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Will these 6 Patriots hit the over or under on these prop bets for the 2017 season?

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Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Brandin Cooks, and others are getting the Vegas look.

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The New England Patriots are the heavy favorites in most championship categories, according to oddsmaker Bovada and to those placing bets before the season. The Patriots have received 29% of all bets for Super Bowl winner, more than quadruple the next-most favored teams (Packers, Steelers, Cowboys at 7%).

Bettors also think the Patriots will hit the over on wins for the season, which was set at 12.5. A whopping 72% have placed money on the over, third-most in the league (Cardinals, o/u 8 wins, 93% over; Panthers, o/u 8.5 wins, 87% over).

Patriots QB Tom Brady is also the favorite to win the MVP award, collecting 16% of all the money, edging out Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (11%) and, surprisingly, Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston (8%).

Bovada has also released the over/under for six different players and multiple different season-long stats. Let’s all take a group poll for each regular season over/under.

QB Tom Brady

Passing yards: 4,750 yards

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Tom Brady: 4,750 passing yards

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  • 45%
    Over
    (334 votes)
  • 54%
    Under
    (394 votes)
728 votes total Vote Now

Under. This was the most difficult of all the prop bets, but I think the Patriots will build up enough early leads that the running backs will get the majority of the fourth quarter touches.

Touchdown passes: 37.5

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Tom Brady: 37.5 TD passes

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  • 66%
    Over
    (471 votes)
  • 33%
    Under
    (240 votes)
711 votes total Vote Now

Under. Maybe I’d go with the over if Julian Edelman were around, but I think the Patriots are content to let the running backs score inside the five yard line instead of padding passing scores for Brady. He’s hit the over just twice in his entire career.

Interceptions: 9

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Tom Brady: 9 interceptions

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  • 7%
    Over
    (50 votes)
  • 92%
    Under
    (664 votes)
714 votes total Vote Now

Push. I think Brady gets exactly 9 interceptions this year.

RB Mike Gillislee

Rushing yards: 750

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Mike Gillislee: 750 rushing yards

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  • 58%
    Over
    (399 votes)
  • 41%
    Under
    (288 votes)
687 votes total Vote Now

Over. Barely. I think an 800 yard season isn’t out of the question. Most of his work will be by the goal line or in short yardage situations.

Total (rushing + receiving) touchdowns: 7

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Mike Gillislee: 7 total touchdowns

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  • 81%
    Over
    (541 votes)
  • 18%
    Under
    (119 votes)
660 votes total Vote Now

Over. This is easy, right? Only way he hits the under is if Rex Burkhead takes all of his snaps and Gillislee is traded to Cleveland.

TE Rob Gronkowski

Receiving yards: 1,200

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Rob Gronkowski: 1,200 receiving yards

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  • 25%
    Over
    (171 votes)
  • 74%
    Under
    (494 votes)
665 votes total Vote Now

Under. I think he’s barely crack 1,000 yards.

Receiving touchdowns: 10

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Rob Gronkowski: 10 receiving touchdowns

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  • 78%
    Over
    (509 votes)
  • 21%
    Under
    (140 votes)
649 votes total Vote Now

Over! If Gronkowski plays half the season, he should come close to the over. He’s the best red zone target in the league.

Total starts: 14.5

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Rob Gronkowski: 14.5 games started

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  • 42%
    Over
    (269 votes)
  • 57%
    Under
    (359 votes)
628 votes total Vote Now

Over. We can wish, right?

WR Brandin Cooks

Receiving yards: 1,250

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Brandin Cooks: 1,250 receiving yards

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  • 42%
    Over
    (260 votes)
  • 57%
    Under
    (352 votes)
612 votes total Vote Now

Under. I don’t know if any Patriots receiver will crack 1,100 yards, never mind 1,250 yards.

Receiving touchdowns: 7.5

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Brandin Cooks: 7.5 receiving touchdowns

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  • 66%
    Over
    (391 votes)
  • 33%
    Under
    (198 votes)
589 votes total Vote Now

I’ll go with the over. He has hit the over in each of the past two years and I think he’ll have more opportunities in the Patriots offense in the red zone.

EDGE Trey Flowers

Sacks: 7

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Trey Flowers: 7 sacks

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  • 79%
    Over
    (462 votes)
  • 20%
    Under
    (118 votes)
580 votes total Vote Now

I have to go with the over here. Flowers had 7 sacks in 2016 despite only starting half the season; his opportunities should increase.

CB Stephon Gilmore

Interceptions: 4.5

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Stephon Gilmore: 4.5 interceptions

This poll is closed

  • 33%
    Over
    (196 votes)
  • 66%
    Under
    (384 votes)
580 votes total Vote Now

Gilmore recorded 5 interceptions in 2016, but that was the only time in his career he would’ve hit the over. I’m going with the under.