BEST BET JACK­SONVILLE over New Eng­land by 8

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he Jaguars en­ter this game car­ry­ing a huge re­venge chip on their shoul­der from last year’s loss in New Eng­land in the AFC ti­tle game. Yes, we re­al­ize the Patriots have won 21 games in a row against the AFC South, and that Pats QB Tom Brady holds a huge edge over Jack­sonville’s Blake Bor­tles, but our well-oiled ma­chine comes to the Jags’ res­cue not­ing that home dogs in sea­son openers that were in the play­offs the pre­vi­ous sea­son are 4-1 SUATS when com­ing off a win, as well as 10-4 ATS against foes ar­riv­ing off a win. FYI: Bor­tles is 14-6-2 ATS as a dog in his NFL ca­reer against foes com­ing off a win, in­clud­ing the last seven. Be­sides, New Eng­land’s mark away off a win of less than 8 points when fac­ing an aveng­ing foe looms large for the hosts. Big­gest con­cern for the Jags this week is the in­jury sta­tus of star RB Leonard Four­nette’s whose ham­string in­jury lists him as day-to-day at the mo­ment. None­the­less, the Patriots take the field in the worst of roles for de­fend­ing Su­per Bowl losers and we’re ready to pounce on it with these re­venge-minded cats as we turn it over to

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