New Orleans Saints vs Washington Football Team Prediction, 10/10/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: New Orleans Saints vs Washington Football Team
Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Football Team (+2)
FedExField is the location where the Washington Football Team (2-2) will meet the New Orleans Saints (2-2) on Sunday. New Orleans is 2-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is set at 43.
The New Orleans Saints step onto the field holding a record of 2-2 this year. In their last contest, the Saints stepped onto the field against the Giants and went home with a loss by a final score of 27-21. Jameis Winston connected on 17/23 with 226 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 119.1 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Alvin Kamara was the best rusher for the Saints with 26 carries for 120 yards (4.6 yards per attempt). Deonte Harris averaged 10.4 yds per catch by tallying 52 yds on 5 receptions. The New Orleans Saints ran the ball a total of 39 different times and accumulated 170 yards, which came out to an average of 4.4 yards per tote. At the end of the game, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 405 yds. New Orleans relinquished 28 pass completions on 40 tries for 402 yds, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Saints conceded 83 yds on 20 attempts, which calculates to 4.2 yards per run surrendered.
The Saints currently have 1,107 total yards over the course of this season. New Orleans has a total of 34 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 24 infractions for 201 yards. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, New Orleans has earned 8 touchdowns via the pass and 4 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 3 times (3 picks). As a team they're averaging 132.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 7th in the NFL. When it comes to putting points on the board, the New Orleans Saints have an average of 23.5 points per contest.
The Saints are ranked 5th in the NFL in terms of team defense, conceding 17.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.1 yards per run and 66.0 yards on the ground per game over the course of this year. Overall, they have given up 264 yards via the ground game in 4 contests. When talking about yards via the pass, the Saints have allowed 1,133 yards which puts them in 26th in the NFL. They have relinquished 283.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.4%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 349.3 yards per game ranking them 11th in the NFL. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns by air and 2 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Football Team step onto the field holding a record of 2-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Football Team went home victorious with a score of 34-30 against the Falcons. Antonio Gibson carried the ball 14 times for 63 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.5 yds per carry for Washington. Terry McLaurin was the best receiver for the Football Team, catching 6 passes for 123 yds (20.5 yards per catch). Taylor Heinicke (3 touchdowns) ended the game with 290 yards on 23/33 through the air while his QB rate was 127.1. He didn't toss any picks and his longest completion was 33 yards. Washington allowed 28 running attempts for 99 yds (3.5 yards per rush). The Football Team pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 59.5%, surrendering 275 yds on 25 for 42 through the air. The Football Team finished the game with 412 yards while running 62 plays (6.6 yds per play). Washington ran for 4.4 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 122 yards on 28 carries.
The Washington Football Team have an average of 342.0 yards/game ranking them 20th in the NFL. They maintain an average of 103.3 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 413 yards for this year. The Washington offense has accrued 260 penalty yds on 28 violations, which has them sitting 7th in the league in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 3 interceptions while losing 2 fumbles and they have earned 43 1st downs. For the year to this point, the Football Team have thrown for a total of 955 yards through the air along with an average of 238.8 passing yards per contest, ranking them 19th in the NFL. When looking at their scoring prowess, the Football Team are sitting 11th out of all teams in the league with 25.3 points per contest.
Washington has surrendered a total of 474 rushing yards (118.5 yards per contest) and 3 touchdowns by ground for the season. They have allowed 10 touchdowns through the air as well as 299.0 yards per outing, which has them sitting 29th in the NFL. They have 2 turnovers (1 fumble and 1 interception) this year. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 122 points in total. The Football Team defense taken the field for 290 plays, which is good for 31st in the NFL. The Football Team are allowing 30.5 PPG, ranking them 30th in the league.
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Tony's Pick: Take the Football Team +2
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