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Hilltoppers vs Blue Raiders Final: 31-26 - Recap

WKU got a 119-yard performance from Gaej Walker as a key part of its 31-26 victory over the Blue Raiders on Saturday at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

WKU did not, however, defeat the Blue Raiders against the spread, which closed at -10.0 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.0.

Gaej Walker rushed for 119 yards, while Ty Storey added 62 yards in the win. Lucky Jackson and Quin Jernighan added 110 and 76 receiving yards respectively.

Asher O'Hara rushed for 144 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Chaton Mobley added 21 yards. Asher O'Hara threw for 301 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Chaton Mobley and Yusuf Ali had 82 and 59 yards respectively.

Middle Tennessee was outgained by WKU 474-466 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Blue Raiders.

Middle Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:46-26:58 split in that important category.