Ohio vs Eastern Michigan Wrap - Ohio Wins 30-17
The Bobcats grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Eagles on Saturday, winning 30-17 at Rynearson Stadium.
Ohio won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Boo Jackson completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 218 yards for the Bobcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.
Dwayne Priest rushed for 117 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Ben Thayer added 32 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 208 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Kinsman Thomas and Trey Hunter had 57 and 49 yards respectively.
Ohio outgained Eastern Michigan 412-374 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Bobcats.
The time of possession battle favored Ohio as their offense was on the field for 32:48, longer than the 27:12 of their opponents.
Next game, Ohio takes its act home to face Bowling Green looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head on the road to face Vanderbilt.