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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.

    The Saints are putting up 19 points per game on offense (21st in NFL), and they rank sixth defensively with 18.1 points allowed per game. With 361.1 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Colts rank 10th in the NFL in 2023. Defensively, they rank 21st, allowing 351.3 total yards per game.

    Saints vs. Colts Picks

    The Colts are projected by Splash Inc. users to both cover the spread and win straight up as underdogs against the Saints on Sunday. Right now, 66.1% of users are picking them to win the game and 56.3% are picking the Colts to cover the 2-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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    New Orleans is a 2-point favorite against Indianapolis on Sunday and the total has been set at 43.5 points. Here’s a few betting trends and insights before you place a wager on the contest.

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints are 1-5-1 against the spread this season.
    • The Saints are winless against the spread (0-4-1) when playing as at least 2-point favorites.
    • One of the Saints’ seven games with a set total has hit the over (14.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints rank 17th in total offense this year (326 yards per game), but they’ve been thriving on defense, ranking fourth-best in the NFL with 285.7 yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are putting up 19 points per game offensively this season (21st in NFL), and they are surrendering 18.1 points per game (sixth) on defense.
    • The Saints have the 12th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (227.9 passing yards per game), and they’ve been better on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-best with just 187 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are averaging 98.1 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 12th, giving up 98.7 rushing yards per game.
    • The Saints sport the 26th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (34.3% percentage), and they’ve been better on defense, ranking second-best with a 30.5% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • While the Saints rank fifth-worst in the NFL in yards per play at 4.9, it’s been a different situation on defense, as they rank third-best (5 yards per play allowed).
    • The Saints rank 10th in the NFL with a +3 turnover margin after forcing 12 turnovers (fifth in the NFL) while committing nine (16th 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 a 4-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games this year in which they were an underdog by 2 points or more, the Colts have a 3-2 record against the spread.
    • Out of the Colts’ seven games with a set total, five have hit the over (71.4%).

    Stats & Insights for Colts

    • The Colts rank 10th with 361.1 total yards per contest on offense, and they rank 21st with 351.3 total yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Colts’ defense has been bottom-five in scoring defense this season, surrendering 27.3 points per game, which ranks third-worst in the NFL. On offense, they rank sixth with 25.4 points per contest.
    • 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 allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of rushing, the Colts rank ninth in the NFL on offense (124 rushing yards per game) and 21st on the other side of the ball (118.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • From an offensive angle, the Colts are putting up a 39.6% third-down conversion rate (17th-ranked). They rank eighth in the NFL on defense (35.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • The Colts are compiling 5.6 yards per play on offense this season (13th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up 5.3 yards per play (ninth-ranked) on defense.
    • After forcing 10 turnovers (10th in NFL) and turning the ball over 12 times (26th in NFL) this season, the Colts sport the 18th-ranked turnover margin of -2.

    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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