Golden Panthers vs Red Wolves Final: 31-24 - Recap
|Golden Panthers vs Red Wolves Final: 31-24 - Recap|
Florida International won 31-24 on Saturday against Arkansas State behind a 140-yard receiving performance from T.Y. Hilton at FIU Stadium.
Florida International was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 62.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Wesley Carroll completed 21 of 27 pass attempts for 266 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Red Wolves defense.
Phillip Butterfield rushed for 41 yards for Arkansas State, while Derek Lawson added 33 yards. Ryan Aplin threw for 126 yards for the Red Wolves, while receivers Allen Muse and Dwayne Frampton had 81 and 30 yards respectively.
Arkansas State was outgained by Florida International 387-308 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Red Wolves.
The time of possession battle favored Florida International as their offense was on the field for 39:09, longer than the 20:51 of their opponents.