By way of 3 Quarters
The New England Patriots had been anticipated to win this one, and to this point that is precisely the way it’s enjoying out. They’ve emerged because the frontrunner after three quarters and are forward of the Atlanta Falcons 13 to nothing.
Nobody has had a standout recreation offensively for New England, however they’ve gotten one landing from WR Nelson Agholor. QB Mac Jones has been environment friendly, with a passer ranking of 152.50.
That is the least factors Atlanta has had but this season going into the fourth quarter.
Who’s Taking part in
New England @ Atlanta
Present Information: New England 6-4; Atlanta 4-5
What to Know
The New England Patriots will sq. off towards the Atlanta Falcons on the street at 8:20 p.m. ET Thursday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Patriots have a protection that enables solely 17.7 factors per recreation, so Atlanta’s offense can have their work reduce out for them.
New England ran circles across the Cleveland Browns this previous Sunday, and the additional yardage (452 yards vs. 217 yards) paid off. New England steamrolled previous Cleveland 45-7 at residence. The matchup was all however wrapped up on the finish of the third, by which level New England had established a 31-7 benefit. RB Rhamondre Stevenson and WR Kendrick Bourne had been among the many major playmakers for New England as the previous rushed for 2 TDs and 100 yards on 20 carries and the latter caught 4 passes for one TD and 98 yards. That nimble footwork stands out as the primary time Stevenson has hit the 100-yard speeding mark this season. Stevenson’s sharp efficiency additionally set his single-game speeding landing excessive for the season.
In the meantime,’s it is onerous to image a worse defeat than the 43-3 bruising that the Falcons suffered towards the Dallas Cowboys this previous Sunday. Atlanta was in a troublesome place by the half, with the rating already sitting at 36-3. QB Matt Ryan had a memorable recreation, however not in the best way you need to be remembered: moreover failing to provide a single landing, he threw two interceptions with a passing completion proportion of solely 42.86%.
New England is the favourite on this one, with an anticipated 6.5-point margin of victory. They may be value taking an opportunity on towards the unfold as they’re at the moment on a four-game streak of ATS wins.
New England did not have an excessive amount of bother with Atlanta at residence when the groups beforehand met 4 seasons in the past as they received 23-7. The rematch may be a bit more durable for the Patriots because the squad will not have home-field benefit. We’ll see if the change in venue makes a distinction.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8:20 p.m. ET
- The place: Mercedes-Benz Stadium — Atlanta, Georgia
- TV: FOX
- On-line streaming: fuboTV (Attempt free of charge. Regional restrictions could apply.)
- Comply with: CBS Sports activities App
- Ticket Value: $37.00
The Patriots are a strong 6.5-point favourite towards the Falcons, in keeping with the newest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers had an excellent really feel for the road for this one, as the sport opened with the Patriots as a 5.5-point favourite.
Sequence Historical past
New England have received each of the video games they’ve performed towards Atlanta within the final seven years.
- Oct 22, 2017 – New England 23 vs. Atlanta 7
- Feb 05, 2017 – New England 34 vs. Atlanta 28