Dolphins Down New Orleans 24-21 - Match Report
Miami got 2 scoring strikes from Pat Devlin en route to a 24-21 victory over New Orleans on Thursday in Preseason Week 4 action at Sun Life Stadium.
Miami did not, however, defeat the Saints against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 36.5.
Mike Gillislee rushed for 47 yards, while Jonas Gray added 8 yards in the win. Marvin McNutt and Rishard Matthews added 99 and 37 receiving yards respectively.
Khiry Robinson rushed for 115 yards for New Orleans, while Mark Ingram added 49 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 198 yards for the Saints, while receivers Saalim Hakim and Khiry Robinson had 53 and 50 yards respectively.
Miami was outgained by New Orleans 417-289 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Saints.
Miami lost the time of possession battle 32:59/27:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Browns. The Saints will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.