NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Saints will open the 2019 season as heavy favorites when they welcome the Texans to the Dome for Monday Night Football. The betting site Bet Online installed the Black and Gold as 7.5-point favorites over Houston.
The Saints were favored by 10-points in their opener last season against the Bucs, and lost straight up to Tampa, 40-28. New orleans has lost their regular season opener five years in a row.
The Saints were 10-6 against the spread in the 2018 regular season. They didn’t cover either spread in the postseason.