Betting Trends For The 5 NFL Divisional Games In Week 8

  • There are five divisional games to take place in Week 8.
  • The entire NFC South is in action against each other.

LAS VEGAS – Five different NFL divisions will have games against a division opponent in Week 8 of the NFL season.

Carolina Panthers Vs. Atlanta Falcons

The two bottom teams in the NFC South will play one another on Sunday in the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons. Online gambling sites have the total set at a number higher than each team’s average points scored.

Panthers vs Falcons Total Odds

  • OVER 46.0 -110
  • UNDER 46.0 -110

The Panthers score 20.9 points per game while the Falcons score just 22.5 points per game.

Carolina’s defense also allows just 20.9 points per game while Atlanta gives up 29.3. The UNDER is 5-2 in the Panthers' games this season.

Miami Dolphins Vs. Buffalo Bills

Josh Allen eats the Miami Dolphins alive every time he plays them. He’s 6-1 against the Dolphins and has combined for 22 touchdowns against them. The two have played each other once this season and Buffalo won 35-0.

The Bills could be in line to repeat their performance.

Bills vs Dolphins Spread Odds

  • Buffalo Bills -14.0 -110
  • Miami Dolphins +14.0 -110

This season, teams favored by 14.0 or more points are 2-1 ATS and teams favored by double digits are 8-3 ATS. Those betting on the NFL can expect the Buffalo Bills to continue the trend.

Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Cleveland Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns have opposite play styles as Cleveland runs the ball on 49.89% of their plays, second-most in the NFL, while Pittsburgh runs the ball on just 34.66% of their plays, fourth-fewest in the NFL.

Steelers vs Browns Spread Odds

  • Cleveland Browns -3.5 -110
  • Pittsburgh Steelers +3.5 -110

The Browns have the seventh-best pass defense which should combat the Steelers pass-heavy attack fairly well. Meanwhile, the Steelers have the 17th-best opposing rushing yards per carry defense in the league which shouldn’t bode well against the Browns.

Tennessee Titans Vs. Indianapolis Colts

The Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts will meet for the second time of the season on Sunday. The game has one of the most interesting betting lines of the week on sports gambling sites.

Colts vs Titans Spread Odds

  • Indianapolis Colts +1.0 -110
  • Tennessee Titans -1.0 -110

The Titans have beat the Chiefs and Bills in back-to-back weeks, have already beaten Indianapolis once this season and are now favored by just a single point.

The Colts were favored as recently as Monday and have above are favored to win according to ESPN’s FPI.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New Orleans Saints

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play the New Orleans Saints this weekend. Since going to Tampa, Tom Brady has struggled against New Orleans. Brady’s team has averaged just 18.7 points per game against the Saints with Brady’s 215.7 average passing yards per game.

Buccaneers vs Saints Spread Odds

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers -6.0 -110
  • New Orleans Saints +6.0 -110

The Bucs are just 3-4 ATS this season and didn’t beat the Saints in either of the regular season games last season.

With 94% of the bets on Tampa Bay to cover this spread, it may be a good time to fade the public.