Atlanta vs Detroit Wrap - Atlanta Wins 23-16
Detroit was unable to contain Michael Turner on Sunday and the result was a 23-16 Week 7 loss against the Falcons.
Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 46.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Ryan completed 20 of 34 pass attempts for 218 yards and 1 TD for the Falcons in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Lions defense.
Maurice Morris rushed for 50 yards for Detroit, while Keiland Williams added 44 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 183 yards for the Lions, while receivers Calvin Johnson and Brandon Pettigrew had 115 and 31 yards respectively.
Detroit was outgained by Atlanta 328-263 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Atlanta as their offense was on the field for 34:57, longer than the 25:03 of their opponents.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Indianapolis looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Denver.