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The underdogs are barking


Published: 11/19/21
The underdogs are barking

Underdogs are eatin’ in the league this season.

There’s a smorgasbord of stats we could serve you on their success, but here’s a sampler: NFL underdogs went 9-5 against the spread (ATS) in Week 10, bringing the total for underdogs to 87-62-1 ATS. That’s good for a 57% win rate. 

Every matchup has a dog, but there are two games in Week 11 that caught our eye — and they both have one thing in common: PRIMETIME TV slots!! 

1. Chargers vs. Steelers on SNF: Pittsburgh is the dog (+5.5) but we’re wary of touching this one as Big Ben isn’t guaranteed to return from COVID-19 protocols by gametime. 

Mason Rudolph will be the starter in his absence, and after tying with the winless Lions in Week 10, betting on him to cover a nosebleed would be questionable. 

2. Bucs vs. the Giants (+11): Here it is. The primetime game to bet. MNF. *cue Carrie Underwood* And no, we’re not overreacting to Tom Brady & Co’s embarrassing loss to the Washington Football team last weekend. 

These are two teams that are trending in opposite directions. Coming off a bye week, Saquon Barkley is expected to finally return to NY’s backfield to wreak havoc on a defensive line missing monster nose tackle Vita Vea – not to mention the Bucs’

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