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Wildcats Down Rutgers 21-7 - Match Report

Stephon Robinson Jr. caught 5 passes for 115 yards against the Rutgers defense as Northwestern handed the Scarlet Knights a 21-7 loss on Saturday at Ryan Field.

Northwestern was an underdog by +2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 45.0.

Andrew Clair rushed for 63 yards, while Evan Hull added 53 yards in the win. Stephon Robinson Jr. and Malik Washington added 115 and 84 receiving yards respectively.

Kyle Monangai rushed for 31 yards for Rutgers, while Noah Vedral added 22 yards. Noah Vedral threw for 152 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Bo Melton and Shameen Jones had 101 and 23 yards respectively.

Rutgers was outgained by Northwestern 402-222 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-13 by the Wildcats.

The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 32:59, longer than the 27:01 of their opponents.

Northwestern heads into a Week 8 battle against Michigan. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against Illinois.