Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | NFL Week 14 Predictions


By Ed Winchester | December 6, 2021, 8:34 pm

In a battle of two division rivals, the Carolina Panthers (5-7) will meet the Atlanta Falcons (5-7). The Panthers are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -3). The over/under for this one is set at 42.5 points.

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Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons in which the Falcons are currently the pick among bettors to cover the spread.

Panthers Vs. Falcons Spread Betting Action

Panthers vs Falcons Moneyline Action
Panthers Falcons
Bet % 36% 64%
Stake % 38% 62%

Carolina stats and betting info

Betting trends for Carolina

  • Carolina has a 5-7-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Panthers are 2-2 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
  • Five of Carolina’s 12 games with a set total have hit the over (41.7%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 213.5 (2562) 28
Rush yards 111.3 (1335) 16
Points scored 19.7 (236) 25
Pass yards against 198.3 (2379) 2
Rush yards against 114.3 (1371) 17
Points allowed 21.1 (253) 7

Key players for Carolina

  • Cam Newton has thrown for 289 yards (96.3 ypg) to lead Carolina, completing 55.8% of his passes and tossing three touchdown passes compared to two interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 65 rushing yards on 16 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Chuba Hubbard has carried the ball 122 times for a team-high 427 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times as a runner.
  • Ameer Abdullah has been handed the ball 28 times this year and racked up 95 yards (7.9 per game).
  • D.J. Moore’s team-high 854 yards as a receiver have come on 66 catches (out of 112 targets) with four touchdowns.
  • Robby Anderson has caught 29 passes while averaging 24.0 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
  • Brandon Zylstra has racked up 12 catches for 188 yards, an average of 15.7 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.

Carolina injuries

Panthers: Tre Boston: Questionable (Hamstring), Ian Thomas: Questionable (Knee), Rasul Douglas: Questionable (Illness), Sam Franklin: Questionable (Ankle), Christian McCaffrey: Doubtful (Shoulder), Dennis Daley: Out (Concussion), Yetur Gross-Matos: Questionable (Not Injury Related), Efe Obada: Questionable (Knee), Marquis Haynes: Questionable (Illness)

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Atlanta stats and betting info

Betting trends for Atlanta

  • Atlanta has a 5-7-0 record against the spread this year.
  • When they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, the Falcons are 1-4 against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in five of Atlanta’s 12 games with a set total.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 244.4 (2933) 18
Rush yards 88.0 (1056) 27
Points scored 18.0 (216) 27
Pass yards against 259.2 (3110) 18
Rush yards against 119.3 (1431) 22
Points allowed 27.7 (332) 31

Key players for Atlanta

  • Matt Ryan has 2,914 passing yards, or 242.8 per game, so far this season. He has completed 68.1% of his passes and has tossed 16 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.
  • Cordarrelle Patterson has carried the ball 106 times for a team-high 489 yards (40.8 per game) with four touchdowns. He also leads the team through the air, as his 44 receptions this season are good for 518 yards , and he’s scored five touchdowns in the passing game.
  • Mike Davis has run for 338 yards across 100 attempts, scoring two touchdowns. He’s chipped in with 34 catches for 197 yards and one touchdown.
  • Kyle Pitts’ 709 receiving yards (59.1 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 49 receptions on 82 targets with one touchdown.
  • Russell Gage has racked up 400 reciving yards (33.3 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.

Atlanta injuries

Falcons: James Carpenter: Out (Groin), Kaleb McGary: Questionable (Not Injury Related), Ricardo Allen: Out (Concussion), Julio Jones: Out (Hamstring)

Pick for Panthers vs. Falcons

Betting split data provided by regulated betting sites paired with an in-depth statistical analysis favors the Panthers to cover the spread against the Falcons.

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