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Carolina Panthers Season Preview 2010 – 2011

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Aug/11/2010
Carolina Panthers

 

This Carolina Panthers season preview for 2010 – 2011 comes to us from the fine folks at Sportsbook.com.  This is Carrie Stroup reporting for Gambling911.com. 

In the eight year history of the NFC South, no team won the division two years in a row. The Saints are without a doubt the team to beat again this season but considering Carolina finished last season on a 4-1 SU & 5-0 ATS surge, the
Panthers might be asking, why not us?

Sportsbook.comAssorted Carolina Panthers Odds

Odds to win Super Bowl XLV: +10000

Odds to win the NFC Title: +4500

Odds to win the NFC South: +800

Over/Under Regular Season Wins: 7.5

Most NFL Rushing Yards: DeAngelo Williams +1000

Most NFL Receiving Yards: Steve Smith +1500

 
SITUATIONAL RECORDS (2009 & 3 Year)
Scenario: 2009 ~ 3-YR TOTAL
Straight Up: 8-8 ~ 27-22 (55%)
ATS: 9-7 ~ 25-22 (53%)
Preseason ATS: 0-4 ~ 3-9 (25%)
Home ATS: 4-4 ~ 12-12 (50%)
Road ATS: 5-3 ~ 13-10 (57%)
Division ATS: 5-1 ~ 11-6 (65%)
Conference ATS: 8-4 ~ 20-15 (57%)
Favorite ATS: 3-3 ~ 12-10 (55%)
Underdog ATS: 6-4 ~ 13-12 (52%)
Over-Under: 6-10 ~ 20-29 (41%)
 
2009 Key Team Stats & NFL Ranks
Scoring Differential: +0.4 (#16 of 32)
Yardage Differential: +15.0 (#15 of 32)
Yards Per Play Differential: -0.01 (#18 of 32)
Yards Per Point Differential: -0.35 (#16 of 32)
Turnover Differential: +6 (#8 of 32)
Total Offense (Yards Per Game): 330.9 (#19 of 32)
Total Defense (Yards Per Game): 315.9 (#8 of 32)
 
2010 SCHEDULE: Strength - 19.38 (24th toughest of 32)
DATE - OPPONENT, TIME
9/12/10 - at NY Giants, 1:00 PM
9/19/10 - TAMPA BAY, 1:00 PM
9/26/10 - CINCINNATI, 1:00 PM
10/3/10 - at New Orleans, 1:00 PM
10/10/10 - CHICAGO, 1:00 PM
10/24/10 - SAN FRANCISCO, 1:00 PM
10/31/10 - at St Louis, 1:00 PM
11/7/10 - NEW ORLEANS, 1:00 PM
11/14/10 - at Tampa Bay, 1:00 PM
11/21/10 - BALTIMORE, 1:00 PM
11/28/10 - at Cleveland, 1:00 PM
12/5/10 - at Seattle, 4:15 PM
12/12/10 - ATLANTA, 1:00 PM
12/19/10 - ARIZONA, 1:00 PM
12/23/10 - at Pittsburgh, 8:20 PM
1/2/11 - at Atlanta, 1:00 PM
 
Key Betting Trend:

CAROLINA is on a 9-0 ATS (+9 Units) run at home vs. excellent offensive
teams - averaging >=375 YPG The Average Score was CAROLINA 23.3, OPPONENT
16.8
 
2010 OUTLOOK
Despite winning their last three games in dominant fashion, the Panthers
watched last season's playoffs from home after salvaging a disappointing 8-8
campaign.

Head Coach John Fox is back and faced with the challenges of
fixing an unbalanced offense and keeping the defense competitive in the wake
of Julius Peppers' departure.

Fox has the league's most inexperienced group
of QB's following the release of Jake Delhomme, who threw 18 interceptions
in 2009. With only eight pro starts under his belt, Matt Moore brings
confidence after winning four of five starts a year ago. Pushing him for a
starting spot will be Jimmy Clausen. With a dynamic duo of
DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart in the backfield, it's no surprise
the Panthers had more rushing touchdowns (18) than passing scores (16) and
ranked third in the league in rushing offense. If Fox gets the air attack upto speed, the sky is the limit. The receiver corps is of course led by Steve Smith, but he can use help. Up front, tackles Jordan Gross and Jeff Otah set the tone and their health is vital to the unit's success.

Most fans are salty to see Peppers go, as he leaves a huge void in the defense. The jury is out whether or not the returnees can consistently pressure the
quarterback. The starting tackle spots are completely up for grabs, but that
could be a positive considering opposing rushers averaged 4.4 YPR. In the
middle, Jon Beason is among the best in the business, and while Chris
Gamble, Richard Marshall, and Sherrod Martin form perhaps the division's
best secondary. The Panthers success in 2010 hinges on QB play since the
backfield provides more than its share of offensive fuel. The defense, minus
Peppers, will need a few players to pick up where they left off late last
season in order for Carolina to challenge for division supremacy.
 
Sportsbook.com Regular Season Wins Prop: Over/Under 7.5

Carolina has a very manageable schedule and has shown a penchant for being able to bounce back from non-winning seasons, improving by at least four games from one year to the next in the John Fox era. The Panthers' play down the stretch of '09 was noteworthy. Take the Over.

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Carrie Stroup, Gambling911.com Senior Reporter
 
 

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