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Cardinals Down Western Michigan 45-20 - Match Report

Drew Plitt led the way with 310 passing yards on Saturday as the Cardinals picked up a 45-20 victory over the Broncos at Waldo Stadium.

Ball State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +13.0-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.

Drew Plitt completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 310 yards for the Cardinals in the win.

La'Darius Jefferson rushed for 65 yards for Western Michigan, while Sean Tyler added 52 yards. Kaleb Eleby threw for 257 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Skyy Moore and Jaylen Hall had 81 and 61 yards respectively.

Western Michigan outgained Ball State 376-375 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Broncos.

The time of possession battle favored Western Michigan as their offense was on the field for 36:23, longer than the 23:37 of their opponents.

Ball State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Eastern Michigan. Western Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Kent State.