Minnesota earned a 34-25 victory over New Orleans on Friday in Pre-Season Week 1 action at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 37.5.
Mike Boone rushed for 70 yards, while Ameer Abdullah added 63 yards in the win. Tyler Conklin and Olabisi Johnson added 56 and 35 receiving yards respectively.
Taysom Hill rushed for 45 yards for New Orleans, while Dwayne Washington added 36 yards. Taysom Hill threw for 80 yards for the Saints, while receivers Lil'Jordan Humphrey and Cyril Grayson Jr. had 42 and 32 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained New Orleans 460-337 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Saints.
New Orleans led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:13-26:47 split in that important category.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Seahawks. The Saints will aim to get back on the winning track at LA Chargers.