Atlanta Falcons versus New Orleans Saints NFL Pro Football Betting Preview

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Monday Night Football in week four features a heated rivalry from the NFC South on September 26th as the New Orleans Saints will host the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints and Falcons get things started from New Orleans at 8:30PM Eastern Time and ESPN TV has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have the home team New Orleans Saints favored by -3 points with the total coming in at 53 ½ points.

In 2014 it was Atlanta winning both meetings between these teams and in 2015 it was the Saints winning both. The Falcons enter play with a mark of 1-1. Their defense was lit up by Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week one that resulted in a 31-24 home defeat. The Atlanta defense surrendered 281 yards passing and four touchdown passes to the Buccaneers second year starting quarterback. The team showed their issues from the past by going 1 of 4 inside the red zone. They were able to bounce back in week two as the Falcons traveled to Oakland and came away with the 35-28 road victory. Matt Ryan had another good game tossing for 396 yards and three touchdown passes. But the Falcons defense was torched again as Oakland were able to have a balanced offensive attack for 454 yards. The Raiders ran for 155 yards while quarterback Derek Carr threw for 299 yards and three touchdown passes.

The New Orleans Saints are a desperate 0-2 team in need of a win. It is a tough luck 0-2 with close losses late by one at home to Oakland and in week two a three point loss at the Giants. New Orleans failed to defend a two point conversion that resulted in a 35-34 loss with 47 seconds remaining. Their defense gave up 486 yards to Oakland with 167 on the ground. Drew Brees threw for 423 yards and four touchdowns. In week two the Saints and Giants were tied at 13-13 late by New Orleans allowed Eli Manning to connect with Victor Cruz on a big passing play that set up the game winning 23 yard field goal as time expired. The Saints defense did allow 368 yards passing but held New York to 0-3 inside the red zone.

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