Bowling Green vs Troy Wrap - Troy Wins 30-27
|Bowling Green vs Troy Wrap - Troy Wins 30-27|
The Trojans grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Falcons on Saturday, winning 30-27 at Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium.
Troy did not, however, defeat the Falcons against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Corey Robinson completed 25 of 37 pass attempts for 252 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Falcons defense.
Willie Geter rushed for 93 yards for Bowling Green, while Tyrone Pronty added 15 yards. Matt Schilz threw for 221 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Kamar Jorden and Tyrone Pronty had 111 and 58 yards respectively.
Troy outgained Bowling Green 475-329 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-20 by the Trojans.
Bowling Green lost the time of possession battle 30:09/29:51, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Troy takes its act on the road to face Oklahoma State looking for another win. For Bowling Green, they head on the road to face Tulsa.