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.

Five NFL win totals you can’t afford to miss

Bookmakers have become incredibly efficient at pricing the NFL. Roster moves are highly publicized, data drives our talent evaluations and millions of eyes follow the action on the field each week. When evaluating regular season win totals, it takes sharp eyes to catch a number that is even a half-game off.

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.

Who’s hot and who’s not in the NFL?

There is a phrase in sports psychology—"train your mind and the body will follow"—that alludes to the power of our beliefs, motivations and resiliency. It also speaks to the power of momentum, the human tendency to ride waves good thoughts to success or float down a river of despair toward failure. As we approach the 2019 NFL season, some teams clearly have momentum coming in, while others may already see the sad stream before them. Hot list Cleveland Browns There's [...]

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 [...]

NFL Week 17 Free Picks – Drama, Karma and Playoff Implications!

The final week of the current NFL Regular Season is here and wouldn’t you know it? Drama’s present in plenty of games. At least nine games could have serious playoff implications. There's even future consequences for teams involved in otherwise meaningless skirmishes. Will the Giants stick with Eli Manning? Could the Buccaneers actually extend Jameis Winston? Which coaches will finally burn up on the hot seat? NFL Week 17 isn’t time to turn off the television and plan your New [...]

NFL Week 16 Betting – Lions Not a Likely Spoiler Against Vikings

The push for the playoffs continues in Detroit, where the Vikings (7-6-1) are currently holding the second wild card in the NFC with two games remaining. The Lions (5-9) are eliminated from playoff contention, and Detroit’s offense has sputtered for the past two months, scoring an average of just 15.8 points per game over their last eight contests with a high of 22 in a 34-22 loss at Chicago Nov. 11. Can Detroit rise up in a division duel and [...]

NFL Week 16  Free Picks – A Truly Difficult Sunday of Handicapping

Nick Foles took Carson Wentz’s place under center for the Philadelphia Eagles and promptly led the defending champs to a big upset win over the Los Angeles Rams in what would be a shocker if we hadn't also seen this same backup quarterback become a Super Bowl MVP. Foles must continue his late season heroics when the Eagles host AFC South winner Houston on Sunday. If the season ended today, the Texans would be the second seed in the AFC, [...]