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PRO FOOTBALL SELECTIONS

Here are the betting lines and predictions made for Pro Football by Linemaker.com. Next to the Linemaker or Jim The Bookie's Line is the Opening Betting Line. The Linemaker  Line can actually be used by you against the actual Betting Line to make selections. You play the favorite, underdog, over or under based on the difference from the Linemaker Line to the Betting Line.

Bye Teams: GREEN.
 
Imposter Lines: RED.
 
Linemaker Best Bets: RED.

Last  Monday Night: PURPLE.

Monday Night Game: BLUE

Thursday Night Game: ORANGE

Sunday Night Game: YELLOW.

Suspect Games: Gray

 
 
 
 

POINT SHAVING ALERT

The following is a watch list of pro football teams to watch for point shaving activities in 2018.  Linemaker is making this list of teams on this chart so that the sports betting public can spot teams that may have an incentive to rig the games this season.
 
 
Teams - Week #14 2018  Opening Line Closing Line Cover Line Move Not Cover Line Move No Line Move
Ari. +1 +2.5 x
Atl. +5.5 +4 x
Bal. +9 +6.5 x
Buf.. -3.5
    -4.5 
x
Car. pick -1 x
Chi. +4.5 +3 x
Cin. +14.5 +16.5 x
Cle. pick +1 x
Dal. -4 -3.5 x
Den. -6 -3 x
Det. -1 -2.5 x
GB. -5.5 -4 x
Hou. -4.5 -4 x
Ind. +4.5 +4 x
Jac. +4.5 +5.5 x
KC. -9 -6.5 x
LAC. -14.5
    -16.5 
x
LAR. -4.5 -3 x
Mia. +10 +9 x
Min. +3.5 +3 x
NE. -10 -9 x
NO. -10 -9.5 x
NYG. +1 -3 x
NYJ. +3.5 +4.5 x
Oak. +13 +10 x
Phi. +4 +3.5 x
Pit. -13 -10 x
SF. +6 +3 x
Sea. -3.5 -3 x
TB. +10 +9.5 x
Ten. -4.5 -5.5 x
Was. -1 +3 x
 
In the first week of pre-season of the 16 games played the betting line moved in the direction that the public bet on the games. Eight of these money moves did come in and cover the point spread. And eight of the games did not cover the point spread. This means the sports betting public was wrong on 50 percent of the money line moves.

In the second week of pre-season the money line moved for 16 games. Of these money line moves six games actually covered the point spread in the direction the public bet on the games. And nine did not cover the point spread. And there was one tie. So the official spread record of the money line moves this week was 6-9-1. The sports betting public was wrong in 9 out of 16 money line moves this week.

In the third week of pre-season there were 16 games played. Seven of those games actually covered the point spread line in the direction the public bet it. And in nine games the teams did not cover the line based on the direction the public bet it. The public money on the games was wrong 9 out of 16 games again.

In the fourth week of pre-season there were 16 games played. Seven of those games actually covered the point spread of the game in the direction that the line moved. And nine games did not. The public money on the games was wrong 9 out of 16 games again.

In the 16 games played in the first week of the 2018 season. Nine games actually covered the point spread in the direction the public bet the line. And six games did not cover the line move and there was one tie. The sports betting public was correct 9 out of 16 games this week.

+In the the first 16 games played in the second week of the season. Four games actually covered the money line move. And nine games did not cover the money line move. And there were three games where the line did not move at all.So far this week the public was wrong in their wagering on the games nine out of 13 games.

In the 16 games played in week #3, six games actually covered the point spread in the direction that the line moved. And six games did not cover the line in the direction that the line moved. And in four games the line did not move. The public got it wrong in six out of 12 games this week.

In the 15 games played in Week #4, five games actually covered the point spread in the direction that the public bet the line move. Six games did not cover the line in the direction that the public bet the line move. And there were four games where the line did not move. The public got the betting on the games wrong in six out of eleven games this week.

In Week #5 there were 15 games played in the NFL. During these games five games actually covered the money line move in the direction it moved. And seven games did not cover the money line move in the direction the sports betting public bet on the games. And there were three games where the betting line did not move. The public got the betting on the games wrong in seven out of 12 games!

In Week #6 there were 15 games played in the NFL. During these games four games actually covered the line in the direction it was bet on. And nine games did not cover the line move. And there were two games where the line did not move. The public got the betting on the games wrong nine out of 13 games. The real big non-cover was the Chicago Bears. Their line went from opening at -1 to closing at -7. And they did not cover the point spread. They lost the game straight up.

In Week #7 there were 14 games played. During these games six actually covered the line in the direction of the money line move. And five games did not cover the line move. And there were three games where the line did not move.The public got the betting on the games wrong in five out of eleven games.

In Week #8 there were 14 games played. During these games nine actually covered the line in the direction of the money line move. And two games did not cover the line move. And there were three games where the line did not move. The public got the betting wrong on the games in two out of 11 games..

In Week #9 there were 13 games played. During these games three teams actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And eight games did not cover the line move. And there were two games where the line did not move. The public got the betting wrong on the games in eight out of eleven games.

In Week #10 there 14 games played. During these games eight teams actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And four games did not cover the line move. And there were two games where the line did not move.  The public got the betting wrong on the games in four out of twelve games.

In Week #11 there were 13 games played. During these games two games actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And six games did not cover the line move. In one game the line did not move. And in four games the final score of those games tied the line. The public got the betting wrong on the games in six out of eight games.

In Week #12 there were 15 games played. During these games seven teams actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And five games did not cover the line move. And in three games the line did not move. The public got the betting wrong on the games this week in five out of 12 games.

In Week #13 there were 16 games played. During these games nine teams actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And six games did not cover the line move. And in one game the line did not move. The public got the betting wrong on the games this week in six out of 15 games.

In Week #14 there were 16 games played. During these games nine teams actually covered the point spread in the direction of the line move. And seven games did not cover the line move. The public got the betting wrongon the games this week in seven out of 16 games.
 

 NFL Week #15 2018
 
Date Teams Predicted Score Adjusted Score Defensive Rating Plus Number Home/Away Home Field Opening Line Bet The Colors Final Score
Thur. 12/13 Lac. 30 25 (41) +5 20 56.5 XXXXXXXX
H. KC. 31 31 (36) 25 14 -3.5
Sat.12/15 Hou. 30 26 (42) +8 27 -6.5
H. NYJ. 15 21 (34) 23 -22 42.5
A. Cle. 22 16 (40) 31 44.5 XXXXXXXX
H. Den. 20 13 (41) +1 20 7 -4
Sun. 12/16 GB. 19 27 (39) 8 46.5
H. Chi. 24 17 (43) +4 30 10 -5
A. Det. 23 19 (40) +5 24 pick XXXXXXXX
H. Buf. 16 17 (35) 17 -4 38
A. TB. 16 13 (37) 18 47
H. Bal. 27 22 (45) +8 33 10 -8.5
A. Ari. 19 5 (36) +2 29 44
H. Atl. 27 23 (34) 23 -7 -10
A. Oak. 24 32 (36) +1 22 46.5 XXXXXXXX
H. Cin. 25 26 (35) 26 -22 -3
A. Ten. 22 30 (40) +4 22 43.5 XXXXXXXX
H. NYG. 24 38 (36) 22 3 -3
A. Mia. 18 35 (36) 18 44 XXXXXXXX
H Min. 23 8 (41) +5 25 11 -9.5 XXXXXXXX
A. Was. 15 9 (37) 8 36 XXXXXXXX
H. Jac. 18 10 (41) +4 22 6 -8.5
A. Dal. 22 29 (41) +2 18 47 XXXXXXXX
H. Ind. 23 25 (39) 27 17 -3
A. Sea. 28 26 (41) +5 18 -5.5 XXXXXXXX
H. SF. 16 22 (36) 22 6 44.5
A. NE. 25 29 (38) 20 -1.5
H. Pit. 28 17 (40) +2 33 -3 49.5
A. Phi. 20 27 (37) 14 54.5
H. LAR. 31 17 (39) +2 38 4 -9.5 XXXXXXXX
No Byes
Mon.12/17
A. NO. 34 20 (42) +6 26 -7 XXXXXXXX
H. Car. 21 12 (36) 25 -3 54.5
                                      
 
 
 
Superbowl  02/04/2018
 
 
Date Teams Predicted Score Adjusted Score Defensive Rating Plus Number Home/Away Home Field Opening Line Bet The Colors Final
02/04/2018
A. Phi. 24 44 (49) +4 28 47 XXXXXXXXXX 41
H. NE. 19 17 (45) 23 17 -6 33
 
 
 

 
 
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