Recap - Ravens Defeat Atlanta 31-17
|Recap - Ravens Defeat Atlanta 31-17|
The Ravens got a 3-TD performance from Curtis Painter as Baltimore handed Atlanta a 31-17 defeat on Thursday at Georgia Dome.
Baltimore won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 35.5.
Tyrod Taylor rushed for 51 yards, while Bobby Rainey added 36 yards in the win. Deonte Thompson and Torrey Smith added 53 and 43 receiving yards respectively.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 33 yards for Atlanta, while Michael Turner added 17 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 155 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White had 109 and 46 yards respectively.
Baltimore was outgained by Atlanta 344-321 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Ravens.
Baltimore led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:23/26:37 split in that important category.
Baltimore looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lions. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.