Derek Carr and the resurgent Oakland Raiders are facing the Denver Broncos for the AFC West lead in Week 9, but could get exposed as a pretender.
Oakland comes into the first-place showdown listed as only a one-point favorite against Denver with a 43.5-point total at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Raiders are 2-5 straight-up and 0-7 against the spread in their last seven home games, according to the OddsShark NFL Database. The Broncos are 5-2 SU in their last seven games on the road after consecutive home games.
The New York Giants are favored by three points against the Philadelphia Eagles, with a 43-point total. The Eagles are 13-3 SU and ATS in their last 16 games against the Giants. The Giants beat the Los Angeles Rams in Week 7 before their bye week, but are 2-5 SU in their last seven games after a win.
The Baltimore Ravens are 2.5-point favorites against the AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers, with a 43.5-point total. The Steelers who have lost their last three games against the Ravens, are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games after losing the previous game in a matchup. The Ravens are 2-13-2 ATS in their last 17 games as a favorite.
The Miami Dolphins are 3.5-point favorites on the Vegas lines against the New York Jets. There is a 44-point total for the AFC East matchup. The Jets are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against teams with losing records. The Dolphins are 2-8 SU in their last 10 AFC East games.
The Minnesota Vikings are 6.5-point favorites against the Detroit Lions. The Lions are 1-7 SU and 2-6 ATS in their last eight road games against teams with winning records. The Vikings have a 6-0 ATS streak at home.
The San Diego Chargers are 5.5-point favorites against the Tennessee Titans. The total is 47 points. The Titans beat Jacksonville in Week 8 but are 0-6 ATS in their last six games after a win. The Chargers are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games as a favorite.
The Green Bay Packers are seven-point favorites against the Indianapolis Colts. The total is 54 points. The Colts are 6-0 ATS in their last six November games. The Packers are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games as a favorite of 7.5 points or more.
Finally, the Seattle Seahawks are seven-point favorites against the Buffalo Bills, with a 44-point total in the Monday game. The Bills are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games as an underdog of 7.5 or less. The Seahawks are 1-4 ATS in their last five games as a favorite of 7.5 or less.