Goldberg: Trends don't favor Miami on Monday night

Updated: November 1, 2002, 2:26 PM ET
By Hank Goldberg
Let's start with our pick of the week. The one that if I had my own service, I'd be screaming about a guarantee. It's Detroit over Dallas. Detroit? Detroit? Hey!! The Lions are 3-0 against the spread at home, including a win over New Orleans. Dallas is one for its last nine dome appearances with the number and 3-19 on the road outside its division. I like Joey Harrington over Chad Hutchinson in the battle of the rookie quarterbacks.

  • The Daily Line

    Patriots at Bills (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET): Who wants to beat whom more? The discarder or the discardee? Drew Bledsoe is 4-5 against Bill Belichick's defenses. New England, for all of its recent troubles, still ranks second in pass defense, and has numbers in the secondary to disguise coverages. The Pats will run on Buffalo.
    Hank Goldberg is an NFL reporter on a variety of ESPN programs. He first joined ESPN2 as football analyst on SportsNight when the new network launched Oct. 1, 1993. He has also been a frequent contributor on ESPN Radio since June 1992.
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