Friday’s Den: Random stuff with the weekend here…….

Lions 21, Chiefs 20
— Lions drove 75 yards for game-winning TD with 7:06 left.
— Detroit tied game on a pick-6 with 10:54 left in 3rd quarter.
— Last two years, Detroit is 11-6 ATS as a road underdog.
— Under Campbell, Lions are 13-21-1 SU, 24-10-1 ATS.
— Goff is 57-48-1 as an NFL starter, 13-18-1 with the Lions.

— In 1st half, Chiefs 28 plays for 187 yards, scored 2 TD’s on four drives.
— In 2nd half, Chiefs ran 36 plays for only 134 yards on seven drives.
— Last 3+ years, KC is 10-14 ATS as a home favorite.  
— Last 3+ years, under is 16-9-1 in KC home games.
— Chiefs’ WR’s had a rough night; they missed injured TE Kelce.

— Cincinnati Bengals gave QB Joe Burrow a 5-year, $275M contract Thursday, making him the NFL’s highest-paid player. $219M of that $275M is guaranteed.

— When Colorado upset TCU Saturday, they did it in a game where the Horned Frogs had a 15-yard edge in average field position. 

Since the start of last season, college teams with a 15+-yard edge in field position have won 100 of 104 games SU.

— Mariners 1, Rays 0
Luis Castillo tossed six shutout innings.
Tampa Bay was 0-7 with runners in scoring position.

— Detroit 10, New York 3— Spencer Torkelson hit two home runs for the Tigers.

— Dodgers 10, Marlins 0— Ryan Pepiot threw seven shutout IP.

— Angels 3, Guardians 2— Halos scored twice in bottom of 9th; Randal Grichuk had the walk-off single.

Grichuk got in the game when Angels’ utility guy Luis Rengifo left the game in the first inning; he strained a biceps muscle swinging the bat in the on-deck circle. Seriously, he did.

— Word of the Day— Integrity— the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.

— College Football Trend of the Day— In his college career, Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin is 18-24 ATS at home, 29-24-1 on road.

— Miami Marlins put P Sandy Alcantara/OF Jorge Soler on the IL.

— Washington Nationals gutted their front office Thursday, firing 13 scouts- it is unclear whether GM Mike Rizzo’s job is safe or not. They also postponed a ceremony where retired P Stephen Strasburg was going to get his number retired by the team.

— Individual team over/unders for Week 1 NFL
Detroit 24— under. Kansas City 28— under.
Houston 17— Baltimore 27—
Cincinnati 25— Cleveland— 22.5
Tampa Bay 20— Minnesota— 26

Tennessee 19— New Orleans 22—
Carolina 18— Atlanta 21.5—
Jacksonville 25— Indianapolis 20—
San Francisco 22— Pittsburgh 19.5—

Arizona 15.5— Washington 22.5
Las Vegas 20.5— Denver 24
Miami 24— LA Chargers 27—
Philadelphia 24.5— New England 20.5—

Green Bay 21— Chicago 22—
LA Rams 20.5— Seattle 25.5—
Dallas 25— NJ Giants 21.5—
Buffalo 24.5— NJ Jets 22—

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.