The Atlanta Falcons will be on bounce back mode when travel in NFC South division play to face the Carolina Panthers in an NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon.
Kick off time from Carolina is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The point spread from this NFL game has the home side Carolina Panthers favored by –7 1/2 points with the total lined at 44 points. Those wagering on Carolina on the money line will lay –360 odds with the return on the Atlanta Falcons at +280 odds.
Atlanta has fallen to 2-5 on the year after a 27-13 road defeat last week to the Arizona Cardinals as a +2 ½ point underdog. The game landed under 44 ½ points. The Falcons fell behind 21-6 at the half in defeat.
The team put up 342 offensive yards with 27 rushing on 14 carries. Matt Ryan completed 34 of 61 passes for 301 yards with a touchdown and four picks. The Falcons red zone difficulties continued as they convert 1 of 3 times inside the twenty. Atlanta’s defense gave up 348 yards to the Arizona offense with 201 rushing yardage on 30 carries. The Falcons lost the turnover battle by a -3 margin.
Carolina has won three straight to go to 4-3 on the season after a 31-13 road victory on Thursday Night Football to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended at over 39 points. The Panthers built up the 14-6 first half lead and extended it in the second half.
The team on offense gained 324 yards with 129 running on 27 carries. Cam Newton completed 23 of 32 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns. The Panthers defense allowed 297 yards to the Bucs offense with 48 running on 14 rushes.