Houston vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 30-27
|Houston vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 30-27|
The Jets got a 3-TD performance from Mark Sanchez as New York handed Houston a 30-27 defeat on Sunday at Meadowlands Stadium.
The Jets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Shonn Greene rushed for 42 yards, while LaDainian Tomlinson added 36 yards in the win. Santonio Holmes and Braylon Edwards added 126 and 86 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 84 yards for Houston, while Jacoby Jones added 10 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 254 yards for the Texans, while receivers Joel Dreessen and Arian Foster had 106 and 59 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by New York 401-343 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Jets.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 34:19, longer than the 25:41 of their opponents.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bengals. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tennessee.