Audibles Podcast: Hardest Draft decision for Top 5 team
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Audibles Podcast: Hardest Draft decision for Top 5 team
Wednesday December 17th, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons are 0-11 SU and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games as a road underdog. To keep their playoff hopes alive, they'll need a win on the road against the New Orleans Saints this Sunday.

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New Orleans is a six-point home favorite at sportsbooks monitored by The Saints are 0-4 SU and ATS in their last four home games since going 11-0 SU and 9-1-1 ATS in their previous 11 games at home. With a 6-8 SU record, the Saints are currently in first place in the NFC South, but a loss to the Falcons this week would bring both teams to 6-9 SU and give Atlanta the head-to-head tiebreaker.

The Baltimore Ravens visit the Houston Texans this week looking to keep pace in both the AFC North and the AFC Wild Card races. Baltimore is 7-1 SU and 5-3 ATS in its last eight games against the Houston Texans and 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS over its last five games. Houston is 1-9 SU and 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games as a home underdog. The Texans are going off at +5 on Sunday on the Week 16 NFL betting lines.

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Still jostling with Denver for the top spot in the AFC, the New England Patriots visit the New York Jets this Sunday in what could be a tougher test than many expect. New England is 0-3 ATS in its last three games against the Jets and 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games as a road favorite. New York is 4-3 SU and 5-2 ATS in its last seven games as a road underdog. With nothing else to play for as a 10-point underdog this week, the Jets would love to spoil home-field advantage for their hated rival with a big upset.

The Seattle Seahawks visit the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night and can take over first place in the NFC West with a win. The Seahawks are 4-0 SU and ATS over their last four games according to the OddsShark NFL Database and will be facing a Cardinals team down to its third-string quarterback. Arizona is a 7.5-point underdog at home.

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