The Saints are going to do battle with the Patriots on Sunday. The New England Patriots (1-1) are slight favorites (-2.5) against the New Orleans Saints (1-1) on Sunday, September 26, 2021. An over/under of 42.5 is set for the game.
New Orleans and New England have met 14 times. The saints are holding a 10-4 lead. New Orleans will be looking to break a two-game losing streak against New England and capture their first road win in Foxboro since 1995.
Last year, New England’s games went over 42.5 points scored, its current matchup’s point total, seven (out of 16) times. New Orleans played 11 games last year (61.1% of chances) in which the teams combined to score more than 42.5 points. The two teams averaged a combined 8.0 more points per game (50.5) a season ago than this matchup’s total of 42.5 points.
The Patriots and the Saints saw their opponents average a combined 0.7 more points per game last season than the point total of 42.5 set for this outing. The average over/under the Patriots had set in games last year was 2.3 more points than this outing’s point total. The average over/under in Saints games in 2020 was 5.3 more points than the point total of 42.5 for this outing.
New England was 5-3 against the spread, and 5-3 overall, at home last year. At home last season, as 2.5-point favorites or greater, the Patriots were 3-2 ATS. In eight home games last year, New England went over the total twice. Last season, Patriots home games averaged 44.9 points, 2.4 more than this outing’s over/under (42.5). Away from home last season, New Orleans was 5-3 against the spread, and 6-2 overall. Last season the Saints went 4-3 ATS as 2.5-point underdogs or more on the road. Last year, in eight road games, New Orleans went over the total four times. The average point total in Saints away games last season was 45.4 points, 2.9 more than this matchup’s over/under (42.5).
- Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
- Kickoff: Sunday, September 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. ET
- TV: FOX/WFXT (Check local listings)
- Radio: 98.5 FM The Sports Hub
- Streaming: 247sportsTv