Recap - Ravens Defeat Cleveland 24-17
|Recap - Ravens Defeat Cleveland 24-17|
The Ravens got a 3-TD performance from Joe Flacco as Baltimore handed Cleveland a 24-17 defeat on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
Baltimore did not, however, defeat the Browns against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 36.5.
Ray Rice rushed for 80 yards, while Willis McGahee added 29 yards in the win. Anquan Boldin and Todd Heap added 142 and 46 receiving yards respectively.
Peyton Hillis rushed for 144 yards for Cleveland, while Joshua Cribbs added 20 yards. Seneca Wallace threw for 141 yards for the Browns, while receivers Joshua Cribbs and Benjamin Watson had 58 and 47 yards respectively.
Cleveland lost the offensive yardage battle to Baltimore 365-304 yards in Sunday's game. Baltimore had more first downs as that total ended up 19-18.
Baltimore led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:08/29:52 split in that important category.
Baltimore looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Steelers. The Browns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.