Carolina Panthers vs New England Patriots NFL Predictions, NFL Odds & NFL Picks: The reeling New England Patriots will look to get back on track today as they host the Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Things have not gone well for Bill Belichick's squad over the last few weeks, but the team has somehow maintained its first place position in the AFC East. Kickoff in this AFC/NFC clash is set for 1:00pm ET on FOX. NFL Predictions at online bookmaker SBGglobal.com have the Patriots listed as a -13 against the spread home favorite.
Panthers Breakdown: Carolina snapped a two game losing streak last weekend, taking advantage of the break that is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. John Fox's troops produced a 16-6 victory against their beleaguered division rival at Bank of American Stadium, bringing their record to 5-7 on the season. The Panthers have virtually no hope of reaching the post-season as they trail the current Wild Card teams (Green Bay and Philadelphia) by three games with just four games left on the schedule.
The Panthers are 2-4 on the road this year (3-3 against the spread) with wins over Tampa Bay and Arizona. They have lost their last two away games by an average of 10.5 (Saints and Jets).
Patriots Breakdown: New England looked to be in contention for a number two seed in the AFC just a few weeks back, but things have changed for the worse over the last four weeks. The Pats have lost three of their last four games and suffered back-to-back road losses over the past two weekends to New Orleans and Miami. New England's recent troubles has reduced its lead over both the Dolphins and Jets in the AFC East to just one game. Following today's showdown with the Panthers, the Patriots play at Buffalo, host Jacksonville, and finish out at Houston.
The Pats are a perfect 6-0 (4-2 ATS) at Gillette Stadium this season where they are winning by an average of 18.2 points per game. Tom Brady is listed as questionable for today's game as he is dealing with a rib injury; however, the star quarterback did practice on Friday.
NFL Predictions Betting Trend: New England is 16-3 straight up and 13-6 against the spread over the last five years when coming off back-to-back losses.
Carolina Panthers +13 (-110), Over 43.5 (-110), +500 (Moneyline)
New England Patriots -13 (-110), Under 43.5 (-110), -700 (Moneyline)
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