Saints vs Dolphins: Game Pick – Can Saints sink Dolphins?


The 1-2 New Orleans Saints go on the road to take on the 1-1 Miami Dolphins in week 4.  Here is the pick for Saints vs Dolphins.

The Miami Dolphins are coming off a disappointing 20-6 loss in week 3 to the New York Jets.  They were outgained by the Jets and held to a paltry 30 yards on the ground.  In Saints vs. Dolphins, that can’t happen if Miami is going to win.

Drew Brees and New Orleans Saints got a big 34-13 win on the road over their NFC South rivals, the Carolina Panthers.  The Saints forced three turnovers from the Panthers and turned two of them into touchdowns.

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I expect the Dolphins to get their running game back on track.  They Have a very good running back in Jay Ajayi.  He had a mere 11 carries for just 16 yards against the New York Jets.  Ajayi needs more touches and he will get them against the Saints.

The New Orleans Saints will continue to move the ball through the air with Brees  They are always one of the top offenses in the NFL, but what about their defense.  They must create more turnovers this week against the Dolphins.

If they don’t, then they’ll be in for a long day.  The Saints defense is giving up a whopping 437 yards of offense a game this season.  I don’t think that changes on Sunday.  The Dolphins will get their running game going on the Saints.

This is why the Dolphins will win.  Running the football will allow the Dolphins to control the clock and give Jay Cutler better windows in the passing game.  Winning time of possession will keep Drew Brees off the field and the ball out of his hands.

The Saints aren’t as good as they looked last week and the Dolphins aren’t as bad.  In Saints vs Dolphins the truth is revealed.   On Sunday the Dolphins win.

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Winner:   Dolphins

Score prediction:       23-20  Dolphins

Points spread:      Saints -3

Over/under:  50.5 – Under