolina defense for 138 yards as Virginia Tech handed the Pirates a 17-10 defeat on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Virginia Tech did not, however, defeat the Pirates against the spread, which closed at 17 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 65.5.
Logan Thomas completed 8 of 20 pass attempts for 91 yards for the Hokies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Pirates defense.
Michael Dobson rushed for 11 yards for East Carolina, while Reggie Bullock added 10 yards. Dominique Davis threw for 127 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Michael Bowman and Justin Hardy had 34 and 31 yards respectively.
Virginia Tech outgained East Carolina 332-112 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-11 by the Hokies.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 37:22, longer than the 22:38 of their opponents.
Next game, Virginia Tech takes its act home to face Arkansas State looking for another win. For East Carolina, they head home to face UAB.