Betting line favors Saints over Jags

New Orleans has scored 104 points in three games this season, while the Jacksonville Jaguars have scored a grand total of 29 for the year.

Small wonder the Saints come in as heavy road chalk (-7) as they visit the Jags in Week 4 NFL betting action.

This situation hasn't been kind to either team as New Orleans is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road and the Jags are 1-5 ATS in their past 6 overall.

The road team has never won in four lifetime meetings.

View New Orleans vs Jacksonville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Saints listed as 6-point favorites. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 46.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Jaguars, currently No. 19 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Saints, who rate No. 8 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 29-13 victory for the Saints.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Jacksonville's No. 31-ranked offense (9.7 PPG) against a Saints defense that ranks No. 30 at 29.3 PPG. The Jaguars passing attack has averaged 126.7 yards per game, less than the Saints give up through the air (282 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Saints feature the league's No. 13-rated road run defense, allowing 103 yards per game. Jacksonville, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.

The Saints were a 40-33 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Texans. They covered the 3.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (73) made winners of OVER bettors. Drew Brees dusted the Texans secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Saints defeated Houston 40-33 at Louisiana Superdome.

Jacksonville was a 16-10 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 26 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Maurice Jones-Drew tore up the turf for 122 rushing yards in the latest Jaguars game, a 16-10 loss to the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

New Orleans Saints Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 7-3

Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few Saints at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games on the road
New Orleans is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games on the road
New Orleans is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
New Orleans is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 5 games
Jacksonville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Jacksonville is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Jacksonville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
New Orleans at Carolina, Sunday, October 9
Jacksonville home to Cincinnati, Sunday, October 9