Falcons Fall 32-7 Against Houston - Game Recap
|Falcons Fall 32-7 Against Houston - Game Recap|
Atlanta couldn't hang with the Texans on Saturday as Houston blasted the Falcons 32-7 in Pre-Season Week 2 action at NRG Stadium.
Houston was a favorite by -3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.
Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 9 of 12 pass attempts for 97 yards and 1 TDs for the Texans in the win.
Devonta Freeman rushed for 31 yards for Atlanta, while Antone Smith added 27 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 49 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Julian Jones and Julio Jones had 29 and 20 yards respectively.
Atlanta was outgained by Houston 323-248 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Texans.
Atlanta lost the time of possession battle 31:52-28:08, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Broncos. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Tennessee.