Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints Betting Preview Sept 8th, 2013

Published on September 8th, 2013 12:26 pm EST

The Atlanta Falcons will be travelling to New Orleans to do battle with the Saints on Sunday afternoon in Week 1 of the NFL season.

The Falcons will be looking to build on the momentum of last year, while the Saints will be looking for a fresh start after a tumultuous year.

The New Orleans Saints are currently 3 1/2 point favorites - let's look at the current betting odds:

Atlanta Falcons, +3.5, -110
New Orleans Saints, -3.5, -110

The money line, which are the odds to win the game straight up, look like this:

Atlanta Falcons, +165
New Orleans Saints, -185

So, if you were to wager $100 on the Falcons and they managed to win, you would collect a total of $165. A successful $185 bet on the Saints, on the other hand, would result in a total profit of $100.

Bookmakers are expecting a high scoring game today when the Saints and Falcons square off, as the over/under line is currently set at 54.5 points:

Over 54.5 Points, -110
Under 54.5 Points, -110

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Here are a few more odds of interest for you:

Team To Score First

Atlanta Falcons, -105
New Orleans Saints, -135

First Score of Game

Touchdown, -180
Field Goal, +140
Any Other Score, +3300

With Either Team Score Unanswered 3 Times?

Yes, -200
No, +150

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Can the New Orleans get their season off to a strong start after a disastrous year last year, or will the Falcons win one on the road today?

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