Saints vs Falcons Odds, Trends & Spreads

Saints-Falcons Spread

Who’s your pick for the next New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons matchup whose all-time series wins are nearly tied after over 100 games? Which NFC South team is a better bet after reviewing the Saints-Falcons spread?

The Falcons and Saints have been battling each other since 1967. For newbie NFL bettors, it may be challenging to place bets on the NFC South matchup. Learning the fundamentals about NFL betting can improve your chance of success and placing the best bets.

Keep reading to learn about Saints-Falcons odds, statistics from the last game, recent betting trends from Falcons vs. Saints games, and all-time series information. We will also give you tips on betting on the odds like the Falcons vs. Saints spread.

Saints vs. Falcons: Past Game Stats

Week 11 (2020)

Moneyline: NO -190, ATL +170

Point Spread: NO -3.5, ATL +3.5

Over/Under: 49

Result: New Orleans defeated Atlanta 24-9, so it covered the spread as the favorite. The total score was 33, so the game went under.

Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons beat the Denver Broncos 34-27 two weeks ago, their third win in four games.

Quarterback Matt Ryan tossed for 284 yards and three TDs. Ryan racked up 300-plus passing yards during three of his last four games versus the Saints.

Ryan moved closer to becoming the fourth QB in NFL history with 3,000-plus pass yards in 12 of his first 13 NFL seasons.

WR Julio Jones attempted his third consecutive game with 125 yards and seven receptions.

Wide receiver Calvin Ridley was projected to return from a foot injury from Week 8.

New Orleans Saints

The Saints and Falcons went head-to-head in their second yearly matchup at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

New Orleans entered the game on a six-game roll. However, the Saints played without Super Bowl winner and starter QB Drew Brees due to a rib and lung injury from the win versus the 49ers.

Saints backup QB Taysom Hill was prepared for his first career start. He completed four passes last season and had zero career touchdowns.

New Orleans relied on its ground game, including RB Alvin Kamara, who racked up 486 yards and seven TDs on the ground. Kamara also recorded five-plus receptions in his last five games.

The Falcons defense ranked 30th in the NFL in yards per game given up. This statistic refers to the number of yards an offense gained against a defense.

Week 13 (2020)

Moneyline: ATL +130, NO -150

Point Spread: NO -3, ATL +3

Over/Under: 46

Result: The New Orleans Saints defeated the Atlanta Falcons 21-16, so they covered the spread as the favorite. The combined score was 37, so the game went under.

Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons entered the game 4-7 overall and a home record of 2-4.

Atlanta crushed Las Vegas the previous week 43-6 and won three of its last four games.

QB Matt Ryan tossed for 3,000-plus yards for his 11th consecutive season. He had at least two TD passes during four of the last five games versus New Orleans.

WR Calvin Ridley had 54 catches and seven TDs in the season to become a top receiver like Odell Beckham Jr.

WR Julio Jones (hamstring) and RB Todd Gurley (knee) were also listed as questionable for the game.

New Orleans Saints

In NFL Week 13, the Saints had a 9-2 overall record and 4-1 road record. They defeated the Falcons in the season’s first meeting 24-9 in Week 11.

The Saints demolished the Denver Broncos 31-3 the previous Sunday and were on a roll after winning eight straight games.

RB Latavius Murray racked up 124 rushing yards and two TDs on 19 carries. It was his first 100-plus yard rushing game of the season.

QB Taysom Hill had two rushing touchdowns during Week 12.

In the Week 11 matchup, RB Alvin Kamara had one rushing TD and 301 scrimmage yards versus Atlanta. He ranked third in the league for scrimmage yards and scrimmage TDs.

WR Michael Thomas also had a big game in the first Atlanta matchup.

Head Coach Sean Payton had a 19-8 career record versus the Falcons.

Saints vs. Falcons: Past Betting Trends

Week 11 (2020)

The Saints won all but one of their last five games against the Falcons.

Week 13 (2020)

The Saints won five of their last six games versus the Falcons.

Saints vs. Falcons All-Time Series Facts

As of September 20201, the Falcons and Saints played 104 times, including one playoff game. The Falcons won 53 games, and the Saints won 51 games.

Saints vs. Falcons: How to Bet

Proposition Bet: A “prop bet” is a side bet on a specific event or individual player in an NFL game, for instance. An example is whether or not a QB will throw an interception in a game.

Live Betting: In-play bets let you bet after the opening kickoff and before the last play of the football game. You can still bet on the game before the final score is reported atUSA Today and football podcasts, for example.

Moneyline: This straight-up (SU) bet requires bettors to make NFL picks for a game-winning or losing team, for instance.

Totals: This wager is also known as an over/under bet. An oddsmaker sets a number for betting lines that totals the two team’s combined scores. Bettors must then pick either over or under that number.

Totals bets are popular in pro entities and events like the NFL, NBA finals, MLB, NHL, Euro 2020, and UFC.

Parlay: This wagering requires the bettor to win each part or “leg” to win the entire bet.

Point Spread: This option for point favorites and underdogs is available on betting odds, like the Falcons vs. Saints odds. The number of points a particular team wins or loses determines the bet’s result.

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