Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: New Orleans -13
Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the venue where Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints (3-2) will take on the Carolina Panthers (3-3) on Sunday. Carolina opens this game as 13-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 52.5.
The Carolina Panthers step onto the field holding a record of 3-3 for this season. In their last outing they faced the Chicago Bears and took the defeat by a score of 23-16. Teddy Bridgewater went 16/29 with 216 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 2 picks in the game. Mike Davis paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 12 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 52 yards via 18 carries which meant he averaged 2.9 yards per carry. DJ Moore was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 93 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 18.6 yards per catch for that contest. The Carolina Panthers ran the ball a total of 29 times and generated 112 yards which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Overall, they finished with a total of 61 plays for 303 yards. In the game, the Panthers had a total of 23 1st downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 69 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Carolina allowed 23 catches on 39 tries totaling 202 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. On the ground, the Panthers allowed 63 yards on 24 carries which is an average of 2.6 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they conceded a total of 265 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Panthers have tallied 2,301 total yards this year. Offensively they are averaging 116.8 yards on the ground ranking them 16th in the league. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Carolina has compiled 6 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting points on the board, the Carolina Panthers are sitting at 23.0 points per contest. Regarding yards via the pass, the Panthers have conceded 1,313 yards which puts them in 13th in football. Overall, they are allowing 340.5 yards per game which puts them 11th in the National Football League. The Panthers are sitting in 13th in the league concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 23.5 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.9 yards per rush and 121.7 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of their 6 games played, they have yielded 218.8 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.0%. For the year, they have given up 730 rushing yards through 6 contests.
The Saints come into this matchup with a record of 3-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Los Angeles Chargers and ended up getting the win by a score of 30-27. Alvin Kamara led the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 45 yards on 11 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per run. Emmanuel Sanders led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 122 yards on 12 catches. He averaged 10.2 yards per catch during the game. Drew Brees went 33/47 with 325 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick in the game. The New Orleans Saints ended up running the ball 25 times and added 95 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per carry. In the game, the Saints totaled 23 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 60 yards. On the day, they ran 75 plays which gave them a total of 408 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New Orleans conceded 20 completions on 34 attempts totaling 239 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. For this contest, they allowed 350 yards but went the whole game without forcing a turnover. On the ground, the Saints conceded 111 yards on 32 runs which gave them an average of 3.5 yards per attempt allowed.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Saints sit 5th in the league by scoring 30.6 points per game. During this campaign so far, the Saints currently have a total of 1,317 yards via the pass along with an average of 263.4 passing yards per game, putting them at 12th in the NFL. They have an average of 115.0 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 575 yards for this year. The New Orleans Saints are averaging 378.4 yards/outing which has them sitting 12th in football. The Saints are ranked 24th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 30.0 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.6 yards per run and 100.2 rushing yards per game for the season. For the season, they have conceded 501 yards via the running game in 5 contests. In terms of passing yardage, the Saints have given up 1,186 yards which has them ranked 5th in football. In their 5 games, they are conceding 237.2 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 63.7%. During this campaign, they have allowed 337.4 yards per game which ranks them 8th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Saints NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +13
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