Seahawks Fall 27-24 Against Oakland - Game Recap
Oakland got 2 scoring strikes from Bruce Gradkowski en route to a 27-24 victory over Seattle on Thursday in P4 action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
The match was decisive in favor of Oakland, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 37.5.
Michael Bennett rushed for 92 yards, while Rock Cartwright added 39 yards in the win. Jacoby Ford and Rock Cartwright added 62 and 45 receiving yards respectively.
Justin Forsett rushed for 31 yards for Seattle, while Julius Jones added 18 yards. Charlie Whitehurst threw for 210 yards for the Seahawks, while receivers Deon Butler and Golden Tate had 101 and 37 yards respectively.
Seattle was outgained by Oakland 428-294 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-14 by the Raiders.
Oakland led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:19/23:41 split in that important category.
Oakland heads into a Week 1 battle against the Titans. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Francisco.