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The Atlanta Falcons are the only team in the NFL without a loss while nine of the 16 teams in the NFC have a .500 record or worse after six weeks of games.
The following is a handicapping guide for the top three matchups in the NFC for this week’s games with lines provided by 5Dimes
When handicapping the NFL, injuries are something that cannot be overlooked. Football is such a physical sport it is eventually going to happen, big names and stars are going to get hurt and it will affect their team. The same thing happened in week 6 as several key players suffered big injuries.
Let’s start in Baltimore. The Ravens played a very physical game against the Dallas Cowboys and barely survived with a victory. The celebration will be short lived as the Ravens suffered a blow to their defensive unit.
The early lines in the NFL are out already. After all the NFL is the most popular sport to wager on and it only serves the bookmakers to get them out as early as possible. It also aids the smart bettor who looks for the lines early before they are swayed by the sharps or the public. Getting the lines early provides plenty of value and puts the bettor at an advantage.
Here is a look at a few games that may provide value early.
The last two teams of the week to kick it off on Monday Night Football betting action this week are the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos. Check out some of the NFL prop bets that are available at BetDSI, as we analyze the betting lines and see which sides to play.
Peyton Manning To Throw an Interception (-180): Manning has only been picked off three times this season, but he has had a bad history against these Chargers.
The New England Patriots are taking to the road this week for one of their most important road trips of the season in NFL betting action, as they take on the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
The Pats have quietly covered three in a row, and they have put at least 30 on the board in all three of those games. They’re still just a 3-2 team that could be in some trouble if this one is dropped, but in the end,
The Detroit Lions have been one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL so far this year. Philadelphia is off to a better start than last year, but the Eagles still have a lot of room for improvement. Big things are expected from both of these teams. The Eagles look to bounce back from a rough loss at Pittsburgh last week, while the Lions had a bye week last weekend. Let’s take a closer look at this one.
Two teams that are surprisingly up and coming this year are going to meet in South Beach for some NFL betting action this week, as the St. Louis Rams try to tackle the Miami Dolphins.
Give St. Louis a heck of a lot of credit. It was able to take down the previously unbeaten Arizona Cardinals last week on Thursday Night Football, and now, it is one of the teams right in the middle of the pack for the NFC playoffs.
This week the NFL schedule has plenty of games that have the opportunity of being close, so plenty of underdogs have the opportunity to bit e and pull off the upset. One of those teams is the Cleveland Browns who find themselves one-point underdogs at home to the Cincinnati Bengals.
One looking for a lively underdog in the NFL, one angle to always keep an eye on is the home divisional underdog.
The Injury report is a very valuable handicapping tool and that is why every week here at Bang The Book we focus on writing up a injury report article that covers some of the big names that are hurt heading into the next week. This report can be used in more ways than one, which is where this week’s betting strategy comes into play.
Middling a bet in football basically, means betting both sides of a game and hoping that the number falls in the best making both sides a winner.
Week 6 of the 2012 NFL betting campaign is about set to kick off on Thursday night, as all 32 teams continue their conquest to lift the Lombardi Trophy. Today, we take a look at our Top 10 Betting Tips, as we point out some of the most important people, teams, and trends that you’ll be hearing all about as the season continues.
The Houston Texans have come across their first bit of adversity this season. Yes, they are a 5-0 team, but aside from the fact that they beat the New York Jets in Week 5,