Sport Thursday Night Football odds, spread: Patriots vs. Falcons picks, NFL predictions from expert on 30-8 roll
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Thewill try to rebound from an ugly loss when they return home for a Thursday Night Football matchup with the . The Falcons (4-5) appeared to be making progress with three wins in four games before heading to Dallas last Sunday. There, they were held to 214 total yards in a lopsided 43-3 loss. The Patriots (6-4) have started rolling behind rookie quarterback and a stout defense and have won four straight. They also have won six matchups in a row against Atlanta, including a dramatic 34-28 overtime victory in Super Bowl LI after the 2016 season.
Kickoff from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. New England is a seven-point favorite in the latest Patriots vs. Falcons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 47. Before you lock in any Falcons vs. Patriots picks or any other Week 11 NFL predictions,.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been supplying analysis of all levels of football since 2007, and a former running back at Louisiana-Lafayette. He knows the game from a player's perspective.
In addition, Hunt has been locked in on the tendencies of both of these teams. He is an uncanny 17-4 in his last 21 spread picks involving the Falcons. His success on New England against-the-spread picks is equally impressive, as he is 13-4 on his last 17 picks on the Patriots. Anyone who has followed his advice is way up.
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Now, Hunt has broken downfrom every angle and just locked in his expert NFL picks and predictions. . Here are the and betting lines for Falcons vs. Patriots:
- Patriots vs. Falcons spread: New England -7
- Patriots vs. Falcons over-under: 47
- Patriots vs. Falcons money line: New England -300, Atlanta +240
- NE: Patriots are 10-7 against the spread in non-conference games since 2018
- ATL: Falcons are 7-4 ATS as home underdogs since 2015
Why the Patriots can cover
New England is 6-0 against the spread in the last six meetings, covering in four straight in Atlanta. The combination of an offense that is coming to life behind Mac Jones and a defense that has been among the league's best could make it a long night for the Falcons. New England is allowing just 17.7 points per game, second-fewest in the NFL, while Atlanta is scoring fewer than 20 points per game (25th). The Falcons also yield the second-most points (29.2) and face a Patriots offense that ranks seventh (27.5).
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Jones has been growing in the offense and taking more shots downfield. He completed 19-of-23 passes (82.6 percent) for 198 yards and three TDs last week, whilehad his first 100-yard game as New England rushed for 182 yards.
Why the Falcons can cover
Atlanta is 9-6 against the spread coming off a loss since the start of last season and has gone 5-1 against the number in non-conference games over that span. The offense led by quarterbackcan cause trouble for defenses, especially with , who presents major matchup problems. A tight end with the skill of a wideout, Pitts has 417 yards over the past five games, posting 163 yards in one of them. He averages 15.1 yards per catch, with 11 of his 40 grabs going for more than 20.
The defense ranks 16th in the league against the pass (246.2 yards per game) and will make it a point to try to rattle Patriots quarterback Mac Jones. The rookie has seven interceptions and has been sacked 19 times.
How to make Patriots vs. Falcons picks
For Thursday Night Football, Hunt is leaning over on the point total, but he also says a critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back..
So who wins Falcons vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football? And what critical X-factor makes one side a must-back?, and find out.
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