Western Michigan vs Connecticut Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 38-31
|Western Michigan vs Connecticut Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 38-31|
Alex Carder was good for 479 yards through the air on Saturday as the Broncos got past the Huskies by a score of 38-31 at Rentschler Field.
Western Michigan was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 46.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brian Fields rushed for 16 yards, while Alex Carder added -1 yards in the win. Jordan White and Chleb Ravenell added 173 and 123 receiving yards respectively.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 136 yards for Connecticut, while Scott McCummings added 17 yards. Johnny McEntee threw for 300 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Kashif Moore and Ryan Griffin had 112 and 73 yards respectively.
Connecticut was outgained by Western Michigan 490-451 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Broncos.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 31:33/28:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Western Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Bowling Green. Connecticut will aim to get back on the winning track at West Virginia.