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Betting Recap - Week 8
Side Notes

-- Home teams went 8-4 (San Francisco beat Jacksonville 42-10 from London as the designated road team)

-- Favorites went 9-3 straight up

-- The two underdogs to win outright were the N.Y. Giants (+5 ½, +200) and Oakland Raiders (+2 ½, +130), who beat the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers respectively

-- Favorites went 8-4 against the spread

-- The Detroit Lions and Kansas City Chiefs were the two favorites to win but not cover.

Total Notes

-- The ‘over’ went 8-4

-- Denver watched the ‘over’ improve to 8-0 on the season

-- Kansas City saw the ‘over’ cash for just the second time this season

-- Including today’s result, Oakland has watched the ‘under’ go 4-0 in its four home games

-- The 'over' is 5-0 the last five games played on Thursday

Trends to Watch

-- The Eagles are 3-5 on the season and all three wins have come on the road. At home, Philadelphia is now 0-4, three of the losses by eight points or more.

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-- After losing to 49-9 to the Bengals, the New York Jets are 0-4 after a win this season and the offense has been held to 10, 13, 6 and 9 points.

-- The Jaguars are 0-8 but they won’t lose next week since they’re on bye. In two weeks, they’ll head to Tennessee.

-- The Chiefs are 2-3 ATS at home and the two covers were closer than the final margin showed against the N.Y. Giants (31-7) and Oakland Raiders (24-7).

-- The Dolphins have dropped four straight after starting the season 3-0. Miami has allowed 20-plus points in six consecutive games.

Bad Beats

Dallas (ML) – The Cowboys (+140) needed one more first down to seal the game but still held a six-point (30-24) lead with less than a minute left. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford moved the team 80 yards with no timeouts and capped off the victory with a one-yard touchdown plunge.

Under Washington-Denver – The total closed at 58 points. The game was knotted 7-7 at halftime before the Broncos outscored the Redskins 38-14 in the final 30 minutes. The second-half total was 28 ½ points.

Under Dallas-Detroit – The total closed at 51 ½ points. The Cowboys led 13-7 entering the fourth quarter. The Lions outscored Dallas 24-17 in the final 15 minutes.

Over Miami-New England– The total closed at 46. Miami led 17-3 at halftime and was outscored 24-0 in the second-half by the Patriots. The Dolphins missed a field goal and had one blocked as the Patriots held on for a 27-17 victory.

Washington + 11 ½ - The Redskins led 21-7 early in the third quarter before the Broncos closed the game with 38 unanswered points.

Favorite-Over Combos

The betting public was able to cash the favorite-over combo in plenty of parlays this weekend.

-- Carolina 31 Tampa Bay 13 (Over 39)
-- San Francisco 42 Jacksonville 10 (Over 40)
-- New Orleans 35 Buffalo 17 (Over 49 ½)
-- Cincinnati 49 N.Y. Jets 9 (Over 41)
-- Denver 45 Washington 21 (Over 58 ½)
-- Green Bay 44 Minnesota 31 (Over 48)
 

  
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