Week 1 of the NFL provided us with what we could ask for. We experienced a stimulating matchup between the Texans and Saints, we got some clarity on how good the Bears really are, or are not, a few obtained a significant change of heart on Marcus Mariota along with the Titans, along with a couple of teams that we thought could be pretty??good might??really be good — I am studying you Ravens and Cowboys.
Coming into the year, only a Futures lines were that gave an outlook regarding how the season could unfold to us. That the Bears were favorites to win the NFC North at +175 however using a Week 1 loss??against the Packers to open up the year, those lines have been corrected.
The Vikings will be the favorites at +125, followed by the Packers in +150, with the Bears falling to +325. It’s too early to pinpoint whether or not the Bears could still be a fantastic team this season, but their schedule does not get any simpler with the??Saints, Chargers, Eagles, Rams, Cowboys, Packers at Lambeau, and Chiefs still to playwith. It is going to be a feat to replicate last year success though the Bears could have a period. Then you’re off to a good start In case you followed Scott Hastings suggestion of shooting Bears UNDER 9 wins.
Week 1 overreaction: The Cowboys are going to the Super Bowl! Week 1 reality: The Cowboys may be as great as we think they are. New Offensive Coordinator Kellen Moore may be casting Dak Prescott to a pass-heavy threat that is significant. Prescott showed signs of greatness submitting a completion percentage with 405 yards passing yards, tying a private career-high. His 25 completed passes were to seven unique receivers, two of which’d 100-yard times — Michael Gallup (158 yards) and Amari Cooper (106 yards).
Yes, it had been against the Giants, however when the Cowboys remain to roll like they did in Week 1, then the Eagles (-150 to win the NFC East) could have??some actual competition. The Cowboys moved from. Their schedule for the next few months is looking juicy as they are set up to face an slate of passing defenses at the Redskins, Dolphins, Saints, and Jets. It’s got to feel good to be holding a??Dallas to help make the playoffs (-105) ticket right about now.
There was so much hype in the preseason within the Cleveland Browns. A team that has won a combined eight games in the previous few seasons was the favorite to win the AFC North in +125, followed closely by the Steelers (+160) along with the Ravens (+325). They disappointed, allowing Marcus Mariota to maneuver for 248 yards, three??touchdowns and zero interceptions, whereas Baker Mayfield had a tough opener with three picks.
One of the more fascinating team props before the start of the season was Baltimore OVER 8 wins and could have been paired together with the Ravens to??create the playoffs. With Week 1 finished, Lamar Jackson and his squad move around favorites to win the division at EVEN.
The Ravens next five matches seem enticing, since they face 4-5 teams that were bottom 10 in rushing defense this past year, which bodes well for a group piled with running backs and that consisted of 262 rushing yards in Week 1 against the Dolphins. It won’t be a primetime match although in Week 5, they do face the Steelers.
To go and A division that’s up in the air. Three of the four groups discovered a loss in Week 1 with all the winner being a Tennessee Titans group that was surprising. Not only did they pay as 5.5-point street dogs, however, they won , placing a Browns team to pity outscoring them 43-13.
Before the season, they have been 4th in consideration to acquire the division at +500 and today find themselves in a significantly??better place at +185 behind the Texans (+135).
It is going to be intriguing to see where this season will be gone by this Tennessee team. So motivation will be a variable for him individually week mariota is currently in his final year of his rookie deal.
You can write these teams away:
The Cardinals and Dolphins are the two??teams most likely to be’fighting’ to make the No. 1 overall draft pick from 2020 therefore I don’t expect much from at least one of these teams listed.