Dec 4, 2011; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush (22) carries the ball against the Oakland Raiders at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Vegas Says Miami Dolphins Are #17


 

According to a respected Las Vegas sports book operator, Cantor Gaming, the Miami Dolphins are ranked 17th of the 32 NFL teams, in expected wins for the 2012 season.  Cantor runs the sports book for seven prominent Vegas hotels, including the Venetian and Hard Rock.

Here are the team rankings, with expected wins:

1. New England Patriots 12.24

2. Green Bay Packers 12.02

3. Philadelphia Eagles 10.24

4. Houston Texans 10.06

5. San Francisco 49ers 9.76

6. New Orleans Saints 9.6

7. Pittsburgh Steelers 9.58

8. Baltimore Ravens 9.52

9. Detroit Lions 9.12

10. San Diego Chargers 8.94

11. New York Giants 8.92

12. Denver Broncos 8.77

13. Chicago Bears 8.67

14. New York Jets 8.46

15. Atlanta Falcons 8.42

16. Dallas Cowboys 8.31

17. Miami Dolphins 7.58

18. Cincinnati Bengals 7.53

19. Kansas City Chiefs 7.49

20. Carolina Panthers 7.46

21. Buffalo Bills 7.38

22. Seattle Seahawks 7.17

23. Tennessee Titans 6.97

24. Oakland Raiders 6.76

25. Washington Redskins 6.48

26. Arizona Cardinals 6.35

27. Minnesota Vikings 5.8

28. Indianapolis Colts 5.57

29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.53

30. St. Louis Rams 5.38

31. Jacksonville Jaguars 5.14

32. Cleveland Browns 5.05

Cantor also released the spreads for every 2012 game.  New England and Green Bay are favored in every one of their regular season match-ups.  The Dolphins are favored in half of their games.

Here is the Dolphins’ schedule with spreads:

Week 1 @Houston UNDERDOG by 6.5

Week 2 Oakland FAVORITE by 3.5

Week 3 N.Y. Jets FAVORITE by 1

Week 4 @Arizona UNDERDOG by 2.5

Week 5 @Cincinnati UNDERDOG by 2.5

Week 6 St.Louis FAVORITE by 4.5

Week 7 BYE

Week 8 @N.Y. Jets UNDERDOG by 4.5

Week 9 @Indianapolis FAVORITE by 1

Week 10 Tennessee FAVORITE by 3.5

Week 11 @Buffalo UNDERDOG by 2.5

Week 12 Seattle FAVORITE by 3

Week 13 New England UNDERDOG by 6.5

Week 14 @San Francisco UNDERDOG by 7

Week 15 Jacksonville FAVORITE by 7.5

Week 16 Buffalo FAVORITE by 3

Week 17 @New England UNDERDOG by 10

I consider this to be a valid assessment of our team as most would consider the Phins, a middle-of-the-pack squad.  My personal opinion is that we will exceed these expectations.

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