Broncos Fall 30-24 Against Ball State - Game Recap
Jahwan Edwards ran for 138 yards as Ball State handled Western Michigan by a score of 30-24 on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium.
Ball State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 65.5.
Keith Wenning completed 27 of 43 pass attempts for 265 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Broncos defense.
Dareyon Chance rushed for 116 yards for Western Michigan, while Brian Fields added 96 yards. Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 202 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Josh Schaffer and Jaime Wilson had 90 and 60 yards respectively.
Western Michigan was outgained by Ball State 433-424 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-23 by the Cardinals.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 33:02/26:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Ball State takes its act on the road to face Central Michigan looking for another win. For Western Michigan, they head on the road to face Kent State.