Preseason football betting picks are up. Here is key intel insofar is starters playing time, quarterback rotations and more for Buccaneers vs. Vikings, 49ers vs. Texans, and Chiefs vs. Cardinals.
As far as public betting trends, the home team is both the spread favorites and public betting trends choices at best sportbooks. Houston Texas are invested on by 70 percent of the betting public, followed closely by Arizona at 66, and Minnesota at 65. This is somewhat rare as while the public indisputably prefers betting chalk in the regular season, preseason often says bettors preferring the points.
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The under is also preferred by gamblers in all three games, with Houston at 67 percent and Arizona at 63, the two most prevailing. OffshoreInsiders.com also has access to outlaw data, meaning the corner bookie. The biggest local shops around the country essentially agree with Vegas and offshore, though Minnesota against the spread the biggest consensus we are told. Also Joe Duffy and Peter Loshak break down Saturday pitching for bettors and DFS.
Now to playing time and rotations:
Vikings played in HOF game. As has been the case since 2011, star RB Adrian Peterson is not expected to play in the preseason, much less in this game. Vikings starting QB Teddy Bridgewater will likely “double the 10 snaps” he got in the opener. Mike Zimmer a perfect 5-0 record in the preseason as a head coach straight up.
For Buccaneers, Jameis Winston and the first team will play at least the first quarter.
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Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett and Tom Savage will all play at QB for Texans, but no starter has been determined. Savage is expected to get a lot of playing time and has shown improvement since his rookie year. RB Arian Foster hurt. All RBs expected to play. Houston is very deep at WR and there is a ton of competition.
San Francisco shuffled OL. Francisco is looking to fill many holes after departures of such stars as Frank Gore, Patrick Willis and Justin Smith.