1. NFL Picks: Week 1 Against the Spread

    Summers always go far too fast, but somehow, paradoxically, the NFL preseason seems to last forever. Luckily, the wait is officially over...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 days ago 2,408 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Week 1 Picks: Predictions for Road Underdogs Based on Vegas Odds

    In the NFL , there's nothing better than going on the road and winning a game. It's especially sweet when you do it in Week 1 because fans are extra rowdy and full of optimism at the start of the year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 days ago 2,901 reads 0 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys: Betting Odds Analysis, Pick Prediction

    San Francisco is 8-2-1 against the spread in its last 11 season openers, while Dallas is 6-1 ATS in its last seven openers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 11 days ago 10,302 reads 0 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals: Betting Odds, Analysis and Prediction

    The San Diego Chargers and the Arizona Cardinals close out Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season with a rare matchup between two teams in opposite conferences that are separated by just 300 miles in distance...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 11 days ago 12,791 reads 0 comments

  5. New York Giants vs. Detroit Lions: Betting Odds Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The Detroit Lions , despite their overall struggles, have been pretty good at making money right out of the gate recently, going 8-3 against the spread over their last 11 season openers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 11 days ago 12,928 reads 0 comments

  6. New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins: Betting Odds Analysis and Prediction

    New England has owned Miami over recent seasons, winning seven of the last eight meetings in this rivalry, going 5-3 against the spread. But the Dolphins beat the Patriots the last time they met, back in December...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 11 days ago 7,679 reads 0 comments

  7. Week 1 NFL Picks: Vegas Odds, Spread Advice and Predictions

    The NFL emerges from hibernation on Thursday night, beginning the highly anticipated 2014 season with a super slate of Week 1 matchups . Those productive Sundays spent catching up on errands and enjoying quality family time are over...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 days ago 3,586 reads 0 comments

  8. Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos: Betting Odds Analysis and Pick Prediction

    In what could be the most heavily bet game of Week 1, the Indianapolis Colts visit the Denver Broncos in the season opener of Sunday Night Football . And both teams are dealing with bigger worries than the point spread...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 11 days ago 9,706 reads 0 comments

  9. Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The Carolina Panthers kick off the 2014 NFL season as the defending NFC South champions, but bettors would not know that by looking at the point spread as they head to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 7,336 reads 0 comments

  10. Miami Dolphins 2014 Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions

    For the Miami Dolphins , the 2014 season is a make-or-break year. A repeat performance of the past few seasons will all but guarantee a number of changes from top to bottom across the organization...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 12 days ago 6,616 reads 44 comments

  11. NFL Predictions Week 1: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    The NFL National and Division Lead Writers here at Bleacher Report have made more prognostications this week than Carnac the Magnificent . They have forecast this year's individual award winners ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 days ago 275,073 reads 217 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The Oakland Raiders were already facing a difficult matchup in their season opener against one of the best defenses in the NFL , and now it just got even tougher as rookie quarterback ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 12,232 reads 0 comments

  13. New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The New Orleans Saints enter the 2014 NFL season as the prohibitive favorites to win the NFC South title and will kick things off with a divisional battle against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 8,640 reads 1 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    Now that all the hoopla surrounding Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has appeared to die down, the team can focus on the difficult task of trying to win ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 7,434 reads 2 comments

  15. Buffalo Bills vs. Chicago Bears: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The Chicago Bears open the regular season at home against the Buffalo Bills and will unveil a revamped defense against a team that continued its offensive struggles from 2013 in the preseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 10,653 reads 0 comments

  16. NFL Picks Week 1: Vegas Odds Not Worth the Gamble from Opening Slate

    Foolish bettors throw money into the fire pit that is Week 1 of the NFL season. As one can probably guess, the cash is never seen again...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 12 days ago 1,894 reads 0 comments

  17. Week 1 NFL Picks: Predictions on Vegas' Mid-Week Betting Odds and Lines

    The last Sunday that featured a meaningful NFL game was Groundhog Day when the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos squared off for the Super Bowl title...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 7,053 reads 0 comments

  18. Minnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams: Betting Odds Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The St. Louis Rams played in the toughest division in football last year and almost went .500. That's not too bad for a team that went 2-14 just three seasons ago and still can't keep its supposed starting quarterback healthy...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 13 days ago 10,928 reads 2 comments

  19. Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Betting Odds Analysis, Pick

    The Philadelphia Eagles won the NFC East in their first season under head coach Chip Kelly and enter this season with intentions on getting further than the first round of the playoffs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 13 days ago 6,697 reads 0 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    Over the last 20 years, defending Super Bowl champions are 18-2 but only 11-9 ATS in their season openers, an indication that perhaps they're being overrated on the betting lines...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 13 days ago 26,048 reads 0 comments

  21. Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

    The Cincinnati Bengals get right down to the nasty business of defending their AFC North title when they open their season Sunday afternoon with a tough divisional road game at M&T Bank Stadium against the Baltimore Ravens...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 13 days ago 6,141 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Picks Week 1: Updated Lines and Final Score Predictions for All Games

    The 2014 NFL season begins on Thursday, and uncertainty continues to surround many of the league's teams. Some look to have significantly improved over the offseason, and other look to be in line for a step backward...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 13 days ago 16,594 reads 2 comments

  23. NFL Picks Week 1: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, although stores will probably start putting out decorations any day now...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 13 days ago 260,921 reads 332 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's NFL All-Rookie Team Predictions

    The countdown has almost reached zero. In one day, the 2014 NFL season begins. It's been a long offseason, a hot summer filled with unimaginable horrors. Baseball. Tennis. Golf...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 13 days ago 49,952 reads 134 comments

  25. NFL Week 1 Picks: Latest Predictions for Updated Spreads

    Only the best of the best stand a chance when it comes to NFL Week 1 spreads. That's not meant to discredit the efforts of any and all bettors, but the first week of any sport's ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 13 days ago 25,735 reads 2 comments