It was another great week in the NFL and now it is time to start thinking about next week. With only a couple close games, this week was a pretty safe betting week. Andrew Luck proved that the Colts are playoff contenders, while Arizona lost again after starting the season 4-0. Here are a couple of games to look for next week when NFL betting.
Miami Dolphins vs. Tennessee Titans
Line: Dolphins -6 and the Total is 44
Both teams need to win this game in order to keep their playoff hopes alive. Tennessee were ripped apart last week courtesy of the Chicago Bears, while the Miami Dolphins lost a close one against the Indianapolis Colts.
Miami currently sits in the second place spot behind the New England Patriots in the AFC East, but are far from guaranteed a possible wild card game. Ryan Tannehill has been playing very well, and thanks to Reggie Bush and Brian Hartline, the Dolphins have been able to compete. However, they have not been able to win many games, as they currently sit at 4-4. The will have a tough, but equal opponent in the Titans.
Surprisingly Titan’s quarterback Matt Hasselbeck has been playing ok as of late. Better than what many critics though he would do. Although Chris Johnson’s game has not improved dramatically, Nate Washington has been there to help drive the Titan offense. The Titians currently sit in third place in the AFC South and need to win in order to improve their 3-6 record.
Both the Dolphins and the Titians average about 325 yards per game. Tennessee has a slight advantage in the air, but with Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas on the ground from Miami, that may be where the game is won. Many sportsbooks have the Dolphins to win this won, but it will definitely be a close game.
New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills
Line: Patriots -11 and the Total is 51
If you are looking for an easy safe bet this weekend, look to the Patriots vs. the Bills. Like Bills seasons of yesteryear, they starting off strong and now are just clinging to life halfway through the season. Just the opposite, the Patriots have gotten over their season starting slump to become a force to be reckoned with.
Winning in Gillette Stadium is common for the Patriots. In fact, to beat the Patriots at home is one of the hardest things to do in the NFL. The Patriots are superior on the ground and in the air. Tom Brady already has accumulated 2408 yards for 16 touchdowns. Receiver Wes Welker and tight end Rob Gronkowski are again leading the team in receptions and touchdowns, while back Steven Ridley has become a consistent runner after Ben Jarvis Green-Elis was traded away.
The Bills will probably have a very hard time with the Patriots. C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson and Stevie Johnson are great offensive players, but New England’s defense should be able to hold them back. Many online sportsbooks have the Patriots to take this game by at least four points.
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