The Dolphins are -9 at home. -9! The last time the Fins were favored by so many points we were doing polling for....well never mind about that for now, but -9 is quite a compliment to the revitalized Dolphins. And while every pre-season poll had the Seahawks running away with the division, who told you before one down was played that the Hawks were way overrated and were not going to make the playoffs? Ahemm...just you favourite footballin blogger, thats who.
We think 9 points is too much. But as we will be sitting in our luxury suite cheering them on, lets put 50 Joe Bidens on the Fins just for the fun of it. (update- nice game but I knew 9 was way too much the way the Fins play conservative on offense. -55 for this one.)
It's slim pickings this week but we like the OVER 43 in the Giants/Eagles game. +75 over 43.
The Game of the week is Green Bay at the Vikings. The Vikes at home are -2 and that's enough for us to back the Pack. Green Bay +2 +150. (win +150 although the Pack lost by one. Tough loss. They played well enough to win.)
Is there any team more disappointing than the Oakland Raiders? They are at home today and that shouldn't make a difference as we roll with the Carolina Panthers -8.5 +175 (late news: Jamarcus Russell is out, so we increased out bet.) (WIN! although it took a late field goal. +175).
Just in case you want to think about work today, here is the NY Times article on PD offices across the nation stopping taking cases. The Miami PDs office is highlighted.