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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons meet at Georgia Dome.
The Panthers were a 17-13 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Saints. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (30) made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Falcons were a 34-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 49ers. They covered the 14-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (58) made winners of OVER bettors.
Carolina has won 2 straight games.
Carolina: 11-4 SU, 9-5-1 ATS
Atlanta: 4-11 SU, 6-9 ATS
Carolina most recently:
When playing in December are 8-2
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 7-3
Atlanta most recently:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Carolina is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Carolina's last 8 games
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Carolina is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games at home
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
Atlanta is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home