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    The New Orleans Saints (8-8) and the Atlanta Falcons (7-9) play on Sunday, January 7, 2024 at Caesars Superdome in a clash of NFC South opponents.

    The Saints are compiling 22.1 points per game on offense (14th in NFL), and they rank seventh on the other side of the ball with 19.4 points allowed per game. With 19 points per game on offense, the Falcons rank 26th in the NFL. On defense, they rank ninth, allowing 20.3 points per game.

    Saints vs. Falcons Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Saints will win straight up against the Falcons on Sunday, with 89.5% of users picking them to finish on top. Meanwhile 26.9% of users project the Falcons to cover the 3-point spread.

    Game Info: Saints vs. Falcons

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 7, 2024
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Caesars Superdome

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    New Orleans is a 3-point favorite over Atlanta on Sunday and the over/under has been set at 42 points. Here are some betting trends and insights before you place a wager on the game.

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints have posted a 5-10-1 record against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 3-point favorites this season, the Saints are 2-3-1 against the spread.
    • Saints games with a set total have hit the over five times this season (31.2%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints are compiling 333.3 yards per game on offense, which ranks them 16th in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 13th, giving up 323.3 yards per contest.
    • The Saints are compiling 22.1 points per game on offense, which ranks them 14th in the NFL. Defensively, they rank seventh, surrendering 19.4 points per contest.
    • The Saints are totaling 234 passing yards per game on offense (12th in the NFL), and they rank ninth on defense with 200.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are averaging 99.3 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 21st in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 21st, allowing 122.5 rushing yards per contest.
    • The Saints own the 16th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (39.1% conversion rate), and they’ve been better on defense, ranking fourth-best with a 34.4% third-down percentage allowed.
    • The Saints are averaging 5.3 yards per play on offense, which ranks them 21st in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank ninth, surrendering 5.4 yards per play.
    • The Saints have the seventh-ranked turnover margin in the league at +8, forcing 26 turnovers (eighth in NFL) while turning it over 18 times (ninth in NFL).

    Best Players for Saints

    • Derek Carr: 3,614 PASS YDS / 225.9 YPG / 67.9% / 21 TD / 8 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 180 CAR / 694 YDS / 53.4 YPG / 5 TD / 75 REC / 466 YDS / 35.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 75 CAR / 350 YDS / 23.3 YPG / 4 TD / 29 REC / 263 YDS / 17.5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Chris Olave: 84 REC / 1,067 YDS / 71.1 YPG / 4 TD
    • Rashid Shaheed: 43 REC / 654 YDS / 46.7 YPG / 4 TD
    • Demario Davis: 112 TKL / 10 TFL / 6.5 SACK / 4 PD

    Game Trends for Falcons

    • The Falcons have a 5-11-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Falcons have a 1-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of the Falcons’ 16 games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Falcons

    • From an offensive perspective, the Falcons are accumulating 330.9 total yards per game (18th-ranked). They rank 11th in the NFL on defense (316.1 total yards surrendered per game).
    • The Falcons are putting up 19 points per game on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up 20.3 points per game (ninth-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of passing, the Falcons rank 22nd in the NFL (200.8 passing yards per game) and eighth defensively (200.2 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • The Falcons rank eighth in the NFL with 130.1 rushing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 19th with 115.9 rushing yards ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Falcons’ defense has been thriving on third down, allowing a 33.9% third-down conversion percentage (third-best). Offensively, they rank 13th in the NFL with a 40.2% third-down rate.
    • With 5.4 yards per play on offense, the Falcons rank 16th in the NFL. On defense they rank sixth, surrendering 5.2 yards per play.
    • The Falcons have a bottom-five turnover margin this season, fifth-worst at -9.

    Best Players for Falcons

    • Taylor Heinicke: 890 PASS YDS / 178 YPG / 54.4% / 5 TD / 4 INT / 15 CAR / 124 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Bijan Robinson: 203 CAR / 948 YDS / 59.3 YPG / 4 TD / 51 REC / 384 YDS / 24 YPG / 3 TD
    • Tyler Allgeier: 180 CAR / 659 YDS / 41.2 YPG / 4 TD / 15 REC / 183 YDS / 11.4 YPG / 1 TD
    • Drake London: 65 REC / 864 YDS / 57.6 YPG / 2 TD
    • Kyle Pitts: 51 REC / 640 YDS / 40 YPG / 3 TD
    • Jonnu Smith: 47 REC / 553 YDS / 34.6 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jessie Bates III: 128 TKL / 3 TFL / 6 INT / 11 PD
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