NFL: Breaking down the weakest link on every NFC team

Week 2 of the NFL preseason is back in action Thursday, but before you sit down to watch the latest batch of games, let's review Week 1's performances, with a look at the biggest weakness on each NFC team.

Week 1 NFL preseason game-by-game odds and picks

It's is a perfect time to bet on football, as the bettor often has as much advantage as the sportsbook when it comes to predicting preseason play.

Early look NFL preview: Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys Head coach: Jason Garrett (10th year) Last year’s record: 10-6-0, lost in divisional round vs. LA Rams, 30-22 First game: Sept. 8 vs. New York Giants Win total: Over/Under 9 (Over 9 -115, Under 9 -115) Super Bowl odds: +2400 The Cowboys started 2018 on shaky footing before they won seven of eight games to close out the regular season. Dallas earned a wild-card spot in the playoffs, where they took down Seattle 24-22, then fell to the [...]

Los Angeles Rams Open As Super Bowl 54 Co-Favorite

The blood on Jared Goff's hand isn't even dry, but sports betting is a forward-looking type of hobby so let's wait a minute to digest the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl 53 and look ahead to the Super Bowl 54 futures. Los Angeles Rams +750 to win Super Bowl 54 No touchdowns in Super Bowl LIII? Apparently...no problem? Yes, they just lost the Super Bowl three hours ago, but that hasn't faded their future value in the eyes' of [...]

SBLIII – Do NFL Running Backs Matter?

Over the past few seasons, a very strange debate has broken out. Do NFL running backs matter in the grand scheme of the game? With Super Bowl LIII barreling down our throats on Sunday, February 3rd, it's a discussion worth having especially when you consider how much one team is paying for the services of their running game compared to their opponent. Yes, of course we're talking Todd Gurley here. Before we broach his impact on this subject, we should [...]

2019 NFL Pro Bowl Betting – The Super Bowl has a higher total

The NFL has made it a mission to turn the 2019 Pro Bowl betting matchup into something more than just a glorified, meaningless, celebration. They’ve sort of succeeded? The last two Pro Bowls have been dink and dunk contests both won by the AFC, 20-13 in 2016 and 24-23 in 2017, and each has turned the clock back on the idea that the OVER in the Pro Bowl is guaranteed money like it used to be. You want to know [...]

Scully’s NFL Free Picks – Divisional Playoffs Saturday

Indianapolis Colts +5.5 vs Kansas City Chiefs (Saturday 4:35 p.m. ET) Expect fireworks. Kansas City led the NFL in scoring, averaging 35.3 points per game behind superstar Patrick Mahones, who threw for 5,097 yards and 50 TDs in his first year at the helm. Indianapolis ranked seventh in scoring (27.1 points) and exit an impressive wildcard-round showing at Houston, jumping out to a 21-0 halftime advantage and surrendering no sacks as Andrew Luck had all day to throw against one [...]

Scott Shapiro’s NFL Playoffs Selections and Analysis- Saturday’s Divisional Round

After a Wild Card round that was kind to those who backed underdogs, another great slate of playoff games is on tap this weekend in the National Football League. History suggests that relying on dogs to get the job done in the divisional round both outright or against the number can be a dangerous endeavor, but I think this season is unique. In years’ past, the majority of top seeds come into the playoffs playing their best ball, but I [...]

2019 NFC Divisional Round Betting – Cowboys Surging In To Los Angeles

The Dallas Cowboys held on for a 24-22 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in a thrilling wildcard game last Saturday. For their efforts, America’s Team gets a date with the Los Angeles Rams at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, January 12 in 2019 NFC Divisional Round betting. Although the Cowboys didn't cover the -2.5 spread, beating the Seahawks surprised plenty of NFL handicappers. Many backed Seattle on the moneyline. All the money on Seattle went out the window after [...]

Odds to win Super Bowl Llll – Saints Posting As Clear +225 Favorites

Three underdogs pulled outright upsets in the Wild Card round. That runs the against the spread record to 10-0 since last year's playoffs. The race to win the Vince Lombardi trophy looks wide open. As has been the case all year long, there's been no, true front runner, but the oddsmakers have pushed the New Orleans Saints to the top of the pile by a strong margin. They are nearly half the price of the Kansas City Chiefs, who are [...]