NFL Week 13 betting trends: Patriots go OVER, Jaguars win on road

Thomas B. Shea

The Jaguars are terrible on the field, but wonderful at the payout window. The Cowboys are perfect at home - perfect for those betting against them, that is. Check out the Week 13 NFL trends, courtesy of OddsShark.com.

The Jacksonville Jaguars rank dead last in Super Bowl odds and are generally regarded as the worst team in the NFL, but don't tell that to NFL bettors.

Because the dirty little secret that sportsbooks don't want you to know is this - the Jaguars cover the spread.

How many times have the Jaguars covered the spread in their last six games? If you answered ‘6', congratulations and check out the tempting +7 point spread as they visit Buffalo this week.

Week 13 NFL trends see plenty of intriguing angles and patterns, none of which are quite as compelling as the New England Patriots trends within the division. The Pats visit Miami and bettors know that in the last 17 games within the AFC East, the Patriots have played OVER the total 16 times.

That's right, 16-1 favoring the OVER. That's right, the same Pats team that has played nine consecutive OVERs this season.

Speaking of 16, that is the number of home games that the Baltimore Ravens have won in a row. Those are straight up wins, not ATS, but it's something to think about as the Steelers visit in Week 13.

Half of 16 is 8, which is the number of consecutive ATS losses the Dallas Cowboys have suffered at home. They face the Eagles in Week 13 (no line yet due to injury situations in Philly), who will be trying to avoid their eighth straight loss. They come in riding an 0-6 ATS streak.

The Packers are 8-1 ATS within their division as they face the Vikings. The Titans are 1-8 ATS within their division as they face Houston.

Check out the opening Week 13 odds and betting trends for each team.

Thu - New Orleans at Atlanta (-3.5) (8:20pm ET)

New Orleans is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games vs Atlanta
Falcons 16-3 SU past 19 games as favorite

Sun - Jacksonville at Buffalo (-7) (1:00pm ET)

Jaguars 6-0 ATS past 6 road games
Road team is 6-2 ATS past 8 meetings

Sun - Seattle at Chicago (off) (1:00pm ET)

Past 7 meetings all played OVER the total
Seattle is 14-3-1 ATS past 18 games as underdog

Sun - San Francisco at St. Louis (+8) (1:00pm ET)

Rams 3-1 ATS past 4 at home to San Francisco
Rams 8-3 ATS past 11 games as underdog

Sun - New England at Miami (+8.5) (1:00pm ET)

Patriots 8-1-1 ATS past 10 road games
Dolphins 13-4 ATS past 17 as dog of 8+ points

Sun - Arizona at NY Jets (-4.5) (1:00pm ET)

Cardinals 0-4 SU vs Jets since 1980
UNDER is 10-3 past 13 Arizona road games

Sun - Indianapolis at Detroit (-4.5) (1:00pm ET)

Colts 1-4 ATS past 5 as road underdog
OVER is 10-1 past 11 Lions games as favorites

Sun - Minnesota at Green Bay (-10) (1:00pm ET)

Vikings 2-12 SU past 14 games within NFC North
Packers 8-1 ATS past 9 within NFC North

Sun - Houston at Tennessee (+4.5) (1:00pm ET)

Titans 1-8 ATS past 9 within division
Texans 8-2 ATS past 19 games within division

Sun - Carolina at Kansas City (off) (1:00pm ET)

Panthers 7-2 ATS past 9 road games
Chiefs 3-13 SU past 16 home games

Sun - Tampa Bay at Denver (-7) (4:05pm ET)

Bucs 4-0-1 ATS vs Denver since 1982
Bucs 5-0 ATS past 5 road games

Sun - Cleveland at Oakland (off) (4:25pm ET)

Browns 5-0-1 ATS past 6 vs Raiders
Raiders 1-5 ATS past 6 home games

Sun - Cincinnati at San Diego (pick) (4:25pm ET)

OVER is 7-0-1 past 8 meetings since 1990s
Chargers 1-8 ATS past 9 vs AFC North teams

Sun - Pittsburgh at Baltimore (off) (4:25pm ET)

Steelers 2-7 SU past 9 trips to Baltimore
Ravens won 16 in a row SU at home

Sun - Philadelphia at Dallas (off) (8:20pm ET)

Cowboys 0-8 ATS past 8 home games
UNDER is 9-1 past 10 Eagles games in NFC East

Mon - NY Giants at Washington (+1.5) (8:30pm ET)

Redskins 4-0 ATS past 4 vs Giants
Redskins 9-2 ATS past 11 within NFC East

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