Recap - Blue Raiders Defeat Louisiana-Monroe 38-10
Louisiana-Monroe couldn't hang with the Blue Raiders on Saturday as Middle Tennessee blasted the Warhawks 38-10 in Week 8 action at Floyd Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Blue Raiders were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 12.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Dwight Dasher completed 11 of 19 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Warhawks defense.
Zach Rhodes rushed for 14 yards for Louisiana-Monroe, while Jyruss Edwards added 7 yards. Kolton Browning threw for 232 yards for the Warhawks, while receivers Luther Ambrose and Anthony McCall had 66 and 65 yards respectively.
Louisiana-Monroe was outgained by Middle Tennessee 463-269 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-13 by the Blue Raiders.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 31:13/28:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Middle Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Arkansas State. Louisiana-Monroe will aim to get back on the winning track vs Troy.