NFL bet action on Sunday is highlighted by the matchup in New Orleans of unbeaten teams as the 4-0 New Orleans Saints host the 5-0 New York Giants.
It should be a great matchup since the Giants are one of the best road teams in NFL history while the Saints are a tough home team that gets attention from those that bet on football.
NFL bet odds have the Saints as a 3-point favorite with a total of 47.5. The game matches teams with perfect records but the interest doesn’t end there. There are a couple of other intriguing story lines. New York quarterback Eli Manning returns home to play in the Superdome for the first time in his career while the Saints Jeremy Shockey faces his former team. NFL bet stats show that Shockey leads the Saints with 18 receptions, including two for touchdowns.
There are only five unbeaten teams in the NFL. The Giants are getting much of the NFL bet respect though even though their last three opponents have a combined record of 1-14. NFL bet action will heat up for New York now though as after the Saints they face the Cardinals, Eagles, Chargers, Falcons and Broncos.
The Saints have the top-ranked offense in the NFL even though they have played one fewer game since they had a bye last week. The Giants are aware that they have a tough matchup on Sunday. "We know they are very talented," quarterback Eli Manning said. "Their defense is playing outstanding. Gregg Williams, the defensive coordinator, we faced when he was at Washington a few years ago. Their offense is very explosive, they score a lot of points.”
New York has been a great NFL bet underdog on the road. The Giants are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games as a road underdog. The Giants are 39-16-3 vs. NFL bet numbers in their last 58 vs. the NFC.
The Saints are 5-0 in NFL bet action in their last 5 games as a home favorite. The Saints are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games bet on football games overall. The favorite is 5-1 vs. the NFL bet odds in the last 6 meetings between the Saints and Giants and the home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 NFL bet meetings
The Under is 4-1-1 in the Giants last 6 road NFL bet games. The Over is 10-2-1 in the Saints last 13 games as a home bet on football favorite. The Under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 bet on football meetings between the two teams.