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Week 2 Results

Volume IX-Week 2

September 18, 2007

2007 Results

      

Week

Year to Date

%

Ben's Picks

-5

3-2 5-5 50%
Ben's Power Rating (BPR)

3-1

4-4

50%

Teasers 3-2 7-5 58%

Over/Unders

4-0 7-1 88%
HD's v Opposite Turf 4-1 5-1 83%

Closing Lines and Final Scores

 
Ben's Picks

All trends are ATS (Against The Spread) unless otherwise specified.

  • Loser - 4* OVER The Total --- Buffalo v PITTSBURGH --- Bills allowed 400 yards last week and 3 defensive starters went down with injuries.

 

  • WINNER - 4* Houston v CAROLINA --- Texans are much improved, Panthers bad favorite.

 

  • Loser - 4* San Diego v NEW ENGLAND --- Chargers get revenge, cheaters never prosper.

 

  • WINNER - 3* San Fran v ST. LOUIS --- Rams defense not ready for prime time.

 

  • WINNER - 3* Seattle v ARIZONA --- Cards home Dog, play Hawks tough.
 
Picks Results = 3-2 for +2*
 
Teasers

  (Teasers MUST include key numbers: 3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, etc.)

·        PITTSBURGH -3 No Play

·        Cincy -2.5 Loser

·        Houston +11 WINNER

·        San Fran +10 No Play

·        BALTIMORE -6 WINNER

·        CHICAGO -6 WINNER

·        San Diego +10 No Play

·        PHILLY -2 Loser

 
Teaser Total = 3-2
 
The Over/Under's

·        Cincy v CLEVELAND OVER WINNER

·        Seattle v ARIZONA OVER WINNER

·        Kansas v CHICAGO UNDER WINNER

·        Washington v PHILLY UNDER WINNER

 
O/U Results = 4-0
 
HD's v Opposite Turf Teams
  • CLEVELAND WINNER
  • TENNESSEE WINNER
  • GIANTS if Dog No Play
  • TAMPA WINNER
  • MIAMI Loser
  • ARIZONA WINNER
 
Home Dog Results = 4-1
 

Closing Lines and Final Scores

 
Potential BPR Plays

    Remember compare the BPR (Ben’s Power Rating) to the spread, in the chart below, and if there’s a difference of 4 points or more, in your favor, then that’s a potential play. Below are the potential plays for this week; I have already added the 4 points. (Check individual game BPR's for any  line movements):

 

  • Buffalo +7 or greater
  • San Fran +4 or greater
  • MIAMI +4.5 or greater
  • Wash. +6.5 or greater
  • Tenn. +5 or greater
  • GIANTS +1.5 or greater
  • Jets +10 or greater
  • Houston +7 or greater
  • TAMPA +2.5 or greater
  • Oakland +12 or greater

NFL WEEK 2

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2007

Potential BPR Plays in Bold

EST

Line

BPR

Play If

Notes

201 Buffalo Bills

E: 1:00

37

 

+7

Many, many Injuries on defense

202 Pittsburgh Steelers

9.5

-3

+1

Will pound the ball.

203 Cincy Bengals

E: 1:00

7

-6.5

-2.5

Defense still a ?

204 Cleveland Browns

41.5

 

+10.5

QB issues, which way is up?

205 Indy Colts

E: 1:00

7

-1

+3

Not sold on defense

206 Tennessee Titans

46

 

+5

Monster rushing last week

207 Houston Texans

E: 1:00

38

 

+7

Should be upgraded

208 Carolina Panthers

6.5

-3

+1

Not sold on offense

209 San Fran Niners

E: 1:00

44

Pk

+4

New defense should slow down Rams

210 St. Louis Rams

3

 

+4

Defense still a ?

211 Green Bay Packers

E: 1:00

37.5

 

+6.5

Not the same offense, good defense

212 New York Giants

Pk

-2.5

+1.5

QB ?, many injuries

213 Atlanta Falcons

E: 1:00

35

 

+14

Didn’t show anything

214 Jacksonville Jags

10.5

-10

-6

Need to redeem themselves

215 New Orleans Saints

E: 1:00

3.5

 

+5.5

Need to get untracked

216 Tampa Bay Bucs

42

-1.5

+2.5

QB ?, played tough last week

217 Minny Vikings

E: 4:00

42.5

 

+8

Offense still a ?

218 Detroit Lions

3

-4

Pk

 Offense much improved

219 Dallas Cowboys

E: 4:00

3.5

+3.5

Good start

220 Miami Dolphins

40

 

+4.5

 No offense

221 Seattle Seahawks

E: 4:00

3

-1.5

+2.5

 Got the job done last week

222 Arizona Cardinals

43

 

+5.5

Good showing Mon

223 New York Jets

E: 4:15

33.5

 

+10

QB ?, tough start

224 Baltimore Ravens

11

-6

-2

QB ?, LB Lewis ?

225 Oakland Raiders

E: 4:15

38.5

 

+12

QB ?, Don’t trust Culpepper

226 Denver Broncos

10

-8

-4

Red Zone problems

227 Kansas City Chiefs

E: 4:15

34

 

+12

 Not the same team

228 Chicago Bears

12.5

-8

-4

Hungry watch out

229 San Diego Chargers

E: 8:15

47

 

+8.5

Revenge

230 New England Pats

3.5

-4.5

Pk

Cheaters never prosper

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2007

231 Wash. Redskins

E: 8:30

39

 

+6.5

Big injury on offensive line

232 Philly Eagles

7

-2.5

+1.5

Sad showing at G.B.

 
BPR Results
 Winners - Tennessee, TAMPA, Washington
 Losers - Buffalo
No Plays - Houston, San Fran, GIANTS, MIAMI, Jets, Oakland
Total - 3-1
 

Information Purposes Only - Not Intended For Anyone Under 21 Years of Age

The Legend

ATS – Against Spread

aft - after

bfr - before

BPR - Ben’s Power Rating

B2B – Back To Back

BOUNCE – Opp. result

D – Dog

Def - defense

DDD – Double Digit Dog

DDF - Double Digit Favorite

DIV - Division

F – Favorite

L - Loss

SAND - Sandwich game

 

H – Home

HD – Home Dog

HF – Home Favorite

HOME TEAM – In Capitals

LW – Last Week

LY – Last Year

N-DIV - Non Division

O/U – Over /Under

OFF – Offense

R – Road

REV – Revenge

SU – Straight Up

V - Versus

W - Win