Chiefs Host Dolphins in Week 9 Betting

Miami lost again in Week 8 to fall to 0-7 but the Dolphins played much better and are a serious threat to win here at Kansas City.

Historically, they have done well against the Chiefs, going 6-2-1 ATS in the past nine on the NFL spread vs KC, but they have been a toothless underdog lately as well, going 1-6 ATS in seven games. The Chiefs will play on a short week after their Monday Night match against the Chargers.

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Point spread favors Falcons over Colts

Even before Peyton Manning was lost for the 2011 season, the Indianapolis Colts had struggled as an underdog.

Now, the Colts have lost 10 straight as a dog and opened as 8-point home pups against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 9 NFL wagering action. And even when they were winning, the Colts were not a good bet at home in November (8-1 SU, but 1-8 ATS past 9 games).

Atlanta comes off its bye week in good shape and historically has been a good bet in November, going 8-3 ATS in past few seasons.

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Texans host Browns in Week 9 betting

Cleveland struggles to score and Houston continues to make due without WR Andre Johnson as the teams hook up on the Week 9 NFL odds menu.

Not surprisingly, these teams have played 5 straight unders when they meet. The UNDER angle has also prevailed lately when the Texans are favored (7-1 past 8 times).

For the Browns, they have struggled to win on the road in November, but they have been pretty adept at covering the point spread (they are 2-7 SU but 7-2 ATS). The Browns opened as double-digit road underdogs and this line bears watching as it may climb during the week.

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LSU vs Alabama BCS Odds Preview

In one of the most highly anticipated college football regular season matchups in recent memory, the No. 1 LSU Tigers go on the road to take on the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide.

LSU holds a 3-2 SU advantage over Alabama over the last five years, but the Crimson Tide are 3-1-1 ATS over that span. [ See full article on LSU vs Alabama prop odds for this huge game ]

Trent Richardson has rushed for 989 yards and 17 touchdowns this season and could make a strong case for the Heisman with a big game Saturday.

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Rans Try for Second Win in Desert

St. Louis looks to make it two straight wins after their upset of the Saints at the expense of an Arizona team that is sputtering badly in Week 9 NFL odds action.

The teams have played 6 straight unders in a battle where the Rams have struggled to a 1-8 SU run past 9 vs the Cardinals. Arizona meanwhile is 0-6 SU and ATS in their past 6 games within the NFC West.

Totals bettors should be aware that the Cards have played OVER in 7 of their past 8 November home games. They blew a big lead in falling to Baltimore last week.

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Raiders vs Broncos AFC West Pick

The Oakland Raiders have not been favored by this much since the 2003 season and we'll see if they learned much from their bye week as they host the Denver Broncos in Week 9 NFL betting action.

In past years, the Raiders have been a betting wasteland after their bye - they lost 8 consecutive season ATS (and the UNDER was a solid bet too at 7-1). They get an opponent and a situation they have dominated however here.

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Sunday Setup: Saints on NFL odds board

Last week’s outright upset of St. Louis over New Orleans not only reminded bettors that anything can happen on any given Sunday, but also that there is more to handicapping than just glancing at surface stats, which all seemed to point New Orleans’ way.

Here’s a look into some in-depth factors worth considering heading into this Sunday’s action.

Key hamstring injuries in Cleveland at Houston game

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Saturday Setup: NCAAF Week 10

As the calendar turns into the month of November, bettors must be sure to factor weather into their weekly handicapping. Rain and snow force teams to change game plans, and should also force bettors to change betting strategies.

Here are a few games that will be affected by weather this week as well as a few other interesting notes to consider.

TCU and Wyoming set for matchup in snow

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Oklahoma State in Key Big 12 Match

Currently at No. 3 in the BCS Standings, the Oklahoma State Cowboys appear to control their own destiny down the stretch as they look to stay undefeated this Saturday with a win over the Kansas State Wildcats.

Oklahoma State is 8-0 SU and 7-1 ATS with seven straight ATS wins since failing to cover in their season opener. Justin Blackmon hauled in 13 catches for 172 yards and two touchdowns in the Cowboys’ 59-24 win over Baylor last week.

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Breeders Cup Morning Line Odds

The world championship of horse racing is underway at historic Churchill Downs and the full list of Breeders Cup morning line odds are up for wagering.

Uncle Mo and Havre de Grace remain neck and neck in the betting for the Breeders Cup Classic, which brings with it a $5 million purse.

Ruler on Ice, Ice Box, Headache and Rattlesnake Bridge are the Classic longshots at 30/1 each, although you may find the odds even longer at online racebook Bovada today.

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