Carolina vs Houston Wrap - Carolina Wins 28-13
|Carolina vs Houston Wrap - Carolina Wins 28-13|
The Panthers got a 2-TD performance from Cam Newton as Carolina handed Houston a 28-13 defeat on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
Carolina was an underdog by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 61 yards, while Cam Newton added 55 yards in the win. Steve Smith and Jeremy Shockey added 82 and 35 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 109 yards for Houston, while Ben Tate added 26 yards. T.J. Yates threw for 212 yards for the Texans, while receivers Arian Foster and Lawrence Vickers had 58 and 29 yards respectively.
Carolina was outgained by Houston 358-316 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 32:34, longer than the 27:26 of their opponents.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Buccaneers. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track at Indianapolis.