Detroit Defeats San Diego 38-10 - Recap
Matthew Stafford passed for 3 TDs and 373 yards in leading the Lions past San Diego on Saturday at Ford Field.
Detroit was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Kevin Smith rushed for 49 yards, while Maurice Morris added 22 yards in the win. Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson added 102 and 83 receiving yards respectively.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 58 yards for San Diego, while Mike Tolbert added 9 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 299 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Malcom Floyd and Vincent Jackson had 95 and 41 yards respectively.
San Diego was outgained by Detroit 440-367 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Detroit as their offense was on the field for 32:21, longer than the 27:39 of their opponents.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Green Bay looking for another win. For San Diego, they head on the road to face Oakland.