Baseball season is not even two months old yet, but what does that matter when fresh over/unders have been released for the upcoming NFL season?

Thanks to, we have an early look at what Las Vegas believes will be the win totals for each NFL team.

I’ll take a look at each team and will continue today with the NFC South.

Quarterback Matt Ryan wasn't great this past season. Flickr/Keith Allison/
Quarterback Matt Ryan wasn’t great this past season. Flickr/Keith Allison/

Atlanta Falcons: Over/under 7.5 (+110 over/-140 under)

It was obvious that last year’s start was a fluke. The Falcons were paper tigers, starting off with such a hot streak. They eventually stumbled down the stretch, which is what we should expect this season. Matt Ryan hasn’t shown us anything as of late and that defense completely fell apart last year.

Devonta Freeman had a monster year last season, but that looks like a one-year wonder. He won’t have the same impact this season, and the Falcons must navigate a difficult NFC South schedule to go along with trips to Oakland, Denver and Seattle, and home games against Green Bay, Arizona and Kansas City. There’s not enough gimmes on that schedule. This season’s downturn, coupled with last season’s collapse, will mean that the 2017 edition of the Atlanta Falcons will feature a new head coach. — Under

Carolina Panthers: Over/under 10.5 (-110 over/-120 under)

Oddsmakers did a solid job at this number, and the value reflects that keen sense of awareness. It’s likely the Panthers will take a bit of a step back from last season, especially the defense, which lost its best cornerback in Josh Norman. However, it’s also likely the offense should be better, with the return of Kelvin Benjamin. Cam Newton put up those monster numbers without a top wide receiver.

What is he capable of with Benjamin in the lineup? That’s a scary notion for some teams. Super Bowl losers have suffered a severe hangover in the past, but I don’t see that with Carolina. The Panthers will be motivated and with an improved offense, the Panthers should reach 12 wins this season. — Over

New Orleans Saints: Over/under 7 (Even over/-130 under)

I was hoping to get this number closer to eight wins, since generally the national media loves to think the Saints will be good, despite recent results. However, the win total number is a solid prediction for what New Orleans will do. The Saints are great at not being that bad, but not that good either.

Six, seven and eight wins are the norm for a franchise that once looked to be poised to rattle off several NFC South titles. But the defense never caught up to the offense, and recently, that offense has looked mortal. Drew Brees hasn’t been himself of late, but he might have one more year left in the tank, so on a hunch, I’ll take Brees to reach eight wins for the Saints. — Over

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Over/under 7.5 (+105 over/-135 under)

Past history tells us that Tampa Bay won’t make it to eight wins. Sophomore quarterbacks generally don’t improve enough in the second year to make a solid difference. However, Jameis Winston is a different player, and I don’t see him suffering from the sophomore slump. The Buccaneers look like a team that could surprise everyone and go to the playoffs at nine or 10 wins, or be competing for a No. 1 draft pick.

They’re the ultimate question mark heading into this season, and it’s all predicated on the improvement of Winston. I’m buying Winston in this instance and the Buccaneers are a sneaky Wild Card pick by the end of the season. — Over

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