If you’re getting ready for the upcoming slate of Week 9 NFL games, then taking a look back at the week that was and some of the things that transpired both on the field and betting-wise, is always a good way to help you formulate your betting plans for the new week.
NFL Betting Stats & Trends Recap Week 8
Monday night’s 29-19 victory by Kansas City over Denver helped home teams improve to 8-5 SU on the week (61.54%). It also dropped the Broncos to 0-3 ATS on the road this season as they get set to visit a red-hot Philadelphia in Week 10.
You’re My Favorite
If you bet favorites this past week, then you should be one happy camper with those faves posting a stellar 9-4 ATS mark (69.23%). better yet, if you took favorites to simply win against the money line, then you had a near-perfect week with faves going 12-1 SU against their underdog opponents.
There’s No Place Like Home
While home teams went a modest 7-6 ATS this past week (53.85%) home favorites posted an encouraging 6-3 ATS mark this past week (66.67%) while home faves went 8-1 SU (88.89%) against their visiting opponents,
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo’s 34-14 beatdown of the Oakland Raiders last week as a 1.5-point home favorite helped the Bills to improve to a blistering 5-1-1 ATS mark on the season.
By the way, that win by the Bills means they’re the only team in the league heading into Week 9 with just one ATS loss this season.
However, there are five teams that have only two ATS losses heading into the new week.
- Philadelphia 6-2 ATS
- Kansas City 6-2 ATS
- New Orleans 5-2 ATS
- Houston 5-2 ATS
- NY Jets 5-2-1 ATS
The Upside Down
At the opposite end of the ATS spectrum, the Arizona Cardinals (1-6 ATS) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5-1 ATS) are the only two teams in the league with just one ATS win heading into Week 9.
Covering the spread in just two games are the following teams and they are all in trouble heading into Week 9.
- Cleveland 2-6 ATS
- Washington 2-5 ATS
- Atlanta 2-5 ATS
- Denver 2-4-1 ATS
Someone Forgot To Let The Dogs Out
Goodness gracious, somebody let the dog off the damn leash in Week 9. Underdogs took a serious beatdown this past week.
- Underdogs went 1-12 SU (7.69%)
- Away Dogs went 1-8 SU (11.11%)
- Home Dogs went 0-4 SU(0.00%)
- Dogs also went 4-9 ATS ((30.77%)
- Home Dogs went 1-3 ATS (25.00%)
Over the Rainbow!
The Over went 8-5 this past week people!