Falcons vs. Colts Odds, Picks & More

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Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Jacoby Brissett

Falcons at Colts Betting Odds

  • Odds: Colts -1.5
  • Total: 47.5
  • Time: 1 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: CBS

Odds above as of Sunday morning and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can exclusively bet every NFL spread this season at reduced juice (-105).

Sean Koerner compares his projected spread and total to the market to identify any potential value, while our staff reveals how they’re betting this game.

Sean Koerner’s Projected Falcons-Colts Odds

  • Projected Spread: Colts -2
  • Projected Total: 47

While the Colts might not be Super Bowl contenders without Andrew Luck, they’re still equipped to be competitive in close games.

They came away with a two-point road victory over the Titans last week following a hard-fought road loss to the Chargers in overtime. Now the Colts get back-to-back home games against the Falcons and Raiders.

The Colts should be able to establish the run behind their solid offensive line and lean on their defense to keep them in games, so Jacoby Brissett should only need to manage both games to win them.

The market is trying to push this week’s game to a pick ’em, so if that happens, we can come in on the Colts as they should be favored by a couple points here. Sean Koerner

Expert Pick

Chad Millman: Colts -1.5

Week 1, the Colts lose in OT, thanks to Adam Vinatieri leaving many many points on the field. Week 2, the Colts survive the Titans, in spite of Adam Vinatieri leaving many many points on the field.

In both cases, the Colts were underdogs, and neither made sense to me. This one doesn’t, either.

Their offensive line is among the best in the NFL, and that seems to be forgotten by fans who are betting the Falcons at a 62% clip as of writing (see live public betting data here). Maybe there’s some residual, high-flying perception from the Falcons beating the Eagles on Sunday Night Football, but look beyond that score: I saw a Falcons team lose a lead, only to win because one of the best players in the league made a miracle mad dash for the end zone off a screen pass.

The Colts are strong where it matters — on the offensive front and  in the running game — two areas where the Falcons don’t have enough answers to be getting so much respect, especially on the road.

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