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Who will win in Week 16, Falcons or Colts? Expert Picks

Atlanta will face the Colts at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in its regular season finale at home Sunday 

The Falcons finish up their scheduled home games of the regular season in Week 16 versus the Indianapolis Colts.

Atlanta (6-8) has fallen into a two-game skid, with consecutive losses against divisional opponents. Meanwhile, the Colts (8-6) have been peaking in the latter half of the season, winning five of their last six matchups.

This week, the Falcons made a shift at QB1 in naming Taylor Heinicke the starter ahead of a crucial battle to stay alive in playoff contention. Indianapolis, on the other hand, has been strictly riding with their backup Gardner Minshew since Week 5 after starter Anthony Richardson sustained a season-ending injury.

Minshew has thrown over 200 yards passing in the Colts' last four games but threw six interceptions in that span, including three alone in Week 15.

Last week, the experts unanimously picked the Falcons to win, but Atlanta fell short against the Panthers. Now, most have picked the Colts to come out on top on Christmas Eve. Check out the full predictions below:

Table inside Article
Author | Outlet Pick
Jeremy Fowler | ESPN Falcons
Kimberly Martin | ESPN Colts
Lindsey Thiry | ESPN Colts
Dan Parr | Colts
Tom Blair | Colts
Albert Breer | Sports Illustrated Colts
Connor Orr | Sports Illustrated Falcons
Gilbert Manzano | Sports Illustrated Colts
Pete Prisco | CBS Sports Falcons
Bill Bender | Sporting News Colts

For more complete picks, visit: ESPN, CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News and

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