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Owls vs Blue Raiders Final: 31-28 - Recap
The Blue Raiders had no answer for Aston Walter on Saturday as the Owls rolled to a 31-28 win at Johnny (Red) Floyd Stadium.
Rice was the ATS victor, as they covered the +13.0-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 47.0 were rewarded at the payout window.
Aston Walter rushed for 106 yards, while Juma Otoviano added 42 yards in the win. Brad Rozner and Jordan Myers added 130 and 32 receiving yards respectively.
Asher O'Hara rushed for 79 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Terelle West added 21 yards. Asher O'Hara threw for 338 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Ty Lee and Jimmy Marshall had 154 and 112 yards respectively.
Rice was outgained by Middle Tennessee 458-377 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Blue Raiders.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 35:26-24:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against North Texas. Middle Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Old Dominion.