New York vs New England Recap - Giants Win 18-17
Da'Rel Scott tore up the turf for 114 rushing yards on Thursday to lead the Giants to a 18-17 win over the Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Giants were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 39.5.
David Carr completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 116 yards and 0 TDs for the Giants in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Patriots defense.
Shane Vereen rushed for 34 yards for New England, while Richard Medlin added 11 yards. Tom Brady threw for 116 yards for the Patriots, while receivers Matthew Slater and Tiquan Underwood had 64 and 52 yards respectively.
New England lost the offensive yardage battle to New York 308-213 yards in Thursday's game. New York had more first downs as that total ended up 17-13.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 34:00, longer than the 26:00 of their opponents.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For New England, they head on the road to face Miami.