The New Orleans Saints are staying on the road Sunday to face off against the Atlanta Falcons at 1 p.m. ET Dec. 6 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. These two teams are strolling into their matchup after big wins in their previous games.
When: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium — Atlanta, Georgia
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The Saints took their contest against the Denver Broncos last week by a conclusive 31-3 score. The game was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point New Orleans had established a 24-3 advantage.
Their RB Latavius Murray looked sharp as he rushed for two TDs and 124 yards on 19 carries. That nimble footwork stands out as the first time Murray has hit the 100-yard rushing mark this season.
A well-balanced attack led Atlanta over the Las Vegas Raiders every single quarter on their way to victory last week. Atlanta took their contest at home with ease, bagging a 43-6 victory over Las Vegas.
The matchup was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point Atlanta had established a 30-6 advantage. Their RB Ito Smith filled up the stat sheet, punching in one rushing touchdown.
Special teams collected 19 points for the Falcons. K Younghoe Koo delivered a perfect 5-for-5 game.
This next contest is expected to be close, with the Saints going off at just a 3-point favorite. They are currently four-for-four against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
New Orleans is now 9-2 while Atlanta sits at 4-7. A couple defensive stats to keep an eye on: New Orleans enters the contest with only five rushing touchdowns allowed, which is the best in the NFL.
Less enviably, the Falcons are second worst in the league in passing yards allowed per game, with 306.9 on average.
How To Watch
The Saints are a 3-point favorite against the Falcons, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Saints as a 3.5-point favorite.
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New Orleans have won seven out of their last 11 games against Atlanta.
Nov 22, 2020 – New Orleans 24 vs. Atlanta 9
Nov 28, 2019 – New Orleans 26 vs. Atlanta 18
Nov 10, 2019 – Atlanta 26 vs. New Orleans 9
Nov 22, 2018 – New Orleans 31 vs. Atlanta 17
Sep 23, 2018 – New Orleans 43 vs. Atlanta 37
Dec 24, 2017 – New Orleans 23 vs. Atlanta 13
Dec 07, 2017 – Atlanta 20 vs. New Orleans 17
Jan 01, 2017 – Atlanta 38 vs. New Orleans 32
Sep 26, 2016 – Atlanta 45 vs. New Orleans 32
Jan 03, 2016 – New Orleans 20 vs. Atlanta 17
Oct 15, 2015 – New Orleans 31 vs. Atlanta 21