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Week 8 (2020)
Trends

Vikings look for another fast start against the Packers

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Tue, Oct 27th 8:22pm ET

The Minnesota Vikings have won the first quarter in each of their last four games as underdogs... View More

Game Recaps

Colts win, fail to cover vs. the Bengals

by Mike Spector | Colts Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 19th 6:16am ET

The Indianapolis Colts best the Cincinnati Bengals 31-27 at home in Week 7, but failed to cover as 7.5 point favorites... View More

Game Recaps

Cardinals get back on track with win over the Jets

by Mike Spector | Cardinals Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 12th 8:02am ET

The Arizona Cardinals stopped a two-game losing streak with a convincing 30-10 road win over the New York Jets... View More

Game Recaps

Panthers getting decent respect from oddsmakers after win over the Falcons

by Mike Spector | Falcons Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 12th 7:58am ET

The Carolina Panthers are perhaps the NFL's most surprising team with a three-game winning streak that followed two losses to start the season... View More

Cowboys win over the Giants proves costly

by Mike Spector | Cowboys Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 12th 7:54am ET

The Dallas Cowboys earned an important win over the New York Giants in Week 5 and are in first place in the NFC East. However, the win proved costly as they lost quarterback Dak Prescott to an ankle injury that required surgery immediately... View More

Futures odds change after Bears upset the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Fri, Oct 9th 9:17am ET

The Chicago Bears took advantage of many of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ miscues and secures a big home upset 20-19 on Thursday night... View More

Seahawks’ futures odds improve across the board after big road win at Miami

by Mike Spector | Seahawks Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 5th 8:34am ET

The Seattle Seahawks avoided a letdown and improved to 4-0 with a big 31-23 road win against the Miami Dolphins... View More

Saints’ Super Bowl odds increase after win over the Lions

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 5th 8:17am ET

The New Orleans Saints overcame a devastating amount of injuries and pulled their record even at 2-2 with a 35-29 Week 4 win over the Detroit Lions... View More

Colts odds-on favorite to win the division after beating the Bears

by Mike Spector | Colts Correspondent |
Mon, Oct 5th 8:09am ET

The Indianapolis Colts handed the Chicago Bears their first loss of the season in Week 4 and in the process moved a half game back of the idle Tennessee Titans for first place in the AFC South... View More

Patriots no longer favorites to win AFC East after strong start by Bills

by TJ Perun | Patriots Correspondent |
Fri, Oct 2nd 1:51pm ET

After starting off the season as favorites to win the AFC East, a Patriots stumble vs. the Seahawks combined with a strong start from the Bills now put them in the rare plus money position to win the AFC East... View More

Chiefs now favorite to win Super Bowl LV after hot start

by TJ Perun | Chiefs Correspondent |
Fri, Oct 2nd 1:48pm ET

After a 3-0 start that includes demolishing the Baltimore Ravens, the Chiefs have now jumped the Ravens to become the favorites to win Super Bowl LV... View More

Game Recaps

Opportunities for wins on Jets remaining schedule are few after loss to the Broncos

by Mike Spector | Jets Correspondent |
Fri, Oct 2nd 10:20am ET

After the New York Jets lost to the Denver Broncos 37-28 at home on Thursday night, their opportunities to collect wins in the future seem few and far between... View More

Vikings' projected win total tumbles to 6.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Vikings Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 30th 3:31pm ET

The 0-3 Vikings are now projected to win just 6.5 games. During the offseason, their projected win total sat at 9.5... View More

Chiefs' projected win total increases to 12.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Chiefs Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 30th 3:28pm ET

After a commanding win over the Baltimore Ravens, the Kansas City Chiefs increased their projected win total from 11.5 to 12.5. The juice is even on the over!.. View More

Carson Wentz, once sixth-ranked favorite, now out of Most Valuable Player race

by Isaiah Sirois | Eagles Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 30th 3:25pm ET

Carson Wentz was the sixth-ranked favorite for the Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) this offseason. With odds of +2000, he was right behind Tom Brady and ahead of Kyler Murray (+2800) and Josh Allen (+5000). Now, he finds himself with +10000 odds to win the award... View More

Eagles' Super Bowl odds tank

by Isaiah Sirois | Eagles Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 30th 3:22pm ET

The Eagles were already fringe candidates to win the Super Bowl. But in the offseason, they at least had a respectable line of +2000 - just +300 behind the Dallas Cowboys. Since then, their odds have deflated to +5000, and they're as bad as +8000 at certain sportsbooks... View More

Packers' Super Bowl odds improve dramatically

by Isaiah Sirois | Packers Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 30th 3:20pm ET

The Packers were +2800 to win the Super Bowl back in the offseason. After a tumultuous draft, their longshot odds made sense. But with a fire lit under Aaron Rodgers, they look like a team to beat in the NFC, and they have since halved their odds (+1400)! The Packers are even +1100 at BetMGM sportsbook... View More

Chiefs (+210) are favorite to win the AFC

by Isaiah Sirois | Chiefs Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:49pm ET

After being tied with the Ravens before the start of the season, the Chiefs are now favored to win the AFC Championship. At +210, they have better odds than the Ravens (+300), Bills (+800), and Steelers (+800)... View More

Chiefs (+400) assert their dominance, are clear Super Bowl favorites

by Isaiah Sirois | Chiefs Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:46pm ET

The Chiefs are now 3-0 after a win over the Baltimore Ravens. Their odds to win the Super Bowl sit at +400, a big jump from the preseason line of +575... View More

Giants' projected win total plummets from 6 to 4.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Giants Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:42pm ET

After an 0-3 start, some line correction seems fair. The Giants have also lost Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard to injuries. It'll be tough for Daniel Jones to claw his way to five wins in 13 games... View More

Bears' projected win total jumps to 9.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Bears Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:36pm ET

The Bears opened the year with a projected win total of 8. After a series of close wins, they're now 3-0 -- and they're starting Nick Foles... View More

49ers' projected win total falls to 9.5

by Isaiah Sirois | 49ers Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:32pm ET

The 49ers' projected win total at most sportsbooks has fallen to just 9.5. The team won 13 games last season and are currently 2-1, but their laundry list of injuries will make double-digit wins more difficult. That said, the juice is firmly on the over (-145) versus the under (+125)... View More

James Robinson (+700) third-highest favorite for Offensive Rookie of the Year

by Isaiah Sirois | Jaguars Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:28pm ET

Wow. James Robinson was not a candidate for Offensive Rookie of the Year (OROY) at most sportsbooks back in the offseason, but he's now the third-likeliest to win the award... View More

Joe Burrow's odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year get shorter

by Isaiah Sirois | Bengals Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:24pm ET

Burrow one of two favorites to win the award, as Clyde Edwards-Helaire (+200) is relatively close behind. In the offseason, he had odds of +215 to win the award... View More

Jets win total drops to 3.5, but the juice sits on the over

by Isaiah Sirois | Jets Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:21pm ET

The New York Jets' win total betting line has plummeted from 7.5 to 3.5. The over (-115) is slightly favored over the under (-105), but it's not a wide margin. Having Adam Gase at head coach will do that to you... View More

Seahawks (+1000) now third-ranked favorite to win Super Bowl

by Isaiah Sirois | Seahawks Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:18pm ET

The Seattle Seahawks were +2000 to win the Super Bowl back in August, but their line has since shortened to +1000. An electric start to the season by Russell Wilson helps might explain why, as he's now on pace to win the MVP... View More

Rodgers' MVP odds shorten to +700

by Isaiah Sirois | Packers Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:10pm ET

Rodgers' MVP odds sat at +3000 earlier in the offseason, but his performance through three weeks has rocketed him to the third-ranked favorite, and he's tied with Lamar Jackson. Rodgers is on pace for just under 4,000 yards and 39 touchdowns... View More

Russell Wilson (+175) the new betting favorite for Most Valuable Player

by Isaiah Sirois | Seahawks Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 29th 2:07pm ET

Russell Wilson has put on a show through three weeks of the NFL season. He has 925 passing yards, 14 passing touchdowns, and just one interception across that span. He's on pace for 4000-plus yards and 60(!) passing touchdowns... View More

Game Recaps

Cardinals odds tumble after being upset by the Lions

by Mike Spector | Cardinals Correspondent |
Mon, Sep 28th 8:46am ET

The Arizona Cardinals were 5.5 point home favorites over the 0-2 Detroit Lions in Week 3. They had aspirations of starting 5-0 as they now face Carolina and the New York Jets in back-to-back weeks. However, the Lions went into the desert and upset the Cardinals 26-23 and lowered all of Arizona's futures odds in the process... View More

Game Recaps

Patriots playoff odds continue to improve after blowout of Raiders

by Mike Spector | Patriots Correspondent |
Mon, Sep 28th 8:42am ET

The New England Patriots continue to impress with Cam Newton under center. After a 36-20 win over the Las Vegas Raiders, the Patriots improved to 2-1 while the Raiders fell to 2-1. Each team has a game with massive playoff implications next week as the Patriots head to Kansas City while the Raiders are home to Buffalo... View More

49ers' division and playoff odds improve after blowout of Giants

by Mike Spector | 49ers Correspondent |
Mon, Sep 28th 8:33am ET

The San Francisco 49ers overcame a number of injuries and took care of business on the road against the New York Giants. The 49ers won 36-9 and have now won each of their last two games by an average of 22.5 PPG. They head home to face the struggling Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night in Week 4... View More

Line Movements

Broncos Super Bowl odds more than double after slow, injury-ridden start

by TJ Perun | Broncos Correspondent |
Fri, Sep 25th 3:18pm ET

Since starting the season 40-1 to win the Super Bowl, an 0-2 start paired with injuries throughout their starting line up has moved the Broncos to 100-1, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Texans see Super Bowl odds plummet after 0-2 start

by TJ Perun | Texans Correspondent |
Fri, Sep 25th 2:48pm ET

After starting the season around 50-1 to raise the Vince Lombardi Trophy come season's end, the Texans 0-2 start has landed them at 90-1, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. With the toughest part of their schedule now likely behind them, value can be had if you are still a fan of this team's chances to finish out the season strong... View More

Russell Wilson sees MVP odds improve after a strong Week 1

by TJ Perun | Seahawks Correspondent |
Thu, Sep 17th 1:15pm ET

After being as high as +1200 in some spots over the summer, a strong week one performance (300+ yards, 4 touchdowns) has moved Russell Wilson's odds to +600... View More

Cam Newton sees AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year odds shift

by TJ Perun | Patriots Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 16th 9:10pm ET

After starting out the season at well over 3/1, Cam Newton's strong week one performance has made him the current favorite over Ben Roethlisberger... View More

Cam Newton sees AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year odds shift

by TJ Perun | Panthers Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 16th 9:08pm ET

Steelers QB Roethlisberger sees odds improve to win 2020 NFL Comeback Player of the Year

by TJ Perun | Steelers Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 16th 2:01pm ET

Since starting the season at nearly +350, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger week one performance has boosted his odds of winning the AP 2020 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award... View More

Antonio Gibson now top-five to win Offensive Rookie of the Year

by Isaiah Sirois | Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 8th 10:57am ET

Antonio Gibson's chances to win Offensive Rookie of the Year (OROY) have seen a meteoric rise following Washington's release of first Derrius Guice and now Adrian Peterson. Once with +10000 odds to win, his consensus line now sits at +1400... View More

Clyde Edwards-Helaire's odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year get shorter

by Isaiah Sirois | Chiefs Correspondent |
Mon, Sep 7th 10:41am ET

Clyde Edwards-Helaire now has an even better chance to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (OROY) Award than he did just a few weeks ago. Once listed at +400, CEH now has +375 odds to win the award, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Los Angeles' Rams win total jumps to 8.5 from 8

by Isaiah Sirois | Rams Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 31st 9:34pm ET

The Los Angeles Rams' projected win total has increased over the past month. At the start of July, it sat at 8, with lines of -125 on both sides. Now, you can buy the Rams over 8.5 at +100 and under at -125... View More

Raiders' win total moves from 7 to 7.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Raiders Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 31st 9:11pm ET

The Las Vegas Raiders' win total has inched upward since the end of July. Once set at 7 with lines of -110 on both sides, the consensus line now has Las Vegas at 7.5. The under sits at -125 while the even is +100, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Patriots' win total falls to 9, but they're still favored to beat it

by Isaiah Sirois | Patriots Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 30th 5:25pm ET

The New England Patriots opened the month favored to beat their win total, which was then set at 9.5. Since then, however, their win total has fallen to just 9, and they're now at +100 to clear it and +123 to miss it, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Once favored to win 9 or more games, the Vikings' win total now favors the under

by Isaiah Sirois | Vikings Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 30th 4:58pm ET

Back in late July, bettors seemingly expected Minnesota to cover their win total. Set at 9, the over had a line of -150, while the under had a line of +123. Those lines have since flipped; the over now sits at +123 with the under at -150., per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Jaguars' win total drops from 5 to 4.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Jaguars Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 30th 4:52pm ET

Once favored to win more than five games in late July, the Jaguars' consensus line has since fallen to 4.5 wins, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Lions' win total moves from 6.5 to 7

by Isaiah Sirois | Lions Correspondent |
Fri, Aug 28th 12:32pm ET

The Detroit Lions' win total has moved up since July when it sat at 6.5. The over was so favored on that line that the books have since upped their win total to seven games. The Lions are still favored to hit the over on this line, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

49ers now favored to win fewer than 11 games in 2020

by Isaiah Sirois | 49ers Correspondent |
Fri, Aug 28th 11:54am ET

The San Francisco 49ers opened the month with their win total set at 10.5 and the over/under tied at -110. Since then, injuries to Brandon Aiyuk and Jalen Hurd have strained their already limited receiving corps. The over now sits at +100, while the under is at -125, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Ravens draw even with the Chiefs to win the AFC

by Isaiah Sirois | Ravens Correspondent |
Fri, Aug 28th 11:30am ET

Back in July, the Ravens had +325 odds to win the AFC, while the Chiefs had a line of +300. Today, both the Ravens and Chiefs now have +300 odds to win the AFC, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Tua Tagovailoa's odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year tumble at BetMGM

by Isaiah Sirois | Dolphins Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 26th 11:29am ET

Tua's chances to win Offensive Rookie of the Year (OROY) took a big hit on BetMGM this month. Once the third-likeliest to win at +900, he's since fallen below Jonathan Taylor (+1000) and is now tied with CeeDee Lamb (+1400) and Jerry Jeudy (+1400), per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Eagles' win total moves from 9 to 9.5

by Isaiah Sirois | Eagles Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 26th 11:20am ET

The Eagles' win total line jumped from 9 to 9.5 this month. Once even on both sides of the line, the Eagles are now +100 on the over and +110 for the under, per the BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Jonathan Taylor's odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year get longer

by Isaiah Sirois | Colts Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 24th 1:33pm ET

The Colts' second-round running back saw his chances to win Offensive Rookie of the Year (OROY) get worse over the course of the month. Once listed at +800, he now sits at just +1000. The news comes after Clyde Edwards-Helaire's teammate, Damien Williams, opted out of the 2020 season... View More

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