Carr and the Raiders were also aided by a ground game that generated 180 yards against the Jets. Jalen Richard led Oakland with 58 yards on just six carries as the Raiders averaged 6.7 yards per rush attempt. Tennessee, also 1-1 so far, recorded their first win of the season in a victory over Jacksonville. The Titans rushed for 179 yards and were led by Derrick Henry’s 92 on 14 carries.
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Zack Wilson has struggled thus far but has also showed flashes with a live arm and lots of Financial Model Templates confidence for a young QB in only his first 6 games of his career. The Jets are also operating under first year head coach Robert Saleh, who came in highly touted but is still implimenting his culture in this new Jets team. They’ll need to put it together this week as Belichick is known for shutting down rookie QBs with tricky blitzes and coverages.
Lock Of The Week
The most anticipated game of Week 8 was played when the Green Bay Packers knocked the Arizona Cardinals from the ranks of the undefeated. That means another year passes with no chance of a perfect season. Certainly members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins 17-0 team probably raised a glass containing some sort of adult beverage when Kyler Murray’s final pass of the Thursday night game was intercepted. Let’s be honest, this isn’t exactly the most appetizing slate of games in NFL history with one of the 13 games scheduled for Sunday featuring squads with winning records. There are eight games featuring NFL betting lines of four points or less according to the scores and odds.
Pittsburgh is fourth in the NFL in total offense (405.8 yards per game) and QB Ben Roethlisberger is second in the league in passing yards with 4,462. He has thrown 30 touchdown passes, six of them to breakout star WR JuJu Smith-Schuster. The second-year player out of USC leads the Steelers in both receptions and receiving yards . Roethlisberger also has another All-Pro target in Antonio Brown . The Vikings kept their playoff hopes alive with a win over Detroit last week. Minnesota is now and needs a win in Week 17 to secure that playoff spot.
Matchups are presented in Nevada rotation order so you can make notes on your schedules. Two AFC North rivals will face off in Baltimore when the Ravens host the Bengals. With a win over Baltimore, they would hold the top spot in the division. Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase have been one of the stories of the season.
It was the first time since the 1992 season that Denver failed to score. The Chargers defense limited Denver to just 69 yards rushing and sacked quarterback Trevor Siemian five times. The Rams have also played well on a defense coordinated by long-time NFL coach Wade Phillips. The Rams give up 20.6 points per game and will have to play well against a very talented Atlanta offense.
Kansas City Chiefs @ Tennessee Titans +4,
The Texans have played the Chiefs close in their two recent meetings, with Mahomes being the difference maker. The Cowboys will be taking on Russell Wilson who has been performing at an incredible level this season, sparking early talks of an MVP run. He’s had the offense looking flawless, but on the other hand the defense has been one of the worst in the league. Look for lots of offense to dictate this game as the 12th man advantage of Seattle is neutralized by the no fans in the stands. The Patriots are 2-2 and in danger of letting their hopes for defending their Lombardi Trophy slip away. New England’s offense continues to shine as QB Tom Brady leads the league in passing .
To bet the over or under in this one, you need to bet $110 to win $100. If you like the under at -110, you need to bet $110 to win $100. The LA Rams are 5-1 and are finally coming home after a storied and successful two weeks of road games. It’s a stop home to take on the winless Detroit Lions and then back on the road to face the 1-5 Houston Texans. Defeating Tampa will be a tall task for Las Vegas, but it’s worth noting that the Raiders are 4-0 straight up and ATS in their last four primetime games.