clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Patriots rooting guide: Who New England fans should root for on Week 9 Monday Night Football

Related: Pats Pulpit Picks: What are the best bets and picks for Monday Night Football?

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Baltimore Ravens v New Orleans Saints Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images

Week 9 of the NFL season will come to an end tonight, and as usual the action will conclude with some primetime action.

This week’s edition of Monday Night Football will see the New Orleans Saints welcome the Baltimore Ravens to the Superdome. What does the matchup mean from a New England Patriots point of view, though? Let’s find out.

Welcome to our final rooting guide of the week.

8:15 p.m. ET

Baltimore Ravens (5-3) at New Orleans Saints (3-5): Go Saints! An AFC team going against an NFC team usually is a pretty simple call in favor of the latter. This game is no exception, despite a Ravens loss hurting New England’s strength of schedule tiebreaker. However, the Baltimore is a direct competitor for playoff seeding so wins and losses are the most important thing. | ESPN, ESPN+, fuboTV

Make sure to head down to the comment section to discuss tonight’s game, and to check out this story stream for all of our coverage of the Patriots’ own Week 8 game against the Indianapolis Colts.