Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints
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Derek Carr and the New Orleans Saints faceoff against Jordan Love and the Green Bay Packers. The Saints enter the game as a slight favorite (-125) despite being on the road. New Orleans is currently favored by -1.5 points while the Game Total is currently sitting on 41.5.
New Orleans's biggest strength has been their defense, ranking #3 in the league while allowing just 314 yards per game. Much of their success has been in locking down the pass game, holding opposing QBs to the #1-least yards per game: 187. The Saints have done the best job shutting down opposing tight ends, holding them to 27 yards per game (#1-best). New Orleans's best position group in coverage has been their linebackers, which rank #3 in the league in locking down route-runners. New Orleans's pass rush has been strong this year, led by their defensive tackles, which check in as the #3-best unit in terms of getting to the passer. In terms of their offense, the Saints have ranked #26 in the league in total yards per game. They've passed for 223 yards per game (#23 in football). On the ground they've ranked #30 with 3.72 yards per carry.
Green Bay's primary disadvantage has been their run defense, which has allowed a monstrous 5.02 yards per attempt on the ground this year, sliding them into the #6 spot among the league's worst. That kind of ineffectiveness has also leached over to their pass defense, which has landed them in the #29 spot in terms of yards per target (8.31). Packers defensive ends are perhaps most responsible for their dismal run defense this year, given that they grade out as the #2-worst unit in the NFL. When it comes to their offense, the Packers check in at #16 in football when it comes to total yards per game. Their passing game has compiled 231 yards per game (#15 in football). Their run game has ranked #13 with 4.48 yards per attempt on the ground.