Trend Dummy

Trend Dummy

Trend Dummy (not his real name) is a veteran sports betting writer, who really should be a lot smarter by now. Starting with a betting trends fascination in 1993, Dummy has been chasing trends, patterns, streaks and mathematical anomalies ever since. A serious data miner with real databases and legitimate betting acumen, he sometimes stretches stats to fit a narrative. The data sources are legit, the ‘trends’ are legit – you decide if the trends have handicapping value or not.

 

 

 

 

 

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Feb 4, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy after a victory against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl 57 Betting Trends

History doesn't always foretell the future but when it comes to Super Bowl 57 betting trends, it sure seems to offer some great value. Read More

Feb 1, 2020; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; General overall view of NFL golden shield logo at the NFL Honors show at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl Coin Toss Odds Should Not Be 50-50

The Super Bowl coin toss is definitely not a 50-50 proposition. Just look at the facts and win your wagers on Super Bowl 57. Read More

Dec 4, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) makes an adjustment as the Bengals go for it on 4th and 1 in the second quarter of a Week 13 NFL game at Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit:Sam Greene-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals Chiefs AFC Pick, UNDER Best Bet?

The Bengals Chiefs AFC pick in the conference title game sees bettors focused on the total, moreso than the pickem spread. Read More

Jan 1, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni talks with defensive tackle Javon Hargrave (97) and defensive end Brandon Graham (55) during an injury timeout in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Eagles Pick, NFC Title Game Props

The 49ers Eagles pick seems safer on the total than the point spread. There are UNDER trends and SF trends however. Read More

Jan 2, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (22) brings down Kansas City Chiefs running back Darrel Williams (31) in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Championship Betting Trends

NFL championship betting trends have shown a distinct lean to home teams in recent years. But dog and UNDER may be the best bets. Read More

Jan 16, 2022; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) runs for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Cowboys 49ers Playoff Pick, SF wins big

San Francisco is a small home dog which makes the Cowboys 49ers playoff pick an easy one for us in the NFC divisional round. Read More

Jan 27, 2020; Miami Beach, Florida; USA; General overall view of  Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills helmets at the NFL Experience at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals Bills Playoff Pick, UNDER best bet?

Buffalo is favored but should your Bengals Bills playoff pick focus on the point spread or the total on Sunday? Read More

Jan 8, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) runs with the ball in front of New York Giants linebacker Tomon Fox (49) during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Giants Eagles Prediction, Divisional Playoff Pick

The public is rushing to back the underdog Giants early - the professionals are probably waiting to hammer the Eagles late. Read More

Nov 13, 2022; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid shakes hands with Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson after a game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Jaguars Chiefs Pick, Divisional Playoff Prediction

KC gets a week of rest to plot the demise of Jacksonville's playoff run. They get the job done here covering a big home number. Read More

Nov 13, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs out of thr pocket against the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Trends

Trend Dummy is back with hours of NFL database mining nuggets, arming you with NFL divisional playoff betting trends galore. Read More

Sep 11, 2022; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) in action during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Cowboys Bucs Pick, Brady Bests Dak

Tom Brady has never lost to Dallas. Does that make your Cowboys Bucs pick easier on Wild Card Weekend? Read More

September 18, 2022; Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) rushes against Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Charles Cross (67) during the first quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Seahawks 49ers Wild Card Pick, SF Rolls

Seattle is lucky to be here. San Francisco is three steps from the Super Bowl. First step is to cover 10 points in the Wild Card round. Read More

Sep 9, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches the ball against Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence (90) during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Wild Card Betting Trends

Playoff betting is a whole new level of football handicapping and finding NFL Wild Card betting trends that matter will help. Check it out. Read More

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) raises the SEC Championship MVP trophy after the SEC Championship NCAA college football game between LSU and Georgia in Atlanta, on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. Georgia won 50-30.News Joshua L Jones

Georgia TCU Pick, Dogs Over Frogs

Georgia looks for back-to-back national titles and there is probably little that TCU can do to prevent it from happening. Read More

Oct 11, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon (28) gets tackled by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson (45) in the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens Bengals Prediction, UNDER best bet?

The Bengals are home chalk to Baltimore in a divisional tilt that has handicappers wondering about motivation on both sides. Read More

Dec 11, 2022; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) drops back to pass during the first half against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Week 18 Trends – Fade Chiefs

Bettors get to consider Week 18 betting trends for the first time - check out the angles with divisional battles and playoff seeding in play. Read More

Jan 27, 2020; Miami Beach, Florida; USA; General overall view of  Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills helmets at the NFL Experience at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Bills Bengals Pick, Cincy ML Win

Buffalo lays 1.5 points on the road against a Cincy that has covered spreads galore - are the Bengals a solid ML bet? Read More

Sep 22, 2019; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins (97) jogs off the field following his sack of Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (not pictured) during the first quarter at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Week 17 NFL Betting Trends

Week 17 is the trickiest week for handicapping the NFL. Trend Dummy explains why and shows which trends and angles are meaningful. Read More

Oct 4, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) prepares to take the snap against the Las Vegas Raiders at SoFi Stadium. The Chargers defeated the Raiders 28-14. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers Colts Pick, Herbert Covers

The Colts are home dogs but the Week 16 MNF matchups has more to with the playoff-hungry Chargers and their star QB. Read More

Bengals QB Joe Burrow looks for an opening to pass against the Titans.Syndication The Columbus Dispatch

Bengals Patriots Pick, Cincy Covers 3

This might be the best bet of the week if Cincinnati -3 at New England stays on the board until kickoff Saturday. Read More

Jun 14, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA;  Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) participates in drills during minicamp at Dream Finders Homes practice complex Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Jaguars Jets Pick, OVER 38

The Jets need a win to keep the Jaguars behind them in the Wild Card race. But is the total the best bet in Week 16's Thursday Nighter? Read More

Nov 13, 2022; Munich, Germany; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks with offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich in the first half against the Seattle Seahawks during an NFL International Series game at Allianz Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Week 16 NFL Betting Trends

Database diver Trend Dummy finds dozens of interesting Week 16 betting trends to consider. Check out the angles and streaks now. Read More

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Christian Watson (9) celebrates with Aaron Rodgers (12) after scoring a touchdown on a reception against the Dallas Cowboys during their football game Sunday, November 13, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-WisconsinApc Packvscowboys 1113221076djpa

Rams Packers Pick, Rodgers OV TD passes

Aaron Rodgers pledges to throw the ball, the Packers always beat the Rams at home and have won 13 straight in December. MNF pick? Read More

Jan 3, 2021; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie (19) returns a punt for a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in the second quarter at Bills Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Dolphins Bills Prediction, UNDER, Hill TD

Sloppy weather, stout defense and a presumed commitment to the run game - let's play Buffalo Miami UNDER the total. Read More

September 18, 2022; Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) rushes against Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Charles Cross (67) during the first quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Seahawks Prediction, OVER TNF Bet

Betting against Seattle in late-season home games when they are underdogs has proven a seriously money-losing idea over the years. Read More

Nov 8, 2020; Landover, Maryland, USA; A view of the helmets of New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) and Giants inside linebacker Blake Martinez (54) resting on equipment case on the sidelines against the Washington Football Team at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Week 15 NFL Betting Trends

Seattle is a monster as late-season home underdogs and the Packers ride a 13-0 SU streak in December. See Week 15 NFL trends. Read More

Nov 27, 2022; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray throws the ball against the Los Angeles Chargers at State Farm Stadium.Nfl Arizona Cardinals Vs Los Angeles Chargers Los Angeles Chargers At Arizona Cardinals

Patriots Cardinals Pick, OVER & Henry TD

The spread looks sketchy, the total looks like the best bet here as the Pats visits the Cards in the Week 14 Monday Nighter. Read More

Dec 4, 2022; Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) calls out the play against the Miami Dolphins during the third quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Buccaneers 49ers Pick, UNDER trends galore

There are UNDER trends galore, but the total is just 37 as Tampa Bay visits San Francisco. Can it possibly stay UNDER? Read More

Dec 26, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Josh Sweat (94) knocks the ball away from the pass attempt of New York Giants quarterback Jake Fromm (17) during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Week 14 NFL Betting Trends

Week 14 betting trends show some money-making dog trends and some unmistakable OVER trends. See Trend Dummy's deep database dive. Read More

Dec 17, 2020; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) against the Los Angeles Chargers at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Raiders Rams Pick, Vegas Covers 6

The Raiders are rising, the Rams are fading and we see that trend continuing in the Week 14 Thursday Nighter. Read More

Dec 19, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) fumbles the ball in the second half against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Tampa Bay Prediction, UNDER TDs

Sad to predict the UNDER 4.5 TDs as a best bet in your Monday Nighter but that's where the Saints Bucs game has led our money. Read More

Jan 15, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary (26) runs for a touchdown during the second quarter of the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the New England Patriots at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Bills Patriots Prediction, Buffalo Covers TNF

The Bills have owned the Pats since Brady and should be able to continue that with a Week 13 TNF cover. Read More

Nov 1, 2020; Orchard Park, New York, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Gunner Olszewski (80) is chased by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) on a sweep in the second quarter at Bills Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Week 13 NFL Betting Trends

KC is favored at Cincy but hasn't won there since 1984. December trends show perfection in several games, check out the list. Read More

Dec 27, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) carries the ball against Indianapolis Colts defensive end Denico Autry (96) during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 28-24. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers Colts Pick, Taylor 2 TDs?

Indy is a small favorite to Pittsburgh in the Week 12 Monday Nighter - back a bad home over a bad road team? Maybe OVER 39.5? Read More

Oct 30, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) celebrates with wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) after a touchdown connection against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Week 12 NFL Betting Trends

Week 12 features divisional and non-conference battles with some one-sided betting trends, including three Thursday games. Read More

Nov 20, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons (11) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) and forces a fumble during the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Patriots Vikings Pick, Thanksgiving Day UNDER

Can the Patriots replicate the Cowboys domination of the Vikings? Minnesota has a short week to figure out how to cover 2.5 points. Read More

Bills quarterback Josh Allen  walks of the field after fumbling the snap that turned into a Vikings touchdown.

Bills Lions Pick, Dog & UNDER?

Buffalo hasn't looked like Super Bowl contenders lately and the Lions never do - but 10 points is a lot on the road and that total is high. Read More

Nov 14, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb (88) celebrates after a victory against the Atlanta Falcons at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Thanksgiving Day Trends

Some weird angles in our Thanksgiving Day NFL betting trends deep dive. See the streaks and wagering patterns that can help you turn a profit. Read More

September 13, 2020; Santa Clara, California, USA; Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones (55) against San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey (69) during the third quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Cardinals Prediction, SF Offense Rolls

Arizona's home game is in Mexico this week so maybe that terrible 1-9 streak won't apply. Maybe it will as SF's offense rolls. Read More

Nov 13, 2022; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates with Aaron Jones (33) after he scored a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Dan Powers/Appleton Post-Crescent-USA TODAY NETWORK

Titans Packers Pick, Green Bay cover?

The Titans have covered seven straight games but will be in tough to make it 8 at Green Bay, which feels it has turned the corner on the season. Read More

Oct 27, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton (86) makes a touchdown catch against Detroit Lions cornerback Rashaan Melvin (29) during the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Week 11 NFL Betting Trends

The Giants are UNDER machines at home and the Chiefs never lose to AFC West foes. What else is up for Week 11 betting trends? Read More

Sep 25, 2022; Landover, Maryland, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) scores a touchdown over Washington Commanders cornerback Kendall Fuller (29) before the game between the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Philadelphia Pick, Dog & UNDER?

Philly probably won't blow out the defensively sound and offensively pesky Commanders. Bet the dog or check out the UNDER trends? Read More

Aug 28, 2021; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) walks to the field prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings Bills Pick, Allen Elbow Questions

Buffalo is favored small without Josh Allen and will be favored big if he can play. Feel like gambling on his availability? Read More

Green Bay Packers defensive end Cullen Jenkins stuffs Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber for a one yard loss during the fourth quarter of their game Sunday, November 7, 2010 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won, 45-7.Mjs Packers08 14 Of Hoffman Jpg Packers08

Week 10 Trends: Colts, Giants UNDER

See our Week 10 NFL betting trends wrap featuring terrible 49ers home trends and ugly Seattle @ Green Bay streaks. Read More

Oct 31, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson (26) breaks up a pass intended for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Tajae Sharpe (4) in the second half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Carolina Pick, OVER total, Moore TD

This game flew OVER the total a few weeks back and the situation remains unchanged as Atlanta visits Carolina on Thursday. Read More

Aug 14, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens linebacker Odafe Oweh (99) leaps to sack New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston (2) during the first half  at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens Saints Pick, MNF UNDER

Both teams have long injury reports and both teams are likely to focus on the ground game. UNDER anyone?? Read More

Jan 23, 2022; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (7) run the ball for a touchdown  against Los Angeles Rams safety Nick Scott (33)  in a NFC Divisional playoff football game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Pendleton-USA TODAY Sports

Rams Bucs Pick, Tampa Covers at Home

The Rams have covered 6 straight at Tampa Bay, but there are reasons to suggest that streak will end here in Week 9. Read More

Dec 29, 2019; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills offensive guard Ike Boettger (65) prepares to snap the ball to quarterback Matt Barkley (5) in the second quarter against the New York Jets at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Week 9 NFL Trends

The Eagles are huge road chalk at Houston, but they have not been a great bet in this situation. Check out the Week 9 trends. Read More

Oct 30, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) runs with the football against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Eagles Texans Pick, TNF Play OVER?

Philly lays two TDs at Houston on a short week. Yes this is football, not the World Series between the same two cities. Read More

Jan 27, 2020; Miami Beach, Florida; USA; General overall view of  Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills helmets at the NFL Experience at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals Browns Picks, Fade Cincy on MNF

All the trends suggest Cleveland will lose. The matchup breakdown suggests the Browns can cover 3 points in the Week 8 MNF game. Read More

Jan 9, 2022; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) runs the ball against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Dontae Johnson (27) in the first half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Rams Pick, LA Loses to SF Again

The 49ers are minus Deebo Samuel but plus with Christian McCaffrey, while the Rams are mostly minus on offense. SF is -1 on the spread and will cover at LA. Read More

Jan 16, 2022; Tampa, Florida, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) looks to pass the ball in the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers Eagles Pick, Philly Big Off Bye Week

The Steelers might be the league's worst team and they don't get enough points from oddsmakers to cover against one of the league's best. Read More

Oct 9, 2022; Tottenham, ENG;  Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) flips the ball to tight end Robert Tonyan during the second quarter of their game against the New York Giants at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Week 8 Trends: Packers, Steelers DD Dogs

Get Week 8 NFL betting trends update including several key divisional streaks and mind-blowing October trends. Read More

Oct 23, 2022; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is tackled by Carolina Panthers linebacker Frankie Luvu (49) in the third quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens Bucs Pick, Brady 3-Game Losing Streak?

Tom Brady loses three in a row? Baltimore wins again on the road? Don't bet on either of those things in the Thursday Nighter. Read More

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne (1) fakes taking a handoff from Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) during first quarter action. The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted the Cleveland Browns for their only home preseason game at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida Saturday night, August 14, 2021. The Browns led at the half 13 to 0. [Bob Self/Florida Times-Union]Jki 081421 Jagsvsbrowns 52

Broncos Jaguars Pick, London ‘Home’ Game for Jags

Jacksonville plays its ninth London game so maybe this is a 'home' game against Denver. We see them covering three points. Read More

Dec 6, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; New England Patriots running back Damien Harris (37) carries the ball against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Bears Patriots Pick, Harris, Meyers TD props

The Bears have lost three straight and appear headed for a fourth in New England on Monday Night. But 7.5 points leaves that hook out there as hope for Chicago. Read More

Feb 2, 2020; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; San Francisco 49ers receiver Kendrick Bourne (84) runs after a reception against Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs 49ers Pick, UNDER best bet?

KC and SF each come off losses, but the Chiefs are in better shape on the injury front. They are slight road favorites in Week 7. Read More

Nov 8, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  A Chicago Bears helmet is seen on the field before the Bears play the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Week 7 Trends – Titans Off Bye Within Division

The Saints continue to win games in October, but their Thursday Night trends point UNDER. Check out the Titans streaks at Indy. Read More

Dec 27, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) throws a pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos Chargers Pick, LA covers MNF

Russell Wilson is limping and the Broncos have been MNF disasters going back many years. The Chargers look like a good bet here. Read More

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Saints Cardinals Pick, UNDER and Ertz

Arizona is a play-calling mess, New Orleans is an injury mess. Does the Week 7 Thursday Nighter go way UNDER? Read More

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes dives into the end zone for an 8-yard touchdown against the Bills Micah Hyde. The Chiefs won 42-36 in overtime.Syndication Democrat And Chronicle

Buffalo Kansas City Pick, Bills & UNDER?

Buffalo lost a heartbreaker here in January. A win in Week 6 won't make up for it, but it will help. Bills cover the Chiefs in KC. Read More

Sep 26, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay (13) makes a touchdown catch during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens vs Giants Pick, UNDER Best Bet?

The Ravens catch a good spot here with the Giants returning from England with no bye week and off an upset of Green Bay. But the bet is the total. Read More

Oct 10, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) talks with Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) before warm ups at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Week 6 NFL Betting Trends

Trend Dummy finds angles for Week 6, don't wager a penny until you make sure there are no evil trends waiting to wreck your bet. Read More

Sep 11, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery (32) runs the ball in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Bartel-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Chicago Pick, Back Bears on TNF?

We have two choices when two bad teams collide - don't bet at all or bet small on the bad home team. That means the Bears over Commanders. Read More

Nov 22, 2020; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is pressured by Las Vegas Raiders inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (44) during the first half at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Raiders Chiefs Pick, MNF Goes OVER

KC has been pounding the Raiders for years and give 7 points in the Week 5 MNF game - we see more of the same and an OVER bet. Read More

Dec 20, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Eagles Cardinals Pick, Philly to Cover

Philly is 4-0, while Arizona is luck to not be 0-4. On paper, this is one-sided and easy money at 5 points but we don't play on paper. Read More

Jan 9, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Tommy Doyle (72) following the game against the New York Jets at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers Buffalo Bills Pick – Lay the Wood

In betting school, they warn you against backing huge favorites. This Week 5 Steelers-Bills game is different, ignore the rule. Read More

Jan 9, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz (86) waves towards the crowd before a home game against the Seattle Seahawks.Nfl Seahawks Vs Cardinals

Week 5 NFL Betting Trends

Its the biggest Steelers dog number ever, UNDER trends galore on Thursday - check out Trend Dummy's database mining results. Read More

Aug 27, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Russel Wilson (3) in the first quarter of their game against the Minnesota Vikings at Empower Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Colts Broncos Pick, UNDER on TNF?

Two underachieving teams, two shitty offenses, lots of UNDER trends - does Denver-Indianapolis go UNDER on Week 5 TNF? Read More

Jan 30, 2022; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws a pass against the San Francisco 49ers in the first half during the NFC Championship Game at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Rams 49ers Betting Prediction, MNF Dog & UNDER?

The Rams start to turn the Tide on the 49ers, after getting rolled for multiple seasons. LA can win outright here in the Week 4 MNF game. Read More

Dec 8, 2019; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meets Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) at mid-field after a game at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Baltimore Pick, Bills Blowout

Buffalo is too good to lose two in a row, even in a tough environment at Baltimore. They will cover easily in Week 4. Read More

Jan 30, 2022; Inglewood, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams in the first half during the NFC Championship Game at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Week 4 trends – Saints win, Dolphins lose

Week 4 NFL trends see a continuing streak for the Saints and more from the NFL betting database. Read More

Jan 3, 2021; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) is sacked by New York Giants nose tackle Dalvin Tomlinson (94) in the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Week 3 Trends – Miami, Green Bay as Dogs?

Week 3 NFL betting trends find some perfect OVER trends and compelling ATS streaks as well. Check out Trend Dummy's research. Read More

Sep 11, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) during the first quarter of a Week 1 NFL football game at Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Sam Greene-USA TODAY Sports

NFL 0-2 Teams Out of Playoffs

Your team is 0-2 and you can forget about the playoffs. That's what history tells us. Read More

Baltimore Ravens punter Sam Koch (4) punts against the Miami Dolphins during NFL game at Hard Rock Stadium Thursday in Miami Gardens.Baltimore Ravens V Miami Dolphins 063

Miami Baltimore Pick, UNDER the play?

Baltimore had dominated Miami before getting smacked last season. The Ravens are small home chalk but the total is the best bet. Read More

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) throws Buffalo Bills cornerback Josh Norman (29) aside as he rushes up the field during the second quarter at Nissan Stadium Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn.Nas Titans Bills 001

Week 2 Trends: Seahawks 11-1 ATS as dog angle

Week 2 NFL betting trends offer a bounty of one-sided angles you should consider before placing your Week 2 wagers. Read More

Jan 13, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Detailed view of the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship logo on the field at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Week 1 NFL Trends

Seattle bites hard as an underdog, the Rams get off to quick starts and the Colts have been a guaranteed loss in recent season openers. Read More

Jul 28, 2021; Orchard Park, NY, United States; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) speaks with the media after practice at the Buffalo Bills Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

NFL MVP Betting Odds

NFL MVP odds always generate discussion and plenty of wagering each NFL preseason. See who the NFL MVP favorites and darkhorses are this season. Read More

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow gives his first press conference of the season as he returns from appendectomy surgery on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.Joe Burrow Presser

Bet against Super Bowl losers in Week 1

There was a time, not too long ago, when betting against the loser of the Super Bowl in Week 1 of the following season was a lock. A guaranteed winner. Easy money. Read More

Lee Corso waves while wearing a Brutus Buckeye head as, from left, Desmond Howard, Rece Davis, Archie Griffin, and Kirk Herbstreit applaud his pick during ESPN's College GameDay broadcast from the campus of Ohio State prior to the NCAA football game against the Michigan State Spartans in Columbus on Nov. 21, 2015. (Adam Cairns / The Columbus Dispatch)Osu15msu Ac 07

College football betting trends Week 1 2022

Notre Dame almost never wins as double-digit dogs, but they are catching 17 points at Ohio State - plenty of room to lose and still cover. Read More

Sep 19, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Jared Wayne (5) runs after a catch as Syracuse Orange defensive back Devon Clarke (11) defends during the second quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

West Virginia Pitt Pick, UNDER 51?

Pitt opens as the No. 17 ranked team but West Virginia aims to knock them down early, just like in the old Backyard Brawl days. Read More

Nov 28, 2021; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase (1) celebrates the first down during the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl Parlays: FanDuel Bets, Props

Parlays can be fun, they can also be super profitable. FanDuel's early lineup of Super Bowl parlays features stars of Super Bowl 56. Read More

Jan 2, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates the win after the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl 56 Betting Trends

Super Bowl 56 trends favor the underdogs overall and Cincy specifically, but the Rams head-to-head and as chalk. Read More

Dec 5, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) looks to pass in the fourth quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Rams Pick, NFC Title Game Upset

Can the 49ers make it lucky 7 wins in a row vs the Rams? History says yes, trends say yes and the point spread is tempting. Read More

Sep 26, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is stopped by Los Angeles Rams safety Nick Scott (33) after a catch in the second half of the game at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Rams Buccaneers Pick, Total Too High?

Is the Bucs Rams total too high? Can the Rams repeat their Week 3 win over Tampa? Trends point to one outcome, get the pick. Read More

Oct 3, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams tight end Tyler Higbee (89) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals defensive end Michael Dogbe (91) and cornerback Byron Murphy (7) in the second half at SoFi Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Rams 37-20. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals Rams Prediction, LA Cruises to Win

The Rams have the superior team, even with Arizona getting key players back from injury. Neither team covers in the post-season, so.... Read More

Dec 20, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) hands off to running back Raheem Mostert (31) against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Cowboys Pick, Dallas Small Home Faves

Dallas is a small home favorite and we predict this line with climb during the week. Bet the Cowboys -3? Trend Dummy weighs in. Read More

Nov 15, 2021; Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel (19) runs for a touchdown past Los Angeles Rams cornerback Robert Rochell (31) in the second quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

49ers Rams Pick, SF Win and In?

The Niners tempt playoff fate by losing here in LA in Week 18. We are not sure they will need Atlanta's help to earn a Wild Card. Read More

Nov 1, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Dallas Cowboys offensive guard Zack Martin (70) prepares for the snap against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Cowboys Eagles Pick, Dallas Covers in Philly

Philly may play its starters or the Eagles may play possum - Dallas promises to bring its A team, which probably means a Dallas cover. Read More

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates after sacking Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) in the first quarter during their football game Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.Uscp 71xb6nzxky91i3cxus6e OriginalSyndication: PackersNewsSyndication: Unknown

Vikings Packers Prediction, OVER best bet?

Is the total the best bet as Minnesota visits Green Bay as Week 17 underdogs? Trend Dummy believes so. Read More

Nov 14, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb (88) celebrates after a victory against the Atlanta Falcons at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals Cowboys Pick, Cards upset?

Dallas is winning and getting hype. Arizona is losing and getting trolled. Hype Train, meet the Cardinals.... Read More

Nov 13, 2021; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Georgia Bulldogs helmets sit on the sideline in a game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports

Orange Bowl Betting: Michigan Georgia Pick

Michigan will try to grind the ball on the ground and count on their defense vs favored Georgia. Orange Bowl betting in 2021! Read More

Dec 26, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) runs for a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs Bengals Pick, KC covers 5 points

KC almost always wins on the road, although they have dropped five straight at Cincy? Which trend continues? Trend Dummy picks KC to cover. Read More

Dec 19, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) attempts a pass against the New York Jets during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Dolphins Titans Pick, Chalk and UNDER

The UNDER is probably safer but we play the Titans as small home chalk to end Miami's weird win streak at seven games. Read More

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford waves at the crowd as he exits the field after the Lions' 28-19 loss to the Rams on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, in Inglewood, California.

Rams Ravens Pick, Huntley or Lamar?

The Ravens desperately need this and will win outright or stick around to cover 5.5 point against the visiting LA Rams. Read More

Sep 19, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; New Orleans Saints helmets during the pregame action between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Dolphins Saints Pick, Under 37 Best Bet?

The Saints are on a 4th string QB, the Dolphins are on a 6-game win streak. Miami is small chalk in Week 16 MNF. Read More

Aug 17, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (5) runs from Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Justin Hamilton (74) during the third quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers Chiefs Pick, KC covers again?

KC has covered five straight - make it six at home to Pittsburgh in Week 16 as the Chiefs cover double digits. Read More

Dec 6, 2021; Orchard Park, New York, USA; New England Patriots running back Damien Harris (37) breaks free past Buffalo Bills linebacker Tyrel Dodson (53) and defensive end A.J. Epenesa (57) to score a touchdown in the first quarter at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Bills Pats Pick, Buffalo Moneyline

The Bills are motivated, the Pats are sagging and the point spread is small for a Buffalo team hungry for revenge. Read More

Oct 23, 2021; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver John Metchie III (8) is pushed out of bounds by Tennessee Volunteers defensive back Brandon Turnage (29) during the first half at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

College Football Bowl Betting Trends

Bowl trends are tricky. Teams seldom face each other head to head but situational trends abound, check out the Dummy's 2021 bowl tips. Read More

Nov 15, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Josh Reynolds (11) runs the ball against Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) during the first half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Seahawks Rams OVER? Tuesday Picks

The Seahawks have covered 6 straight games when dogs of a TD or more. Does the Tuesday Nighter at Rams make it seven? Read More