James Conner scampered through the Bowling Green defense for 229 yards as Pittsburgh handed the Falcons a 30-27 defeat on Thursday at Ford Field.
Pittsburgh was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 49.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tom Savage completed 8 of 13 pass attempts for 124 yards for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Travis Greene rushed for 39 yards for Bowling Green, while Fred Coppet added 2 yards. Matt Johnson threw for 272 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Shaun Joplin and Heath Jackson had 86 and 78 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained Bowling Green 487-289 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Panthers.
Bowling Green led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:10/28:50 split in that important category.