New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts - 6/3/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Indianapolis Colts at New Orleans Saints
Madden20 Sim: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm
The Line: New Orleans Saints -8 -- Over/Under: 45.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints meet Wednesday afternoon in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.
The Indianapolis Colts weren’t given many favors in this game rating wise, but they have a respectable offensive line with Quenton Nelson and his 94 rating as well as Anthony Castonzo and his 85 overall rating. There’s also some decent options on the outside in TY Hilton and Eric Ebron, both who are ranked in the high 80s overall. After that, things start to fall off a bit with the Colts and it’s hard to find players who can takeover a game. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett is ranked 72 overall and has an 84 acceleration rating, and his awareness rating is just 74 so he comes with boneheaded plays in these simulation games. The Colts are one of those teams that have to play at a high level for 60 minutes and the second they make mistake things can unravel rather quickly. Most people aren’t running to the sticks to play with the Colts in Madden20.
The New Orleans Saints have five players ranked 91 or better overall in quarterback Drew Brees, wide receiver Michael Thomas, defensive end Cameron Jordan and offensive linemen Ryan Ramczyk and Terron Armstead. As if a solid offensive line and game changers at quarterback and wide receiver wasn’t enough, the Saints also have an 89 overall at running back in Alvin Kamara who also has a 94 acceleration rating. The Saints are able to flip a game quickly and with Brees having a 98 awareness rating, he’s not going to be fooled by the defense often. The Saints also have one of the faster secondary’s in the game with Justin Hardee, Marshon Lattimore and Eli Apple all having speed and acceleration above 90 ratings, so you’re confident they won’t get beat deep often. The New Orleans Saints are easily one of the best teams to play with in Madden 20.
Once you start laying more than a touchdown in these simulations, you're putting a lot of trust in the computer to play a near perfect game. We've seen big favorites lose outright a lot and every game is full of odd plays that have you scratching your head. With that said, the Indianapolis Colts are extremely low on top rated players who make a difference, while you can argue the New Orleans Saints are the best team in this game in terms of balance.
I'll lay the number with the New Orleans Saints.