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ATL Falcons Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions DET Lions
DET Detroit +1.0 (-110)

Both of these offenses should be fairly even (especially once the starters hit the bench), but the Lions have more NFL-caliber talent on the other side of the ball. That's enough for me to back them against a Falcons team that will likely be giving plenty of snaps to a third-round rookie QB who played in the AAC last season. 

NYJ Jets New York Jets at Philadelphia Eagles PHI Eagles
PHI Philadelphia Eagles Eagles +3 (-110)

Philadelphia will more than likely give its starters a longer leash than New York for this game, and it has better depth overall. Especially at quarterback, the Eagles have plenty of aspects going for them in this matchup. After this line opened at +3, Philadelphia has moved to +1.5 or +1 depending on the book.

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SD Padres San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals WAS Nationals
San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals Over 8.5 (-143)

Everything we discussed thus far points to a high-scoring affair Friday night. We’ve talked about the starting pitching, the Padres loaded lineup, as well as a Washington side that plates runs. But, there’s one more thing in our favor. The Nationals’ bullpen has served up a whopping 59 home runs and has blown 10 of their 38 save opportunities, with the seventh-highest team ERA and tenth in walks allowed in baseball. 

NYY Yankees New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox BOS Red Sox
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox o9.5 (-106)

You can’t trust either starting pitcher as far as you can throw them. That automatically piques interest in the Over, but let’s see if the high total of 9.5 is warranted. These two teams have combined for fireworks, cashing the Over in each of the last seven meetings. How does that trend play out in Fenway? Not bad at all — the Over is 5-0 over the previous five meetings in Boston.

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