Drew Brees: NFL Player Props for Week 17 Saints vs Panthers – January 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 3, 2021

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints hit the field against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday on the road at Bank of America Stadium. Here’s some betting insights and tips around Brees’ passing and rushing yards prop bets in that matchup.

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Drew Brees Week 17 Player Props

Brees’ Game-by-Game Stats

Week Opponent Pass Comp. Pass Att. Pass Yards Pass TDs INTs Rush Att. Rush Yards Rush TDs
Week 1 Buccaneers 18 30 160 2 0 2 0 0
Week 2 @Raiders 26 38 312 1 1 0 0 0
Week 3 Packers 29 36 288 3 0 0 0 0
Week 4 @Lions 19 25 246 2 1 3 -3 0
Week 5 Chargers 33 47 325 1 1 1 1 1
Week 7 Panthers 29 36 287 2 0 3 2 1
Week 8 @Bears 31 41 280 2 0 3 4 0
Week 9 @Buccaneers 26 32 222 4 0 2 -2 0
Week 10 49ers 8 13 76 1 0 1 -1 0
Week 15 Chiefs 15 34 234 3 1 0 0 0
Week 16 Vikings 19 26 311 0 2 3 -3 0

Passing Yards Betting Trends

  • This week, Brees will face the NFL’s 16th-ranked pass defense (254.9 yards allowed per game).
  • Sunday’s passing yards over/under for Brees is set at 266.5, 17.3 more yards than his season average of 249.2.
  • In 54.5% of his games this season (six of 11 matchups), Brees has thrown for more than 266.5 yards.
  • Brees’ average passing yards prop this season has been set at 278.4, which he’s fallen short of by 29.2 yards on average.
  • Brees has hit the over on passing yards prop bets in six of 11 opportunities this year (54.5%).
  • In six games this season (54.5%), Brees has exceeded his average passing yards over/under of 278.4.

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Rushing Yards Betting Trends

  • Brees’ -0.2 rushing yards per game average in 2020 is 3.7 less than Sunday’s over/under.
  • One time this season (out of 11 total games — 9.1%), Brees has had more than 3.5 rushing yards.
  • Brees has hit the rushing yards over in only one of five opportunities (20%).
  • Brees has out-rushed his season-long rushing yards prop bet average (2.7) in just 9.1% of his games (one out of 11 matchups).
  • Brees’ average rushing yards over/under this season has been set at 2.7 yards, which he’s fallen short of by 2.9 on average.
  • Brees will go up against a Panthers squad that allows 118.3 rushing yards per game and is the NFL’s 15th-ranked rush defense.

Odds and insights reflect consensus player props available as of January 1, 2021. CLICK HERE to place your bet on Drew Brees or the New Orleans Saints at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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