The New England Patriots will visit the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football. The Patriots (6-4) have won four straight games, while Atlanta (4-5) has been trying to string wins together since starting 0-2. Kickoff from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. New England is a 6.5-point favorite in the latest Patriots vs. Falcons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 47.
Before you make any Patriots vs. Falcons picks or any other NFL picks, you NEED to see which side SportsLine expert Emory Hunt is on.
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.
Hunt has been LOCKED IN on the tendencies of BOTH teams. He is an uncanny 17-4 in his last 21 spread picks involving the Falcons and a stellar 13-4 on his last 17 games involving New England. Anyone who has followed his advice is WAY UP!
Hunt has taken into account the Patriots offense's evolution as rookie quarterback Mac Jones grows more comfortable. New England has won three of its last four games by at least 18 points, and the defense is allowing the second-fewest points in the NFL (17.7 per game). Jones has 2,333 passing yards and 13 touchdowns, three of them in last Sunday's 45-7 blowout of the Browns.
The expert also knows the Falcons' offense was showing life before a woeful display against the Cowboys last Sunday in a 43-3 loss. Veteran quarterback Matt Ryan has 2,274 yards and 15 touchdown passes, and rookie tight end Kyle Pitts (606 yards) has exploded in recent weeks. Atlanta's defense is allowing the second-most points in the league (31.2 per game).
Hunt has locked in his confident against-the-spread pick for Falcons vs. Patriots. We can tell you he's leaning Over the point 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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