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The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons will meet on the gridiron at Georgia Dome on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.
New Orleans won its last outing, a 23-20 result against the 49ers on November 17. The Saints earned a push in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 43 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
The Falcons were a 41-28 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Buccaneers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (69) made winners of OVER bettors.
New Orleans has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 4 straight games.
New Orleans: 8-2 SU, 6-3-1 ATS
Atlanta: 2-8 SU, 2-8 ATS
New Orleans most recently:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 7-3
Atlanta most recently:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the division are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
New Orleans is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
New Orleans is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans
Atlanta is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games
New Orleans at Seattle, Monday, December 2
Atlanta at Buffalo, Sunday, December 1