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The Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings betting odds had Green Bay the road favorite at -3 at BetOnline.com, which was offering up to $900 in FREE BETS. This is for the 2012 Week 17 game. Bet it here. The below preview was for a 2011 game between these two teams and no longer applies.
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The Vikings-Bears Sunday Night Football line opened at -3 and the line has remained steady throughout the week favoring Chicago.
Sportsbook.com Line & Total: Chicago -3 (+105) & 41.5
Opening Line & Total: Bears -3 & 42.5
The Cowboys vs. Patriots line was coming in at -7 for the Pats after opening at -8 earlier in the week. 60 percent of those betting the spread were backing New England in this one.
Sportsbook.com Opening Line & Total: Pats -7 & 55.5
The Eagles-Redskins line was coming in at Philadelphia -1.5 for this Week 6 2011 regular season game. 70 percent of the betting public were backing the Eagles on the spread here.
Sportsbook.com Line & Total: Philadelphia -1.5 & 47
The Bills-Giants line remained steady at -3 with New York the favorite despite Buffalo’s impressive 4-1 record. We should note that Buffalo was getting around 90 percent of the money line action while getting around 60 percent of the spread action.
The Jaguars-Steelers line had dropped from -13 favoring Pittsburgh earlier in the week to -12 with 80 percent of those betting the spread backing the Steelers.
Be careful here as Jacksonville had won 4 of the previous 5 in this series dating back to 2005.
The Jaguars are 2-10 Against The Spread vs. a team with a winning record.
The Jaguars are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Steelers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games.
After opening at -9, the Dolphins-Jets Monday Night Football line has already fallen to -6.5 and could dip further. New York was seeing close to 75 percent of the betting action on the spread.
Both teams have disappointed thus far in 2011, however, it is the Dolphins who enter this game without a win. Miami’s offense has failed to produce more than 16 points in its last three games while their defense has allowed an average of 414.5 yards.
Tom Bryant, an analyst for BetOnline.com, had this to offer about the struggling Jets:
Probably one of the most anticipated games of the week, the 49ers-Lions point spread was now at -4 favoring Detroit with nearly 85 percent of the spread action on San Francisco. The line on this game initially opened at -5.
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Some of the key games on tap for today include:
The Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans line was coming in at -2.5 in favor of the Spartans.
Sportsbook.com Line & Total: Michigan State -2.5 & 49
Opening Line & Total: MSU -3 & 49
No. 11 Michigan looks to run its record to 7-0 when it travels to East Lansing on Saturday to take on in-state rival Michigan State, ranked 23rd in the nation.
The Saints-Bucs betting line had visiting New Orleans as a -4.5 favorite. More than 90 percent of those betting the spread were backing the Saints in this one. Some books had the line at -5 already and we could see a move further up before all is said and done.
Tony Bryant of BetOnline.com:
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The Jaguars –Steelers spread opened at -13 and has since moved down to -12. Spread betting action on this game was relatively balanced.
An underrated rivalry will be renewed on Sunday when the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to Heinz Field to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. These teams have paired up for some very memorable moments in the National Football League in what has been a good series for years. The last three games played in this series were won by the road team.
The Browns-Raiders spread has moved only slightly from Oakland -7 to -6.5 at some online sportsbooks and those in Las Vegas. This is a little strange in that 80 percent of the backing on the spread is going towards Oakland. One would think the line might be moving upwards.
The Panthers-Falcons spread was listed at -4 favoring Atlanta. The line on this game initially opened at -5.5. Spread betting action was relatively balanced as of Thursday.
What an interesting matchup this could be in Week 6 of the National Football League between the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. In this NFC South battle rookie sensation Cam Newton will try to get his second win on the 2011 season.
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The Texans-Ravens spread had opened at -6.5 but since that time Gambling911.com has counted four different lines on this game, everything from -7 to -9. It is indeed a great middling opportunity, allowing one to bet both sides at two different books. Spread action had Baltimore getting around 65 percent of the backing at the -7.5 line.
Last year, Baltimore won in overtime by 6 points in Houston.
The Texans are 1-5 Against The Spread in their last 6 games as a road underdog.
Who could have ever imagined we would see the spread on the Bears-Lions Monday Night Football game at -5 favoring Detroit. After years of mediocrity (and worse), this year’s Lions team is for real and are one of only two undefeated teams left (the other being Green Bay).
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The Packers-Falcons line has moved from -5 to -6 with Green Bay favored. 75 percent of those betting the spread were backing the undefeated Packers in this game.
Green Bay destroyed Atlanta in the Playoffs last year, eliminating them with a 48-21 victory. The rest is history as Green Bay went on to win the Super Bowl. Atlanta had won the previous two games in this series in 2010 and 2008, respectively.
The New York Jets vs. New England Patriots line for Week 5 of the 2011 regular season was coming in anywhere from -7 to -8.5. Those betting the spread were backing the Jets at just over 65 percent.
Some important betting trends to consider for the Jets vs. Patriots game were as follows:
The Bucs-49ers line has moved up to -3 in favor of San Francisco after opening at -1 earlier in the week. A little more than 55 percent of those betting the spread were backing Tampa Bay here.
Last year, the Bucs shut out San Francisco by a score of 21-0 on the road. This does not bode well for the 49ers as Tampa Bay is 15-5-1 Against The Spread in their last 21 road games.
The Buccaneers are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Buccaneers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog.
After opening at -11.5, the Seahawks-Giants line has since settled in at -9.5 and that is probably where the line will close. 75 percent of those betting the spread for this game were backing New York.
There are some solid reasons for betting the Giants in this one.
New York has decimated Seattle in their last two head-to-head matchups both last year and in 2008.
The Seahawks have been a terrible team on the road, especially when heading to the East Coast. They are 16-38-1 Against The Spread in their last 55 road games.
The Bengals vs. Jaguars betting odds were at even at some online sportsbooks. A handful of the books were offering the line at -1.5 in favor of Jacksonville. It is interesting to note that nearly 85 percent of those betting the spread were backing the 2-2 Bengals here. Jacksonville comes into this one with a 1-3 record.
The Bengals are a bit of a surprise so far this season with their 2-2 record not necessarily reflective of the teams impressive performance thus far.
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