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

    The Saints are totaling 19 points per game on offense (21st in NFL), and they rank seventh defensively with 18.1 points allowed per game. With 361.1 total yards per game on offense, the Colts rank 10th in the NFL in 2023. Defensively, they rank 22nd, giving up 351.3 total yards per game.

    Saints vs. Colts Picks

    The Colts are picked by Splash Inc. users to both cover the spread and win straight up as underdogs against the Saints on Sunday. Currently, 69.2% of users are projecting them to win the game and 59.2% are picking 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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    Read these betting insights and trends before you wager on Sunday’s New Orleans-Indianapolis spread (New Orleans -1) or over/under (43.5 points).

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints is 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

    • On defense, the Saints have been a top-five unit, ranking fourth-best by allowing only 285.7 yards per game. They rank 17th on offense (326 yards per game).
    • The Saints rank 21st in scoring offense (19 points per game) and seventh in scoring defense (18.1 points allowed per game) this season.
    • The Saints sport the 12th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (227.9 passing yards per game), and they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking fourth-best with just 187 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are putting up 98.1 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 12th, allowing 98.7 rushing yards per contest.
    • The Saints rank 26th in third-down percentage this year (34.3%), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with a 30.5% third-down percentage allowed.
    • The Saints sport the third-best defense this season in terms of yards per play (5 yards per play allowed), but they rank fifth-worst on the offensive side of the ball (4.9 yards per play).
    • 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 NFL.

    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 gone 4-3-0 ATS this season.
    • In games this year in which they were an underdog by 1 point or more, the Colts have a 4-3 record against the spread.
    • The Colts have gone over in five of their seven games with a set total (71.4%).

    Stats & Insights for Colts

    • The Colts rank 10th with 361.1 total yards per contest on offense, and they rank 22nd with 351.3 total yards surrendered per contest on defense.
    • The Colts have been sputtering defensively, ranking third-worst with 27.3 points allowed per game. They have been more productive on the other side of the ball, compiling 25.4 points per contest (sixth-ranked).
    • The Colts rank 10th in the NFL with 237.1 passing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 19th with 232.6 passing yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • From an offensive angle, the Colts are compiling 124 rushing yards per contest (ninth-ranked). They rank 21st in the NFL on defense (118.7 rushing yards given up per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Colts are putting up a 39.6% third-down conversion percentage (17th-ranked). They rank eighth in the NFL defensively (35.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • In terms of yards per play, the Colts rank 13th in the NFL (5.6) and ninth defensively (5.3 yards allowed per play).
    • The Colts have compiled 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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