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Sean Green hosts the Sports Gambling Podcast and is our expert on losing money.
The snacks are prepared, the beers are on ice and your girlfriend is failing to realize the importance of "fantasy draft season," which can only mean one thing...Football has arrived!
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
What does AT&T and Eli Manning have in common? They both own the new Dallas Cowboys stadium. Eli Manning is an amazing 4-0 in the Jerry Jones monstrosity and there is no reason to think that streak won’t continue. The X-Factor in this game is Dez Bryant who will torch the Giants secondary as if they're burlesque tassels. It's setting up to be a shootout in Big D, but look for the Giants to keep it close or win outright.
Houston Texans at San Diego Chargers
Standard gambling advice says to take the home dog on Monday Night, but this San Diego Chargers team is far from standard and the only dog they resemble is Old Yeller. Meanwhile if the Texans were a movie they'd be "Fast and Furious," consistently jumping out to strong starts including last year's 11-1 run. San Diego was 2-6 ATS at home last year and they are starting an offensive line that has more holes in it than Aaron Hernandez's alibi which means big plays from J.J. Watt and a win for Houston.
Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams
Tyrann Mathieu isn't the only one high on the Arizona Cardinals this year, a number of prognosticators including myself expect Arizona to rebound from their 5-11 2012 showing and St. Louis is the perfect place to start. The Rams will struggle to replace the lost production from Stephen Jackson and Danny Amendola. St. Louis was favored only twice last year and failed to cover both times and I don't see the Rams bucking that trend anytime soon.
Prosperous Prop Bets
Will any Team go 16-0 in the 2013 Regular Season?
You and Larry Csonka can pop champagne together when an NFL team fails to go undefeated.
Who will be the first head coach fired during the 2013 Regular Season?
Jason Garrett 15/2
If the Cowboys get off to a slow start look for Jerry Jones to axe Jason Garrett in favor of someone he would love to see as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys...Jerry Jones.