Texans Down Carolina 26-13 - Match Report
|Texans Down Carolina 26-13 - Match Report|
Houston earned a 26-13 victory over Carolina on Saturday in P1 action at Bank of America Stadium.
The Texans were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 35.5.
T.J. Yates completed 8 of 12 pass attempts for 89 yards and 0 TDs for the Texans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tauren Poole rushed for 26 yards for Carolina, while Cam Newton added 16 yards. Derek Anderson threw for 99 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Louis Murphy and Gary Barnidge had 42 and 34 yards respectively.
Houston outgained Carolina 375-137 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-12 by the Texans.
Carolina lost the time of possession battle 37:41/22:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 49ers. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.