We are almost halfway through the 2021 NFL regular season. Pretty crazy isn’t it? Placing bets against the spread is getting a bit trickier due to injuries, but you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for some expert advice on what sides to take in Week 8.
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Let’s dive in.
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Panthers at Falcons
Time: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET (Fox), stream on fuboTV (try for free)
Open: Falcons -1, O/U 47.5
Current: Falcons -3, O/U 46.5
“This pick is more about fading the Panthers than it is riding the Falcons. Sam Darnold is flailing under center for Carolina and it’s hard to watch. He even got benched in the fourth quarter last week during the Panthers’ 25-3 loss to the New York Giants. I don’t think he’s going to be able to rebound. I was optimistic about Darnold coming to Carolina, and thought he could pull a “Ryan Tannehill.” Seven weeks in, and I’m out. It’s not all his fault, as the offensive line is atrocious. The offensive struggles have also negatively affected the defense. In Weeks 1-3, the Panthers ranked