Oakland vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 23-20
|Oakland vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 23-20|
Atlanta earned a 23-20 victory over Oakland on Sunday in Week 6 action at Georgia Dome.
Atlanta did not, however, defeat the Raiders against the spread, which closed at 10 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.
Matt Ryan completed 24 of 37 pass attempts for 249 yards and 1 TD for the Falcons in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Raiders defense.
Darren McFadden rushed for 70 yards for Oakland, while Mike Goodson added 59 yards. Carson Palmer threw for 353 yards for the Raiders, while receivers Denarius Moore and Derek Hagan had 104 and 85 yards respectively.
Oakland outgained Atlanta 474-286 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Raiders.
Atlanta lost the time of possession battle 36:26/23:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Eagles. The Raiders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Jacksonville.