Week 4 of the NFL regular season features a game between two teams that have played in and won a number of Super Bowls, when the Dallas Cowboys visit the San Francisco 49ers. The current line on top sportsbooks has Dallas favored by 2 points, with the over/under point total on 45.
Entering this game, Dallas has an overall record of 2-1 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Cowboys are 1-0 SU and ATS. San Francisco has an overall record of 1-2 SU and ATS. At home, the 49ers are 1-0 SU and ATS.
Dallas comes into this game off two straight victories. Rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott showed last week why Dallas chose him No. 4 in the overall draft with 140 yards on the ground. His 274 rushing yards after three weeks, is No. 2 in the league.
Dak Prescott another rookie took over the signal calling duties after Tony Romo’s back injury during preseason. Prescott has rushed for two touchdowns and thrown one in three weeks. Dallas likely will be without star receiver Dez Bryant for the game, as he has a hairline fracture of the knee. › Continue reading
One late Sunday afternoon game during Week 4 of the NFL regular season features an NFC West showdown when the Los Angeles Rams visit the Arizona Cardinals. The current line on top sportsbooks has Arizona favored by 7.5 points with the over/under point total on 42.5.
Entering this game, Los Angeles has an overall record of 2-1 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Rams are 1-1 SU and ATS. Arizona entering this game has an overall record of 1-2 SU and ATS. At home, the Cardinals are 1-1 SU and ATS.
Arizona during the preseason were one of the favorites to play in the Super Bowl, but has started the season slow and need to win after falling last week to at the time winless Buffalo 33-18. In that game, Arizona’s star quarterback Carson Palmer took 5 sacks and threw 4 interceptions.
Los Angeles was shutout in Week 1 by San Francisco 28-0, but then beat Seattle in Week 2, followed by a 5-point win over Tampa Bay last week. The Rams are 1-3 over their past 4 games against Arizona but defeated the Cardinals on the road 24-22 last October. › Continue reading
Week 4 of the NFL regular season features an early Sunday game between NFC South rivals when the Carolina Panthers visit the Atlanta Falcons. The current line on top sportsbooks has Carolina favored by 3 points with the over/under point total on 50.
Entering this game, Carolina on the season is 1-2 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Panthers are 0-1 SU and ATS. Atlanta entering this game has an overall record of 2-1 SU and ATS. At home, the Falcons are 0-1 SU and ATS.
Concerns are growing for Carolina who needs a win on the road Sunday to avoid falling behind by two games in the NFC South. Atlanta looks to remain in first place in the division with a third consecutive win. However, the Falcons had a short week due to playing on Monday night.
Last season, Atlanta ended the bid of Carolina for a 16-0 season when they defeated the Panthers 20-13 behind a big game from wide receiver Julio Jones, who thus far in 2016 has been quiet. The Atlanta offense has not been quiet, leading the NFL in both total offense and scoring. › Continue reading
Week 4 of the NFL regular season features an AFC showdown when the Oakland Raiders visit the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Stadium Sunday afternoon. The current line on most top sportsbooks has Baltimore favored by 3 points with the over/under point total on 46.
Entering the game, Oakland has an overall record of 2-1 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Raiders are 2-0 SU and ATS. Baltimore has an overall record of 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS. At home, the Ravens are 1-0 SU and ATS.
Baltimore is just one of five teams remaining in the NFL that is undefeated after they defeated Jacksonville by 2 points last week to move to 3-0 on the season. Baltimore had won 6 of 8 and 4 straight over Oakland until last season, when the Raiders won a shootout with the Ravens 37-33.
Elvis Dumervil a star linebacker for Baltimore will debut this week after recovering from foot surgery. He will be focused on containing Oakland’s quarterback Derek Carr who threw for 351 yards with 3 touchdowns last season against the Ravens. › Continue reading
One of the biggest games thus far in the 2016 college football regular season kicks off on Saturday night when the No. 3 ranked Louisville Cardinals visit the No. 5 ranked Clemson Tigers. The current line on top sportsbooks has Louisville favored by 2 points with the over/under point total on 67.5.
Entering the game Louisville has an overall record of 4-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread. On the road, the Cardinals are 2-0 SU and 1-0 ATS. Clemson overall on the season is 4-0 SU and 2-2 ATS. At home, the Tigers are 2-0 SU and 1-1 ATS.
This game of unbeatens features two of the best quarterbacks in college football. The showdown of top five teams could turn into a scoring fest with the talented signal callers on both sides of the field. Until Louisville in 2014 joined the ACC, the two teams had never played head to head.
However, since then Clemson has won each of the two games it has played against Louisville but only by a total of 9 points, including last season’s 20-17 win at Louisville. Defense was the dominant force in last season’s game, but Clemson could have problems slowing down Louisville’s offense this season. › Continue reading
A Pac-12 showdown highlights the West Coast college football Saturday night schedule when the No. 18 ranked Utah Utes visit the California Golden Bears. The current line on top sportsbooks has California favored by 2 points with the over/under point total on 67.
Entering the game, Utah on the season has an overall record of 4-0 straight up and 2-2 against the spread. On the road, the Utes are 1-0 SU and ATS. California on the season is 2-2 SU and ATS. At home, the Golden Bears are 1-0 SU and ATS.
This game will feature the tough defense of Utah against the potent offensive attack of California. California is No. 3 in total offense in the nation averaging 595 yards a game. Utah is coming into this game with a win over USC last Saturday 31-27, while Cal lost its game to Arizona State 51-41.
Utah’s defense is No. 2 in the Pac-12 but might not have Lowel Lotulelei its defensive tackle. The star lineman was injured in last week’s game and his status is unknown for the game. That could hurt Utah as Cal is averaging over 45 points per game. › Continue reading
Week 5 college football action will feature a Big 10 showdown between two ranked teams when the No. 8 ranked Wisconsin Badgers visit the No. 4 ranked Michigan Wolverines. The current line on top sportsbooks has Michigan favored by 10.5 points with the over/under point total on 44.5.
Entering this game, Wisconsin on the season is 4-0 straight up and 3-1 against the spread. On the road, the Badgers are 1-0 SU and ATS. Michigan on the season is 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS. At home, the Wolverines are 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS.
Last week Michigan routed Penn State in its opening game of the Big 10. This season Michigan has won its four games by an average margin of 38.3 points. However, the Wolverines will be facing a much tougher defense in Wisconsin than any previous opponent this season.
Wisconsin has not allowed over 17 points in any of its first four games. Last Saturday, the Badgers beat then ranked No. 8 Michigan State 30-6. The Badgers forced 4 Spartans turnovers, to move from unranked to their current ranking of No. 8. › Continue reading
Week 5 of the college football regular season features a Big 12 showdown on Saturday October 1, when the No. 22 ranked Texas Longhorns visit the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The current line on top sportsbooks has Oklahoma State favored by 2.5 points with the over/under point total on 71.5.
Entering this game, Texas has a record on the season of 2-1 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Longhorns are 0-1 SU and ATS. Oklahoma State entering this game is 2-2 SU and ATS. At home, the Cowboys are 2-1 SU and ATS.
Despite an off week last weekend, Texas dropped one spot in the polls to No. 22 and square off against Oklahoma State that is coming off a loss of 35-24 to Baylor on the road. Texas last played September 17, when the Longhorns lost on the road to California 50-43.
Texas gave up just 7 points on September 10 against UTEP, but in two games versus teams in the Power 5 conferences has given up a total of 90 points to Cal and Notre Dame. The Longhorns were able to defeat Notre Dame but the defense must tighten up if they want to compete for a Big 12 title. › Continue reading
Week 5 of college football features a Friday night Pac-12 clash between the visiting No. 6 ranked Stanford Cardinal and the hosts, No. 10 ranked Washington Huskies. The current line on top sportsbooks has Washington favored by 2.5 points with the over/under point total on 44.
Stanford enters this game with an overall record of 3-0 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Cardinal are 1-0 SU and ATS. Washington on the season is 4-0 SU and 2-2 ATS overall. At home, the Huskies are 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS.
Stanford is coming off a big win on the road last week over UCLA 22-13, while Washington was able to slip by Arizona in overtime 35-28. Last season when the two teams played in Palo Alto, Stanford was victorious over Washington 31-14.
Stanford rallied during the fourth quarter to beat UCLA last weekend scoring the winning touchdown with just seconds remaining. Ryan Burns had just 137 passing yards with 1 touchdown and interception, but came through late in the fourth on the decisive drive for the Cardinal. › Continue reading
Week 4’s edition of NFL Thursday Night Football features an AFC showdown when the Miami Dolphins visit the Cincinnati Bengals. The current line on most top sportsbooks has Cincinnati favored by 7 points with the over/under point total sitting on 44.5.
Miami enters this game with an overall record of 1-2 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Dolphins are 0-2 SU and 1-2 ATS. Cincinnati enters this game with an overall record of 1-2 SU and ATS. At home, the Bengals are 0-1 SU and ATS.
Cincinnati lost at home 29-17 to the Denver Broncos last Sunday, while Miami earned its first win of the season by defeating the Cleveland Browns 30-24 in overtime. Cincinnati is expected to battle for the AFC North title, while Miami is expected to struggle in the AFC East.
Miami blew a lead of 11 points to the Browns before coming up with their overtime win to avoid starting 0-3. Ryan Tannehill threw for 319 yards and 3 touchdowns, but did toss 2 interceptions as well. Tannehill has thrown for more than 300 yards the past two games with 5 TD passes, but has 4 picks for Miami. › Continue reading