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New Orleans Saints vs Washington Football Team: Predictions, betting trends and stats for Week 5

By Squawka NFL

Published: 20:55, 6 October 2021

The New Orleans Saints (2-2) are favored by just 2.5 points against the Washington Football Team (2-2) on Sunday, October 10, 2021. The point total is set at 44.5.

Saints vs Washington predictions

Computer predictions for Saints vs Washington
ATS Total Score prediction
Saints (-2.5) Over (44.5) Saints 26 Washington 23

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Saints Recent Betting Insights

  • New Orleans has covered the spread once, and is 1-2 overall, over its past three contests.
  • In New Orleans’ past three games, it has gone over the total once.
  • The Saints and their opponents have combined to score an average of 43.7 points in their last three games, 0.8 less than the 44.5 over/under in this matchup.

Washington recent betting insights

  • Washington has one win against the spread, and is 2-1 overall, over its past three games.
  • Washington has gone over the total in each of its past three contests.
  • The Football Team total over the last three games is 0.2 points greater than the 44.5 total given for this matchup.

Saints vs Washington head-to-head

New Orleans holds a 3-2 advantage over Washington in the last five meetings between these two squads. Washington has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, recording 167 points while New Orleans put up 156.

Saints vs Washington betting odds

Saints vs Washington Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Saints -2.5 -105 -115 44.5 -115 -105

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Saints vs Washington betting insights

Saints trends

  • New Orleans has put together a record of 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Saints have yet to cover a spread (0-2) when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • New Orleans’ games have gone over the total once this season.
  • The Saints rack up 23.5 points per game, 7.0 fewer than the Football Team give up per contest (30.5).
  • The Saints average 140.7 fewer yards per game (276.8), than the Football Team give up per contest (417.5).

Washington trends

  • Washington has covered the spread once in four games with a set spread.
  • The Football Team have yet to cover a spread (0-1) when they are at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • This year, Washington’s games have hit the over three times.
  • The Football Team score 25.3 points per game, 8.0 more than the Saints allow (17.3).
  • When Washington records more than 17.3 points, it is 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • The Football Team collect just 7.3 fewer yards per game (342.0) than the Saints allow per outing (349.3).
  • When Washington amasses over 349.3 yards, the team is 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall.

Team stats

Compare 2021 season stats for Saints and Washington
Saints Stats Washington
156.3 Pass yards 243.3
294.5 Pass yards against 307.0
132.8 Rush yards 103.3
66.0 Rush yards against 118.5
+5 Turnover differential -3

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Player betting tips

Saints top players

  • Jameis Winston has registered 613 passing yards (153.3 per game) while completing 55 of 86 passes (64%), with eight touchdowns and two interceptions. He has tacked on 60 rushing yards (and one touchdown), averaging 15.0 per game.
  • Winston has had a passing touchdown in three of four games this year, with multiple passing TDs in two of them.
  • Alvin Kamara has rushed for a team-best 297 yards (74.3 per game). He also averages 15.5 receiving yards, hauling in 10 passes for 62 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Kamara has not found paydirt on the ground this season in four games.
  • Deonte Harris has 11 catches (15 targets) and paces his team with 164 receiving yards (41.0 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • Harris has one touchdown catch this year, in four games.

Washington top players

  • Taylor Heinicke has thrown for 960 yards while completing 69.5% of his passes, with eight touchdowns and three interceptions (240.0 yards per game). He’s also his team’s leading rusher, with 20 carries for 87 yards and one touchdown.
  • Antonio Gibson has racked up a team-high 253 rushing yards (63.3 per game) and scored one touchdown. He has tacked on eight catches for 107 yards with one receiving touchdown.
  • This season Terry McLaurin has 25 catches for a team-high 354 yards (88.5 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • J.D. McKissic has been targeted 14 times, and chipped in with 142 yards (on 12 catches) and one touchdown.
  • Logan Thomas is averaging 29.3 receiving yards per game, racking up 12 receptions (14 targets) for 117 yards and two touchdowns.

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