But just because the Saints have a loaded offense and played well late in the season doesn’t mean they’ll be able to go on the road and stay within the 5.5-point spread.
He followed that amazing regular season with a 3-1 performance against the spread on Wild Card Weekend and on Saturday, he correctly called the Patriots covering a nearly two-touchdown spread against the Titans. Anyone who has followed his picks is up big-time.
The Saints put together an eight-game winning streak in the middle of the season and won 11 of their last 14 overall before knocking off the Panthers on Wild Card Weekend. They’ve won three of their last four by double-digits.
In their last three games at home, the Vikings allowed a total of 24 points to the Bears, Bengals, and Rams. In between at Lambeau Field, they delivered their first shutout over the Packers since 1971.
A trip to the NFC Championship Game is on the line Sunday when the New Orleans Saints face the Minnesota Vikings in a showdown of teams with serious Super Bowl aspirations. The Vikings are favored by 5.5 points, up two from the opening line. The Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 46.5, also up two from the opening line.
The Vikings and Saints met in Week 1, with the Vikings winning 29-19. QB Sam Bradford threw for a dazzling 346 yards and three touchdowns, while Dalvin Cook rushed for a season-high 127. On the other side of the ball, Brees had almost 300 yards passing and a score.
The 2017 NFL season has been extremely profitable if you’ve been listening to White. He is currently the site’s No. 1 NFL expert and finished in the top one percent of the Las Vegas SuperContest — his second cash in three years in the world’s most prestigious handicapping competition. Last season, he finished in the top two percent.