The New Orleans Saints lead 14-0 with 2:31 left in the first.
The Carolina Panthers take on the New Orleans Saints in one of the NFL games on Sunday, start time at 1:00 PM ET, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Panthers (1-4) are coming from a 17-14 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 5. Derek Anderson completed 18 of 28 passes for 278 yards against two interceptions. On the ground, Cameron Artis-Payne rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns in 18 carries while Fozzy Whittaker added 45 yards in five carries. In the receiving end, Greg Olsen posted 181 yards in nine receptions while Kelvin Benjamin added 70 yards.
Offensively, the Panthers are averaging 24.6 points and 392.0 total yards (267.4 in passing and 124.6 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Panthers are yielding 27.0 points and 341.2 total yards (246.4 in passing and 94.88 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
The New Orleans Saints (1-3) are coming from a bye after beating the San Diego Chargers in Week 4. Drew Brees completed 23 of 36 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns against two interceptions. On the ground, Mark Ingram rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown while Daniel Lasco added 12 yards. In the receiving end, Ingram posted 49 yards in six receptions while Michael Thomas added 44 yards and a touchdown in four catches. Brandin Cooks had 31 yards in three receptions.
Offensively, the Saints are averaging 28.5 points and 386.0 yards (304.2 in passing and 81.8 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Saints are yielding 32.5 points and 422.8 total yards (301.2 passin and 121.5 rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
Panthers vs Saints game schedule info:
Date: October 16, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: Fox
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -3 Panthers
Prediction: Panthers win