Friday sees the Carolina Panthers (2-6) go up against the Atlanta Falcons (4-4) for an NFC South divisional match-up at the Bank of America Stadium. A tally of two wins from eight games leaves the Carolina Panthers with a divisional ranking of fourth in the NFC South, while the Atlanta Falcons are first in the NFC South after collecting four victories out of a possible eight. Carolina Panthers are favoured for the win at the Bank of America Stadium, when the Atlanta Falcons arrives this coming Friday. This could prove a bit of a banana skin, though, as the visitors look strong enough to put up a fight.
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Betting lines
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Betting expert picks
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Moneyline
Take the Atlanta Falcons (1.80) to win on the moneyline. The Carolina Panthers may have the home-field advantage for this matchup, but recent history in this series is very much not on their side. Instead, the Atlanta Falcons are favored on the moneyline. A road win is priced at 1.80, which implies the visitors have a 56% chance of taking the victory and improving their 4-4 record.
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Spread
The Atlanta Falcons (-1.5) open as the -1.5 point road favorites over the Carolina Panthers. Given how closely the oddsmakers have placed the spread, we could be in for a real even-stevens encounter here. A one-score game anyhow seems to be where the smart money lies, as the last five rounds between the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons produced an average winning margin of 6.4 points.
The defense has given up one too many points for the Carolina Panthers across the last five games, allowing 25.4 points on average. The offense, on the other hand, has put up 19.2 points. In their past 10 games, the Carolina Panthers have gone 4-6 ATS overall and 3-3 ATS at home.
In their past 10 matches, the Atlanta Falcons went 7-3 ATS in this market. They also ended up 4-2 ATS in their ten most recent road trips.
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Total
There was an average of 45.4 points scored in the previous 25 clashes between the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons.
The average total in the last five encounters between the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons was a staggering 46.8 points. As the total for their latest showdown is 41.0, it might be worth siding with the Over (2.05).
The total has gone over on a regular basis at home recently for the Carolina Panthers. Meanwhile, on the other side of the market, the total only went over in two of the last five home games for the Carolina Panthers. They are 3-7 against the total across their last ten games, whether home or away.
The total has gone over in five of the Atlanta Falcons’ last six games they played on the road. Also worth noting is the fact that over was a winning bet in four of the last 5 away games for the Atlanta Falcons. All in all, they went 7-3 in the over/under in their past 10 matches home and away.
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons Betting trends
- The Atlanta Falcons have won the last four head-to-head matches against the Carolina Panthers on the road.
NFL Power Rankings Week 10 2022, Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons
Carolina Panthers Form
A 37-34 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last time out extended the Carolina Panthers’ miserable run of form in the league, leaving the hosts with four defeats in five games.
Things haven’t improved on the offense front for the Carolina Panthers at all, having put just 19.2 points on board across the last five matches. In all, the offense has averaged 19.8 points for the season. As for the defense, the hosts have given up 25.4 points across the previous five outings. Considering the defensive unit has only allowed 23.3 points for the season itself, it’s fair to say the defensive unit has not performed to its usual standards of late.
2021 was a year to forget for the Carolina Panthers. The hosts failed to reach the playoffs, having finished fourth in the NFC South at 5-12, and are expected to miss the NFL postseason again, having gone 2-6 so far in the current campaign.
Atlanta Falcons Form
The Atlanta Falcons are 4-4 for the season and their latest match against the Carolina Panthers finished 37-34.
A virtuoso offense is the first step to winning games on the road, which the Atlanta Falcons have covered. In eight rounds this season, the offensive unit has put up a solid 25.0 points on average. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The visitors have given up 24.8 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 25.6 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
The Atlanta Falcons have been one of the surprise packages this season. Despite being billed as an unlikely bet in the NFC playoff race, the hosts hold the fourth seed in the NFC Conference in Week 10, leaving them set for an unexpected postseason berth this coming January.
Carolina Panthers VS Atlanta Falcons H2H history
The total reached 41.0 points in the most recent encounter between these teams in October 2022. The matchup ended in a 37-34 road victory for the Atlanta Falcons back then. The total has gone under 41.0 points in ten of the last 25 meetings between these teams. The Carolina Panthers came out on top eight times in these games, while the Atlanta Falcons could only claim 17 wins.
In their past 25 head-to-head games, Carolina Panthers pulled off 21 points on average per game, whereas Atlanta Falcons scored 24.4 points per match.