Mountaineers vs Falcons Final: 55-10 - Recap
|Mountaineers vs Falcons Final: 55-10 - Recap|
The Falcons had no answer for Dustin Garrison on Saturday as the Mountaineers rolled to a 55-10 win at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
West Virginia was a favorite by 17.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Geno Smith completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 238 yards for the Mountaineers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jamel Martin rushed for 111 yards for Bowling Green, while Jordan Hopgood added 6 yards. Matt Schilz threw for 114 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Kamar Jorden and Ray Hutson had 46 and 30 yards respectively.
Bowling Green was outgained by West Virginia 643-217 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-14 by the Mountaineers.
West Virginia lost the time of possession battle 31:47/28:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, West Virginia takes its act home to face Connecticut looking for another win. For Bowling Green, they head on the road to face Western Michigan.