NFL Take 3: Week 1 Predictions with the Spread

September 9, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Football season is finally here and the sports books in Las Vegas are about to get very crowded.
Week 1 is one of the toughest weeks to bet on because the lines are based mostly on last season's results and this year's preseason games. Consider your betting woes over as I give you three games that will keep your wallets happy.
Miami at Houston (-13)
This is typically a game that I would take the points, but this matchup is an exception.
Arian Foster is banged up with a knee injury but is expected to play on Sunday. Houston was a top-15 offense last season, even with injuries sidelining Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson, and is one of the most balanced attacks in the league.
On defense Houston is stacked and will key on Reggie Bush, who is Miami's only offensive playmaker. Ryan Tannehill will struggle in his NFL debut against one of the strongest secondaries in the league and Miami will have trouble scoring points.
Thirteen points is a lot to give, ...

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