Panthers Down Oakland 17-6 - Match Report
Carolina earned a 17-6 victory over Oakland on Sunday in Week 16 action at Bank of America Stadium.
The Panthers were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Cam Newton completed 18 of 29 pass attempts for 170 yards and 1 TD for the Panthers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Raiders defense.
Darren McFadden rushed for 33 yards for Oakland, while Mike Goodson added 12 yards. Matt Leinart threw for 115 yards for the Raiders, while receivers Darrius Heyward-Bey and Terrelle Pryor had 31 and 22 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Oakland 271-189 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-12 by the Panthers.
Oakland lost the time of possession battle 30:55/29:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Carolina heads into a Week 17 battle against the Saints. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Diego.