NFL Picks: Week 9 Colts vs Panthers


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On Sunday, at 4:05 PM ET, NFL fans will witness the clash between the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


SPREAD: Indianapolis Colts -2.5 (-119), Carolina Panthers +2.5 (-101)

MONEYLINE:  Indianapolis Colts  -145, Carolina Panthers +125

TOTAL:  Indianapolis Colts O 44 (-110), Carolina Panthers U 44 (-110)

Colts chase Redemption against Panthers

NFL Team Indianapolis ColtsIn their most recent game, the Colts faced the New Orleans Saints, a challenge they ultimately couldn’t overcome, losing 38-27. Gardner Minshew, who has been leading the Colts, completed 56.1% of his passes for 213 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Jonathan Taylor showcased his explosive running abilities, tallying 95 rushing yards on just 12 carries, averaging an impressive 7.9 yards per carry. Taylor also contributed with one reception for two yards. The receiving corps was led by Josh Downs, who caught seven passes for 72 yards.

Gardner Minshew has been a reliable presence under center for the Colts, accumulating 1,400 passing yards, seven touchdowns, and a 63.4% completion rate. Meanwhile, Zack Moss has been a standout running back, with 589 rushing yards, five touchdowns, and 16 receptions for 123 yards and an additional touchdown. Moss’s versatility has made him a key asset in the Colts’ offense. The NFL Lines for the Colts, to win an easy Game against a weak rival.

Panthers purr for another win at Home

NFL Team Carolina PanthersOn the defensive side of the ball, the Colts have players like DeForest Buckner, Zaire Franklin, and Julian Blackmon making significant contributions. Buckner has four sacks to his name, while Franklin leads the team with 102 tackles, and Blackmon has registered two interceptions.

The Carolina Panthers, in their most recent outing, secured a narrow 15-13 victory over the Houston Texans. Bryce Young, the Panthers’ quarterback, delivered a solid performance, passing for 235 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions. Chuba Hubbard handled the rushing duties, recording 28 yards on 15 carries and adding two receptions for 26 yards. Adam Thielen, a prominent target in the Panthers’ passing game, had 72 receiving yards, courtesy of eight receptions on 11 targets.

Adam Thielen, the Panthers’ star wide receiver, has accumulated 581 receiving yards and four touchdowns. Bryce Young, the quarterback, has thrown for 1,202 yards, and seven touchdowns, and has shown his mobility with 76 rushing yards.

The Panthers’ defense boasts talented players like Frankie Luvu, Brian Burns, C.J. Henderson, and Derrick Brown, who have collectively contributed to the team’s success. Luvu has 3.5 sacks, Burns has recorded five sacks, Henderson has one sack to his name, and Derrick Brown has been a force in the middle with 35 tackles.  The NFL Odds, The Panthers playing at Home and looking to win against the Colts

Betting Landscape

In terms of betting, the Colts have shown a solid performance, covering the spread in four out of eight games this season. Their games have also been known for their scoring potential, with six out of eight matchups surpassing the point total, signifying the excitement they bring to the field. 

On the other hand, the Panthers have one win against the spread in seven games, and they’ve covered the spread when underdogs by 2.5 points or more in seven chances. Their games have gone over the point total in three out of seven opportunities.