San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints: Preview and Pick
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The San Francisco 49ers do not look like the same team that went to the Super Bowl a season ago. Instead they look like a team that still has plenty of problems on offense. They now hit the road to go against the New Orleans Saints who have no problem moving the ball on offense as Drew Brees and company are putting up some big numbers this season. If the 49ers want to prove that they are still a good team, then a win against the Saints will go a long way.
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints Odds
The opening NFL point spread for this game has the Saints listed as (-3) point favorites. This line will most likely move in the favor of the Saints. The 49ers bad game and the Saints good game are putting all of the betting action squarely in favor of the home team. The latest sports betting consensus site shows that over 90 percent of the betting action is on the Saints for this game. Check your favorite top rated sportsbook for the latest point spread in this game.
The 49ers are having problems in the passing game. Colin Kaepernick was 0-for-6 on throws deeper than 10 yards downfield, including a game-ending interception. It is the first time in his career Kaepernick hasn't completed a deep pass with multiple attempts. The Panthers' defense is now tied with the Patriots for the most interceptions on deep passes (nine). The Saints defense is much better and if they can shut down the run, they can win this game, but the 49ers will not make it easy. This could be the best game of the week.
The latest football betting trends for this game reveal some interesting wagering angles for this game. The total has gone over in 12 of San Francisco's last 16 games, but the total has gone under in 12 of San Francisco's last 17 games when playing on the road against New Orleans. San Francisco is 5-1 straight up in its last 6 games overall and 4-1 straight up in its last 5 games on the road. San Francisco is 2-6 straight up in its last 8 games when playing New Orleans and 5-10 against the spread (ATS) in its last 15 games when playing New Orleans. New Orleans is 7-2 straight up in its last 9 games and 5-0 straight up in its last 5 games at home.
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints Pick
The Vikings are a good team, but they are no match for the Seattle Seahawks in this big game who are one of the best home teams in the league.