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Falcons vs. Panthers odds: Atlanta opens as 3.5 point favorite

The Atlanta Falcons open as a 3.5-point road favorite over the Carolina Panthers. Here's the full breakdown of the odds and over/under.

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The Atlanta Falcons will face the Carolina Panthers this upcoming weekend in Charlotte, and the Falcons have opened as a 3.5-point favorite according to Oddsshark.com. Atlanta will try to win their sixth straight game over Carolina, and they've managed to cover the spread in four of their past five games against them. The over/under for the game 47.5 at most books.

Despite the Panthers' 3-9 record, they're 5-7 against the spread. However, they've lost five straight games at home, and also failed to cover the spread in each of those games. Meanwhile, the Falcons are 4-1-1 against the spread on the road this season, and 5-1 straight up on the road.

The total points have gone under in 12 of the last 17 matchups between the Falcons and Panthers, as well as under in four of Atlanta's past five games. However, the Panthers have gone over in four of their past six.

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