Posted by Josh Katzowitz
Each Saturday, we’ll take the best -- and most clever -- odds collected by bodog.com for the upcoming week and give our take. This is important stuff, perhaps the most important post you’ll read all week. Because if you can’t lose money while watching a game in which you have absolutely no effect, what’s the point of watching sports at all?
Regular season win total -- Philadelphia Eagles
Over 7½ (+110)
Under 7½ (-140)
The fundamental question here (obviously) is whether you believe the Eagles will get themselves together and play like the team most of us thought they could be (not at Dream Team expectations per se, but better than what they’re currently shoveling each week on the field for us to examine). They’re 1-4 right now. Looking at the rest of their schedule, they should beat the Cardinals, Seahawks and Dolphins. Then, they’d have to get four more wins against the likes of the Redskins (twice), Cowboys, Bears, Giants (twice), Patriots and Jets. Honestly -- and I don’t know why -- I’d go with the over, but man, I’d be nervous about that pick.
Which team will win the Number 1 pick in the 2012 NFL draft?
Indianapolis Colts 3/1
Miami Dolphins 7/2
St. Louis Rams 7/2
Jacksonville Jaguars 4/1
Carolina Panthers 6/1
Denver Broncos 7/1
Minnesota Vikings 9/1
Arizona Cardinals 10/1
Any Other Team 9/1
Ah, the Suck for Luck special. I think the Colts will play well enough to win some games, and I have a suspicion the Rams will turn around their season a bit. But I have no faith in the Dolphins. With each loss, the team gets further away from Tony Sparano, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see the team completely quit in the second half of the season. Then, replace the injured Chad Henne with Andrew Luck, and we’ll see if Miami can resurrect its organization.
Which New York state team will have the best regular season record?
Buffalo Bills 5/4
New York Giants 2/1
New York Jets 2/1
I love this question, and I love this answer: the Bills.
Tim Tebow - total starts in the 2011 regular season?
Over/Under 7 ½
How do you go back to Kyle Orton in this situation? You don’t. Unless Tebow gets injured, I think he’s the starter the rest of the season. I’d go over.
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