Dave Tuley, senior reporter at VSiN.com, is in his 3rd time with the Post’s Bettor’s Guide. His handicapping parts look in VSiN’s on line journal, Place Spread Weekly.
Chicago Bears (+three) in excess of DETROIT LIONS
This line was Lions -1¹/₂ most of the summer until Chicago mentor Matt Nagy introduced he was heading with Mitchell Trubisky as his starting QB in excess of Nick Foles, and the oddsmakers confirmed their disrespect by transferring it to Lions -three. Even so, that places us on the Bears as stay underdogs, as they have the much better total group (absolutely on defense) and have crushed the Lions in four straight conferences in excess of the earlier two seasons, so they absolutely have their number. Nevertheless we like the added insurance policies of the +three in situation of a push, I also advise the Bears at +one hundred thirty or much better on the money line to pull the outright upset.
Cleveland Browns (+7¹/₂) in excess of BALTIMORE RAVENS
It was just twelve months in the past that the Browns had been finding all the hoopla and truly favored to gain the AFC North. The Browns remind me of the 49ers, who had been hyped in 2018 only to have a disappointing time prior to living up to their prospective in 2019. There isn’t that significantly change between these two groups from a expertise point of view (absolutely not a lot more than a touchdown), so consider the points the bookmakers are providing us. The public is expecting the Ravens to be as dominant as they had been final 12 months, but we’re fairly confident groups have been learning movie on the Ravens’ exceptional offensive plan this total offseason and will be much better geared up for Lamar Jackson & Co. Even if the Browns are not in a position to get the gain, they should continue to be in just a TD for the include.
Dave Tuley’s 2019 betting report: 21-19-one.