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NFL Week 12: Betting, Fantasy, Breakdowns, Matchups and More

How will the New York Jets look with Mike White under center? Which other backups, fill-in starters, and longer-term replacements will steal the spotlight as a surprising number of teams across the league turn to alternative options at quarterback? Can the Rams, Buccaneers and Packers save their seasons, or will it be much of the same for three of the NFC’s biggest disappointments?

As we get set for this weekend’s Week 12 matchups, The 33rd Team’s experts — with more than 1,000 years of NFL coaching, playing and executive experience — break down all of those questions and much more, including fantasy, DFS and betting analysis from some of the industry’s best.

Betting Advice

>> Betting Narratives: Separating Fact From Fiction (Chris Farley)

>> 15 Player Props to Target (Josh Larky, Ryan Reynolds, Ben Wolbransky)

>> Best Bets of the Week (Farley)

>> Priority Early-Game Bets (Kate Constable)

>> Guide to Betting This Week’s Lines (Farley)

>> Underdog High/Low Picks (Larky, Wolbransky)

>> Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Every Game (Reynolds)

>> Fantasy, Betting, DFS Info to Know (Mike Bobal)

Fantasy Advice

>> Waiver Wire Adds, Players to Drop (Zach Cohen)

>> Players to Prioritize on Week 12 Wire (Larky, Reynolds, Nic Bodiford)

>> Larky’s PPR Rankings (Larky)

>> Hill’s Weekly Rankings (Matthew Hill)

>> Defenses, Kickers to Stream (Cohen)

>> Biggest Stats You Need to Know (Alex Caruso)

>> Dynasty League Stock Report (Corbin Young)

>> Answering Your Social Media Fantasy Questions (Larky)

DFS Advice

>> Chiefs, Dolphins Lead Top Targets (Bobal)

>> Cash Game Players to Focus On (Jordan Vanek)

>> Main Slate Stacks, Runbacks (Vanek)

>> Value Players Under $5,500 (Alex Kaplan)

Week 12 Games (All Times ET)

Chicago at N.Y. Jets (1 p.m.)

>> No Surprise Jets Benched Wilson (Rich Gannon)

>> Benching Wilson Right Call (Matt Cassel)

>> Wilson Lost Jets’ Locker Room (Dave Wannstedt)

>> Why Jets Picked White at QB (Chase Daniel)

>> Jets Legitimate Super Bowl Contenders (Mike Giddings)

>> Hall of Famer’s Advice for Gardner (Rod Woodson)

>> Inside Bears’ Locker Room (Equanimeous St. Brown)

>> Is Fields’ Style Sustainable? (Gannon)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Bears-Jets (Reynolds)

Houston at Miami (1 p.m.)

>> DFS: Collins Sneaky Play vs. Dolphins (Vanek)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Texans-Dolphins (Reynolds)

Cincinnati at Tennessee (1 p.m.)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Bengals-Titans Matchup (Tank Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Bengals-Titans (Reynolds)

Denver at Carolina (1 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: Broncos Defense Strong Week 12 Option (Josh Fewster)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Broncos-Panthers (Reynolds)

Tampa Bay at Cleveland (1 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: What to Make of Cooper’s Big Game (Larky)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Buccaneers-Browns (Reynolds)

Atlanta at Washington (1 p.m.)

>> Commanders Positioned For Wild Card Berth (Robert Smith)

>> McLaurin Needs Better QB to Reach Potential (Smith)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Falcons-Commanders (Reynolds)

Baltimore at Jacksonville (1 p.m.)

>> 2021 Draft Do-Over: Lawrence Still No. 1 (T.J. McCreight)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Ravens-Jaguars (Reynolds)

Las Vegas at Seattle (4:05 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: Geno Smith a Week 12 Must-Start (Fewster)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Raiders-Seahawks (Reynolds)

L.A. Chargers at Arizona (4:05 p.m.)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Chargers-Cardinals Matchup (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Chargers-Cardinals (Reynolds)

New Orleans at San Francisco (4:25 p.m.)

>> McCaffrey True Matchup Nightmare (Danny Woodhead)

>> Garoppolo Earning Serious Money (Daniel)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Saints-49ers (Reynolds)

L.A. Rams at Kansas City (4:25 p.m.)

>> 4 Keys to Slow Down Chiefs (Marty Mornhinweg)

>> Why Kelce is Best TE in NFL History (Ronde Barber)

>> Can Skyy Moore Build on Week 11 Breakout? (Mornhinweg)

>> Rams’ RBs Competing for 2023 Starting Job (Eddie George)

>> Gordon a Free Agent Fit for Rams (George)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Rams-Chiefs (Reynolds)

Green Bay at Philadelphia (8:20 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report, Grades, Key Matchups for Packers-Eagles (McCreight)

>> Reddick Best Pass-Rush Signing of Offseason (Chris Long)

>> NFC East Race Between Eagles, Cowboys (Wannstedt)

>> DFS: Sunday Night Showdown (Vanek)

>> DFS: Smith or Brown vs. Packers? (Vanek, Jennings)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Packers-Eagles (Reynolds)

Pittsburgh at Indianapolis (Monday, 8:15 p.m.)

>> One Major Issue Left for Pickett (Marc Trestman)

>> DFS: Pickens or Johnson vs. Colts? (Vanek, Greg Jennings)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Steelers-Colts Matchup (Williams, Farley)

Week 12 Rankings

>> 1-32 Team Power Rankings (Paul Domowitch)

>> 1-32 Quarterback Rankings (Cassel)

>> NFL’s Top 10 Defenses (Woodson)

>> 1-32 Offensive Efficiency Rankings (Sports Info Solutions)

>> 1-32 Defensive Efficiency Rankings (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Top 8 Super Bowl Contenders (Giddings)

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