Read on to get betting odds and analysis in our week 15 Falcons vs Saints pick and preview and see who we think will win and cover in New Orleans.

Falcons vs Saints Pick & Preview- NFL Week 15

The Falcons will play host to the Saints at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, LA, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. The Saints head into the game as the -4.0 point favorites over their NFC South rival.

Falcons vs Saints Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
  • Where: New Orleans at Caesars Superdome
  • Date: Sunday, December 18th
  • Betting Odds NO -4.0, ATL +171 | NO -207 O/U 43.0

Can Desmond Ridder Help Lead The Falcons To A Road Upset At New Orleans?

In week 13, the Atlanta Falcons dropped a non-conference matchup against the Steelers by a score of 19-16. With the loss, Atlanta also failed to cover the spread, as they were 1.0 underdogs. The team’s combined scoring of 35 points fell below the posted betting line of 43.

Atlanta ran the ball 28 times, finishing with 146 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson led the team with 60 rush yards and did not find the endzone.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota struggled to move the ball in the passing game, finishing with just 167 through the air and a passer rating of 72.7. Mariota was able to find the endzone 1 time through the air. Leading the team’s passing attack was Drake London, who finished with 95 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 15.8. On average, Atlanta has thrown the ball 23 times per game, placing them 31st in the league. This season, 40.21% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 31st in the NFL.

Can Andy Dalton And The Saints Take Care Of Business At Home?

Heading into week 15, the New Orleans Saints are looking to bounce back from a divisional loss to the Buccaneers by a score of 17-16. Even though the Saints lost the game, they managed to cover the spread as 3.5-point underdogs. The over-under betting total going into the game was 40, which the teams did not surpass.

For the game, New Orleans ran the ball 25 times, finishing with 66 rushing yards. The team’s leading rusher was Mark Ingram II, who finished with just 27 yards and a per-attempt average of 7.

In the game, Andy Dalton completed 71% of his passes, leading to a total of 229 passing yards. Dalton was able to find the endzone 1 time through the air. Rashid Shaheed was the team’s leader in the passing game, finishing with 75 yards and 4 catches. New Orleans has thrown the ball an average of 33.0 times per game, placing them in 21st. Currently, 68.11% of their yards come through the air, ranking them 8th in the NFL.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

This week, the Falcons will be looking for some revenge, as they already have 1 loss to the Saints this season. In the first game, Atlanta fell by a score of 27-26. Even though the Saints came away with the win, the Falcons covered the spread as +4.0 point underdogs. Both the Falcons and Saints picked up wins in the 2021-2022 season. Atlanta won 27-25, while New Orleans adding a 30-20 victory.

Over the last 5 matchups between Atlanta and New Orleans, the Saints have won 4 of the last 5 games. The over-under record in these games sits at 3-2, with the average scoring total coming in at 45.0 points.

The New Orleans Saints have gone 3-2-0 vs the spread in these games. The Falcons’ offense has averaged 19.6 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with New Orleans, compared to the Saints at 25.4.

Through their last 5 road games, Atlanta has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 17.4 points per game.

When looking at their past 5 home matchups, New Orleans has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 25.8 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.

Falcons vs Saints Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Falcons 4.0
  • Free Total Prediction: Over 43.0