You have a friend in Breesus: Saints versus PanthersPosted by: Anthony Yaylor
The New Orleans Saints will come to Carolina to face the Panthers on Thursday, November 17th at Bank of America Stadium. Here are the online NFL betting odds for the game at the BetNow football betting site:
Saints +4 (-110) 52 (-105)
The Saints (4-5) lost to 23-25 to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. QB Drew Brees threw 21 of 29 for 303 yards with three TDs and two interceptions. Brandin Cooks had 98 yards on three receptions with one TD, and Willie Snead scored two receiving TDs. Mark Ingram ran for 50 yards on 11 carries. Cameron Jordan had eight tackles and one sack, and Kenny Vaccaro had seven tackles, one sack, and one interception. Sterling Moore intercepted one pass. The Saints’ two-game winning streak came to an end.
The Panthers (3-6) lost 17-20 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. QB Cam Newton went 23 of 38 for 261 yards with one TD and one interception, and ran for 54 yards on 12 carries and another TD. Kelvin Benjamin posted 84 yards on seven catches, while Devin Funchess scored a receiving TD. Luke Kuechly had seven tackles, Tre Boston intercepted one pass, Mario Addison had one sack, and Kawann Short had another. The Panthers saw a two-game winning streak end.
New Orleans leads the league in total yards (427.7) and passing yards (322.7) per game, and rank 2nd in points (29.4) and 16th in rushing yards (105.0) per game, and rank 19th in rushing yards (107.9), 29th in total yards (400.6), 30th in points (29.2), and last in passing yards (292.7) allowed per game. Brees has gone 263 of 376 (69.9%) for 2992 passing yards with 24 TDs and seven interceptions. Michael Thomas has 51 receptions, and Cooks has 694 yards and six TDs on 44 catches. Ingram has run for 547 yards on 115 carries with two TDs. Craig Robertson has 81 combined tackles, and Nick Fairley has 4½ sacks. As an online NFL betting fan, it would behoove you to heed the following: the Saints are 5-1 against the spread and 4-2 straight-up in their last six games, 5-0 against the spread in their last five road games, 4-2 straight-up in their last six road games, 4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Panthers, and 2-4 straight-up in their last six games versus the Panthers.
Carolina is 11th in rushing yards (113.9), 12th in points (24.6) and total yards (366.7), and 15th in passing yards (252.8) per game, and 2nd in rushing yards (79.0), 15th in total yards (351.6), 23rd in points (25.1), and 24th in passing yards (272.6) allowed per game. Newton is 161 of 277 (58.1%) for 1994 passing yards with 10 TDs and seven picks. Greg Olsen has 712 yards on 50 receptions, and Benjamin has scored four receiving TDs. Jonathan Stewart has run for 334 yards and four TDs on 92 carries. Kuechly has 88 combined tackles, and Charles Johnson has 4½ sacks. And now a plethora of online NFL betting facts: the Panthers are 1-5-1 against the spread and 2-5 straight-up in their last seven games, 17-8 straight-up in their last 25 games, 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 home games, and 15-3 straight-up in their last 18 home games.