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A very intriguing line due to the New Orleans Saints dropping a 31-21 contest to the St. Louis Rams as 13.5-point home favorites.
The only explanation is simply the oddsmaker figuring the public will back the host due to its 62-7 blowout of Indianapolis on "Sunday Night Football" two weeks ago.
From a betting perspective, New Orleans was a six-point road favorite when it dropped a 26-20 decision to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers three weeks ago, which simply places three points on top of this line to account for homefield advantage.
Tampa Bay was dealing with some key injuries in the first meeting at Raymond James Stadium, including starting running back LeGarrette Blount being out.
Backup Earnest Graham picked up the slack, but he's now out for the year with an Achilles injury.
Third-year head coach Raheem Morris must be respected in this spot, posting straight-up road victories as an underdog when coming off the bye in this career.
Pick: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+9)