The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with NFL tech notes and trends from Goldsheet.com:
Tennessee at Jacksonville: The Jaguars are on a 15-8 over run, including both meetings vs. Titans last season, and have gone over in 10 of their past 14 at home. Jacksonville has won and covered its past three at home vs. Tennessee, which has a 13-6-1 over-under record in its past 20 games overall. Edge: Over.
Cleveland at Baltimore: The Ravens have covered the past three meetings against the Browns and four of six. Cleveland covered its opener vs. the Steelers but is on a 10-22-1 slide against the spread, including 6-10 on the road. Edge: Slight to Ravens.
Buffalo at Carolina: The Bills had one of the league’s best over-under marks last season at 12-4. The Panthers went 3-7-1 ATS as chalk last season, but covered as favorites in their opener vs. the 49ers. Edge: Slight to Bills and over.
New England at New Orleans: The Saints are 9-2 ATS in their past 11 as an underdog and 5-0 in their past five as a home underdog. The over is on an 11-5 run at the Superdome. The Patriots went 6-1 as road chalk last season, but coach Bill Belichick was 4-12 ATS in that role the previous three years. New England is 9-2 vs. the line after its past 11 regular-season losses but 3-2 in its past five. Edge: Saints and over.
Arizona at Indianapolis: Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was 17-7 ATS on the road in his first three seasons with Arizona but 3-6 in his past nine. The Cardinals have gone over the total in their past seven games overall and their past nine on the road. Edge: Cardinals and over.
Philadelphia at Kansas City: The Eagles went 2-6 ATS on the road last season, including 0-2 ATS in the second of back-to-back away games. Chiefs coach Andy Reid is on a 6-10 ATS skid as Arrowhead Stadium chalk and has gone under in 16 of his past 24 at home. Edge: Slight to under.
Minnesota at Pittsburgh: The Vikings went 1-5 vs. the line in their past six away last season and dipped to 3-3 ATS as an underdog after going 7-1 ATS in that role in 2015. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is on a 23-16 run as chalk and has gone over in six of the past 10 at home. Edge: Slight to Steelers and over.
Chicago at Tampa Bay: The Bears went 2-6 vs. the line away last season. The Buccaneers are 6-10 ATS in their past 16 at home and 2-8 as Raymond James Stadium chalk since 2014. Edge: Slight to Bears.
Miami at Los Angeles Chargers: At Qualcomm Stadium, the Chargers were 8-16 ATS in their past 24 and lost at home last season to the Dolphins 31-24. The Chargers also are 7-12 ATS in their past 19 as a favorite. Miami closed the regular season on a 7-3-1 spread run last season, when it finished with a 12-4 over-under record. Edge: Dolphins and over.
New York Jets at Oakland: The Jets are on a 4-8-2 ATS skid on the road and have gone under in 10 of their past 12 on the road. Edge: Raiders and under.
Washington at Los Angeles Rams: The Redskins are on a 9-2 ATS run on the road and have gone over in 17 of their past 21 overall. The Rams went 1-10-1 ATS to close out last season, but crushed the Colts to open this season. Edge: Redskins and over.
Dallas at Denver: The Cowboys went under in six of their eight road games last season and are on a 16-8-1 under run overall in the regular season. Edge: Under.
San Francisco at Seattle: The Seahawks have won and covered six straight at home vs. the Niners, who have a 7-2 over-under record in their past nine away games. Edge: Seahawks and over.
Green Bay at Atlanta: The Packers went 4-2 ATS as an underdog last season, but were 1-8 ATS in that role in the previous three years. The Falcons went 2-0 as home chalk in the playoffs last season, but are 6-16 in that role in the regular season. Atlanta went over in 16 of 19 games last season, including both games vs. Green Bay. Edge: Over and slight to Packers.
Detroit at New York Giants: New York quarterback Eli Manning went 8-3 vs. the line in his past 11 games in 2016 but lost the 2017 opener to the Cowboys and are 2-9-1 ATS in the game following Dallas. The Giants are on a 13-4 under uptick in the regular season. Edge: Under.
Las Vegas handicapper Bruce Marshall is editor of The Gold Sheet (Goldsheet.com).