The Thursday Night Football game set for November 21st will be an NFC South divisional affair as the 8-2 New Orleans Saints will make the road trip to face their rivals the 2-8 Atlanta Falcons. The Saints and Falcons will get things started from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 8:25PM Eastern Time and NFL Network will deliver the coast to coast TV broadcast. Check out the NFL wagering odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
The betting odds from Thursday Night Football has the road team New Orleans Saints favored by -9 ½ points with a total lined at 53 points. Those who wager on New Orleans will lay -450 odds with the take back on Atlanta at +350 odds on the money line.
The under has gone 2-0 over their past two meetings including week one of the season as the New Orleans Saints defeat the Atlanta Falcons 23-17 as a -3 ½ point favorite with the total going under 54 ½ points. The total on Thursday Night Football is 53. Looking at the Saints on the road they went over 53 points just once at New England. This is a division game and the Saints are 2-0 to the under against the division with the Falcons and Saint landing 40 total points in week one and in the Saints only other division game the game ends at 30 as the Saints win 16-14 on the road. In divisional games both teams know each other very well. Another plus for the under here is the fact that the Falcons are banged up big time in their wide receiver position. Atlanta is 3-1 to the under in their past three games as the team tries and generates offense with Julio Jones out for the year. There are also injury concerns for the Saints as tight end Ben Watson is trying to recover from a concussion and Jimmy Graham is battling through a foot injury. On the Falcons side Tony Gonzalez is banged up with a toe injury that forced him to miss practice on Wednesday. With injury issues for the Falcons in their receivers and tight end position look for the Falcons to try and run and play ball control in this spot.
With our NFL pro football pick for Thursday we will play on the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons to play under the total of 53 points at best online sportsbooks.