1-888-759-2665Backup: 1-888-740-1958 

You are here

Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

In week 16 of the NFL schedule, the Atlanta Falcons host the New Orleans Saints in what could be the best football game of the year.
Bet the NFL at Skybook. Skybook has become a recognized name in the betting world for accountability and service. Sign up today and get a 30% free play bonus on your first deposit.
The Saints and the Falcons have always been long bitter rivals. That rivalry hits an all-time high when the battle under the Monday night lights for a playoff spot.
In the first meeting this year the Falcons topped the Saints 27-24 in overtime on the road. Saints place kicker Garrett Hartley missed a key field goal that could have won it for the Saints. Instead the Saints lost control of the division and the Falcons used the win to embark on a winning streak.
The Saints just need one win to clinch a playoff spot and have a shot at the division.
The Falcons are now considered one of the best teams in the NFL. They have the best record in the NFC and a win against the Saints would clinch the division and ensure home field advantage, which is imperative for this Falcons team that has been dominant at home this season.
Since quarterback Matt Ryan took over at quarterback the Falcons have been nearly unstoppable at home. Ryan has won 15 straight in Atlanta and is 19-1 all-time at the Georgia Dome.
Both teams have trends in their favor for this Monday night tilt.
The Saints are 16-5 against the spread (ATS) in their last 21 games following a loss and 4-1 ATS in the last five games against the spread in the last five games against a team with a winning record.
The Falcons are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games as a favorite and 6-0 ATS in their last six games following a win.
This will be one of the most exciting games on the NFL schedule and could decide who the best team in the NFC is.