The NFL preseason – Football Trends
NFL Preasson kicks off on Monday, Aug. 9 when Denver faces Washington in the Hall of Fame game at Canton. The first full schedule of preseason games will be played from Aug. 12 to Aug. 16. Here is a look (by trends) at some of the best situations for this year’s preseason schedule:
DENVER at Buffalo. The Bills are 2-15 in first week preseason games, including an 0-7 record at home in those contests. The Broncos are 16-1 in week one preseason games, and 7-0 on the road in those games.
Indianapolis at San Diego OVER the total points. The Colts have gone over the total points in 12 of their last 13 preseason road games, and are 5/1 over/under on the road in week one preseason games. The Chargers are 7/2 over/under the first week of preseason games.
NEW ENGLAND at Cincinnati. The Patriots are 8-2 in the second week of preseason games. The Bengals are 4-11 as a preseason home favorite, and 1-4 at home in week two preseason games.
New Orleans at Green Bay OVER the total points. The Pack is 21/9 over/under as a preseason favorite, and 7/2 over/under at home in the second week of preseason games. The Saints are 8/2 over/under in their last ten preseason road games.
TENNESSEE at Dallas. The Cowboys are 12-28 in preseason games since 1995, and 5-15 as a preseason favorite in those years. The Titans are 17-2 as a preseason dog at NFC teams, 5-0 on the road in week three preseason games, and 8-1 as a preseason road dog since 1998.
Cleveland at Kansas City OVER the total points. The Chiefs are 16/6 over/under in preseason home games, and 8/1 over/under at home in week three preseason games. The Browns are 6/2 over/under in their last eight preseason road games.
Philadelphia at NY JETS. The Jets are 13-5 in preseason home games, 3-0 as a home favorite in the fourth week of preseason games, and 7-0 in their last preseason game of the year. The Eagles are 2-12 in preseason finales.
Jacksonville at New England OVER the total points. The Jaguars are 11/5 over/under in preseason road contests, and 7/2 over/under in week four preseason games. The Patriots are 5/1 over/under at home the last week of preseason games, and 9/2 over/under in week four preseason games