Packers vs. Saints Free Pick
NEW ORLEANS, LA (The Spread) – The struggling Saints will host the red-hot Packers tonight on Sunday Night Football. Will the home team cover the small spread?
LINE MOVEMENT: The Saints opened as 1.5-point favorites but the line has jumped to 2.5 despite all of the public support for the Packers. The total, meanwhile, opened at 51 and has jumped all the way up to 56 at most books.
SEASON RECORDS: The Packers enter play tonight with a 5-2 record and are 4-2-1 at the betting window, while the over is 6-1 in their first seven games. On the other side, the Saints are 2-4 straight up and 2-4 against the spread, while the over is 5-1 in their six contests in 2014.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 73% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Packers. 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 FREE PICK: Take New Orleans. According to latest NFL trends, the favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last five games between these two teams while the Packers are 1-4 ATS in their last five games when playing on fieldturf and 0-5 ATS in their last five games versus a team with a losing record. On the other side, the Saints are 4-1 against the number in their last five games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 home games versus a team with a winning road record.
2014 NFL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -2.5