49ers vs Saints Final: 31-21 - Recap
|49ers vs Saints Final: 31-21 - Recap|
The Saints came up short against the 49ers in Week 12 action on Sunday, falling 31-21 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The 49ers were a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 25 pass attempts for 231 yards and 1 TD for the 49ers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Saints defense.
Chris Ivory rushed for 34 yards for New Orleans, while Mark Ingram added 27 yards. Drew Brees threw for 267 yards for the Saints, while receivers Darren Sproles and Lance Moore had 65 and 61 yards respectively.
New Orleans lost the offensive yardage battle to San Francisco 375-290 yards in Sunday's game. New Orleans had more first downs as that total ended up 19-18.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 30:06/29:54, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
San Francisco looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rams. The Saints will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.