Minnesota vs New England Wrap - New England Wins 28-18
|Minnesota vs New England Wrap - New England Wins 28-18|
BenJarvus Green-Ellis scampered through the Minnesota defense for 112 yards as New England handed the Vikings a 28-18 defeat on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 45.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tom Brady completed 16 of 27 pass attempts for 240 yards and 1 TD for the Patriots in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 92 yards for Minnesota, while Tarvaris Jackson added 33 yards. Brett Favre threw for 259 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Toby Gerhart had 104 and 67 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by Minnesota 410-362 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Vikings.
The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 35:08, longer than the 24:52 of their opponents.
New England heads into a Week 9 battle against the Browns. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona.