Washington Football Team Vs New Orleans Saints: Week 5 NFL Betting Preview And Insights – October 10, 2021

Written By Staff on October 5, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The New Orleans Saints (2-2) are only 2-point favorites against the Washington Football Team (2-2) on Sunday, October 10, 2021. The point total is 45 for the contest.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Saints -2 -105 -115 45 -110 -110

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Washington Leaders

  • This season Taylor Heinicke has collected 960 passing yards (240.0 per game) while going 82-for-118 (69.5%) and throwing for eight touchdowns with three interceptions. He has tacked on a team-high 87 rushing yards on 20 carries with one touchdown.
  • Antonio Gibson has racked up a team-best 253 rushing yards (63.3 per game) and one touchdown. He has added eight receptions for 107 yards and one TD.
  • This year Terry McLaurin has 25 receptions and leads the team with 354 yards (88.5 per game) while hauling in three touchdowns.
  • Heinicke is 14th overall among all players and 13th among all quarterbacks with 78.9 fantasy points (19.7 per game).
  • McLaurin’s 53.4 fantasy points this season (an average of 13.4 per game), are enough to place him 39th overall and seventh among receivers.

Washington Injuries

Washington: No Injuries Listed

Head To Head

Saints vs Football Team: Last Meeting
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
10/8/2018 Saints 447-283 NO 43-19 NO

Washington Insights

  • The Football Team, on average, are scoring 8.0 more points per game this year (25.3) than the Saints are allowing (17.3).
  • Washington is 2-1 overall and 1-2 against the spread when it scores over 17.3 points this season.
  • When New Orleans limits opposing offenses to fewer than 25.3 points this season, it is 2-0 overall and 2-0 against the spread.
  • The Saints have given up 66.0 rushing yards per game. That is 37.3 fewer than the Football Team are gaining per game (103.3).

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Washington Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
9/12/2021 Chargers L 20-16 Home -2
9/16/2021 Giants W 30-29 Home -4
9/26/2021 Bills L 43-21 Away +7
10/3/2021 Falcons W 34-30 Away -2
10/10/2021 Saints Home +2
10/17/2021 Chiefs Home
10/24/2021 Packers Away
10/31/2021 Broncos Away
11/14/2021 Buccaneers Home
11/21/2021 Panthers Away
11/29/2021 Seahawks Home
12/5/2021 Raiders Away
12/12/2021 Cowboys Home
12/19/2021 Eagles Away
12/26/2021 Cowboys Away
1/2/2022 Eagles Home
1/9/2022 Giants Away

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