NFL Week 12: Falcons at Saints Odds, Pick & Prediction

Dessert for Thanksgiving dinner is a Good Ol’ Southern helping of the Saints vs. Falcons in prime-time. The latest NFL lines have New Orleans as the 13-point favorite with Drew Brees leading the attack, but the feud is not over in Atlanta. After the first two Thanksgiving NFL games, grab your seat for the shootout at the Mercedes Benz Superdome!

NFL Week 12 Falcons vs. Saints Odds & Pick

  • When: November 22, 2018, 8:20 PM ET
  • Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • NFL Week 12 Odds: Saints -13 (Total 60)

How’s the Weather?

  • Clear
  • 12°C/54°F
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Precipitation %: 3%
  • Cloud Cover: 2%
  • Wind: 6 mph E
  • Stadium Type: Indoor
  • Wind Field Impact N/A

Why Bet on the Falcons?

The Falcons are drowning this season. They’re practically done for. Their latest loss against the Cowboys is the final weight that will put them under.

The Boys held Matt Ryan to under 300 passing yards and this reflected a bigger problem with the offense.

If you got your hopes up in Week 9’s win over the Redskins on the road, you should know by now it was a fluke. The Falcons dropped the ball completely in their next two games.

Atlanta is being run over by opposing offenses. They now face Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, how do you think that will turn out?

If you still have any doubts, two weeks ago the Browns rushed for 211 yards. While Ezekiel Elliott followed that up with 122 rushing yards and led the Cowboys in receiving.

Why Bet on the Saints?

It’s the first time the Saints host a Thanksgiving Day game and they’re sizzling-hot at the moment.

Back in Week 3, when these two played, it was New Orleans that won with a 1-yard TD by Drew Brees. Fast-forward to now and the Saints are arguably the best in the league and Brees its undisputed MVP.

The Saints just destroyed the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles on Sunday, 48-7. And, you can be certain they’re not about to let up on their bitter rival.

The way Brees is throwing and how things are coming together in the offense, along with a solid defense that punishes opponents, it’s not surprising the total for this game is 60 points. The fact the point spread is 13 points favoring the Saints, should tell you how well this team is playing at the moment.

New Orleans is on an NFL-high nine-game winning streak and they seem to be an unstoppable scoring machine. New Orleans is only the fourth team in NFL history to score at least 45 points in three straight games.

The Saints have now covered eight consecutive games and are 9-1 overall and 8-2 against the spread.

Falcons vs. Saints Betting Trends

  • Atlanta is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home

Predictions: The Saints’ win over the Eagles was impressive and they’re not showing any signs of stopping any time soon. Though the Falcons would like to put a dent on their bitter rival’s armor, they’ll fall well short of even scratching it.

Pick: Saints -13