Minnesota vs New York Recap - Jets Win 29-20
|Minnesota vs New York Recap - Jets Win 29-20|
New York earned a 29-20 victory over Minnesota on Monday in Week 5 action at Meadowlands Stadium.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 38.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Mark Sanchez completed 21 of 44 pass attempts for 191 yards and 0 TDs for the Jets in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 88 yards for Minnesota, while Toby Gerhart added 7 yards. Brett Favre threw for 264 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Randy Moss had 97 and 81 yards respectively.
New York was outgained by Minnesota 336-328 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-16 by the Jets.
Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 33:55/26:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New York heads into a Week 6 battle against the Broncos. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.