|2013 ESPN Monday Night Football Week 4 Odds: Dolphins vs. Saints|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 30 September 2013 13:30|
Dolphins vs. Saints Odds
New Orleans is 3-0 overall, 2-0 at home and 2-1 against the spread. Miami is 3-0 overall, 2-0 on the road and 3-0 against the spread. The road team has won and covered the spread in two straight meetings.
Trends show that the Saints are 18-5 against the spread in their last 23 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday Night games. Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 Monday Night games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, New Orleans is the favorite at home, as the Saints have odds of -7 points against the Dolphins. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had New Orleans favored by 5.5 points. The spread climbed to a peak of 7.5 points before settling at the Saints -7. The over/under total opened at 47 points and then hit a peak of 48.5 before falling back to 48.
New Orleans is 3-0 thanks to a 31-7 win over the Cardinals at home last week. The offense is compiling a 404.4 yards per game thus far while the defense is holding opponents to 295.6 yards per contest. Drew Brees has thrown for 1,021 yards and six touchdowns in the three games while Jimmy Graham has caught 23 passes for 358 yards and four touchdowns.
Miami is coming off a 27-23 win over the Falcons last week and the Dolphins have won their last two games by 4 points each. Miami is only averaging 319.3 yards per game on offense, and the defense is allowing 372 yards per contest. Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 827 yards and four touchdowns this season while receiver Brian Hartline has caught 18 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Miami cornerbacks Jamar Taylor (groin) and Dimitri Patterson (leg) are both questionable for the game. New Orleans nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley (calf) and running back Mark Ingram (toe) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing New Orleans, as the Saints are getting 73% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against Miami on Monday night.