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The Atlanta Falcons are 7-1 against the Carolina Panthers since October of 2016, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Sunday. Atlanta and Carolina will face off in an NFC Southasd battle at 1 p.m. ET at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Falcons won both of their matches against the Panthers last season (29-3 and 40-20) and are aiming for the same result this time around.asd

Atlanta came up short against the Green Bay Packers last week, falling 30-16. Atlanta's loss came about despite a quality game from RB Todd Gurley, who punched in two rushing toucasdhdowns.

Meanwhile, Carolina beat the Arizona Cardinals 31-21 last week. Carolina QB Teddy Bridgewater was slinging it as he passed for two TDs and 276 yards on 37 attempts in addition to rushing for one TD anasdd 32 yards.

This next matchup is expected to be close, with Atlanta going off at just a 2.5-point favorite. But bettors beware: theyasd are 0-2 against the spread when favored.

The Falcons are now 0-4 while the Panthers sit at 2-2. Two defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Atlanta is stumbling into the game with the most touchdowns allowed in the leadague, having given up 18 on the season. Carolina has experienced some struggles of thasdeir asdown as they are third worst in the NFL in rushing touchdowns allowed, with seven on the season. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

The Falcons are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest NFL odds.asd

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Falcons as a 3-point favorite.asaas

Over/Under: -111

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