Falcons Down Minnesota 24-14 - Match Report
|Falcons Down Minnesota 24-14 - Match Report|
The Falcons got a 3-TD performance from Matt Ryan as Atlanta handed Minnesota a 24-14 defeat on Sunday at Georgia Dome.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 10 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 44.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 60 yards, while Jacquizz Rodgers added 19 yards in the win. Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez added 120 and 69 receiving yards respectively.
Toby Gerhart rushed for 44 yards for Minnesota, while Percy Harvin added 11 yards. Christian Ponder threw for 186 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Michael Jenkins had 95 and 25 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained Minnesota 335-226 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Atlanta as their offense was on the field for 34:39, longer than the 25:21 of their opponents.
Atlanta heads into a Week 13 battle against the Texans. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Denver.