While the nation's best football handicapper has not yet weighed in on that game, all the focus is on ESPN Monday Night Football as the New England Patriots play at the New Orleans Saints.
Here is the official betting preview:
The Patriots get just 4.0 yards per rush against teams normally allowing 4.2 but 7.5 yards per pass to 6.5. They allow 4.4 yards per rush to teams normally getting 4.5 and 6.0 yards per pass to 6.3.
The Saints average 4.8 yards per rush against teams normally allowing 4.4 and a mind-boggling 8.3 yards per pass against teams normally allowing 6.7. That amounts to 6.5 yards per play to 5.7.
Defensively they are allowing 4.6 to teams normally getting 4.4 and 5.8 yards per pass to 6.0.
Against the spread records:
Top expert pick on this game: The Center of the Handicapping Universe is 6-2 this week in the NFL (counting