|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Bet on the NFLNFL betting lines for Monday feature a NFL betting matchup that could be a preview of this year’s Super Bowl as the New Orleans Saints host the New England Patriots. NFL betting lines handicappers will have their choice of an undefeated team against a team that went undefeated in the 2007 NFL betting regular season.
The New England Patriots have a record of 7-3 straight up and 6-4 with the NFL betting lines. New England is coming off a 31-14 home win over the New York Jets as 11-point NFL betting home favorites. It was the 4th NFL football betting payout in 5 games for the Patriots, who are the first place team in the AFC East Division. The Patriots have gone over the total in just 2 out of their last 5 games.
The New Orleans Saints are 10-0 straight up and 7-3 with the NFL betting lines. The Saints are coming off a 38-7 win at Tampa Bay as 10.5-point chalks with the NFL betting lines. It was the Saints first payout with the NFL betting lines in 4 games. The Saints have gone under the total in just 2 out of their last 5 games. The Saints have lost just 4 out of their last 17 games against the spread overall.
The Saints have the number one ranked scoring offense with the NFL betting lines this year and are led by quarterback Drew Brees, who is 2nd in the NFL for passing efficiency. Brees has a 105.8 quarterback rating with a 68.1 completion percentage and 2746 yards passing with a 22/9 touchdown to interception ratio.
Tom Brady of the Patriots ranks 6th with the NFL betting lines for passing efficiency with a QB rating of 100.4. Brady has completed 66.4% of his passes for 3049 yards and has a 20/6 touchdown to interception ratio.
The Patriots rank 3rd with the NFL betting lines for scoring offense and rank 2nd in the NFL for points permitted. The matchup of Brady and Brees only enhances this showdown and makes for one of the top Monday Night matchups in recent memory.