Use 2014 NFL Preseason Review to Help With 2015 NFL Betting Selections!

Posted by Mila Anderson on Thursday,June 25, 2015 12:04, EDT in

If you’re an NFL betting enthusiast that is looking forward to the quickly-approaching 2015 NFL preseason and the fun-filled betting opportunities that it brings, then you need to gather as much betting information as possible.

In an effort to assist our betting faithful cash in this coming preseason, we’re going to take a look back at everything that happened over the course of the 2014 preseason.

With that thought in mind, let’s go.

AFC East

Miami (3-1 SU, 1-3 ATS, 0-3-1 O/U)

The Dolphins scored 69 points and gave up 63 in a solid postseason effort a year ago, but were fool’s gold when it came to covering the spread.

New England (2-2 SU, 2-1-1 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Patriots averaged just over 22.0 points per game last preseason while limiting the opposition to 20.2 points per game defensively.

NY Jets (2-2 SU, 1-3 ATS, 3-1 O/U)

The Jets averaged a paltry 17.5 points per game last preseason while giving up 24.9 per game defensively. The good news is that the J-E-T-S are heading in a new direction under head coach Todd Bowles.

Buffalo (1-4 SU, 1-4 ATS, 1-4 O/U)

The Bills played very good defense in allowing just 20.8 points per game last preseason. Too bad they played pitiful offense in putting up just 12.6 points per game themselves.

AFC North

Baltimore (4-0 SU, 4-0 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Ravens ran the table last preseason by averaging an impressive 26.2 points per game and giving up just 15.7 per contest defensively.

Cincinnati (2-2 SU, 2-1-1 ATS, 3-1 O/U)

Bengals averaged a stellar 27.5 points per game last preseason while giving up 21.5 per contest defensively.

Pittsburgh (1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Steelers struggled bunch last preseason in scoring just 56 combined points over their four preseason contests while allowing 77 total points defensively (19.5 ppg).

Cleveland (1-3 SU, 2-2 ATS, 3-1 O/U)

The Browns dropped three of their four preseason contests a year ago while averaging just 20.5 points per game and giving up a nearly identical20.7 per contest defensively.

AFC South

Houston (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Texans averaged a pitiful 15.7 points per game last preseason while allowing 24.0 per game defensively.

Tennessee (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

Titans went 2-2 both SU and ATS during the 2014 preseason even though they averaged a paltry 17.7 points per game and gave up 20.7 per contest defensively.

Jacksonville (1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS, 0-4 O/U)

The Jaguars struggled in putting up a miniscule 15.1 points per game last preseason even though they gave up just 16.7 points per game defensively.

Indianapolis (0-4 SU, 1-3 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Colts had a pitiful preseason a year ago in averaging just 15.0 points per game defensively and allowing 24.5 per contest defensively.

AFC West

Denver (3-1 SU, 3-1 ATS, 0-4 O/U)

The Broncos were up to their high-scoring ways right off the bat last preseason putting up 24.9 points per game while limiting their opponents to just 9.2 points per game defensively.

Oakland (2-2 SU, 1-3 ATS, 3-1 O/U)

The Raiders went 2-2 SU and ATS last preseason while averaging 23.7 points per game and giving up 24.5 per contest defensively.

San Diego (2-2 SU, 1-2-1 ATS, 1-3O/U)

The Chargers struggled to cover the spread last preseason in averaging a mediocre 15.0 points per contest last preseason and allowing 19.5 per contest defensively.

Kansas City (1-3 SU, 0-3-1 ATS, 3-1O/U)

Chiefs scored averaged 20.7 points per game last preseason while allowing a whopping 32.5 points per game defensively.

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NFC East

New York (5-0 SU, 4-0-1 ATS, 2-3 O/U)

The Giants looked absolutely phenomenal last preseason in averaging 23.0 points per game and limiting their opponents to just 18.4 points per game defensively.

Washington (3-1 SU, 2-2 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Redskins had a nice preseason in putting up 22.0 points per contest and limiting their opponents to just 15.5points per contest defensively.

Philadelphia (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 4-0 O/U)

The Eagles scored a whopping 131 combined points last preseason, though they also allowed 104 points defensively.

Dallas (0-4 SU, 1-3 ATS, 1-2-1 O/U)

The Cowboys got ripped the shreds last preseason in scoring 60 total points while allowing nearly twice that amount defensively (116).

NFC North

Minnesota (4-0 SU, 3-1 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Vikings went unbeaten last preseason and covered the spread three times while putting up 22.1 points per contest and limiting their opponents to just 12.2 points per game defensively.

Green Bay (3-1 SU, 3-1 ATS, 2-2O/U)

Green Bay went 3-1 SU and ATS last season while putting up an impressive 25.5 points per game and limiting their opponents to just 15.1 points per game defensively.

Detroit (3-1 SU, 3-1 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Lions also went 3-1 SU and ATS during the 2014 preseason while scoring 75 total points and limiting their opponents to just 51 points in four games.

Chicago (2-2 SU, 1-3 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Bears failed to cover their preseason odds three times while allowing a whopping 28.5 points per game defensively while scoring an average of just 18.5 points per game.

NFC South

New Orleans (3-1 SU, 3-1 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Saints won three preseason games and covered the spread three times while putting up 23.5 points per game and allowing 21.9 per contest defensively.

Atlanta (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 0-4 ATS)

The Falcons managed to won half of their preseason games a year ago despite averaging just 17.0 points per game and allowing 20.0 per contest defensively.

Carolina (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Panthers scored a grand total of 63 points over their four 2014 preseason games and gave up a jaw-dropping 66 combined points defensively.

Tampa Bay (1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS, 0-4 O/U)

The Buccaneers averaged a paltry 15.0 points per game last preseason though they also limited their opponents to just 18.5 points per game defensively.

Seahawks

NFC West

Seattle (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Seahawks somehow dropped two preseason games a year ago despite averaging 30.5 points per game last preseason and limiting their opponents to just 20.5 per game defensively.

San Francisco (2-2 SU, 2-2 ATS, 1-3 O/U)

The Niners scored a mediocre 16.0 points per game last preseason while allowing 19.2 per game defensively in what was a precursor to their 2014 regular season. Now, with no Jim Harbaugh – and about 95 percent of their 2014 roster (I’m exaggerating), change is in the air in San Francisco.

Arizona (1-3 SU, 2-1-1 ATS, 3-1 O/U)

The Cardinals only won one preseason game in 2014 despite outscoring the opposition 82-61 over their four preseason contests. Arizona needs veteran quarterback Carson Palmer back on the field and healthy if they’re going to contend in 2015.

St. Louis (1-3 SU, 2-2 ATS, 2-2 O/U)

The Rams struggled to one preseason win a year ago despite outscoring their opponents 77-75 over their four preseason contests. Rams fans everywhere are hoping Nick Foles will make them forget all about Sam Bradford this coming season.

Sources:
Wikipedia.org (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_Bowles)
ESPN.com (http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/_/id/14877/nick-foles)