Sport NFL odds, lines, picks, spreads, bets, predictions for Week 8, 2021: Model high on Bills, Colts
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The Week 8 NFL schedule features an intriguing mix of non-divisional battles and division rivalries that could have an early impact on the NFL playoff picture. Two NFC South rivals collide on Sunday whenand the Tampa Bay Buccaneers battle and the New Orleans Saints. The Bucs are favored by 4.5 in the latest NFL odds from Caesars Sportsbook. At less than a touchdown, it's one of the tightest NFL spreads of the week.
Given the uncertainty surrounding Dak Prescott's calf injuries, the Cowboys are now 2.5-point underdogs against the Vikings on Sunday Night Football in the latest NFL Vegas odds. All of the Week 8 NFL lines are listed below, and SportsLine's advanced computer model has.
Colts vs. 49ers odds, spread, line: Sunday Night Football picks, predictions from NFL model on 125-85 roll
SportsLine's model simulated San Francisco 49ers vs. Indianapolis Colts on SNF 10,000 timesKickoff from Levi's Stadium is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. San Francisco is favored by 3.5-points in the latest Colts vs. 49ers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 42. Before locking in your 49ers vs. Colts picks, make sure you check out the NFL predictions from the red-hot SportsLine Projection Model.
The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,700 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. The model enters Week 8 of the 2021 season on an incredible 126-85 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick'em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, it has turned its attention to the latestfrom Caesars and locked in picks for every NFL matchup. .
Top Week 8 NFL predictions
One of the model's strongest Week 8 NFL picks is that the(-14) cover at home against the . Any goodwill that Miami may have had coming into the season is all but gone after a fifth consecutive loss last weekend against Atlanta. The Dolphins have since found themselves on the shortlist of contenders to trade for Watson as well, even after completed 80 percent of his passes and threw four touchdowns against the Falcons.
Colts, 49ers produce stunning result for sports bettors
At Bet MGM, 91 percent of bets on the total were on the under. The Niners-Colts game represented the biggest under bet of the season at Bet MGM, meaning the majority of people lost their bets. 91% of the money on the total at @betmgm on Sunday Night Football was on the under of 42.5. The biggest under play of the 2021 season by lopsided money. Weather is as miserable as forecast. Over, of course, hits! — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 25, 2021 Any time it seems too easy, it never is.It’s hard to believe a game played in those conditions hit the over, while one particular game on Saturday went under.
Tagovailoa also threw two interceptions that resulted in 10 points for Atlanta. Meanwhile, the Bills are coming off of a bye week, have allowed the fewest passing yards of any team in the league, and are tied with the Rams and Buccaneers for the second-most interceptions with 10.
The model projects that Tagovailoa will finish with just over 200 passing yards and is more likely to throw two picks than two touchdowns, while Miami running backs will combine for just 78 yards. As a result, Buffalo covers the two-touchdown spread in nearly 60 percent of simulations and is the clear side to jump on in Week 8.
Another one of its Week 8 NFL predictions: The(-2.5) cover against the well over 50 percent of the time. Indianapolis has dominated this rivalry in recent years, winning 14 of its last 20 games against Tennessee. The Colts are also 14-4 in their last 18 games against the Titans at home.
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NFL Network's Jane Slater reports that Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman La'el Collins is playing a new position on the offensive line as Terence Steele stays at right tackle.
Quarterbackenters Sunday's matchup full of confidence. Wentz has multiple touchdown passes and no interceptions in four consecutive games, tying for the longest streak in Colts history. Running back has also been playing well, recording over 100 rushing yards in his last two games. Taylor has scored five rushing touchdowns in his last four contests and will be heavily involved against Tennessee, whose defense is giving up 376.9 yards per game.
SportsLine's model projects Taylor will average over five yards per carry against the Titans, while Wentz will throw for 237 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Colts cover the spread in well over 50 percent of simulations. The under (51) also has value in this AFC South clash since it hits over 50 percent of the time.
How to make Week 8 NFL picks
The model has also made the call on who wins and covers in every other game on the Week 8 NFL schedule, and it's calling for a Super Bowl contender to go down hard..
Buffalo Bills Links, 11/2: Recapping the win over Miami
The good, the bad, and the ugly from Buffalo’s 26-11 squishing of the Fish.Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by recapping Buffalo’s fifth win on the season, including game recaps, report cards, observations, and more as the Bills extended their lead in the AFC East race to two games in the loss column.
So which NFL picks can you make with confidence, and which Super Bowl contender goes down hard? Check out the latest NFL odds below, then, and find out.
Week 8 NFL odds, spreads, lines
Sunday, Oct. 31
Dolphins at Bills (-14, 48.5)
at (-3, 46.5)
at (+3.5, 48)
Titans at Colts (-2.5, 51)
at (+14.5, 47.5)
at (+10.5, 43)
Jets vs. Colts odds, spread, line: Thursday Night Football picks, predictions from top NFL model on 128-86 run
SportsLine's model simulated the Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets TNF matchup 10,000 timesCincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase (1) runs down field after a catch during a training camp practice at the Paul Brown stadium practice facility in downtown Cincinnati on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp.
at (-3.5, 42.5)
at (+4, 39.5)
at (-3.5, 44)
at (-4.5, 49.5)
Washington at(-3, 44.5)
at (+4.5, 49.5)
at (-2.5, 53)
Monday, Nov. 1
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at (-9.5, 52.5)
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Keeping an eye on the Colts and Dolphins.CURRENTLY: No.