Last year, all four road teams covered in the second round. Don't count on that happening again.
The Seahawks excel as a dog and the Pats usually deliver as a favorite. What will give on Sunday?
Since Nov. 1, home underdogs are 15-2-3, and Sunday offers a couple of more opportunities for the trend to continue.
Home dogs is the trend of the moment. In the last two weeks, they are a 7-0-1 proposition.
The old dog theory might just be out of date. Road favorites are 25-13 against the spread.
Home dogs have not been a great investment this season, and Week 8 shouldn't be any different.
ESPN's Hank Goldberg breaks down six of this week's NFL games and makes a couple of early picks — Vikings and Colts.