Will the New England Patriots be a contender for the 2013 Super Bowl? Vegas odds makers say so, listing the New England Patriots as the NFL odds favorite to win Super Bowl XLVII. The New England Patriots were once again denied by the New York Giants in last years Super Bowl odds contest, but this year, the Patriots will work to head to New Orleans after their initial preseason NFL picks contest versus the Saints. The 2012/13 NFL schedule starts for the New England Patriots at home versus the New Orleans Saints. According to the current NFL Vegas odds listed on our compare sports odds page, the Patriots are the home field favorites with a -3½(-105) NFL point spread.
The New England Patriots recently eliminated Ochocinco from their receiving ranks after not being able to find a trade. Ochocinco was not a factor in last years NFL picks season and the recent acquisition of Brandon Loyd made Chad a liability. The Patriots have also made improvements at the linebacker position to improve upon their dismal 31st ranking on defense last year.
The game total for this preseason NFL picks contest is set at 40( ov-110) and the NFL betting public is banking on the under in this contest.
The Saints arrived in New England early Monday and took part in joint training camp practice with the Patriots prior to their 7:30PM NFL preseason picks contest on Thursday August 9th. The Saints already have one win under their belt, with Breez producing a TD on his first series completing 4 of 5 passes producing 41 yards.
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