Recap - Patriots Defeat Baltimore 23-20
|Recap - Patriots Defeat Baltimore 23-20|
The Ravens came up short against the Patriots in Conference Playoff action on Sunday, falling 23-20 at Gillette Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Patriots were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 49.5.
Tom Brady completed 22 of 36 pass attempts for 239 yards and 0 TDs for the Patriots in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Ravens defense.
Ray Rice rushed for 67 yards for Baltimore, while Joe Flacco added 27 yards. Joe Flacco threw for 306 yards for the Ravens, while receivers Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith had 101 and 82 yards respectively.
Baltimore outgained New England 398-330 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-19 by the Patriots.
New England lost the time of possession battle 33:33/26:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.