Recap - Saints Defeat San Diego 36-21
|Recap - Saints Defeat San Diego 36-21|
New Orleans got 2 scoring strikes from Drew Brees en route to a 36-21 victory over San Diego on Friday in P3 action at Louisiana Superdome.
Bettors who backed the Saints were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 44.5.
Christopher Ivory rushed for 45 yards, while Pierre Thomas added 41 in the win yards. Christopher Ivory and Reggie Bush added 76 and 70 receiving yards respectively.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 43 yards for San Diego, while Billy Volek added 11 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 167 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Antonio Gates and Malcom Floyd had 66 and 51 yards respectively.
New Orleans outgained San Diego 552-323 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Saints.
The time of possession battle favored New Orleans as their offense was on the field for 31:15, longer than the 28:45 of their opponents.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Chargers will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.