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    The New Orleans Saints (3-4) visit the Indianapolis Colts (3-4) at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

    Defensively, the Saints have been a top-five unit, ranking fourth-best by allowing just 285.7 yards per game. They rank 17th on offense (326 yards per game). In terms of total yards, the Colts rank 10th in the NFL (361.1 total yards per game) and 22nd on defense (351.3 total yards allowed per contest).

    Saints vs. Colts Picks

    The Saints are picked by Splash Inc. users to win straight up, but not cover the spread, against the Colts on Sunday. At the moment, 29.9% of users are picking them to win, but 60.3% have picked the Colts to cover the 1-point spread.

    Game Info: Saints vs. Colts

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium

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    Before making an informed wager on New Orleans-Indianapolis contest (in which New Orleans is a 1-point favorite and the over/under is set at 43.5 points), keep reading for some betting trends and insights for Sunday’s game.

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints are 1-5-1 against the spread this season.
    • The Saints have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 1 point or more this season (0-5-1).
    • The Saints have combined with their opponent to hit the over in one of seven games with a set total (14.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints rank 17th in total offense this season (326 yards per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the NFL with 285.7 yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are putting up 19 points per game on offense (21st in NFL), and they rank seventh on defense with 18.1 points allowed per game.
    • On defense, the Saints have been a top-five unit in terms of passing yards, ranking fourth-best by allowing just 187 passing yards per game. They rank 12th on offense (227.9 passing yards per game).
    • The Saints are putting up 98.1 rushing yards per game on offense this year (22nd in NFL), and they are surrendering 98.7 rushing yards per game (12th) on defense.
    • The Saints rank 26th in third-down conversion rate this season (34.3%), but they’ve been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with a 30.5% third-down percentage allowed.
    • While the Saints rank fifth-worst in the NFL in yards per play at 4.9, it’s been a different situation defensively, as they rank third-best (5 yards per play allowed).
    • With 12 forced turnovers (fifth in NFL) against nine turnovers committed (16th in NFL), the Saints (+3) own the 10th-ranked turnover margin in the league.

    Best Players for Saints

    • Derek Carr: 1,600 PASS YDS / 228.6 YPG / 63.9% / 6 TD / 4 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 69 CAR / 261 YDS / 65.3 YPG / 1 TD / 35 REC / 177 YDS / 44.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 29 CAR / 140 YDS / 20 YPG / 1 TD / 15 REC / 115 YDS / 16.4 YPG / 0 TD
    • Chris Olave: 39 REC / 471 YDS / 67.3 YPG / 1 TD
    • Michael Thomas: 34 REC / 371 YDS / 53 YPG / 1 TD
    • Rashid Shaheed: 20 REC / 326 YDS / 46.6 YPG / 2 TD
    • Pete Werner: 47 TKL / 0.5 SACK / 1 INT / 1 PD

    Game Trends for Colts

    • The Colts have a 4-3-0 record against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 1-point underdogs this year, the Colts are 4-3 against the spread.
    • The Colts have hit the over in five of their seven games with a set total (71.4%).

    Stats & Insights for Colts

    • The Colts are accumulating 361.1 total yards per contest on offense this season (10th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 351.3 total yards per game (22nd-ranked).
    • The Colts have been struggling on defense, ranking third-worst with 27.3 points allowed per game. They have been more productive on offense, compiling 25.4 points per contest (sixth-ranked).
    • The Colts are accumulating 237.1 passing yards per contest on offense this season (10th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 232.6 passing yards per game (19th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, the Colts rank ninth in the NFL on offense (124 rushing yards per game) and 21st on defense (118.7 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, the Colts rank 17th in the NFL (39.6% third-down conversion rate) and eighth on defense (35.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • In terms of yards per play, the Colts rank 13th in the NFL (5.6) and ninth on defense (5.3 yards allowed per play).
    • The Colts have registered 10 forced turnovers (10th in NFL) and committed 12 turnovers (27th in NFL) this season for a -2 turnover margin that ranks 18th in the NFL.

    Best Players for Colts

    • Gardner Minshew: 1,187 PASS YDS / 197.8 YPG / 65.2% / 5 TD / 4 INT
    • Zack Moss: 114 CAR / 523 YDS / 87.2 YPG / 4 TD / 15 REC / 115 YDS / 19.2 YPG / 1 TD
    • Jonathan Taylor: 32 CAR / 112 YDS / 37.3 YPG / 1 TD / 9 REC / 107 YDS / 35.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Michael Pittman Jr.: 42 REC / 489 YDS / 69.9 YPG / 2 TD
    • Josh Downs: 33 REC / 401 YDS / 57.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Alec Pierce: 14 REC / 202 YDS / 28.9 YPG / 0 TD
    • Zaire Franklin: 88 TKL / 2 TFL / 1.5 SACK / 2 PD
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