Carolina vs New Orleans Wrap - Carolina Wins 44-38
Carolina got 3 TDs from Mike Tolbert en route to a 44-38 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Cam Newton completed 16 of 33 pass attempts for 248 yards and 0 TDs for the Panthers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Saints defense.
Mark Ingram rushed for 39 yards for New Orleans, while Chris Ivory added 22 yards. Drew Brees threw for 396 yards for the Saints, while receivers Lance Moore and Jimmy Graham had 121 and 115 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by Carolina 530-441 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-22 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 33:55, longer than the 26:05 of their opponents.