Saints vs. Falcons Betting Odds – Thursday Night Football, Line Moves to NO -1

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The Saints-Falcons game line was very volatile throughout the week, opening at Atlanta -1.5 and moving to New Orleans -1 by Wednesday afternoon.  NOTE AS OF THURSDAY EVENING, THIS LINE HAD MOVED BACK TO FALCONS -2.5

Action on this game had 65% of bets coming in on the Saints at books that had this one as a PICK’EM.  It will be interesting to see where this line ends but should continue trending past New Orleans -2 in order to get action on the Falcons.

The NFL Power Ratings suggest the line should have been New Orleans -1 all along.

As far as the series goes, Atlanta won the last two, New Orleans won the two previous.  It’s difficult to determine which of these two teams have an edge here.  Atlanta is also 2-2 at home in the last four games of this series.

Interestingly enough, the underdog is 13-3 Against The Spread in their last 16 meetings.

This should be a game no matter who comes out on top.  Six of the last ten meetings have been won by six or fewer points.  Both sides are at the top of their game right now.

"They can run," New Orleans head coach Sean Payton said of Dan Quinn's defense. "I think that's the one thing on film. They're fast at all the positions. I think (safety Keanu) Neal has played extremely well. I think they rush the passer very well, and if you get into the third down, (you see) a lot of the things that we saw happen in Seattle (when Quinn was the Seahawks defensive coordinator)."

The Saints could be getting back rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore from a sprained ankle, which would bolster their coverage against Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. The Saints are yielding just 17.9 points in winning nine of their last 10 games.


Date Time # Team Spread Total Money Line
NFL - Dec 07
12/07/2017 101 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -1-110 o52-110  
17:25:00 102 ATLANTA FALCONS +1-110 u52-110  
NFL - Dec 10
12/10/2017 107 CHICAGO BEARS +6-110 o38½-110 +225
10:00:00 108 CINCINNATI BENGALS -6-110 u38½-110 -265
12/10/2017 111 SEATTLE SEAHAWKS +2½-105 o40-110 +120
13:25:00 112 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS -2½-115 u40-110 -140
12/10/2017 113 OAKLAND RAIDERS +4-110 o47½-110 +175
10:00:00 114 KANSAS CITY CHIEFS -4-110 u47½-110 -210
12/10/2017 115 MINNESOTA VIKINGS -2½-120 o41-110 -145
10:00:00 116 CAROLINA PANTHERS +2½EV u41-110 +125
12/10/2017 117 GREEN BAY PACKERS -3-125 o40½-110 -165
10:00:00 118 CLEVELAND BROWNS +3+105 u40½-110 +145
12/10/2017 119 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS +3-120 o43½-115 +125
10:00:00 120 HOUSTON TEXANS -3EV u43½-105 -145
12/10/2017 121 WASHINGTON REDSKINS +6-115 o46-110 +210
13:05:00 122 LOS ANGELES CHARGERS -6-105 u46-110 -250
12/10/2017 123 NEW YORK JETS -1-115 o41½-110  
13:05:00 124 DENVER BRONCOS +1-105 u41½-110  
12/10/2017 125 TENNESSEE TITANS -3-110 o43½-110 -155
13:05:00 126 ARIZONA CARDINALS +3-110 u43½-110 +135
12/10/2017 127 PHILADELPHIA EAGLES +2-105 o48-110  
13:25:00 128 LOS ANGELES RAMS -2-115 u48-110  
12/10/2017 129 DALLAS COWBOYS -4-110 o41-110 -210
10:00:00 130 NEW YORK GIANTS +4-110 u41-110 +175
12/10/2017 131 BALTIMORE RAVENS +5-110 o44½-110 +185
17:30:00 132 PITTSBURGH STEELERS -5-110 u44½-110 -225
NFL - Dec 11
12/11/2017 133 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS -11-110 o47-110 -650
17:30:00 134 MIAMI DOLPHINS +11-110 u47-110 +475

- Ean Lamb,

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