Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Recap - Ravens Win 44-16
|Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Recap - Ravens Win 44-16|
Baltimore cruised to victory on Thursday, as they ran up a 44-16 score against Tampa Bay in Preseason Week 1 action at Raymond James Stadium.
Baltimore was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 35.5.
Tyrod Taylor completed 13 of 23 pass attempts for 154 yards and 2 TDs for the Ravens in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brian Leonard rushed for 23 yards for Tampa Bay, while Mike James added 15 yards. Mike Glennon threw for 169 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Kevin Ogletree and Tom Crabtree had 65 and 61 yards respectively.
Baltimore outgained Tampa Bay 332-273 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Ravens.
The time of possession battle favored Tampa Bay as their offense was on the field for 30:32, longer than the 29:28 of their opponents.
Baltimore looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Falcons. The Buccaneers will aim to get back on the winning track at New England.