The New Orleans Saints will travel in NFC South divisional play to face the Atlanta Falcons in an NFL pro football game set for Thursday night.
Kick off time from Atlanta is set for 8:25PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NFL Network.
The NFL odds from this game have the road side New Orleans Saints favored by –7 1/2 points with a total lined at 52 1/2 points.
New Orleans has won two straight to move to 8-2 on the season after a 23-20 home victory on Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 50 points. The Saints overcame a fourth quarter six point deficit by kicking three straight field goals.
The team posted 387 yards with 92 rushing on 32 carries. The Saints went 2 of 5 inside the red zone. Drew Brees hit on 30 of 43 passes for 305 yards with a touchdown and pick. They held a nine minute time of possession advantage. On defense New Orleans limits the San Francisco offense to 196 yards with 115 yards passing.
Atlanta has lost four straight to go to 2-8 after a 41-28 road defeat on Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a +1 point underdog. The game total landed at over 43 ½ points. The Falcons could not overcome a 24-6 first half deficit.
The team produced 420 yards of offense with 152 running on 20 carries. Matt Ryan hit on 19 of 36 passes for 254 yards with two touchdowns and two picks. Atlanta turned the football over three times and forced none away from the Buccaneers. On defense the Falcons give up 410 yards to the Tampa Bay offense with 186 yards rushing on 38 carries. Atlanta allowed three Buccaneers touchdowns in their four red zone trips.