NFL Week 8 Odds & Trends – Menu is Short

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By Everyedge


The NFL Week 8 odds are here and they couldn’t arrive soon enough after a dismal week of Week 7 matchups.  A 6-6 tie in a prime time game, a boring game in London and only the Chargers and Falcons put on offensive fireworks.

Week 8 only has 13 games and there are 5 home dogs: Saints +3, Bills +6, Browns +3, Colts +2.5, and who else again, the Bears +5.5. And like last week, another international game with Cincinnati Bengals facing the Washington Redskins in London at Wembly Stadium.



Favorite Spread Underdog Total
At Tennessee -3.5 Jacksonville 44.5
Cincinnati -3 Washington 46.5
At Atlanta -3 Green Bay 52.5
At Houston -3 Detroit 45.5
Seattle -3 At New Orleans 47.5
New England -6 At Buffalo 47.5
NY Jets -3 At Cleveland Off
At Tampa Bay -1 Oakland 49.5
Kansas City -2.5 At Indianapolis 49.5
At Denver -6 San Diego 44.5
At Carolina -3 Arizona 48
At Dallas -4.5 Philadelphia 43.5
Minnesota -5.5 At Chicago 41


WEEK 8 Trends – By Pick Sixty Sports

Here is a look at some of the early Week 8 NFL odds with trends that are helping shape the line.


The first line that jumps out this week is Kansas City -2.5 at Indianapolis. KC is 4-2 SU but only 2-4 ATS and they beat the Saints in a close one. Chuck Pagano’s defense is no better than Sean Peyton’s but this a road game and faves like KC in this spot are 4-14-2 ATS against teams off a win. Circle Indy and keep an eye on this spread for a possible move to +3.


Early Odds (projected): Texans -3

As of this writing the Texans and Broncos had yet to kickoff but the early line is projecting Houston as a small fave. If they lost to Denver, perhaps this line opens at -2.5 and it could be a good opportunity to jump in below the key number of -3.

Detroit has won three-straight by a combined margin of seven points. All three games were at home and the Lions have no run game (89 RYPGA). Road dogs in this spot are 1-6 SU and not one has scored more than 20 points. Smaller dogs are 1-5 ATS and they finished under the total by 7.0 PPG.


Early Odds: Cowboy -4.5 and O/U 43.5

We noted in Monday’s article that primetime home faves this year laying more than a field goal were on a 6-3 ATS run and it looks like Dallas will fit that profile as 4.5-point chalk. Philly is certainly not what we would consider weak competition but they have played much better football at home. Beyond Week 4, the record for divisional road dogs that just served up their opponent’s first loss of the season is 3-13-1 ATS. Guess the books are onto something.