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Recap - Raiders Defeat Minnesota 27-21

Recap - Raiders Defeat Minnesota 27-21

Oakland got a 109-yard performance from Michael Bush as a key part of its 27-21 victory over the Vikings on Sunday at The Metrodome.

Bettors who backed the Raiders were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 46.5.

Carson Palmer completed 17 of 23 pass attempts for 164 yards and 1 TD for the Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Christian Ponder rushed for 71 yards for Minnesota, while Adrian Peterson added 26 yards. Christian Ponder threw for 211 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Visanthe Shiancoe had 73 and 42 yards respectively.

Oakland lost the offensive yardage battle to Minnesota 311-301 yards in Sunday's game. Oakland had more first downs as that total ended up 22-20.

The time of possession battle favored Oakland as their offense was on the field for 35:44, longer than the 24:16 of their opponents.

Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Atlanta.