The Falcons are favored on the road at Oakland by about a field goal in football betting. Since 2005 the Falcons are 3-3 laying points according to bet on football numbers.
Bet on football statistics show that the Falcons and Raiders have met twice since 2000. Each team won at home by large margins according to bet on football numbers. The Falcons won in 2004 at home 35-10 while the Raiders won at home 41-14 in 2000. The teams met three times in the 1990’s and three times in the 1980’s according to football betting numbers. Both teams are much different than they were when they met four years ago. The Falcons are young and talented and looking to make the playoffs while the Raiders are a mess. The Raiders have not done well in very many roles according to bet on football numbers including as a home dog. Oakland is 6-11 as a home underdog the past three seasons according to bet on football numbers.
The Falcons have shown the ability this season to impact football betting odds. Quarterback Matt Ryan has helped turn Atlanta into a contender in the NFC and the Falcons get respect each week in bet on football odds. The Raiders on the other hand don’t get a lot of respect in bet on football odds. The Raiders have some young talent with JaMarcus Russell and Darren McFadden but overall the franchise is really run poorly from the top all the way down. Gamblers taking Oakland in bet on football odds just have to hope for value and that they can get enough points to cover the spread.
Looking at the bet on football total we find a couple of interesting trends. The Falcons have been a huge under team on the road since 2005. They are 9-19 to the under according to bet on football numbers on the road the past few seasons. The Raiders at home have been a slight under team going 11-15-2 since 2005 according to football betting numbers.
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