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Action: The NFL releases its 2013 regular season schedule on Thursday.
Reaction: The LVH sports book in Las Vegas releases point spreads and totals for all 16 Week 1 showdowns.
Here they are. Enjoy.
WEEK 1 SIDES AND TOTALS COURTESY OF LVH
*Home team listed in caps.
Thursday, September 5 @ 8:30pm eastern
451 Baltimore Ravens 49.5
452 DENVER BRONCOS -8.5
Notes: The Ravens went 6-9-1 ATS during the 2012 regular season and 3-4-1 ATS on the road. The Broncos went 10-6 ATS on the season and 5-3 ATS at home.
Sunday, September 8 @ 1:00pm eastern
453 New England Patriots -7
454 BUFFALO BILLS 53
Notes: Buffalo went 2-0 ATS against the Patriots in 2012.
455 Tennessee Titans 43.5
456 PITTSBURGH STEELERS -6.5
Notes: The Steelers are 3-1 straight-up over their last four games against the Titans.
457 Atlanta Falcons 54.5
458 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -2.5
Notes: The Saints are 8-2 straight-up over their last ten home games against the Falcons, winning by an average of 8.1 points per game.
459 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41
460 NEW YORK JETS -1
Notes: The Jets went 7-9 ATS during the 2012 regular season and 4-4 ATS on the road. The Buccaneers went 10-5-1 ATS on the season and 3-4-1 ATS at home.
461 Kansas City Chiefs -2.5
462 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS 41
Notes: Two new head coaches (Andy Reid in Kansas City, Gus Bradley in Jacksonville) make this one of the more unpredictable Week 1 matchups.
463 Cincinnati Bengals 45.5
464 CHICAGO BEARS -3.5
Notes: The Bengals went 6-2 ATS on the road in 2012.
465 Miami Dolphins -1
466 CLEVELAND BROWNS 42
Notes: The Dolphins have been posted as a road favorite just twice over their last 20 games away from home (1-1 ATS).
467 Seattle Seahawks -3.5
468 CAROLINA PANTHERS 45.5
Notes: The Seahawks went 2-1 ATS in three east coast road games last season.
469 Minnesota Vikings 47
470 DETROIT LIONS -3
Notes: The Vikings are 5-1-2 ATS over their last eight games against the Lions.
471 Oakland Raiders 49
472 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS -7
Notes: The Colts went 7-1 ATS at home in 2012, while the Raiders went 3-5 ATS on the road.
473 Arizona Cardinals 41
474 ST. LOUIS RAMS -6
Notes: The Rams went 2-0 both straight-up and ATS against the Cardinals in 2012.
475 Green Bay Packers 50.5
476 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS -5.5
Notes: The 49ers went 2-0 both straight-up and ATS against the Packers in 2012.
477 New York Giants 49
478 DALLAS COWBOYS -2.5
Notes: The Giants have won each of their last four games against the Cowboys in Dallas. Those four meetings have featured an average of 66.0 total points scored per game.
Monday, September 9 @ 7:00pm eastern
479 Philadelphia Eagles 51
480 WASHINGTON REDSKINS -5.5
Notes: The Redskins went 2-0 both straight-up and ATS against the Eagles in 2012.
481 Houston Texans -3.5
482 SAN DIEGO CHARGERS 47
Notes: The Chargers are 5-11 ATS at home over the last two seasons.
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