Teams looking to get back on track will meet on Thursday Night Football when the Atlanta Falcons battle the Carolina Panthers. The Falcons (4-5), who come into Week 10 tied for first in the division with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, are coming off a 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Panthers (2-7), who have lost two in a row and five of six, were beaten 42-21 at Cincinnati last Sunday. Atlanta has won the last two matchups with Carolina, including a 37-34 overtime victory on Oct. 30.
Kickoff is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. ET at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Atlanta is a 2.5-point favorite in the latest Falcons vs. Panthers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 42.5.
Before you make any Falcons vs. Panthers picks or NFL predictions, you need to hear what football expert Emory Hunt Jr. has to say.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been supplying analysis of all levels of football since 2007, and a former running back at Louisiana-Lafayette. He knows the game from a player’s perspective.
In addition, he has his finger on the pulse of the Falcons, going a STUNNING 19-5 on his last 24 spread picks on games involving the Falcons for a return of $1,362 for $100 bettors!
Hunt knows Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota has completed 124 of 201 passes (61.7%) for 1,561 yards and 10 touchdowns versus six interceptions. He has also made his presence felt on the ground, rushing 60 times for 304 yards (5.1 average) and three touchdowns. In the last meeting with the Panthers, Mariota completed 20 of 28 passes (71.4 percent) for 253 yards and three touchdowns. He was picked off twice.
The expert also is aware that P.J. Walker will once again get the start for Carolina after being benched at halftime of last weekend’s loss at Cincinnati. In the Oct. 30 loss to the Falcons, Walker was 19 of 36 (52.8 percent) for 317 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
Now, Hunt has locked in another confident pick spread pick for Falcons vs. Panthers on Thursday Night Football. We can tell you he’s leaning Under the total, but he knows a crucial X-factor makes one side of the spread a MUST-BACK! You ABSOLUTELY need to see what it is before locking in any picks of your own.
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