Saints (5-6) at Falcons (10-1)

Time: 8:20 tonight.

Line: Falcons by 3˝.

The skinny: Although Atlanta holds the lead in the all-time series, the Saints have won four in a row and 11 of the past 13 meetings. ... The Saints’ longest win streak in the series is six from Dec. 14, 1986, through Nov. 19, 1989. ... The Falcons won 10 in a row in the series from 1995-99. ... Falcons coach Mike Smith is 2-7 against the Saints, 51-15 against the rest of league. ... Quarterback Drew Brees is 11-2 against the Falcons since joining the Saints in 2006. He has averaged 302.8 yards passing in those games with a 100.6 rating. ... Brees has at least one touchdown pass in NFL-record 54 consecutive games. ... The Saints won 26-23 in overtime in their last visit to the Georgia Dome on Nov. 13, 2011. ... The Falcons can clinch the NFC South with a win over the Saints and a Denver win over Tampa Bay on Sunday. The Falcons can clinch a playoff spot with a win and a Seattle loss or tie.

The pick: Saints.

— Associated Press