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Tech Trends - Week 1
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Thursday, Sept. 5 - NBC, 8:20 p.m. EST
Matchup Skinny Tech Edge
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos Rematch of playoff thriller. Ravens won and covered all four in postseason LY after dropping 10 of last 14 vs. line in reg. season. Broncos "over" 36-18 since late 2009, and "overs" last two in series. "Over," based on Bronco trends.
Sunday, Sept. 8 - All games to start at 1:00 p.m. ET
Matchup Skinny Tech Edge
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills "Over" 5-1 last six in series, Belichick "over" 38-15-1 since 2010. Pats 18-1 SU last 19 vs. Bills, and Belichick 33-18-2 as reg.-season road chalk since 2004. Bills 1-18 SU last 19 vs. Pats. in series. "Over" and Patriots, based on "totals" and series trends.
Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers Steel just 4-10 its last 14 as chalk dating to late 2011. After extended "over" run at Heinz Field, Steel now "under" 10-1 last 11 as host. Slight to Titans and "under," based on Steeler trends.
Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints Saints had won and covered four straight in series prior to December loss. Sean Payton 9-0 as home chalk in 2011. NO also "over" 11-6 last two years at Superdome. Saints and "over," based on team and "totals" trends.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Jets Schiano 6-2 vs. line on road LY. Rexy 7-12 last 19 on board, also just 5-9 last 14 as dog. Bucs, based on recent trends.
Kansas City Chiefs at Jacksonville Jaguars J'ville 5-12 as home dog past three seasons (under three different coaches). Jags also "under' 12-5 last 17 at EverBank Field. Chiefs rebounding from debacle of 2012 when they were just 2-14 SU and 5-11 vs. line, but KC had a non-losing road spread mark every year between 2006-11. Slight to Chiefs and "under," based on Jag trends.
Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears Bears only 7-10 as home chalk past three seasons, and have had a winning spread mark just once since Super Bowl year of 2006. Cincy covered 7-1 last 8 reg.-season in 2012, and Marvin Lewis 12-3-2 vs. line in last 17 reg.-season road games. Bengals, based on team trends.
Miami Dolphins at Cleveland Browns Chudzinski Cleveland debut. Browns "under" 26-11 last 37 since late in 2010 campaign. Dolphins "under" 22-10 since 2011. "Under," based on "totals" trends.
Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers Pete Carroll 10-3-1 last 14 on line in 2012 including 6 of last 7. Seattle also "over" 6-2 last 8 in 2012. Cam also covered his last 4 in 2012 but Panthers no covers last four openers, and only 4-8 last 12 vs. line at B of A Stadium. Seahawks and "over," based on Seattle trends.
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions Lions lost last 8 SU in 2012 and just 5-10-1 vs. line LY. Lions 6-15-2 last 23 on board since mid 2011 and 8-18-2 last 28 on board. Lions 4-9-1 last 14 vs. line at Ford Field, too. Lions also "over" 34-18-1 since late 2009. "Over" and Vikings, based on "totals" and team trends.
Oakland Raiders at Indianapolis Colts Dennis Allen 4-12 SU and 5-11 vs. line LY, 4-7 as dog. Colts almost the opposite LY, 11-5 SU and 10-6 vs. line, 8-3 last 11 vs. spread in reg. Season. Colts also "under" 11-5-1 LY and 15-5-1 last 21 since late 2011. Colts and "under," based on team and "totals" trends.
Sunday, Sept. 9 - Games to start at 4:25 p.m. ET
Matchup Skinny Tech Edge
Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams Much of Colts spread prowess LY when Arians was their interim HC, 9-3 SU and 8-4 vs. line in those games. Even with the problems for Big Red past two years, they were 8-6-1 as road dog (4-3-1 LY). Fisher 11-5 vs. line LY but only 1-2 in chalk role and 4-4 at home, most of the spread damage came on road. Cards, based on Arians marks.
Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers Harbaugh won and covered both vs. Pack LY, including playoff fireworks show. Pack only 2-2 as dog past two years and 8-9 vs. line away. Harbaugh 24-11-2 vs. line in two years, 12-4-2 vs. line at the Stick. 49ers, based on team trends.
Sunday, Sept. 8 - NBC, 8:20 p.m. ET
Matchup Skinny Tech Edge
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys Eli is 4-0 SU and vs. line at new Cowboys Stadium. Coughlin 8-3 as dog the past two seasons. G-Men also 15-6-1 "under" since late 2011 though last four meetings "over" at Dallas. Cowboys 0-6 as home chalk LY and 3-17 in role since 2010. Giants, based on team trends.
Monday, Sept. 9 - ESPN, Games to start at 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. ET
Matchup Skinny Tech Edge
Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins Kelly Philly debut. Birds dropped 9 of last 11 vs. line LY en route to 3-13 spread disaster. Skins won and covered last 7 reg. season in 2012. Skins, based on team trends.
Houston Texans at San Diego Chargers Kubiak has won and covered openers the past 3 years. Texans also 24-11-1 vs. line past two seasons, 8-4-1 as road chalk since 2010. Texans, based on team trends.

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