The biggest spread according to NFL picks week 1 sharps have the Miami Dolphins vs Houston Texans Odds favoring Houston by 14.5 points. The Texans led by stars Andre Johnson and Arian Foster have all of the ingredients to win a Super Bowl and will look to flex their muscles in the opener against a light hitting Dolphins team led by rookie head coach Joe Philbin. Our NFL picks week 1 experts looked in-depth at this 1 PM ET match-up. The Miami Dolphins vs Houston Texans Odds have NY at -2.5 at +115 juice in Vegas.
NFL Picks Week 1 Analysis: The aforementioned Andre Johnson should have a huge day against a poor Dolphins pass-defense that has a thin secondary and weak pass-rush. Ryan Tannehill will be making his first NFL start and Miami RB Reggie Bush will be targeted by a Texans defense that ranked 2nd in the NFL a year ago. Miami’s one dimensional offense shouldn’t be able to muster more than a few field goals without a difference maker at the wideout position. The Miami Dolphins vs Houston Texans Odds Total is at 42.5 points.
Miami is one of the worst teams in the league right now and the Texans are one of the best. This game originally opened at -7 before a tidal wave of Texans money has pushed the number to -14.5. The ‘Phins new “hybrid” defense has been a failure and Houston’s pinpoint execution on offense will be difficult to stop. Take the Texans to cover this spread with the increased +115 juice.
NFL Picks Play: Texans -14.5 (1 UNIT $1000 to win $900)