With nine weeks already in the rearview mirror, the 2021 NFL season is truly flying by faster than we can blink. While we certainly don’t want to inch closer to the end of the year, most are probably happy that Week 9 is over as it looked like we were in the Twilight Zone for a minute. Throughout the slate, there were a number of surprising outcomes, including the Jaguars straight-up defeating the Bills, Arizona blowing out the 49ers without Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins, along with the Titans fending off the Rams in their first game without Derrick Henry. Those all contributed to a strong weekend for underdogs, who went 10-4 ATS in Week 9.
While I was on the opposite end on some of those upsets, I’m looking forward to a nice rebound in Week 10, beginning with my five locks of the week.
Locks of the Week ATS: 26-15-4
The Dolphins may not have quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in this matchup as he’s still dealing with a fractured finger in his throwing hand that kept him out of Week 9. That would again throw veteran Jacoby Brissett into the fold. While Brissett is a solid backup, I don’t expect him or the rest of the Dolphins offense to keep pace with the Ravens in the Week 10 opener. This season, Baltimore is averaging 6.1 yards per play, which is tied for third-highest in the…