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New Orleans Saints Betting Preview
Last year, the New Orleans Saints went 7-10, as their quarterback situation was a problem in their first full season without Drew Brees. This year, the Saints should fare better at the quarterback position, as they went out and got a quarterback who was already starting elsewhere. Here, we make our pick for the Saints in the season win total market, and break down the upcoming year in our New Orleans Saints season preview.
2023 New Orleans Saints Over/Under Season Win Total Odds
New Orleans Saints Futures Betting Odds
|Record in Division Games||2-4||4-2|
New Orleans Saints Picks, Predictions & Betting News
Key Additions: Derek Carr, Jamaal Williams
Key Departures: Marcus Davenport, Andy Dalton
The most important priority for the New Orleans Saints in the offseason was to get a quarterback, and they managed to do just that by acquiring Derek Carr. Carr will give the Saints a legitimate passing attack, which they did not have a season ago. While Carr is an upgrade, though, he has yet to experience any real success and he is still mistake-prone. But this offseason still has to be considered a success for the Saints by bringing Carr in.
New Orleans Saints Offensive Stats
|2022 (Rank)||2021 (Rank)|
|Yards Per Play||5.6 (10th)||4.9 (T-26th)|
|Yards Per Rush Attempt||4.3 (T-18th)||3.9 (27th)|
|Yards Per Pass Attempt||7.8 (5th)||6.8 (T-22nd)|
|Points Per Game||19.4 (22nd)||21.4 (19th)|
|Turnovers||25 (T-27th)||18 (T-6th)|
Last season, the Saints struggled to put points on the board, even if their per-play yardage numbers were largely above average. The Saints offense could see Alvin Kamara miss time due to suspension early this year, but the acquisition of last season’s rushing touchdown leader Jamaal Williams should help offset any issues there. And with Carr at quarterback, the Saints will expect better than what they were able to do on this side of the ball a season ago.
New Orleans Saints Defensive Stats
|2022 (Rank)||2021 (Rank)|
|Yards Per Play Allowed||5.0 (T-4th)||5.1 (T-3rd)|
|Yards Per Rush Attempt Allowed||4.5 (T-20th)||3.7 (1st)|
|Yards Per Pass Attempt Allowed||5.8 (T-2nd)||6.5 (T-13th)|
|Points Per Game Allowed||20.3 (9th)||19.7 (4th)|
|Takeaways||14 (T-30th)||25 (T-10th)|
Defense was the strength of the Saints last season, as they were top-10 in yards per play allowed and points allowed. This team was simply miserable at generating turnovers last season, which could turn around this year just by getting a little luck. But the loss of Marcus Davenport on the defensive line could be a problem for this team that is typically so good at getting after opposing quarterbacks.
Positives & Negatives
The number one positive for the Saints coming into this year is that they should be able to expect some improvement on offense. Carr will give this team a better chance to connect on passes downfield, while Williams might be better at this point in his career than Kamara. Either way, what was a negative for the Saints last season should be a positive this year, and that is huge.
However, the Saints will take a step back on defense this year, and they will still need to overcome the tendency of Carr to make mistakes in the biggest spots of each game. Whether the overall improvement of the New Orleans offense will outweigh Carr’s late-game woes will determine how this season goes for the Saints as a whole.
2023 New Orleans Saints Win Total Prediction: Under 9.5 Wins
For now, the Saints should finish just under their season win total of 9.5 games. Expecting a full season of Michael Thomas feels like a fool’s errand at this point, while the potential loss of Kamara for a chunk of the season has the potential to be significant as well. We like the Saints to finish with seven or eight wins this year, and will take the under as a result.