NFL Line Watch Week 14
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Tennessee Titans (+13.5) @ Denver Broncos
If you like the Titans to keep this one close, then I'd recommend jumping on this line as fast as possible. While you can still get a 13.5 at 5Dimes as of printing, for the most part 12 is the predominating number across the board. It's likely to drop even lower. Tennessee is coming off a hard-fought 22-14 loss in Indianapolis last week and catches a somewhat complacent home side coming off its second victory of the season over division rival Kansas City. As good as Denver is, there is no question that this sets up as a natural "letdown / trap" game for the Broncos, with a contest vs. division rival San Diego next week. While the Titans have struggled for bettors at home this year, they've been a non-stop profit buffet on the road all season, going a near-perfect 5-1 ATS so far. Expect this line to continue to drop as the week wares on.
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St. Louis Rams (+6) @ Arizona Cardinals
Divisional contests at this time of year are always important. If you think the Rams can bounce back from their 23-13 setback at San Francisco last week and hand the Cardinals a second-straight loss, I'd recommend waiting a bit closer to kick-off before getting involved with this one. This line opened at 6 and while that is pretty much the predominating number across the board as of printing, there is a 6.5 (Pinnacle) and even a 7 (5Dimes) available right now as well. I think this number could go even higher. Bettors are jumping on Arizona as it looks to bounce back from its first loss in four games and to avenge a 27-24 setback in St. Louis in Week 1. With two straight on the road, including a game in Seattle on December 22nd, this contest takes on added importance for the home side. Expect this line to continue to climb as we get closer to kickoff.
Total to watch
Tennessee Titans @ Denver Broncos (50.5)
Once again we look to the Denver Broncos for this week's total to watch. Denver has seen the total go 10-2 this year, 5-1 at home and 5-1 on the road. As mentioned above, the Broncos most recently beat the Chiefs for a second time in the last three weeks, a 35-28 barn-burner, the total sailing above the posted number of 49.5 in that one. This total opened at 50.5, but is already starting to drop, with 50's and even a 49.5 on the board as of printing (5Dimes). Tennessee has seen the total go 2-3-1 on the road so far this year. If you're planning no playing the "under", consider getting involved as soon as possible.
- Bryan Power
- April 1, 2015 - 7:00 PM
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- top bet @ 9.5 -110 Orlando
1* Orlando (7:05 ET): We have two teams at the opposite ends of the spectrum here, but getting the Spurs w/o rest, I think that the Magic are worth a shot plus the points here. The Spurs did win again yday, in convincing fashion, 95-81 over Miami. But this spot reeks of a letdown while Orlando has had four days off to prepare.
San Antonio has now won four straight, all by double digits, as well as seven of their last eight. They're still only sixth in a loaded Western Conference, but I don't think there's a single person right now who feels the defending NBA champs are the sixth best team in their own conference right now. That being said, the Miami to Orlando road trip historically can be a challenge, no different than the Texas road trip that other teams face and the Spurs benefit from. The win streak has SA overvalued coming into this one.
Following last night's win, San Antonio is still only 19-18 SU on the road this season. Meanwhile, Orlando is 3-0 ATS when playing w/ 3+ days rest. Things may not have gone well for the Magic lately (lost 9 of 10), but having lost three straight at home & w/ ample rest they should be ready to compete here. It may not be a "pretty" play, but take advantage of a generous number and go w/ the underdog. 1* Orlando
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