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NFL Preseason Betting: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New Orleans Saints Information

At the beginning of preseason, there was excitement for the dawn of a new era in Jacksonville.  Urban Myer was named the new Jaguars head coach.  While Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was picked number one overall in the 2021 NFL Draft.  Jacksonville is not a Super Bowl best bet for the 2021 season.  However, that is expected to change soon.  New Orleans has long been a top-tier Super Bowl contender.  But the retirement of future first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees changes that perception.  Jameis Winston is projected as New Orleans’ new quarterback.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New Orleans Saints Betting Information

Date: Monday, August 23, 2021
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: Mercedes Benz Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV Coverage: ESPN

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New Orleans Saints Betting Odds

Jaguars +4 ( -105 ) 40 ( -110 ) +170
Saints -4 ( -115 ) 40 ( -110 ) -200
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Jacksonville Jaguars at New Orleans Saints CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, there will be a split of best sportsbook online betting activity.  Jacksonville brings a lot of appeal based on Urban Meyer and Trevor Lawrence.  For the first time in decades, the Jaguars are taken seriously by the public.  On the other hand, the Saints remain a strong brand with the betting public.  Drew Brees may be retired, but years of winning by New Orleans is ingrained in the minds of gamblers.

Live betting is a highly popular form of preseason gambling.  Cause by the frequent lineup changes and substitutions.  That will be the case for this game on Monday night.  Especially when Trevor Lawrence takes the field for Jacksonville.

Rookies Meyer and Lawrence Learning Their Way

Jacksonville is coming off a 23-13 loss to Cleveland as 3-point home chalks.  Also, under the total of 37 got the money too.  Jacksonville was outgained 360-302 in total yards.  Certainly, most of the attention was on the debut of quarterback Trevor Lawrence.  The former Clemson Tiger superstar was 6-9 for 71 yards in his pro debut.  However, DJ Beathard got most of the quarterback action for the Jaguars.  Beathard was 13-16 for 102 yards and a touchdown.

Jacksonville has been down for so long that they lack Betting on NFL credibility.  It is true that Meyer and Lawrence are expected to change the Jaguars’ image.  But that is going to take a lot longer than a couple of exhibition games.

Will Saints Go Marching into Playoffs?

Last week the Saints suffered a 17-14 loss at Baltimore as 1-point dogs.  While under the total of 36 was a winning ticket.  Baltimore got the game-winning TD with 6:35 to play.  New Orleans outgained the Ravens 366-308 but turned the ball over six times.  First-string quarterback Jameis Winston was 7-12 for 96 yards passing with a TD and interception.

Of course, for many gamblers, Jameis Winston has damaged goods with the NFL betting odds. Winston’s last year with Tampa Bay was an interception flood.  And then the Bucs won the Super Bowl with Tom Brady the very next season.

Jacksonville Jaguars at New Orleans Saints Against the Spread

Jacksonville is 9-4 against the spread in preseason away games. At the same time, the Jaguars are 2-11 under the NFL betting total on the exhibition road.  Jacksonville is 5-3-1 vs. the line as preseason dogs.  Also, the Jaguars are 3-11 to the under as exhibition underdogs.

Overall, New Orleans is 4-10 against the spread as preseason chalk.  The Saints are 2-10 under the total as exhibition favorites.  New Orleans is 2-9 vs. the line in preseason home games.  So too, the Saints are 2-9 to the under at home in the preseason.

Specifically, in the preseason, the Saints and Jags are 1-1 vs. the line head-to-head.  Jacksonville and New Orleans are 2-0 over the total in the preseason.  Jacksonville covered its last preseason game at New Orleans.  The Jags and Saints cleared the total in their previous preseason game at New Orleans.

Jacksonville Jaguars at New Orleans Saints CashBet Free Pick  

On this occasion, the Jaguars are a capable NFL gambling underdog.  Indeed, the Saints look like an overlay.

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New Orleans Saints


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