Panthers vs. Saints Prediction
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Saints are 5-point favorites versus the Panthers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 54 points. Carolina is 6-9 overall and 3-4 on the road, while New Orleans is 7-8 overall and 4-3 at home.
Line Movement: The Saints opened as 4-point favorites over the Panthers, but the spread has jumped to 5 at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 54 and that’s where the over/under currently sits.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 73% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Saints. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Playoff Free Pick: Take Carolina. According to latest NFL trends, the road team is 17-5 ATS Last 22 in series. Carolina is7-2 ATS last 9 in series. Last game: CAROLINA (+3) over New Orleans, 35-27. The Carolina is playing its best football all year, winning three straight and four of five. Their defense has really played well as of late, holding San Diego and Oakland to just 13 combined points the last two games. The Saints' defense has allowed 6,512 yards this season, which is just 281 yards shot of the all-time record. Cam Newton has also played better, throwing for 14 TDs and just 3 picks in his last 8 games for a passer rating of 99.3.
2012 NFL FREE PICK: CAROLINA PANTHERS +5