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Houston Baptist Huskies vs Texas State Bobcats Wrap - Texas State Wins 20-11

The Huskies came up short against the Bobcats in Week 1 action on Saturday, falling 20-11 at Bobcat Stadium.

Texas State did not, however, defeat the Huskies against the spread, which closed at -16.0 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 57.0.

Anthony Smith rushed for 71 yards, while Damian Williams added 43 yards in the win. Elijah King and Tyler Watts added 85 and 23 receiving yards respectively.

Terrance Peters rushed for 51 yards for Houston Baptist, while James Brown added 26 yards. Bailey Zappe threw for 199 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Dennis Houston and Ethan Fry had 73 and 62 yards respectively.

Houston Baptist was outgained by Texas State 290-258 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Huskies.

Houston Baptist led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:15-28:45 split in that important category.