NFL betting has been highly profitable on both teams with the NFL gambling lines as the Falcons have payed out 4 out of 6 times while the Saints are 6-0 against the spread. Atlanta has a straight up NFL betting record of 4-2 and is coming off a 21-37 loss at Dallas as 5.5-point road dogs with the NFL gambling lines.
The Falcons were a surprise playoff team last NFL betting season and have shown little inclination to retreat this year. Atlanta ranks 11th overall in NFL betting for points allowed on defense and ranks 12th in NFL betting for points scored on offense.
The New Orleans Saints are judged by many in NFL betting to be the best team on the NFL gambling lines board as they are 6-0 straight up and coming off a huge 46-34 win over the Miami Dolphins last week as they rallied from a 24-3 NFL betting deficit to steal the money.
Both teams have phenomenal quarterbacks for this NFL betting matchup as the Falcons Matt Ryan and the Saints Drew Brees each are assets that can strike for points from anywhere on the field. The Saints are the highest scoring team in NFL betting but rank only 18th in points allowed on defense.
The Falcons have gotten the cash in just 2 out of their last 6 road games and they have dropped 2 out of their last 3 against the spread on the road this year. The Falcons have trended strongly under in recent seasons on the road with 17 out of their last 25 games away from home going under the total.
The Saints have gone over the NFL betting total in 4 out of 6 games this year. They have also gone over the total in 6 out of their last 7 games at home. They have been highly profitable at home with 7 payouts in their last 8 games at the Superdome.
The Saints have covered 4 out of their last 5 home games with the Falcons and the teams have gone under the total in 4 out of their last 6 meetings at New Orleans.