Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 10-2-2016
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It will be a showdown in the NFC South division as the Carolina Panthers will travel to face the Atlanta Falcons in an NFL pro football game on tap for Sunday afternoon.

Start Time: 1PM ET

Location: Atlanta


NFL Point Spread Odds: Carolina -3 points

Money Line: Panthers -175 odds and Falcons +155 odds

Over Under Total: 50 points

Notes: Carolina fell to 1-2 on the year with the 22-10 home defeat to the Minnesota Vikings as a -6 point betting favorite. The total went under 43 points. The Panthers offensive line had trouble protecting Cam Newton as he was sacked 8 times in defeat. The team went scoreless for the final 50 minutes of the game. They had 306 yards of offense with 105 on the ground Newton was 21 of 35 for 262 yards and three picks. Carolina finished with a -3 turnover margin. Defensively the Panthers held the Vikings to 211 yards of offense with 58 on the ground on 24 carries.

Atlanta is 2-1 with the 45-32 road victory to the New Orleans Saints as a +2 ½ point betting underdog. The game ended at over 54 points. The Falcons offense moved the football for 422 yards with 217 rushing on 31 attempts. Matt Ryan hit on 20 of 30 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns. Tevin Coleman had three rushing touchdowns. Defensively Atlanta surrendered 474 yards to the Saints offense with 376 yards passing with three touchdowns and a pick to Drew Brees. The Falcons did return their interception for a touchdown and the team finished with a +2 turnover margin.