New Orleans vs New England Wrap - New England Wins 7-6
|New Orleans vs New England Wrap - New England Wins 7-6|
The Patriots grabbed a P1 victory over the Saints on Thursday, winning 7-6 at Gillette Stadium.
The Patriots won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Ryan Mallett completed 8 of 19 pass attempts for 89 yards and 0 TDs for the Patriots in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Saints defense.
Joe Banyard rushed for 27 yards for New Orleans, while Travaris Cadet added 26 yards. Luke McCown threw for 86 yards for the Saints, while receivers Courtney Roby and Andy Tanner had 85 and 45 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by New Orleans 280-279 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-15 by the Patriots.
The time of possession battle favored New Orleans as their offense was on the field for 30:39, longer than the 29:21 of their opponents.
New England heads into a P2 battle against the Eagles. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Jacksonville.