NFL MNF Betting: Saints @ Panthers
Tonight’s NFL MNF betting odds are close and a lot is at stake even for those who are not putting money on the game.
The Carolina Panthers need to end a five-game losing streak. It is a win that will not just be for their self esteem. The Panther need the win to stay in playoff contention. In fact, the Panthers need to win this game and their next two games wrapping up the season.
Cam Newton has been battling a shoulder injury. Christian McCaffrey has been carrying the bulk of the weight on the ground as of late.
With Drew Brees not playing well the last couple weeks, expect the Saints to come in to this contest with a balanced attack. Brees will air out the ball but expect Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram get plenty of touches as well.
The Saints have already clinched their playoff spot, but are battling with the Rams for the top spot in the NFC. for home field advantage.
Looking at the odds, the Saints are favored by a touchdown (-6-point spread). The total for the contest is set at 49.5 points. The Saints have covered in their last 4 games against Carolina. Trends point to the OVER in this contest. The over is 7-1 in their last 8 meetings. Panthers have hit the over in their last 5 home games, and The Saints have hit the over in their last 5 appearance on MNF.
You can bet over at Bovada.