Minnesota vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 14-9

Minnesota vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 14-9

The Saints were Week 1 winners on Thursday, coming out on top of the Vikings by a score of 14-9 at Louisiana Superdome.

The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 5, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.

Drew Brees completed 27 of 36 pass attempts for 237 yards and 1 TD for the Saints in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Adrian Peterson rushed for 87 yards for Minnesota, while Albert Young added 2 yards. Brett Favre threw for 171 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Visanthe Shiancoe and Greg Camarillo had 76 and 29 yards respectively.

New Orleans outgained Minnesota 308-253 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-12 by the Saints.

Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 33:43/26:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 49ers. The Vikings will aim to get on the winning track vs Miami.