Central Florida vs Baylor Wrap - Central Florida Wins 52-42
|Central Florida vs Baylor Wrap - Central Florida Wins 52-42|
Blake Bortles's 301-yard performance through the air was the key in Central Florida's 52-42 win over Baylor on Wednesday at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Central Florida was the ATS victor, as they covered the 16.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 74.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Storm Johnson rushed for 124 yards, while Blake Bortles added 93 yards in the win. Rannell Hall and Jeff Godfrey added 113 and 60 receiving yards respectively.
Lache Seastrunk rushed for 117 yards for Baylor, while Antwan Goodley added 22 yards. Bryce Petty threw for 356 yards for the Bears, while receivers Corey Coleman and Jay Lee had 88 and 80 yards respectively.
Baylor was outgained by Central Florida 556-550 yards in Wednesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-27 by the Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 34:47, longer than the 25:13 of their opponents.