Sunday Night NFL at Get That Bet — Packers Will Make It Tough For Saints to Extend Home Streak

It must have been a very depressing experience for the New Orleans Saints to have blown a 13-point lead in the last four minutes against the Detroit Lions last weekend. But this team has to pick itself up off the floor and come with the best it has against a team that has won four straight games with a quarterback that has not been making mistakes. We are talking about the Green Bay Packers, who provide the opposition for Sunday night NFL betting action that gets underway at 8:30 PM ET at the Superdome and televised on NBC.

Look, in terms of the actual standings in the NFC South, Get That Bet customers can see that the Saints are not exactly in desperate shape, as the Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons all lost on Sunday. With a win on Sunday night, New Orleans would pull into what is basically a tie with Carolina. But there is something associated with “mojo” that has to be considered here. And that is why it is important that this team come up big, in spite of the absence of some key players, including running backs Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson.

Very few people expect that Drew Brees will be doing very much but throwing the ball anyway. And he will have the opportunity to do that against a Green Bay secondary that could be short-handed.

On the other side, Aaron Rodgers is about as hot as any quarterback in the NFL right now, although in a few road trips the team has made (Seattle, Detroit, Miami) he has been somewhat off the mark. Still, when you have the kind of ratio of touchdowns to interceptions that he does (18 to 1, in fact), you can’t be doing a while lot wrong.

In the Sunday night NFL betting odds that have been posted at Get That Bet (, the Saints are the slight favorites:

Sunday night NFL betting odds Courtesy Of Get That Bet USA Mobile Sportsbooks

New Orleans Saints -2.5
Green Bay Packers +2.5

Over 55 points -110
Under 55 points -110

New Orleans’ running game may be in pretty rough shape of they don’t get some help from their Heisman Trophy winner. Mark Ingram returned to the lineup last week but he had only sixteen yards on ten carries against the Lions. The aforementioned Thomas was a guy Brees looked for out of the backfield, so his absence will most certainly be felt.

The Saints have an interesting streak in the works that Get That Bet patrons should take some interest in. They have now won 19 straight home games with Sean Payton on the sidelines (if you recall, that 2012 season was interrupted with the suspension from “Bountygate”) and they have also a 17-1-1 ATS record during that time. One would have to admit that this team has not looked awesome in any game lately; in fact, the non-cover in the current streak came in the last home game against lowly Tampa Bay. But they always feel much more comfortable on the “fast track.”

Rodgers has thrown at least three touchdowns in each of the last four games. What is interesting is that Green Bay has actually been outgained by their opponents on an overall basis, which reflects on the defense. But NFL bettors in the know are aware that they have been the best in the league at forcing turnovers on a per-drive basis, and lead the league in turnover margin as well. That gives them an edge over New Orleans, which has piled up 437 yards a game but doesn’t have much to show for it because they cough it up too much.

However, Green Bay has two starting members of their defensive secondary hurting – Sam Shields and Morgan Burnett – and both of them may have to sit. This would make things more inviting, not only for Brees but also for All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham, who’s been dealing with a shoulder injury that made him little more than a decoy last week but could be ready for a lot more action on Sunday night.

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