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Panthers vs Falcons Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 8

Panthers vs Falcons Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 8

by USA WagerOctober 26, 2022

Check out our free Panthers vs Falcons prediction for the NFL week 8 game in Atlanta. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Panthers vs Falcons Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 8

On Sunday, October 30th, the Carolina Panthers travel to take on the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This NFC South showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Atlanta is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Carolina have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Panthers vs Falcons prediction.

  • Spread: CAR +4.5 | ATL -4.5
  • MoneyLine: CAR 181 | ATL +-218
  • Total: 42.0

Panthers vs Falcons Prediction: Spread

Going into week 8, Carolina has a record of 2-0 in the NFC South. Overall, the Panthers head into action with a record of 2-5. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -3.57 points per game. So far, the Panthers have been favored in 4 of their 7 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 8.

Through their last 5 road games, Carolina has an ATS record of just 0-5. However, their overall record was 0-5-0 while averaging 13.4 points per game. In their last 5 games as the underdog, Carolina has gone 2-3 vs the spread. Straight up, the team went 2-3 in these matchups.

Going into week 8, Atlanta has a record of 0-2 in the NFC South. Overall, the Falcons head into action with a record of 3-4. This season, Atlanta currently has an average point differential of -1.14 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. Heading into the game, the Falcons will be favored for the first time this season. So far, they have been the underdog in every game, with an average spread of 5 points.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Falcons offense has averaged 23.4 points per game while allowing an average of 21.4. Atlanta posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 3-2 ATS. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Falcons have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

In this matchup between the Falcons and Panthers, we see the best bet being to take Atlanta to come home with the win and cover the spread. This season, the team has ran the ball well and we see this continuing in week 8.

Free Spread Prediction: Atlanta Falcons -4.5

Panthers vs Falcons Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Panthers have an over-under record of 2-5. On the season, Carolina is ranked just 26th in points per game at 17.71. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 21.29 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Falcons have an over-under record of 4-3. So far, the Falcons have put together the 12th ranked scoring offense at 23.29 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 24.43 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 46 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 42.0

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