Saints vs. Falcons Prediction
ATLANTA, GA (ATS Consultants) – Will the Falcons exact some revenge on the Saints when the two NFC South rivals clash tonight at 8:20PM ET?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Falcons are 3.5-point favorites versus the Saints, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 56 points. New Orleans enters the game with a 5-6 record overall and a 2-3 record on the road, while Atlanta is 10-1 overall and 5-0 at home.
Line Movement: The Falcons opened as a 2-point favorite but the line has been bet up to 3.5 at most sports books. The total opened at 55.5 but it’s been bet up to 56 and may go higher the closer we get to kickoff.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 59% 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 Atlanta. According to latest NFL trends, Atlanta is 3-1 ATS L4 at home in series. Last game: NEW ORLEANS (+1’) over Atlanta, 31-27. This is a rematch for the Falcons, whose only loss took place on Nov. 11 in New Orleans. The Falcons were held to just 46 rushing yards and settled for two field goals inside the red zone. Atlanta is looking for home field advantage in the NFC, while the Saints at 5-6, are looking to sweep the board to have a shot at wild card. The Falcons rank eighth in scoring at 26.7ppg and sixth in total offense (385.9ypg). The Falcons are looking to improve their running game so expect more carries for speedy Jacquizz Rodgers, who rushed for 49 yards on 10 attempts with a TD last week against the Bucs.
2012 NFL WEEK 13 FREE PICK: ATLANTA FALCONS -3.5