The Atlanta Falcons snapped a two-game skid with a close home win over the Bears on Sunday. The victory moves the team to 5-6 on the year and keeps it in the hunt for the NFC South, but it remains well behind the contenders when it comes to Super Bowl odds. The Falcons return to action in Week 12 when they travel to take on the Washington Commanders, a team that enters with a record of 6-5 while riding a two-game winning streak. Here’s a closer look at the latest Falcons betting lines and information.
Atlanta Falcons odds: Spread, moneyline and over/under
Week 12 odds: Falcons travel to take on the Commanders
The Falcons were two-point favorites for the visit from the Bears. It was a tight game that was tied up at 17-17 at the half before Atlanta pulled out a 27-24 victory. The Commanders were at the Texans on Sunday picking up a 23-10 win, easily covering as three-point favorites.
- Point spread: Falcons , Commanders
- Moneyline: Falcons , Commanders
- Totals: Over/under
Atlanta is 7-4 against the spread and 6-5 on totals. Washington has a 6-4-1 ATS record and is 4-7 on the over/under. The two clubs squared off last year, with the Commanders winning on the road by a score of 34-30. For all-time meetings, Washington has a 16-10-1 edge.
Falcons vs. Commanders player props
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The Falcons are averaging 23.5 points per game and allowing 24.9. Cordarrelle Patterson has been productive out of the backfield with 454 rushing yards and five scores. Last week, he set an NFL record with his ninth career kickoff return TD. Kyle Pitts has been placed on IR with a torn MCL. The Commanders are scoring an average of 19.5 per contest and giving up 20.3. Taylor Heinicke has been playing well since taking over for the injured Carson Wentz, and he has the nod to continue starting. Falcons vs. Commanders player props will be available later in the week.
Atlanta Falcons odds to win the Super Bowl
Last updated: Nov. 25
DraftKings Sportsbook released futures odds on Super Bowl 57 in January and had the Atlanta Falcons at +6500, which left them in the back of the pack, ahead of only five other teams. Following a 5-6 start to the season, the number has shifted to . Based on the odds, the Falcons are longshots to be contenders, but they have been competitive thus far. The Buffalo Bills () are among the favorites to win Super Bowl 57.
Atlanta Falcons futures odds 2022-23
While the Falcons are extremely unlikely to win the next Super Bowl, that doesn’t mean that you have to completely dismiss the team when it comes to NFL futures. Here’s a quick run-through of the team’s odds in some of the other top markets:
- Regular season win total
- Odds to win the NFC South ()
- Odds to win the NFC ()
- Marcus Mariota NFL MVP odds ()
The Falcons didn’t have particularly high expectations this season, but the team has surprised while going 5-6. Atlanta is actually making the NFC South more interesting than expected, so we’ll see if it can keep the momentum going.
Atlanta Falcons schedule
|1||Sept. 11||vs. New Orleans Saints||1 p.m. ET||ATL +5.5|
|2||Sept. 18||@ Los Angeles Rams||4:05 p.m. ET||ATL +10 |
|3||Sept. 25||@ Seattle Seahawks||4:25 p.m. ET||ATL +1 |
|4||Oct. 2||vs. Cleveland Browns||1 p.m. ET||ATL +1 |
|5||Oct. 9||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers||1 p.m. ET||ATL +10 |
|6||Oct. 16||vs. San Francisco 49ers||1 p.m. ET||ATL +3.5 |
|7||Oct. 23||@ Cincinnati Bengals||1 p.m. ET||CIN -6.5|
|8||Oct. 30||vs. Carolina Panthers||1 p.m. ET||CAR +4|
|9||Nov. 6||vs. Los Angeles Chargers||1 p.m. ET||LAC -2.5|
|10||Nov. 10||@ Carolina Panthers||8:15 p.m. ET||CAR +2.5|
|11||Nov. 20||vs. Chicago Bears||1 p.m. ET||ATL -2|
|12||Nov. 27||@ Washington Commanders||1 p.m. ET||ATL +4 (-110)|
WAS -4 (-110)
|13||Dec. 4||vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||1 p.m. ET|
|15||Dec. 18||@ New Orleans Saints||TBD|
|16||Dec. 24||@ Baltimore Ravens||1 p.m. ET|
|17||Jan. 1||vs. Arizona Cardinals||1 p.m. ET|
|18||Jan. 8||vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers||TBD|
Atlanta Falcons news and notes
Preseason futures odds indicated that this could be a rebuilding season for the Falcons, but the team has been better than that. Atlanta snapped a two-game losing streak with a close home win over the Bears last time out. Now 5-6 on the year, the club finds itself in the mix for the NFC South and wild card races. Last week, Cordarrelle Patterson made history with his ninth kickoff return for a TD, the most in NFL history. Atlanta has placed Kyle Pitts on IR with a knee injury. The Falcons return to action on Sunday with a trip to face the Commanders.
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Atlanta Falcons FAQ
Will the Falcons be good this year?
It appears likely to be a tough year for Atlanta. The Falcons are toward the back of the pack in Super Bowl futures odds and last for odds to win the NFC South.
How did the Falcons do against the spread last year?
The Falcons were 6-10-1 against the spread last season. The club closed out the year at 7-10 straight-up on the moneyline and leaned slightly toward the under on totals at 7-10.
Whom did the Falcons add and lose in the offseason?
The Falcons traded Matt Ryan to the Colts for a third-round draft pick. Key additions at the draft included Drake London and Desmond Ridder, while a highlight of free agency was the signing of Lorenzo Carter.
Who is the starting QB for the Falcons?
Marcus Mariota is the starter for the Falcons this year. Formerly of the Raiders, he signed a two-year deal following the trade of Matt Ryan. Atlanta also drafted QB Desmond Ridder in the third round.