On the night, New England raised its fifth championship banner the Kansas City Chiefs hammered the reigning champs 42-27. The 42 points was the most allowed in the Belichick-era. After talk of going 19-0, the Pats now need to avoid starting 0-2. Can New England bounce back in Week 2 against the Saints? Yes, Brady is great after a loss.

Following a regular season loss, Tom Brady led Patriots teams are 33-6 straight-up. New England has only lost back-to-back games twice in the last four years.

The Pats burned bettors on Thursday night. More than 60% of spread bets were on Brady and Belichick as 8-point favorites. Thinking about fading New England in Week 2? Betting Brady after a loss has been highly profitable.

After a LossATS RecordROIUnits
All Games29-10 47.7%+18.59
As favorite next week19-1030.2%+8.77
As underdog (or pick'em) next week10-098.2%+9.82
At home next week10-716.4%+2.79
On road next week19-371.8%+15.8
High scoring game (total 45 or greater)19-650.6%+12.66
Getting 50% or more of bets21-939.1%+11.72
Non-Division game22-468.7%+17.87

The look ahead line for Week 2 is Patriots -6.5 at New Orleans (Cantor). Every trend is pointing to betting Brady after a loss. The Pats are even great bets when they fail to cover the previous game. Brady is 43-26 (62.3%) ATS, +16.45 units when coming up short against the spread.

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