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Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints Prediction & Betting Tips 10/29/2023

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Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints 10/29/2023:
  • Take the Colts on the moneyline
  • The Colts should also cover at -1
  • Our NFL model projects 43 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints Preview

Kickoff for this matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts is set for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Indianapolis, IN at Lucas Oil Stadium with FOX carrying television coverage.

The Colts are the 1 favorites to come away with the win in this non-conference matchup. Are they the best play against the spread? Keep reading to see how I think this one plays out in Indianapolis. Check out BetCoco for Indianapolis Colts – New Orleans Saints odds

Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three games between Indianapolis and New Orleans, the Saints have dominated the series, going 3-0. This includes a convincing margin of victory of 30 points per contest. Across the last three head-to-head matchups, New Orleans is averaging 41 points compared to Indianapolis at 11.

  • Through their last three road games, New Orleans has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 21 points per game.
  • In their last three home games, Indianapolis has averaged 24 points per game while allowing 25. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Saints have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 4-6.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Colts have a straight up record of 0-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 0-3.

Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints Prediction

Coming into their game against Colts, the Saints are trying to improve on a 3-4 record. This mark has them at 3rd in the NFC-South and 11th in the NFC. When it comes to the spread, the Saints have a 1-5-1 record. Heading into week 8, their scoring margin is at +0.9 (per game). So far this season, New Orleans games are 27th in total points. Their over/under record is 1-6 and the average over/under line for their games is 40.6 points.

So far this season, the New Orleans offense has been averaging 19 points per game, ranking them 19th in the league. Looking at New Orleans’ defense, they currently stand 7th in points allowed. Opponents have been averaging 18.1 points per game and 285.7 yards per contest against them.

In the AFC-South standings, the Colts are placed 3rd with a record of 3-4. Within the AFC, Indianapolis holds the 11th spot as they approach week 8. Indianapolis’ scoring margin up to this point is currently at -1.9. The team comes in with an ATS mark of 4-3. The Colts come in with an over/under record of 5-2. Their games have have had an average over/under betting line of 42.9 points, with an average combined score of 52.7 points per game.

On offense, the Colts are currently averaging 25.4 points per game, ranking them 6th in the NFL. On defense, the Colts come into the game ranked 1st in tackles for loss and 6th in sacks. Opponents are scoring 27.3 points per game vs. them along with an average of 351.3 yards per contest.

According to our analysis, we anticipate the Colts to win this one with a projected score of 23-20. Our advanced model is giving the Colts a 57% likelihood of securing the win.

Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints Betting Tips

  • Take the Colts on the moneyline
  • The Colts should also cover at -1
  • Our NFL model projects 43 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indianapolis Colts Injury Report

  • Jake Witt – Hip (Out)
  • Titus Leo – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Evan Hull – Knee (Out)
  • Anthony Richardson – Shoulder (Out)
  • JuJu Brents – Quadriceps (Questionable)
  • Daniel Scott – Knee (Out)
  • Dallis Flowers – Achilles (Out)
  • Danny Pinter – Ankle (Out)
  • Isaac Taylor-Stuart – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jelani Woods – Hamstring (Out)
  • Kylen Granson – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Genard Avery – Knee (Out)
  • Braden Smith – Hip/wrist (Questionable)
  • Ashton Dulin – Knee (Out)
  • Grover Stewart – Suspended (Out)

New Orleans Saints Injury Report

  • Adam Prentice – Knee (Out)
  • Juwan Johnson – Calf (Questionable)
  • Eno Benjamin – Achilles (Out)
  • Landon Young – Hip (Questionable)
  • Payton Turner – Toe (Out)
  • Ryan Ramczyk – Concussion (Questionable)
  • James Hurst – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Trai Turner – Quadriceps (Out)
  • J.T. Gray – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Andrew Dowell – Knee (Out)
  • Shaquan Davis – Undisclosed (Out)


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