Recap - Panthers Defeat San Francisco 23-20
|Recap - Panthers Defeat San Francisco 23-20|
Matt Moore's 308-yard performance through the air was the key in Carolina's 23-20 win over San Francisco on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 36.5.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 44 yards, while Jonathan Stewart added 29 yards in the win. David Gettis and Brandon LaFell added 125 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Frank Gore rushed for 102 yards for San Francisco, while Josh Morgan added 4 yards. Alex Smith threw for 129 yards for the 49ers, while receivers Vernon Davis and Frank Gore had 74 and 57 yards respectively.
San Francisco lost the offensive yardage battle to Carolina 379-282 yards in Sunday's game. Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 22-15.
San Francisco lost the time of possession battle 36:05/23:55, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For San Francisco, they head home to face Denver.