Patriots Down Miami 27-24 - Match Report
|Patriots Down Miami 27-24 - Match Report|
New England's aerial attack produced 304 yards and the Patriots produced a 27-24 victory over Miami on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.
New England did not, however, defeat the Dolphins against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 64 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 20 yards in the win. Wes Welker and Rob Gronkowski added 138 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Reggie Bush rushed for 113 yards for Miami, while Daniel Thomas added 3 yards. Matt Moore threw for 294 yards for the Dolphins, while receivers Brandon Marshall and Brian Hartline had 156 and 72 yards respectively.
New England outgained Miami 400-381 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-20 by the Patriots.
The time of possession battle favored New England as their offense was on the field for 30:56, longer than the 29:04 of their opponents.
New England looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bills. The Dolphins will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.