Vintavious Cooper scampered through the Ohio defense for 198 yards as East Carolina handed the Bobcats a 37-20 defeat on Monday at Tropicana Field.
East Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 62.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shane Carden completed 29 of 45 pass attempts for 273 yards for the Pirates in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Beau Blankenship rushed for 66 yards for Ohio, while Daz'mond Patterson added 28 yards. Tyler Tettleton threw for 228 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers Donte Foster and Daz'mond Patterson had 160 and 77 yards respectively.
East Carolina outgained Ohio 568-435 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-21 by the Pirates.
Ohio lost the time of possession battle 33:24/26:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.