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Rams vs Redskins Betting Pick

The St. Louis Rams host the Washington Redskins and the Week 2 NFL odds menu requests the Redskins may be the safe bet.

The Rams are just 2-11 ATS in their past 13 September home games and they face Robert Griffin III, who was sensational in a road win over New Orleans last week. He will look for an encore this week at St. Louis, while hoping he can reverse this old Washington trend.

The Redskins are a money-losing 2-9-1 ATS in their past 12 games as favorites and the Rams are a 3-point home underdog at TopBet. St. Louis is 4-1 ATS in its last five games against Washington and 3-2 SU over that span.

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Bankroll Contest 1 Winners Announced

Week 1 is in the books and the first NFL bankroll contest winner has been crowned.

MGauss12 made great use of his $1,000 starting bankroll, turning it quickly into $4,000 in one weekend! Hopefully, he was betting those games for real, as well as dominating the contest. [ Sign up anytime, win anytime ]

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Week 2 NFL Betting Trends

Some of the biggest Week 1 trends failed to pan out as the season opened, but there are plenty of interesting trend angles to explore in Week 2.

The Browns and Rams had been the worst Week 1 teams to bet on over the past decade, but both covered the spread in Week (although they lost to the Eagles and Lions respectively).

The Patriots trend toward September OVERs also crapped out as they won easily in Tennessee, but the game went UNDER 47 points.

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Eagles Ravens Betting Preview

The Baltimore Ravens head to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday afternoon knowing they have absolutely dominated NFC East teams for the past decade.

The Ravens are 8-1 ATS in nine games against this conference since 2001 and they are 4-1-1 ATS in six games against the Eagles..

Mike Vick will look to bounce back from an ugly four-interception day against Cleveland, but will have to do so against a stingy Baltimore pass defense.

Philadelphia was favored by two points at home at Bovada. Philadelphia is just 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home and 3-6 ATS in its last nine games at home.

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Cardinals vs Patriots Game Preview

The New England Patriots look to continue their regular season dominance Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, a team they ourscored 128-33 in the past four meetings, at Gillette Stadium.

Kevin Kolb takes over at quarterback for Arizona with John Skelton suffering an ankle injury in Week 1, and he gets a brutal assignment heading to Foxborough to take on the Patriots. But beware the Cards, who are 8-3 ATS in their past 11 games as double-digit dog.

New England was a huge 14-point favorite at Bovada and it moved higher during the week. New England is a perfect 4-0 SU and ATS in its last four games against Arizona and has dominated the NFC West (13-1 SU, 12-2 ATS past 14).

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UNDER best bet in Giants Bucs?

The defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Metlife Stadium this Sunday in a game that historically has been a guaranteed UNDER play.

After having their Super Bowl banner celebration ruined by the Dallas Cowboys last Wednesday, the Giants will be looking for a bounce-back at home against Tampa Bay. And while the Bucs have lost seven straight road games (1-6 ATS), it's the total many bettors are watching.

In 12 meetings since 1984, there has never been a winning OVER bet. The UNDER is 11-0-1.

New York opened as an 8-point home favorite at TopBet.

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Panthers vs Saints Betting Preview

The New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers will both be looking for their first win of the season Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.

The Saints had no answer for dual-threat quarterback Robert Griffin III last week, and they’ll have their hands full again this week facing Cam Newton. The Saints are a 2.5-point road favorite at 5Dimes.

Of note for totals bettors, the UNDER is 8-1 past 9 meetings at Carolina and the past 6 Saints games as favorites played OVER total.

Overall, the Saints are 7-3 ATS past 10 meetings at Carolina, a team that is 1-18 SU in its past 19 games as underdogs.

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NFL Odds: Week 2 NFL Line Moves

The biggest move on the NFL lines at the sportsbooks so far this week has been in the Jets vs. Steelers matchup in Pittsburgh for late Sunday afternoon, with Ben Roethlisberger and company losing some support to Mark Sanchez and his 1-0 team.

The Steelers, who opened as 7-point favorites for that game at 5Dimes, are now down to just 5-point favorites on those NFL betting odds. As well, the Chargers have dropped from 7-point favorites at the open against the Titans to just 5.5-point favorites. Here's a look at all the Week 2 line moves.

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Packers Bears Odds: Thursday Preview

The Green Bay Packers host the Chicago Bears Thursday night at Lambeau Field and if this game goes down like previous Bears-Packers meetings, it will reward UNDER bettors and Green Bay backers.

Eight of the last nine meetings between these bitter NFC North foes have played UNDER the total. And in those nine games, the Packers are 7-2 ATS.

Coming off of a loss at home to San Francisco, the Packers get another tough early-season test this week with the Chicago Bears coming in fresh off of a big win over Indianapolis. Green Bay is a 6-point home favorite at Sportsbook.ag.

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NFL Betting: Week 2 Opening Lines

After losing just once all of last season the Green Bay Packers are 0-1 to start 2012. Aaron Rodgers and company will be looking to break into the win column this week as they take on the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field as a home favorite on the NFL betting lines at the online sportsbooks.

 

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