Indianapolis Falls 31-7 to Falcons - Recap
|Indianapolis Falls 31-7 to Falcons - Recap|
The Falcons got a 3-TD performance from Matt Ryan as Atlanta handed Indianapolis a 31-7 defeat on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Falcons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 44.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 71 yards, while Jacquizz Rodgers added 44 yards in the win. Julio Jones and Roddy White added 131 and 76 receiving yards respectively.
Donald Brown rushed for 70 yards for Indianapolis, while Delone Carter added 8 yards. Curtis Painter threw for 98 yards for the Colts, while receivers Austin Collie and Reggie Wayne had 32 and 30 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained Indianapolis 432-186 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-10 by the Falcons.
Indianapolis lost the time of possession battle 37:46/22:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Saints. The Colts will aim to get back on the winning track vs Jacksonville.