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Handicappers Kenny White and Brian Blessing preview the Friday nights NFL Preseason action the Vikings at Bills and the 49ers at Chiefs.
Week 2 of the NFL preseason has seen several noticeable trends over the years, but bettors should use a bit of caution based on the opening week results. Week 2 has seen the majority of games go over the total in recent years, although the sportsbooks were quick to make some upwards adjustments in their totals after watching overs go 12-4 so far this preseason. Every single total on the Week 2 slate opened at least 38.
BetOnline has recently released a number of NFL futures odds for the upcoming 2013 season including odds to win Super Bowl XLVIII all the way to the opening lines for all the games in Week 1. Some of the more intriguing futures cover regular season player props for total passing, rushing and receiving yards. This week, NFL Betting Trends will take a closer look at the top contenders in all three of the categories.
The NFL offseason presses on as all 32 teams continue to prepare for the start of training camp later next month. This makes it a great time to take a closer look at the futures odds for teams to win their respective division. After previously covering the first three divisions in the AFC, this week NFL Betting Trends moves on to the AFC East to focus in on the odds to win that division as provided by BetOnline.
There are two different approaches when it comes to betting the first few weeks of a new NFL season. Some bettors like to wager early, believing that is when it is possible to get an edge on the oddsmakers. Others prefer to go slowly at the beginning, electing to wait until teams have played several games before stepping in once they are better able to assess how a team is going to perform.
Starting this Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the NFL will conduct its annual draft of eligible college players starting with all 32 picks in the first round. The second and third rounds will be held on Friday night and the draft will conclude on Saturday afternoon with rounds four through seven.
The 2013 NFL draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York will take place next week starting with the first round on Thursday night, April 25 and concluding with rounds 3-7 on Saturday afternoon.
While the list of the top prospects available this year is littered with both offensive and defensive lineman, who are expected to fill most of the first 10 overall selections, it is some of the marquee names that are catching most of the attention with the betting public.
Later this month the NFL will conduct its annual college player draft with the first round set for Thursday, April 25 followed by the second round on Friday and rounds 3-7 on Saturday afternoon.
Even the worse teams in the NFL tend to play better at home and while they may not win a game straight-up, they have a much better chance of covering against the spread than they would on the road. Quality teams will always win the majority on their home games SU, but since they are usually a heavier favorite they may be less likely to cover the spread.
As the NFL offseason gears-up for the start of free agency in March and the college draft in April, every team president, general manager and head coach is busy analyzing exactly what their roster needs to make a run at a conference title next season. This week, NFL Betting Trends will take a closer look at BetOnline’s futures odds for a few of the teams favored to win the AFC next year.