Oakland Defeats Houston 25-20 - Recap
Oakland got 2 scoring strikes from Jason Campbell en route to a 25-20 victory over Houston on Sunday in Week 5 action at Reliant Stadium.
The Raiders were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 48.5.
Darren McFadden rushed for 51 yards, while Rock Cartwright added 35 yards in the win. Darrius Heyward-Bey and Jacoby Ford added 99 and 36 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 68 yards for Houston, while Chris Ogbonnaya added 2 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 416 yards for the Texans, while receivers Arian Foster and Joel Dreessen had 116 and 112 yards respectively.
Oakland lost the offensive yardage battle to Houston 473-278 yards in Sunday's game. Houston had more first downs as that total ended up 21-11.
The time of possession battle favored Houston as their offense was on the field for 34:25, longer than the 25:35 of their opponents.
Oakland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Browns. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track at Baltimore.