Texans Fall 38-20 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
New Orleans got 3 passing strikes from Chase Daniel en route to a 38-20 victory over Houston on Saturday in P2 action at Louisiana Superdome.
Bettors who backed the Saints were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 41.5.
Christopher Ivory rushed for 66 yards, while Reggie Bush added 49 yards in the win. Adrian Arrington and Marques Colston added 71 and 49 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 28 yards for Houston, while Steve Slaton added 19 yards. Dan Orlovsky threw for 140 yards for the Texans, while receivers David Anderson and Joel Dreessen had 61 and 55 yards respectively.
Houston lost the offensive yardage battle to New Orleans 409-291 yards in Saturday's game. New Orleans had more first downs as that total ended up 27-15.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 40:00/20:00, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Chargers. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.