HOUSTON at CINCINNATI (NFL, 8:30 p.m. ET)
Cincinnati as a better O
Edge: BENGALS COVER 5.5.
SUNDAY, SEP. 17 TENNESSEE at JACKSONVILLE (CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Jags “over” 15-8 since late 2015. Both vs. Titans “over” LY. Jags “over” 10-4 last 14 at home. Jags have won and covered last three at home vs. Titans. Edge: Jacksonville based on total trends to win and cover
CLEVELAND at BALTIMORE (CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Cleveland improved at QB and D, Ravens win game Edge: Ravens win and cover.
BUFFALO at CAROLINA (CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Bills were “over” 12-4 last season. Panthers 3-7-1 as chalk LY. Edge: to Carolina who wants the world to forget last season.
NEW ENGLAND at NEW ORLEANS (CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Saints 9-2 last 11 as a dog and are 5-0 as home dog since 2015. New England bounces back with a big win but Saints cover the spread. Edge: Saints and “over,” based on team and “totals” trends.
ARIZONA at INDIANAPOLIS (FOX, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Arians 17-7 vs. line away his first three seasons with Cards but 3-6 since LY. Both teams in trouble I take Arizona to cover and win. Tech Edge: Cards and “over,” based on team and “totals” trends.
PHILADELPHIA at KANSAS CITY (FOX, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Birds only 2-6 vs. line away LY, and dropped both vs. line in second of back-to-backs away. Reid only 6-10 as Arrowhead chalk past two seasons, also “under” 8-16 last three seasons at home. If KC had Berry I give them a double digit win. Tech Edge: KC wins the game. I won’t wager on the spread but if forced Philly can cover.
MINNESOTA at PITTSBURGH (FOX, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Vikes were 1-5 vs. line last six away LY, also dipped to 3-3 as a dog after 7-1 mark in role previous year. Tomlin 23-16 0 at home. Edge to Minnesota wins on the road. Mild upset but to the rookies, it will be an epic upset.
CHICAGO at TAMPA BAY (FOX, 1:00 p.m. ET)
Bears 2-6 vs. line away LY after 5-2-1 for Fox in 2015, though Fox only 6-9-1 vs. line each of past two seasons. Bucs only 6-10 vs. line at home since 2015 and 2-8 as Raymond James chalk since 2014.
Edge: Tampa double digit win.
MIAMI at L.A. CHARGERS (CBS, 4:05 p.m. ET)
At Qualcomm, Bolts were just 8-16 vs. spread past three seasons and lost at home vs. Dolphins LY, 31-24. If Bolts chalk note 7-12 mark in role since 2014. Miami closed reg. season on 7-3-1 spread run Edge: Dolphins, and “over,” based on team and “totals” trends.
N.Y. JETS at OAKLAND (CBS, 4:05 p.m. ET)
Jets 4-8-2 vs. spread last 13 away. Also “under” 10-2 last 11 away. Tech Edge: Raiders blow out the Jets 38-14
WASHINGTON at L.A. RAMS (FOX, 4:25 p.m. ET)
Skins 9-2 vs. line last 11 on road, also “over” 17-4 last 21 since late 2015. Edge: Rams surprise playoff team. Double digit Rams win.
DALLAS at DENVER (FOX, 4:25 p.m. ET)
Dallas “under” 6-2 away LY and “under” 16-8-1 last 25 reg.-season games. Edge: Dallas gets the win a field goal game. Get it now odds might jump.
SAN FRANCISCO at SEATTLE (FOX, 4:25 p.m. ET)
Seattle has won last seven SU in series (6-1 vs. line) and has won and covered six straight at home vs. Niners. SF “over” 7-2 last nine away. Edge: Seahawks
GREEN BAY at ATLANTA (NBC, 8:30 p.m. ET)
Pack 4-2 as dog LY but just 1-8 in role previous three years. Falcons did not look good. Revenge game for GB Edge: “Over” and slight to Pack, based on “totals” and team trends.
MONDAY, SEP. 18 DETROIT at N.Y. GIANTS (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. ET)
Eli 8-3 vs. line last 11 in 2016, though lost opener, and Giants now “under” 13-4 in reg season since LY (5-3 at home LY). G-Men, however, just 2-9-1 vs. line in the game immediately follow Dallas. If Beckham plays NYG
Edge: “high scoring game and Detroit cover.
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