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Patriots open as 5-point favorites at Colts in early lines for NFL week 6

John Morgan
5 years ago at 9:00 pm ET
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Patriots open as 5-point favorites at Colts in early lines for NFL week 6

Every Thursday the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook publishes advanced lines for the following week’s NFL games. As part of those look-ahead lines the New England Patriots opened as five -point favorites for next week’s very highly anticipated rematch of last January’s AFC Championship game.

 

Last spring those wishing to wager on a futures game could actually get the Patriots plus 2½ points for this game. Of course at that time there were some that were foolish enough to believe that Roger Goodell‘s suspension of Tom Brady, all in the name of Article 46 – evidence (or lack thereof) be damned – would be upheld. The combination of Brady being on the field and Indianapolis performing far below their off-season hype has resulted in an eight-point swing.

 

That’s not going to be enough.

 

Brady, Bill Belichick and the rest of this team are in full scorched earth mode – and the target in their scopes is the very same team that attempted to defame them with an ill-advised sting that overlooked basic seventh-grade science class experiments. Unless the spread goes up another ten points, taking the Patriots should be easy money; don’t poke the bear.

 

Here is a look at all of the NFL week 6 advanced lines:

Thursday, October 15, 2015

4-0 Atlanta Falcons (-2½) at 1-3 New Orleans Saints; 8:25 pm ET on CBS & NFLN

Sunday, October 18, 2015

4-0 Denver Broncos (-5½) at 1-3 Cleveland Browns; early game on CBS

4-0 Cincinnati Bengals at 2-2 Buffalo Bills (-1½); early game on CBS

1-3 Kansas City Chiefs at 2-2 Minnesota Vikings (-2½); early game on CBS

1-4 Houston Texans (-2½) at 1-3 Jacksonville Jaguars; early game on CBS

1-3 Chicago Bears at 0-4 Detroit Lions (-6½); early game on FOX

2-2 Washington Redskins at 3-1 New York Jets (-6); early game on FOX

3-1 Arizona Cardinals (-2½) at 2-2 Pittsburgh Steelers; early game on FOX

1-3 Miami Dolphins at 1-2 Tennessee Titans (-1½); early game on CBS

4-0 Carolina Panthers at 2-2 Seattle Seahawks (-7½); late game on FOX

2-2 San Diego Chargers at 4-0 Green Bay Packers (-9); late game on CBS

1-3 Baltimore Ravens (-3) at 1-3 San Francisco 49ers; late game on CBS

3-0 New England Patriots (-5) at 3-2 Indianapolis Colts; Sunday night game on NBC

Monday, October 19, 2015

2-2 New York Giants at 1-3 Philadelphia Eagles (-3); Monday night game on ESPN

 

 

 


Posted Under: Patriots Commentary
Tags: 2015 NFL Season AFC against the spread betting line Bill Belichick DeflateGate Indianapolis Colts New England Patriots NFL odds Patriots Pats Roger Goodell Tom Brady Week 6

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