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Saints vs Panthers Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 17 NFL Game

Zach Brunner
Saints vs Panthers predictions and expert picks for Week 17 NFL game.
Saints vs Panthers predictions and expert picks for Week 17 NFL game. / Will Newton/Getty Images

The New Orleans Saints are still in the running for a first-round bye in the playoffs. This week, they travel to take on the Carolina Panthers, who have nothing to play for but pride.

As one would expect, the Saints are the clear favorites to win the game, despite being on the road. Let's take a look at the expert picks and predictions for Saints-Panthers.

Saints vs Panthers Picks Week 17

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 17 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Saints (7), Panthers (1)
numberFire: Saints
Sporting News: Saints
Betting Favorite: Saints -6.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Saints (5), Panthers (3)
Sporting News: Saints

The experts are heavily siding with the Saints to win this game, as the odds would expect. However, things are a bit more split against the spread, with only six of the nine experts predicting the Saints to cover.

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