25 interesting NFL facts heading into this betting weekend

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It’s the last week of the NFL’s regular season and the betting action will be heavy as those up for the year look to extend their winning streaks and those down look to get out of the red. Before you make your bets this weekend, here are 25 verrryyy interesting NFL facts and trend lines to be aware of before you make your move, I guess a lot of people are just waiting to see who will be the 2 teams on where they can bet on the Super Bowl this season.

49ers: -16.5 over Cardinals biggest favorite for SF since 1998.

Biggest underdog for Cardinals franchise since St. Louis +17 vs. Cowboys in 1978.

Bengals: First time favored over Ravens since 2008.

Bengals: Teams favored week AFTER playing Mike Tomlin’s Steelers: 12-33 ATS

Bills: Week AFTER playing Dolphins: 10-36 against the spread (since 1989)

Broncos: -16 vs. Chiefs is biggest favorite EVER in Denver’s recorded spread history (back to 1978)

Broncos: Last 52 home games, have covered only 17 times.

Charges: Coach Tuner in December is 20-5 SU (17-8 ATS)

Colts: Outscored by 42 points combined on season (10-5 record)

Colts: Based on Quarterback Rating, Andrew Luck is the 29th best QB in the NFL. Luck is favored to be Rookie of the Year.

Cowboys: Covered only 31% of games in December (since 2005)

Eagles: Only team with less than 4 “cashes” against the spread this season.

Eagles, Giants: Underdog has covered 13 of 15 in series.

Eagles, Giants: Andy Reid has covered 60% of all road games in career. NYG covered 41% as home favorite (last 14 season)

Packers: 20-8 ATS in December.

Panthers: Covered 10 of 11 at New Orleans.

Patriots: Covered only 5 of last 22 as double digit favorite.

Redskins: First time favored over Cowboys since 2007.

Redskins: Lost 14 straight ATS when playing at home against a team with fewer wins.

Redskins: Coach Shanahan is 5-22 ATS last 27 times a home favorite.

Redskins, Cowboys: Underdog has covered 21 of 28 in series.

Redskins, Cowboys: Shanahan has never lost ATS (5-0) to Jason Garrett

Seahawks: Covered 63% of home games since new stadium opened in 2002. 19-5 at home under Coach Carroll.

Steelers: Coach Tomlin has NEVER lost when taking the field with a losing record.

Titans: Teams who lost by 30 or more last week: 56.7% since 1990.

Vikings: 18% chance Adrian Peterson beats Eric Dickerson’s rushing yardage record.

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