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Saints go for ten straight on Thanksgiving against the Falcons

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Atlanta Falcons face the New Orleans Saints on Thanksgiving. The game will kick off at 8:20 pm at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Saints are 9-1 on the season. They are also 4-1 at home.

The Falcons come into the game with a 4-6 record. They; however, are 1-3 on the road.

New Orleans Saints legend Drew Brees celebrates against the Baltimore Ravens
Drew Brees celebrates against the Baltimore Ravens (Getty Images)

According to Covers.com, the Saints have a 55% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. Their expert pool says it is a coin flip with 50% between each team.

The Saints won the first meeting this season. New Orleans won 43-37 on September 23rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

New Orleans has won two straight games in the series. They also won 23-13 over the Falcons on December 24th, 2017.

Atlanta has not won in this series since December 7th, 2017 when they won 20-17.

In the past 10 meetings, each team won five games.

The Falcons are on a two-game skid. They lost 22-19 to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. They also lost 28-16 to the Cleveland Browns on November 11th.

Atlanta has not won since defeating the Washington Redskins on November 4th. They won 38-14.

New Orleans has won nine straight games. They have not lost since the season-opener in a 48-40 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees has gone 257 of 334 for 2,964 passing yards. He also has 25 touchdowns and one interception.

Alvin Kamara leads all the running backs with 136 carries for 617 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. Michael Thomas leads all the receivers with 82 receptions for 1,042 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has gone 275 of 387 for 3,306 passing yards. He also has 22 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Tevin Coleman leads the running backs with 114 carries for 500 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Julio Jones leads the receivers with 73 receptions for 1,158 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

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