ncaaf Game Recap
Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Tech Hokies Wrap - Syracuse Wins 41-36
The Hokies had no answer for Garrett Shrader on Saturday as the Orange rolled to a 41-36 win at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.
Syracuse was an underdog by +3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Garrett Shrader rushed for 174 yards, while Sean Tucker added 112 yards in the win. Courtney Jackson and Damien Alford added 86 and 45 receiving yards respectively.
Malachi Thomas rushed for 151 yards for Virginia Tech, while Raheem Blackshear added 78 yards. Braxton Burmeister threw for 177 yards for the Hokies, while receivers Tayvion Robinson and Kaleb Smith had 57 and 48 yards respectively.
Virginia Tech lost the offensive yardage battle to Syracuse 550-437 yards in Saturday's game. Syracuse had more first downs as that total ended up 25-21.
The time of possession battle favored Syracuse as their offense was on the field for 31:14, longer than the 28:16 of their opponents.
Syracuse heads into a 9 battle against Boston College. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, will have their next action against Georgia Tech.