Panthers vs. Falcons Free Pick

NFL Week 16 Panthers vs. Falcons Picks & Predictions

The Panthers will attempt to go 15-0 with a win today over a Falcons team that they blew out 38-0 just two weeks ago.

View NFL Week 16 Odds

The Panthers opened as 6.5-point favorites versus the Falcons for today's 1:00PM ET kickoff, but according to oddsmakers from online sports book the line has jumped to 7. As for the total, it opened at 46 but was bet up to 47.5.

That 38-0 loss was the second time the Falcons were embarrassed by the Panthers in the past year. Carolina also handed Atlanta a 34-3 beat-down in Week 17 of the 2014 season, which secured the NFC South crown for the Panthers and eliminated the Falcons from playoff contention.

It's unlikely that the Panthers lose today and it's even more unlikely that the Falcons will keep their slim playoff hopes alive beyond this weekend. But Atlanta showed some fight in a 23-17 win over the Jaguars last Sunday in Jacksonville and shouldn't have any issues getting up for a Panthers team that has humiliated them in the past two meetings.

Atlanta's offensive problems remain, but Carolina surrendered 38 points to the Saints three weeks ago and 35 points to the Giants last Sunday. Look for the Falcons to be much more competitive today than they were two weeks ago in Charlotte.


Bet NFL Week 16 Games

Want More From Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NFL Discussions


NFL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Saints vs. Seahawks Week 7 Prediction The Saints and Seahawks will wrap up Week 7 in the NFL when the two teams meet on Monday Night Football at 8:15 p.m. ET. With the Saints laying four points as a...
Thumbnail Colts vs. 49ers SNF Prediction The Sunday Night Football matchup for Week 7 is an intriguing one, as the 49ers will look to even their season record against the visiting Colts at 8:20 p.m. ET. With the...
Thumbnail Bears vs. Bucs Week 7 Prediction The Bucs should pick up their sixth win of the season in Week 7 when they host the Bears at 4:25 p.m. ET, but will they cover as a 13-point...
Thumbnail Eagles vs. Raiders Week 7 Prediction Will the Raiders improve to 5-2 on the season with a win and a cover over the struggling Eagles at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday or is there a better bet when it comes...
Thumbnail Jets vs. Patriots Week 7 Prediction Will the Patriots not only pick up their first home victory of the 2021 NFL season but also a cover over their AFC East nemesis the Jets...

NFL Headlines