Orange vs Mountaineers Final: 38-14 - Recap
Syracuse got a 208-yard performance from Prince-Tyson Gulley as a key part of its 38-14 victory over the Mountaineers on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
Syracuse was an underdog by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 70.5.
Ryan Nassib completed 12 of 24 pass attempts for 134 yards for the Orange in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mountaineers defense.
Tavon Austin rushed for 54 yards for West Virginia, while Andrew Buie added 33 yards. Geno Smith threw for 197 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Stedman Bailey and J.D. Woods had 126 and 41 yards respectively.
West Virginia was outgained by Syracuse 511-285 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-15 by the Orange.
West Virginia lost the time of possession battle 36:23/23:37, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.