Eastern Michigan vs Northern Illinois Wrap - Northern Illinois Wins 59-20
Northern Illinois won 59-20 on Saturday against Eastern Michigan behind a 107-yard receiving performance from Tommylee Lewis at Huskie Stadium.
Northern Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 31.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 67.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jordan Lynch completed 16 of 20 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Javonti Greene rushed for 66 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Bronson Hill added 65 yards. Brogan Roback threw for 109 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Tyreese Russell and Quincy Jones had 90 and 25 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois outgained Eastern Michigan 658-337 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-21 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Eastern Michigan as their offense was on the field for 36:42, longer than the 23:18 of their opponents.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act on the road to face Massachusetts looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head on the road to face Toledo.