Recap - Ravens Defeat Oakland 55-20
|Recap - Ravens Defeat Oakland 55-20|
Joe Flacco scorched the Raiders defense for 3 TDs as Baltimore defeated Oakland 55-20 on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
Baltimore won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
Ray Rice rushed for 35 yards, while Bernard Pierce added 23 yards in the win. Dennis Pitta and Torrey Smith added 67 and 67 receiving yards respectively.
Marcel Reece rushed for 48 yards for Oakland, while Jeremy Stewart added 22 yards. Carson Palmer threw for 368 yards for the Raiders, while receivers Denarius Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey had 90 and 82 yards respectively.
Baltimore lost the offensive yardage battle to Oakland 422-419 yards in Sunday's game. Baltimore had more first downs as that total ended up 22-19.
Baltimore lost the time of possession battle 33:22/26:38, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Baltimore looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Steelers. The Raiders will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.