Atlanta Falcons vs Miami Dolphins Wrap - Miami Wins 34-27

The Dolphins grabbed a Pre-Season Week 1 victory over the Falcons on Thursday, winning 34-27 at Hard Rock Stadium.

Miami was the ATS victor, as they covered the -4.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 35.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Patrick Laird rushed for 24 yards, while Kalen Ballage added 23 yards in the win. Preston Williams and Clive Walford added 97 and 34 receiving yards respectively.

Qadree Ollison rushed for 41 yards for Atlanta, while Brian Hill added 23 yards. Matt Simms threw for 86 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Kahlil Lewis and C.J. Worton had 43 and 37 yards respectively.

Atlanta was outgained by Miami 361-337 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-22 by the Dolphins.

The time of possession battle favored Atlanta as their offense was on the field for 32:11, longer than the 27:49 of their opponents.

Miami heads into a Pre-Season Week 2 battle against the Buccaneers. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against NY Jets.

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