Week 9 in the NFL certainly had its fair share of surprises for us. All throughout the Sunday slate, we saw a number of wild and unforeseen finishes. The headliner was certainly the Jaguars stunning the Bills at home, but Tennesse’s road win over the Rams without Derrick Henry and the Cardinals blowing out the 49ers without Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins were also remarkable.
While we wait for the Bears and Steelers to put a bow on this crazy week with their matchup on “Monday Night Football,” now seems like as good of a time as ever to take a gander at what’s to come in Week 10.
Week 10 early odds
(All lines from Caesars Sportsbook, all games on Sunday unless noted)
Opening line: Ravens -7
Both of these teams are coming off wins in Week 9, but the main storyline leading up to the Week 10 opener will be the status of Tua Tagovailoa. He did not start for the Dolphins in their win over the Texans due to a fracture in his middle finger in his throwing hand. Because of the quick turnaround, Tagovailoa’s status is also up in the air for this game. While this injury is a storyline worth following, it may not mean much for the line. Baltimore stands as a touchdown favorite to begin the week and has been strong playing on Thursday, going 4-1-1 ATS in their last six games. Meanwhile, Miami is 1-4 ATS in their last five Thursday games.
Bills (5-3) at Jets (2-6)
Opening line: Bills -13
The shocker of Week 9 was the Bills falling to the Jaguars. After entering the game as a two-touchdown favorite, Buffalo was held to just six points and was shut out in the second half. Even in the aftermath of that defeat, the market hasn’t overrated, especially with the Jets next up on the schedule. New York saw backup quarterback Mike White go down in a loss to Indy on Thursday, so it’ll be worth monitoring that situation as we get closer to kickoff. In Buffalo’s last four games following an ATS loss, the club has…