Handicapper Wes Reynolds went 5-0 ATS last week to run his season record to 25-14-1 ATS.
The Colts are on the upswing after a 37-5 win over the Bills in which wideout T.Y. Hilton returned from an injury to catch two of Andrew Luck’s four TD passes. Luck has returned to form this season, passing for 20 TDs.
The Chiefs have covered 11 straight regular-season games. This is a team capable of making a Super Bowl run. But 9½ or 10 points are a huge handicap in the betting world.
The Raiders, who host the Colts on Sunday, have the NFL’s fourth-worst defense. This presents a tall task against a Colts offense that has weapons at wide receiver and tight end.
The Gold Sheet editor Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with NFL tech notes and trends.
UNLV is a 3-point underdog at San Jose State, a situation the Rebels didn’t expect to find themselves in when the season began. The teams meet at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
This is shaping up as a week of rest for many of the playoff contenders. No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 LSU and No. 5 Michigan have open dates this week. That leaves No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Notre Dame as only top-five teams playing Saturday.
Penn State hasn’t won by more than five points since beating Illinois more than five weeks ago, and the Illini led that game 24-21 in the third quarter.
Breaking down UNLV’s game at San Jose State at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Texans receiver Will Fuller has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season, a big blow to a team that has won five in a row and is coming off a high-scoring victory.