Saints vs. Falcons Week 13 Prediction
Taysom Hill won his first NFL start three weeks ago at home against the Falcons but can he beat the Saints’ NFC South rivals in Atlanta this time around? These divisional foes meet at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday with the Saints laying a field goal as road chalk.
463 New Orleans Saints (-3) at 464 Atlanta Falcons (+3); o/u 45.5
1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, December 6, 2020
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
New Orleans Saints DFS Spin
Michael Thomas (ankle) remained "limited" for Thursday's practice. Thomas' ankle is no longer a concern. Taysom Hill is, though even in Hill's nine-completion Week 12, four of them managed to go to Thomas. The duo is rematching with a Falcons defense Thomas got for 9/104 in Week 11. Thomas can be pinned to the WR1/2 borderline.
Atlanta Falcons DFS Spin
Todd Gurley (knee) is questionable for Week 13 against the Saints. Ito Smith was the team's primary ball carrier in Week 12 with Gurley out. Smith and Brian Hill will revert to bench status and Gurley should be treated as a low-end RB2 who's far more touchdown dependent than fantasy managers would like. Only 26.9 percent of yardage gained against New Orleans this year has come on the ground, the fourth lowest rate in the league.
Saints vs. Falcons Betting Prediction
The favorite in this series has cashed in five of the previous seven meetings, while the Saints are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games versus the Falcons and are 4-1 ATS in their last five trips to Atlanta. The Saints have also covered four straight games overall, are 5-1 against the number in their last six divisional games and are 23-9 ATS in their last 32 games against opponents with losing records. On the other side, the Falcons have failed to cover in five of their last seven conference games and are 2-12 against the number in their last 14 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous contest.
NFL WEEK 13 BETTING PREDICTION: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -3