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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints meet at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Last time out for Carolina, they were a 27-6 winner as they battled the Buccaneers at home. The Panthers covered in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 33 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Saints were a 34-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Seahawks. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Carolina has won 8 straight games.
Carolina: 9-3 SU, 8-4 ATS
New Orleans: 9-3 SU, 6-5-1 ATS
Carolina most recently:
When playing in December are 8-2
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the division are 6-4
New Orleans most recently:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
New Orleans is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Orleans is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Carolina
New Orleans is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Carolina home to NY Jets, Sunday, December 15
New Orleans at St. Louis, Sunday, December 15