NFL Week 8 predictions: Bill will win big over Dolphins

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BILLS (-14) implicit Dolphins

These AFC East foes are thoroughly acquainted with 1 another. The Bills unopen retired the Dolphins, 35-0, successful Miami successful Week 2. Buffalo is coming disconnected a nonaccomplishment astatine Tennessee.

Two much brushed spots (visits to the Jaguars and Jets) follow. Josh Allen and the Bills person the powerfulness to consummate this.

Bengals (-10.5) implicit JETS

It’s Cincinnati’s 3rd consecutive roadworthy crippled successful this season’s opening fractional — which whitethorn beryllium astir the lone happening holding this powerhouse back, successful the aftermath of immense routs astatine Detroit and Baltimore. The docket gets markedly tougher successful abbreviated order, but the moving crippled is mounting up QB Joe Burrow’s tosses.

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COLTS (+1.5) implicit Titans

Failing to discern a coagulated percent borderline here, astatine the market. That said, mightiness instrumentality a look astatine Indianapolis, with a roster that appears to harbor greater important upside potential. The Titans person impressed of late, but reluctant to get carried away.

Rams (-14.5) implicit TEXANS

Schedule concern circumstances broadly favour the talent-rich visitors, particularly disconnected their non-covering cruise implicit the Lions past week connected the Left Coast. Bigger games (Tennessee, astatine San Francisco, astatine Green Bay) follow.

Steelers (+3.5) implicit BROWNS

Mike Tomlin’s squad caught its bye starring into this accepted helmet-buster, gaining a spate of refreshment connected the heels of a brace of location wins. Of course, the Steelers bushed Buffalo successful their opener, and person beaten Denver and Seattle, starring into this. The Browns are susceptible if Baker Mayfield tin go, but the Steelers inactive tin property the close buttons.

LIONS (+3.5) implicit Eagles

The Eagles proceed to hobble themselves with brutally dilatory starts, frustrating galore a protagonist with their first-half pratfalls. We’d usually look to coaching unit for answers earlier blaming idiosyncratic players. We haven’t utilized the winless Lions often this season, but looking that mode here.

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49ers (-4) implicit BEARS

San Francisco has a tricky lookahead to hosting the Cardinals connected the heels of this, truthful determination are imaginable intelligence hazards successful play — but the Niners person played with absorption and favoritism connected the roadworthy each season, truthful expect nary slip-ups. Rookie Bears QB Justin Fields has sizeable potential, but needs help. Bears manager Matt Nagy expected to beryllium absent, inactive quarantining aft investigating affirmative for COVID-19.

FALCONS (-3) implicit Panthers

A diabolical NFC South workout successful the Indian Summer of big QB Matt Ryan’s career. Still person nary crushed to urgently expect the contiguous instrumentality of workhorse RB Christian McCaffrey for the foreseeable aboriginal — which leaves Ryan tossing galore close darts downfield.

CHARGERS (-4) implicit Patriots

Many league observers recognize New England volition apt respond unfavorably aft uncovering things each excessively casual erstwhile pitted against the Jets successful Foxborough. The Bolts took the worst of it erstwhile successful Baltimore earlier their bye, but whitethorn find the Pats easier pickings erstwhile they sojourn California. Pats QB Mac Jones has lessons to learn.

Jaguars (+3.5) implicit SEAHAWKS

A hard call, fixed Russell Wilson is successful dry-dock successful the Pacific Northwest for a while. It’s pugnacious to spot Geno Smith laying much than a trey, though helium should rack up much points than accustomed versus the Jags.

BRONCOS (-3) implicit Washington

Teddy Bridgewater doesn’t request to beryllium 1 of the all-time QB greats to lord it implicit a defence arsenic humble arsenic the variation presently repping for the nation’s capital. Expecting Teddy B. to get past a humble laic fig versus the visitors’ dubious D.

SAINTS (+4.5) implicit Buccaneers

Not needfully calling for a straight-up win, but bash expect this to beryllium competitive, fixed the Bucs’ important cardinal antiaircraft injuries — and the Saints’ clear-cut capabilities connected their amended days.

VIKINGS (+2.5) implicit Cowboys

A crisp Sunday nighttime representation is present clouded by capableness questions involving the information of Dallas marvel Dak Prescott’s non-throwing shoulder. The Vikings could beryllium precise pugnacious retired present if Prescott’s little than astatine his sharpest.

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Giants (+10) implicit CHIEFS

Again stress that this is Big Blue’s preferred relation successful their contiguous form, starring with their comparatively stiff defense. Would beryllium foolish to abbreviated K.C. excessively aggressively, but truthful agelong arsenic the visitors steer wide of gross violative miscues, this whitethorn good beryllium close.