Handicapper Dana Lane (@DanaLaneSports) breaks down every NFL game in Week 3 of the 2020 season from a betting perspective.
Handicapper Mark Franco went 4-1 ATS last week and leads the contest with an 8-2 record. Sportscaster Brent Musburger is tied for second place at 6-4.
Cam Newton signed in July with the ever opportunistic New England Patriots, who’ve seemingly found a successor to six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
From the ‘Tuck Rule Game’ to a late penalty that cost the team a chance to steal a win during Derek Carr’s rookie year, not much has gone well when the Raiders go to New England.
Cam Newton and the Patriots present the Raiders with a different set of challenges heading into Sunday’s game.
This was a concern of NFL teams, that after a pandemic shut down pro football, the game would eventually pay for it in the operating room.
According to teamrankings.com, the Patriots lead the NFL after a loss since 2003 with a 42-18 ATS record (70 percent). New England is a 5½-point favorite over Las Vegas.
The Raiders have covered their past three and six of nine on the road. Their past two games have gone over the total after six of the final seven last season went under.
Since talk of relocating to Las Vegan began in 2016, the value of the Las Vegas Raiders has soared and now eclipses the $3 billion mark, according to Forbes magazine.
The Ravens, led by reigning MVP Lamar Jackson, are 3½-point home favorites over the Chiefs after the line opened at 2½. Baltimore is the +350 favorite to win the Super Bowl.
The Raiders’ emphasis this offseason was playing clean, efficient football. After two games and two wins, so far, so good,
Miller has allowed only two pressures in 2020, good for a Pro Football Focus grade of 80.1 — 10th among offensive tackles.
The Westgate moved down to Jacksonville -2½ after the group took Miami +3. Circa Sports reported sharp action on the over in the Thursday game.
Arizona covered for the second straight week and was one of three NFC West teams to move to 2-0 against the spread.