Toledo vs Eastern Michigan Recap - Rockets Win 42-7
The battle between the Rockets and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Eastern Michigan was handed a 42-7 defeat on Saturday at Rynearson Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 12 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 56.5.
Terrance Owens completed 10 of 15 pass attempts for 234 yards for the Rockets in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alex Gillett rushed for 50 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Corey Welch added 24 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 170 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Josh LeDuc and Corey Welch had 47 and 45 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Toledo 437-326 yards in Saturday's game. Eastern Michigan had more first downs as that total ended up 17-14.
Toledo lost the time of possession battle 33:42/26:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Toledo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Northern Illinois. Eastern Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Western Michigan.