For this NFL Monday Night game, the Dolphins are going to Caesars Superdome to take on the New Orleans Saints. According to sports betting experts, this NFL week 16 matchup, this is an important game for both teams. This is because a loss will take them out from getting a wildcard spot. Find out which team will reign supreme according to our experts with our Dolphins vs Saints Betting Pick and analysis!
In this matchup, the New Orleans Saints are the favorite team to bet on with a -3 pointspread. However, it will still be a close match as the Dolphins are trying to hang on to a wildcard spot with 6 consecutive wins. Both teams have a 7-7 record making for a fairly even matchup.
Dolphins vs Saints Betting Pick Prediction and Analysis for 12/27/2021
The Miami Dolphins are in high morale after winning consecutive 6 games and averaging 20.4 points per game. However, in their last game, they barely won against the Jets with a final score of 31-24. Thanks to this last win, they are back in the Wildcard spot running.
According to football betting sites, they had 379 yards in offensive gains for their offense and overcame tree turnovers. During the game, wide receiver, DeVante Parker caught the game winning touchdown pass with only 4 minutes remaining. Overall, Miami is 5-1 AT in their last 6 games and 1-4 SU in their last 5 road games.
On the other hand, the New Orleans Saints are also in good shape. Especially after a surprise win against the Buccaneers last Sunday with a score of 9-0. At the moment, they are in seventh place in the overall NFL rankings.
For the Saints, this was quite a win as it was the first time they shutout Tom Brady in 15 years. During last Sunday’s game, Marquez Callaway caught 6 passes for 112 yards. This is the first time since the Saints had consecutive wins since their last 3-game winning streak back on October.
The Saints do have an edge against Miami as in the last 5 games against them they have a 3-2 record. In addition, according to betting odds data, the Saints for a total of 120-102 points in those 5 matchups.
Dolphins vs Saints Betting Pick
Game time: 12/27/2021 at 8:15PM ET
Bet on the Miami Dolphins at +3
This is a tough game to handicap for any gambling expert. This is because the odds could be incorrect as it could be an overreaction to their sin against the Buccaneers. Furthermore, in their last 6 home games, the Saints have lost 4 of these games.
Even though the Dolphins ha a bad start this season, their performance is ideal for a playoff run. Therefore, we predict the Miami Dolphins will win with a final score 20-17.