New Orleans vs New England Recap - Patriots Win 30-27
Stevan Ridley ran through the New Orleans defense for 2 TDs as New England handed the Saints a 30-27 defeat on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 51.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tom Brady completed 25 of 43 pass attempts for 269 yards and 1 TD for the Patriots in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Saints defense.
Khiry Robinson rushed for 53 yards for New Orleans, while Pierre Thomas added 51 yards. Drew Brees threw for 236 yards for the Saints, while receivers Kenny Stills and Benjamin Watson had 64 and 61 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by New England 376-361 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-20 by the Patriots.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 31:51/28:09, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, New England takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Buffalo.