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New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons 04/27/2020 Madden20 NFL Game Analysis, Picks and Previews
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New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons 04/27/2020 – The New England Patriots are set to engage the Atlanta Falcons in another Madden20 simulation match this Monday, April 27. The game can be seen live at Twitch.tv/livefootballsims at 10:00 PM. The Patriots managed to put themselves as the third-best team in the American Football Conference behind the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens with a 12-4 record. Their terrific season was halted in the Wild Card Playoffs when they lost to the surging Tennessee Titans. On the other side of the fence, the Atlanta Falcons failed to make it to the playoffs and they are placed second in the NFC South division with a 7-9 record. The Patriots are seen by NFL Spreads as the team that will take this game over the struggling Falcons.
New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons 04/27/2020
New England Patriots
They were crushed by the Kansas City Chiefs in their last simulation matchup by a whopping 31 points and will look to regain their winning form against the Falcons. Tom Brady is still in New England Patriots for this simulation and he is a quarterback that has an overall rating of 91. His throw power is at 90 while short pass accuracy has been his trademark at 96. Julian Edelmen is Brady’s partner on the other side of the throw with an 85 overall ranking that goes along with 91 in agility and acceleration while also carrying an 89 speed.
Running back James White is at 873 overall but his speed, acceleration and agility are all 89 above. The defense of the Patriots is loaded and leading that line is Stephon Gilmore who has a near-perfect 98 overall rating. His awareness is as high as it can be with 99 and he has 94 in both acceleration and agility. Gilmore is also 98 in man coverage, 96 zone coverage and 92 speed. He is getting much help from Devin McCourty who has a 92 overall rating while Dont’a Hightower at linebacker has an 88 overall.
This team has been a surprise in Madden20 simulations as they are on a three-game winning streak. Their last match against the Denver Broncos ended with Atlanta Falcons owning a 14-point win. Julio Jones is the team’s best player with a 97 overall rating and he has an impressive skill set with speed, agility, catching, catching and traffic and spectacular catch all 92 above. Austin Hooper is given an 89 overall and being the team’s tight end, he has a 97 in catching.
Matt Ryan directs the team’s offense as the quarterback with an 87 overall rating. Devonta Freeman adds depth to the Falcons offense with an 85 overall rating. The defense is anchored by Grady Jarret with a 90 overall and he has strength, block shedding and power move all 89 above.
New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons Betting Picks
Even with the Falcons having the better track record leading to this game, the Patriots remain the safer bet according to Bet On NFL. But if you are willing to risk, it is not surprising that you will put your money on the Falcons with the way they are playing lately to maximize the returns.
Moneyline: The Falcons are given the ML of +135 being the underdogs in this game while the Patriots are at -115.
Spread: 3.5 points separate both teams across the spread with the Patriots owning the -3.5 while the Falcons are at +3.5
Total: The given total for the Falcons and Patriots for this match is a 60.5 over/under
Prediction: 42-20, Patriots win.