|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Bet on the NFLNFL betting lines handicappers will get a NFC South Division showdown of two of the top NFL betting commodities in the NFC as New Orleans hosts Atlanta. NFL betting lines fans will evaluate a NFL betting matchup of two of the most explosive offenses in the league that are led by two of the top quarterbacks.
The Atlanta Falcons have a NFL betting lines record of 4-2 both straight up and against the spread. The Falcons are coming off a 21-37 NFL betting loss at Dallas last week which dropped their NFL football betting road record to 1-2 against the spread.
The New Orleans Saints have a NFL betting lines record of a perfect 6-0 both straight up and against the spread. The Saints scored a 46-34 come from behind win over the NFL betting lines last week at Miami as they rallied from a 24-3 deficit to get the cash.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his team never had a doubt at Miami. “We were all talking about how we had it under control,” said Brees. “It might have been hard to believe, but we really did.”
The Saints have the top ranked offense with the NFL betting lines this year and are led by Brees, who has thrown for 1698 yards so far with 14 touchdown passes and a 67% completion rate which is good for a QB rating of 106.9.
Mike Bell and Pierre Thomas give the Saints excellent versatility with the NFL betting lines as they are each averaging 4.8 yards per carry or better.
The Atlanta Falcons have a good amount of firepower with the NFL betting lines as well. Quarterback Matt Ryan, in just his second year, has a QB rating of 90.2 good for 1360 yards with a 63% completion ratio and 11 touchdown passes.
The defenses look fairly even as Atlanta ranks 11th with the NFL betting lines for points allowed while New Orleans ranks 18th. The Saints have covered 7 out of their last 8 games at home while the Falcons have gone under the total in 17 out of their last 25 road games.
New Orleans has paid out to gamblers in 4 out of their last 5 home games against the Falcons. The two teams have gone under the total in 4 out of their last 6 at the Superdome.