The NFL's two longest-tenured coaches will meet on Sunday when Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots host Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints. New England (1-1) is coming off a 25-6 win at the Jets, while New Orleans (1-1) enters Week 3 off a 26-7 loss at Carolina. Kickoff is 1 p.m. ET. New England is a 2.5-point favorite in the latest Patriots vs. Saints odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under for total points scored is 43.5. (See the latest NFL lines for every game this week on our NFL odds page.)
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The model knows New England defense has been solid to start the season. The Patriots are allowing just 297.5 total yards per game, which ranks fifth in the NFL. In Sunday's victory against the Jets, New England had four interceptions, four sacks and allowed just six points.
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