Raiders vs Lions Final: 31-20 - Recap
|Raiders vs Lions Final: 31-20 - Recap|
Detroit was unable to slow down Juron Criner, who produced 115 receiving yards as the Raiders defeated the Lions 31-20 on Saturday.
Oakland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 42.5.
Carson Palmer completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 181 yards and 0 TDs for the Raiders in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Lions defense.
Keiland Williams rushed for 22 yards for Detroit, while Shaun Hill added 13 yards. Kellen Moore threw for 87 yards for the Lions, while receivers Lance Long and Nate Burleson had 43 and 37 yards respectively.
Detroit was outgained by Oakland 513-281 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-18 by the Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Oakland as their offense was on the field for 31:52, longer than the 28:08 of their opponents.
Oakland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Seahawks. The Lions will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.