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New Orleans Saints at Washington Football Team Tips - Over total points tipped

  • NFL Week 5 fixture will take place at FedExField in Landover on Sunday (18:00 BST)
  • The Saints (2-2) lost to the Giants last week
  • Washington (2-2) are coming off a win at Atlanta
  • This is the first meeting between New Orleans and Washington since 2018
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The Saints visit Washington at FedExField on Sunday (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A pivotal showdown between two teams who have started the season with two wins and two losses.

Washington have squeezed out high-scoring victories over the lowly Giants and Falcons, while going down to the Chargers and Bills. 

Taylor Heinicke continues to impress, passing for 290 yards, 3 TDs and 0 INTs in Atlanta. But only two teams in the league have given up more than Washington’s 30.5 per game.

New Orleans Saints’ big, Jameis Winston-led Week 1 win over the Packers is looking more and more like a mirage. Since then, they’ve been pounded by the Panthers (26-7), got up against the Pats (28-13) and gone down to the Giants in overtime (27-21). 

Last week, Taysom Hill rushed in two touchdowns before they blew a 21-10 lead.

Verdict

The teams’ last six encounters all produced 53+ points, with the last five witnessing at least 62 points. With both teams yet to reveal their true identity, the over shapes as the best play in a flip-of-the-coin match-up.

Best Bet: Over 43.5 Total Points @-113.64 at BetMGM - 1 Unit

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