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    The New Orleans Saints (7-9) host the Carolina Panthers (6-10) on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at Caesars Superdome and will try to extend a three-game winning streak.

    The Saints rank 19th in total offense (335.6 yards per game) and ninth in total defense (321.8 yards allowed per game) this season. The Panthers are posting 21.1 points per game on offense this season (18th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 22.9 points per game (22nd-ranked) on defense.

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    Game Info: Saints vs. Panthers

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Caesars Superdome

    To help you make an informed wager on New Orleans-Carolina contest (in which New Orleans is a 3.5-point favorite and the over/under is set at 41.5 points), here are a few betting trends and insights for Sunday’s game.

    Betting Insights for Saints

    • The Saints have a 7-9-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 3.5-point favorites this season, the Saints are 1-2 against the spread.
    • The Saints have hit the over in six of their 16 games with a set total (37.5%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints rank 19th in total offense (335.6 yards per game) and ninth in total defense (321.8 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Saints rank 22nd in the NFL with 20.2 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 12th in points allowed (321.8 points allowed per contest).
    • The Saints have the 16th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (220.6 passing yards per game), and they’ve been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with only 193.9 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are totaling 115 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 19th in the NFL. On defense, they rank 21st, giving up 127.9 rushing yards per game.
    • On offense, the Saints rank 14th in the NFL with a 40.8% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, they rank 22nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (40.6%).
    • This season, the Saints are putting up 5.9 yards per play on offense (ninth in the league), while sporting the second-best yards per play on defense in the NFL (5.3).
    • The Saints have forced 12 total turnovers (32nd in NFL) this season and have turned it over 24 times (29th in NFL) to register a turnover margin of -12, the second-worst in the league.

    Best Players for Saints

    • Andy Dalton: 2,699 PASS YDS / 207.6 YPG / 67.1% / 17 TD / 9 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 200 CAR / 791 YDS / 56.5 YPG / 2 TD / 56 REC / 487 YDS / 34.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 91 CAR / 551 YDS / 36.7 YPG / 7 TD / 8 REC / 75 YDS / 5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Chris Olave: 67 REC / 982 YDS / 70.1 YPG / 3 TD
    • Juwan Johnson: 41 REC / 487 YDS / 32.5 YPG / 7 TD
    • Cameron Jordan: 59 TKL / 12 TFL / 8.5 SACK / 2 PD
    • Demario Davis: 101 TKL / 8 TFL / 6.5 SACK / 1 INT / 6 PD
    • Tyrann Mathieu: 83 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 INT / 7 PD

    Betting Insights for Panthers

    • The Panthers’ ATS record is 8-8-0 this year.
    • The Panthers have a 4-4 record against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in eight of the Panthers’ 16 games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Panthers

    • With 312.7 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Panthers rank 27th in the NFL in 2022. On defense, they rank 22nd, surrendering 352.7 total yards per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, the Panthers are generating 21.1 points per game (18th-ranked). They rank 22nd in the NFL on the other side of the ball (22.9 points surrendered per game).
    • The Panthers’ passing offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, generating 185.3 passing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 23rd with 231.3 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • With 127.4 rushing yards per game on offense, the Panthers rank 12th in the NFL. Defensively they rank 19th, allowing 121.4 rushing yards per game.
    • The Panthers’ offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking second-worst in the NFL with a 29.8% third-down conversion percentage. They have been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering a 41.7% third-down rate (25th-ranked).
    • From an offensive perspective, the Panthers are putting up 5.7 yards per play (12th-ranked). They rank 12th in the NFL defensively (5.6 yards given up per play).
    • With 16 forced turnovers (26th in NFL) and 19 turnovers committed (ninth in NFL) this season, the Panthers rank 24th in the NFL with a turnover margin of -3.

    Best Players for Panthers

    • Sam Darnold: 1,100 PASS YDS / 220 YPG / 61.6% / 7 TD / 1 INT / 20 CAR / 74 RUSH YDS / 2 TD
    • D’Onta Foreman: 191 CAR / 846 YDS / 52.9 YPG / 5 TD / 5 REC / 26 YDS / 1.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Chuba Hubbard: 74 CAR / 397 YDS / 28.4 YPG / 2 TD / 14 REC / 171 YDS / 12.2 YPG / 0 TD
    • D.J. Moore: 62 REC / 878 YDS / 54.9 YPG / 7 TD
    • Terrace Marshall Jr.: 26 REC / 467 YDS / 35.9 YPG / 1 TD
    • Shi Smith: 22 REC / 296 YDS / 18.5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Brian Burns: 63 TKL / 17 TFL / 12.5 SACK / 3 PD
    • Shaq Thompson: 128 TKL / 8 TFL / 0.5 SACK / 4 PD
    • Jaycee Horn: 53 TKL / 2 TFL / 3 INT / 7 PD
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