Tampa Bay Falls 38-19 to Panthers - Recap
|Tampa Bay Falls 38-19 to Panthers - Recap|
Cam Newton ran his way to 3 TDs as Carolina earned a 38-19 win over Tampa Bay in football action on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 46.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cam Newton completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 204 yards and 1 TD for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Josh Johnson rushed for 45 yards for Tampa Bay, while Mossis Madu added 25 yards. Josh Johnson threw for 229 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn had 93 and 46 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Tampa Bay 385-285 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-15 by the Panthers.
Tampa Bay lost the time of possession battle 32:41/27:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Jacksonville.