Remember me Reset Password

      

Tips For Betting On Saints Raiders – Resilient Saints Look To Claw Way Back To .500 At Oakland Sunday

Posted by Tony Bryant on 11/14/2012 5:35:55 PM

Suspensions to their head coach, assistant head coach, general manager, and a pair of key defensive players contributed to the New Orleans Saints opening their season with four-straight losses. After winning four of their next five games, the Saints are suddenly thriving on resiliency. New Orleans has overcome an awful start to claw its way back to respectability, and believe they still have an excellent chance to make the postseason. The Saints can take another step in the right direction this Sunday when they travel to play the Oakland Raiders, as a sports betting win would get them back to .500.

New Orleans Saints @ Oakland Raiders
Sunday November 18, 2012 – 4:05 PM ET
O. co Coliseum, Oakland, California
NFL Betting Line: New Orleans Saints – 4.5

The Raiders haven’t done much to slow down opponents in recent weeks, allowing an average of 48.5 points per game in consecutive losses to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Baltimore Ravens. Drew Brees has led the Saints second-ranked pass attack with an average of over 300 yards per game, and has completed over 70-percent of his passes with five touchdowns compared to one interception the past two weeks.

NFL Betting Preview: New Orleans Saints

Brees’ lone interception came on a miscommunication with Jimmy Graham on his first pass against Atlanta, but he was near perfect the rest of the way as New Orleans ended the Falcons’ undefeated start to the season. Now the Saints get the Raiders’ 21st-ranked pass defense, and the key will be consistency as they look to avoid a letdown after an emotional win over Atlanta and with San Francisco next up on the schedule. The New Orleans defense has bounced back from a historically bad start to limit the Philadelphia Eagles and Falcons to an average of 20 points in back-to-back wins, and will need to continue to make plays in order to give the offense a chance to get it done.

NFL Betting Preview: Oakland Raiders

After allowing the Muscle Hamster Doug Martin to compile 272 total yards and four touchdowns in week nine, the Oakland defense allowed Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco to torch them for 341 passing yards and three touchdowns, marking the second-consecutive week they have allowed at least 42 points. The Raiders will need to find a way to make more plays against a Saints’ offense that enters this game on fire, and that will be no easy task. Carson Palmer and the Oakland pass attack actually ranks fifth in the NFL with an average 288.9 passing yards per game, but that hasn’t been enough to overcome the team’s defensive struggles.

NFL Betting Preview: Outlook & Pick

It’s easy to forget now how awful the Saints were early on this season, and it should be noted that they are coming off an emotional win over a division rival and face a tough test against the 49ers the following week. However, the Raiders haven’t done anything to inspire fear in their opponents, and will be a tough play until they can figure things out on defense. That won’t happen this online betting week against Brees and the New Orleans offense, which overcomes a tough start to claw its way back to .500.

NFL Betting Pick: New Orleans Saints


Did you enjoy this article?

Email this to a friend Print it

Archives

Twitter


↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!


↑ Back to top