Records: New England 3-0, Atlanta 1-2
Kick-off: 8:30 p.m. EST
Spread: Atlanta by 1
Last meeting: New England 26, Atlanta 10 (2009)
Passing: The Patriots are averaging 217.7 yards per game while Atlanta is putting up 289 per game.
Rushing: New England is averaging 122.7 yards per outing while the Falcons are averaging 90 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Patriots are averaging 188.3 yards against per outing while Atlanta averages 296 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: New England is averaging 120.7 yards against per game; meanwhile the Falcons are averaging 79 yards against per outing.
Thoughts: New England whipped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week while the Falcons fell to the Miami Dolphins. Atlanta needs this win more than New England and with them being at home on a Sunday Night, I like the Falcons to eke out a win here. Give me Atlanta to cover as well as the under.
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