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NFL Week 15: Betting, Fantasy, Breakdowns, Matchups and More

How will Zach Wilson fair in his first game off the bench in three weeks in a game crucial to the New York Jets‘ playoff chances? Can the Detroit Lions get their third straight win and keep their Cinderella story going? 

Will the Kansas City Chiefs clinch the AFC West for the seventh straight season against a Houston Texans team already thinking about the 2023 NFL Draft

Can Josh McDaniels defeat his old mentor, Bill Belichick, to keep the Las Vegas Raiders’ playoff hopes alive?

As we get set for Sunday’s 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

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

>> Betting the NFL Picks, Survivors, Teasers (Reynolds, Chris Farley)

>> Between the Lines: Breaking Down Every Line (Farley)

>> Tough Week to Pick Winner in Survivor Pools (Farley)

>> Evaluating Super Bowl Odds for 2022 Contenders (Reynolds) 

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

>> Weekly Underdog Picks (Larky, Ben Wolbransky)

>> First-Half Bets You Should Take (Kate Constable)

>> Ben’s Best Bet (Wolbransky)

Fantasy Advice

>> Larky’s Full PPR Rankings (Josh Larky)

>> Hill’s Full PPR Rankings (Matthew Hill)

>> Wheeler’s Full PPR Rankings (Kevin Wheeler)

>> Defenses You Can Count On (Josh Fewster)

>> Kickers, D/STs to Stream (Zach Cohen)

>> Stream QBs Against Vikings’ Defense in Playoffs (Larky)

>> Answering Your Playoff Questions (Larky)

>> Three Defenses to Target in Week 15 (Fewster)

>> Fantasy Playoff Heroes (Alex Caruso)

>> Dynasty Stock Report (Corbin Young)

>> Bounceback Candidates in Week 15 (Fewster)

>> Is Mahomes Matchup-Proof? (Larky, Marty Mornhinweg)

DFS Advice

>> Previewing Top Games (Jordan Vanek)

>> Main Slate Tournament Game Advice (Vanek) 

>> Top Pass, Run-Game Targets (Bobal)

>> Cheap Players Worth Adding to Your Lineup (Alex Kaplan)

Week 15 Games (All Times ET)

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

>> Jets Starting Wilson Shakes Betting Lines (Mornhinweg, Larky)

>> Jets Bound for 2022 NFL Playoffs? (Wayne Chrebet, Laveranues Coles)

>> 1-on-1 With Braxton Berrios (Mornhinweg)

>> Zach Wilson Could ‘Lay Big Egg’ Against Lions (Mornhinweg)

>> Who Won Stafford-Goff Trade? (Jeff Diamond)

>> Lions’ Hot Streak Will Carry Them to Wild Card (Wannstedt)

>> Goff Flying Under Radar (Chase Daniel)

>> Lions Can’t Be Distracted by Winning Streak (Amon-Ra St. Brown) 

>> Breaking Down Lions’ Offensive Success (Mike Zimmer, Lewis)

>> How Lions Have Completely Changed Culture (Mike Martz)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Atlanta at New Orleans (1 p.m.)

>> How Desmond Ridder Can Boost Falcons Offense (Marc Trestman)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds) 

Pittsburgh at Carolina (1 p.m.)

>> Betting: Steelers’ Defense Could Keep Darnold in Check (Brian O’Connell)

Philadelphia at Chicago (1 p.m.)

>> Bears Need ‘Killer Instinct’ to Upset Eagles (Equanimeous St. Brown)

>> Eagles’ Offensive Multiplicity Makes Them NFL’s Best (Schwartz, Thomas) 

>> Hurts Has Earned Mega-Contract On Own Terms (Joe Banner)

>> Hurts Could Lose Your Fantasy League (Larky)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Kansas City at Houston (1 p.m.)

>> Chiefs Plan to Give Texans Their All (Marquez Valdes-Scantling)

>> Can Chiefs Play a Complete Game? (Mitchell Schwartz, Joe Thomas)

>> Fantasy: Be Careful Starting Jerick McKinnon (Fewster)

>>  Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Dallas at Jacksonville (1 p.m.)

>> Young, Talented Jaguars Pose Threat to Cowboys (Trevon Diggs)

>> T.Y. Hilton Can Help Cowboys’ (Chuck Pagano, Marvin Lewis)

>> CeeDee Lamb Due For Bounceback Game (Vanek)

>> Cowboys-Jaguars Betting Breakdown (Tank Williams, Farley)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Arizona at Denver (4:05 p.m.)

>> Murray’s ACL Tear Leaves Cardinals With 2023 QB Question (Daniel)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

New England at Las Vegas (4:05 p.m.)

>> McDaniels Can Beat His Mentor (Jade McCarthy, Tim Brown)

>> Tim Brown: Raiders’ Coaching Mistakes Are Frustrating (McCarthy)

>> Bettings Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Tennessee at L.A. Chargers (4:25 p.m.)

>> Herbert One Of Special Players in NFL History (McCarthy, Brandon Staley)

>> Titans’ Defense Poses Challenge for Chargers (Daniel)

>> Fantasy: Okonkwo a Week 15 Sleeper (Ripken)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

Cincinnati at Tampa Bay (4:25 p.m.)

>> Tim Brown: Ja’Marr Chase NFL’s Most Impressive Receiver (McCarthy)

>> Fournette’s Favorite Runs, Week 15 Lookahead (Leonard Fournette)

>> Bengals-Bucs Betting Breakdown (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

N.Y. Giants at Washington (8:20 p.m.)

>> Barkley Needs More Touches (Robert Smith) 

>> Giants’ Playoff Hopes Aren’t Hinging on Win (Smith)

>> Betting Odds and Predictions (Reynolds)

L.A. Rams at Green Bay (Monday, 8:15 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: Consider Flexing Cam Akers (Max Forde)

Week 15 Rankings

>> 1-32 Power Rankings (Paul Domowitch)

>> 1-32 Quarterback Rankings (Cassel)

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

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

>> Top 5 QB-WR Duos (Jennings) 

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