The Dallas Cowboys boast one of the best NFL betting trends in the first half of the season with a 7-0 against the spread (ATS) record. The Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans, and Arizona Cardinals also join the Cowboys as the best ATS betting teams in the NFL after the first eight weeks of the season.
The Indianapolis Colts defeated the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football, but they just missed the Top 4 with a 6-3 ATS record.
|NFL BEST ATS BETTING TRENDS|
|Green Bay Packers||7-1||7-1|
Overall, only 10 teams in the league during the first half of the season posted a record that was .500 or above.
Cowboys 7-0 ATS
The Dallas Cowboys posted a 6-1 record in the first half of the season. Dak Prescott had a huge edge in winning the Comeback Player of the Year, but he’s also making a good case for MVP as well with 16 touchdowns and only four interceptions. The Cowboys host the Denver Broncos (4-4 SU, 4-4 ATS) at the Jerry Dome in Week 9. The Cowboys are favorites by double digits, even with Prescott hobbled by a calf injury. The Cowboys have to whoop the Broncos by 11 or more points to keep their perfect betting record alive and improve to 8-0 ATS.
Packers 7-1 ATS
The Green Bay Packers lost their first game of the season, but then won seven in a row. They’ll be tested in Week 9 without Aaron Rodgers, who tested positive for COVID-19. untested backup Jordan Love gets his first start for the Packers, where they’re a +7 underdog. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (4-4 SU, 2-6 ATS) caught a break facing a Rodgers-less Packers squad.
Titans 6-2 ATS
The Tennessee Titans incurred a bad injury beat when they lost running back Derrick Henry for the rest of the regular season with a fractured foot. In the first half of the season, the Titans covered at a 6-2 ATS clip thanks to a couple of big wins over the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs in consecutive weeks. The Titans are dogs once again at +7 when they visit the Los Angeles Rams (7-1 SU, 4-4 ATS) on Sunday Night Football.
Cardinals 6-2 ATS
The Arizona Cardinals started the season 7-0 and were the last undefeated team remaining before they were upended by the Green Bay Packers in Week 8. Overall, the Cards were a profitable venture in the first half of the season with a 6-2 ATS record. Kyler Murray is nursing a sprained ankle. He’s a game-time decision this week against the San Francisco 49ers (3-4 SU, 2-5 ATS). Bettors think Murray will not play, which is why the 49ers are -2.5 favorites in a tough NFC West divisional matchup.