Florida Atlantic vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Blue Raiders Win 38-14
Middle Tennessee got a 150-yard performance from Phillip Tanner as a key part of its 38-14 victory over the Owls on Saturday at Floyd Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Blue Raiders were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.
Dwight Dasher completed 11 of 15 pass attempts for 158 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Owls defense.
Alfred Morris rushed for 40 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Avery Holley added 28 yards. Jeff Van Camp threw for 201 yards for the Owls, while receivers Lester Jean and Rob Housler had 100 and 42 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Middle Tennessee 445-256 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Blue Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Florida Atlantic as their offense was on the field for 30:27, longer than the 29:33 of their opponents.
Middle Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida International. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Troy.