Pickin' It: Panthers vs. Saints

The Saints are heavily favored by our weekly Pickin' It panelists to take care of Carolina on Monday Night Football, but a couple of analysts believe the Panthers will pull off a potential season-saving surprise at home.

Thirty-eight of the 40 prognosticators represented in the panel are siding with the Saints. The holdouts - hopeful holdouts from the Panthers' perspective - are Andrew Brandt for SI.com and Will Brinson for CBS Sports. Be sure to send them a Christmas card if their picks come through.

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*Picks are tabulated using consensus among media outlet's staff

The Panthers lead the all-time series against the Saints, 24-23. Carolina has played New Orleans more than any other team in its history.

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