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New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons 1/9/22 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints Odds & Info

Game Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints
Date & Time Sunday January 9, 2022, 1:00 PM (EST)
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Latest odds
NO -4.5 ; Total 40
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium will play host to a Sunday afternoon NFL matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints (8-8) have won five of their eight road games and still have a chance to qualify for the postseason. On Sunday, New Orleans limited Carolina to 178 yards of total offense during an 18-10 home victory.

Alvin Kamara scored the only touchdown of the game for New Orleans on a 12-yard pass from Taysom Hill. Marquez Callaway contributed 97 yards receiving on six catches for the Saints.

The Atlanta Falcons have dropped five of their seven home games and have been eliminated from postseason contention. On Sunday, Atlanta failed to score during the second half of a 29-15 road loss against Buffalo. The Falcons (7-9) were outgained by a 351-265 margin and converted just 1-for-7 on third down.

Atlanta took a 15-14 lead into halftime on a 24-yard field goal from Younghoe Koo. RB Mike Davis scored on a one-yard touchdown run in a losing effort for the Falcons.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New Orleans is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
  • New Orleans is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Atlanta.
  • Atlanta is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans' last 6 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games.

Free NFL Pick:

Atlanta Falcons +4.5

New Orleans OT Terron Armstead (knee) has been sidelined for the last few weeks and his status for this game is uncertain. The Saints need a win in this game and a San Francisco loss to clinch a playoff spot. Take the Falcons to cover at home. Final Score Prediction, New Orleans Saints win 20-19.

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