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NFL: Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints Prediction 12/10/2023

The Carolina Panthers (1-11) travel to face off against the New Orleans Saints (5-7) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at Caesars Superdome in Caesars Superdome and televised on FOX. Both the Panthers and Saints will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 ET.

Panthers vs Saints

The Panthers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Panthers lost by 21-18 to the Buccaneers. The Panthers covered the spread despite their loss to Tampa Bay. They were underdogs by 3.5 before the game.

For the game, quarterback Bryce Young attempted 31 passes and finished with 15 completions for 178. His passer rating for the game was 52.

Against the Buccaneers’ offense, the Panthers allowed 322 yards of total offense. Of these yards, 128 were attributed to the rushing defense, while 194 yards were surrendered on 29 pass attempts.

Looking at the NFC-South standings, the Panthers are in 4th place on a record of 1-11. In the NFC, Carolina is in 16th place heading into week 14.

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Panthers have been the underdog in all of their first 12 games. Their current ATS record sits at 2-8-2, accompanied by a scoring margin of -10.2. The Panthers come in with an over/under record of 4-8. Their games have had an average over/under betting line of 41.7 points, with an average combined score of 42 points per game.

Panthers Injury Report

  • Justin Houston – Hamstring (Out)
  • Shaq Thompson – Leg (Out)
  • Henry Anderson – Foot (Out)
  • Vonn Bell – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Tarik Cohen – Hamstring (Out)
  • Hayden Hurst – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Austin Corbett – Knee (Out)
  • Dicaprio Bootle – Knee (Out)
  • Tommy Tremble – Hip (Questionable)
  • Brady Christensen – Bicep (Out)
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. – Ankle (Out)
  • Giovanni Ricci – Shoulder (Out)
  • DJ Johnson – Neck (Questionable)
  • Luiji Vilain – Knee (Out)
  • Derek Wright – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Wooten – Ankle (Out)
  • Claudin Cherelus – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Zavala – Knee (Out)

The Saints Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Saints hosted the Lions. The game ended in a 33-28 loss for New Orleans. The Saints had a 5-point loss, resulting in a defeat on their ATS record. They were 4-point underdogs going into the game.

Against Detroit, quarterback Derek Carr had a passer rating of 105 while completing 77% of his passes. Overall, he ended the game with 226 yards through the air.

On the defensive end, the Saints recorded one sack and one interception against the Lions. Additionally, the team’s secondary allowed 205 passing yards, while the rush defense gave up 142 rushing yards.

Entering week 14, New Orleans is positioned 3rd in the NFC-South with a 5-7 record. In the NFC, they are currently in 11th place.

The Saints’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at +0.2, putting their ATS record at 2-9-1. The Saints come in with an over/under record of 4-8. Their games have had an average over/under betting line of 41.6 points, with an average combined score of 42.7 points per game.

Saints Injury Report

  • Trai Turner – Quadriceps (Out)
  • Derek Carr – Head (Questionable)
  • Marshon Lattimore – Ankle (Out)
  • Marcus Maye – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Michael Thomas – Knee (Out)
  • Payton Turner – Toe (Out)
  • Pete Werner – Shoulder/oblique (Questionable)
  • Andrew Dowell – Knee (Out)
  • Ryan Connelly – Knee (Out)
  • Eno Benjamin – Achilles (Out)
  • Kendre Miller – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Rashid Shaheed – Thigh (Questionable)
  • Shaquan Davis – Undisclosed (Out)

Panthers Offense Breakdownnew orleans saints

Carolina’s offense has been getting off to slow starts this season, ranking 21st in the NFL. Overall, they are averaging 15.9 points per game (26th).

As a team, Carolina ranks 30th in the NFL for passing yards per game with an average of 171.2. Their passing yards per attempt of 4.7, places them at 22 in the league.

The Panthers are running the ball an average of 25.1 times per game and currently hold the 26th rank in rushing yards. Per attempt, they are averaging 3.8 yards.

Saints Offense Breakdown

With an average of 21.4 points per contest, the New Orleans offense currently ranks 16th in the league.

New Orleans’ passing attack comes in to this week’s game ranked 10th in passing yards. In addition, they are 3rd in attempts, throwing the ball an average of 37.4 times per game.

The Saints come into the game handing the ball off 28.4 times per game and are currently 19th in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 3.7.

Panthers Team Defense

When it comes to defense, the Panthers have given up 180.8 passing yards and 125.2 rushing yards per game. In terms of sacks, Carolina ranks 18th among other defenses. Coming into week 14, they have allowed 26.1 points per game and 306.0 yards.

Saints Team Defensecarolina panthers betting

New Orleans’ defense has come up with 20 turnovers so far this season. This figure has them 3rd in the NFL. Heading into week 14, they are allowing 21.2 points per game and 322.5 yards.

Panthers vs Saints Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Panthers have a straight up record of 0-5 while going 1-3-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 17 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games at home, the Saints have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 24 points per game in this stretch.
  • The last ten games that Carolina was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-7-1 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • The last three games that New Orleans was favored, they have an ATS mark of 0-3 while going 1-2 straight up.

Panthers vs Saints Prediction

With Carolina running the ball well against Detroit and New Orleans’ defense showing vulnerability against the run vs. Detroit, I’m leaning towards Carolina at +5.5 for this matchup.

If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, the data we have suggests this game finishing below 38 points. For this game, my money is on the under.

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