Houston vs New Orleans Recap - Saints Win 34-27
Drew Brees passed for 2 TDs and 179 yards in leading New Orleans to a 34-27 win over Houston on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 44.5.
Chris Ivory rushed for 57 yards, while Joe Banyard added 25 yards in the win. Jimmy Graham and Lance Moore added 48 and 38 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 32 yards for Houston, while Jonathan Grimes added 22 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 194 yards for the Texans, while receivers Garrett Graham and Andre Johnson had 97 and 30 yards respectively.
Houston lost the offensive yardage battle to New Orleans 412-309 yards in Saturday's game. New Orleans had more first downs as that total ended up 27-20.
New Orleans led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:12/28:48 split in that important category.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.