Tuesday’s Den: Happy 4th of July America!!! Your gift? NFL trends……..

— Of the last 24 quarterbacks drafted either #1 or #2 in the NFL Draft, only Peyton Manning won a Super Bowl for the team that drafted him.

Matthew Stafford has won a Super Bowl, but for the Rams, not the Lions. Manning later won a Super Bowl for Denver, after he won one with the Colts.

Eli Manning won two Super Bowls for the Giants, but he was drafted by the Chargers, and then traded to the Giants. 

— Arizona— Last three years, Cardinals are 7-12 ATS vs NFC West opponents.
Arizona lost its last seven games LY, going 3-4 ATS.
Right now, Cardinals are an underdog in every game this season.

— Atlanta— Last three years, Falcons are 3-8 ATS as a home favorite.
Falcons were 6-0 ATS in first six games LY; they were 3-8 ATS after that.

— Baltimore— Last two years, Ravens are 3-10 ATS as a home favorite.
Last three years, Ravens are 6-2 ATS as a road underdog.
In 2021, under was 5-3 in their last eight games; LY, under was 5-2 in their last seven.

— Buffalo— Last four years, Bills are 13-7-2 ATS as a road favorite.
Last year, Buffalo was 4-1-1 ATS in first six games, 4-8 ATS after that. 

— Carolina— Last four years, Panthers are 5-12 ATS as a home favorite.
Last three years, Panthers are 12-8 ATS as a road underdog.
Last year, Carolina started out 1-5 ATS; after that, they were 8-3 ATS.

— Chicago— QB Justin Fields has started 25 games for the Bears (8-16-1 ATS)
Bears lost their last ten games in 2022 (2-8 ATS).
Chicago’s last win in a playoff game was in 2010.

— Cincinnati— Last two years, Bengals are 27-13 ATS, 13-4 as an underdog.
Bengals covered 16 of their last 19 games outside the AFC North.

— Cleveland— Last four years, Browns new 3-7-1 ATS as a road favorite.
Last three years, Cleveland is 7-13 ATS as a home favorite.
Under was 6-1 in their last seven games last year.

— Dallas— Last two years, Cowboys are 24-13 ATS, 18-9 as a favorite.
Dallas averaged 13.2 yards/point last year, the best figure in the league.
Despite that, OC Kellen Moore was canned, and now works for the Chargers.

— Denver— Last four years, Broncos are 6-18 SU/10-14 ATS vs AFC West rivals.
Last four years, Denver is 11-6 ATS as a home underdog.
Last year, Broncos averaged 19.3 yards/point, worst in the NFL.
New HC Payton’s presence should ramp up Denver’s offense.

— Detroit— Last two years, Lions are 19-8-1 ATS as an underdog.
Detroit started out 1-6 SU last year, wound up going 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Lions averaged 6.3 ppg in first quarter last year, best in the NFL.

— Green Bay— Obviously, Packers have a new QB this year, first time since 2007.
Last four years, Green Bay is 13-5 ATS as an underdog.
Since 2019, Packers are 15-9 ATS in divisional games.
Under LaFleur, Green Bay is 42-29 ATS.

— Houston— DeMeco Ryans is Houston’s fourth head coach in four years.
Texans have been favored in only four of their last 25 home games.
Houston was 3-13-1 SU LY, but they did cover four of last five games- they competed.

— Indianapolis— Last four years, Colts are 5-13 ATS in divisional games.
Last three years, Indianapolis is 7-11 ATS as a home favorite.
Colts lost 10 of last 11 games last year (3-8 ATS).

— Jacksonville— Jaguars were 10-9 SU last year; from 2019-21, they were 10-39 SU
Underdogs covered all eight of their home games last year.
Jaguars started out 4-8 SU last year, then won six of last seven games.

— Kansas City— Last three years, Chiefs are 6-12 ATS in divisional games.
Kansas City is 23-30-1 ATS in its last 54 games as a favorite.
Right now, Chiefs are favored in all their games this coming season. 

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.