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NFL Week 7: Betting, Fantasy, Breakdowns, Matchups and More

How does the Christian McCaffrey trade affect the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers this week and moving forward?

Can Dak Prescott and Tua Tagovailoa lead their teams to wins as they return from injuries?

Which teams will we start to separate from a crowded group in the middle of the league standings?

Will a pair of high-profile divisional showdowns in the AFC North and AFC West live up to their prime-time billing to close out the week?

As we get set for this weekend’s Week 7 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

>> Coaches to Trust When Betting (Chris Farley)

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

>> Best Against-the-Spread Circa Picks (Farley)

>> Looking Ahead in Survivor Pools (Reynolds)

>> Main Slate Props to Take (Brian O’Connell)

>> Betting Previews for Every Game (Reynolds)

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

Fantasy Advice

>> Josh Larky’s Week 7 PPR Rankings (Larky)

>> Kevin Wheeler’s Week 7 Rankings (Kevin Wheeler)

>> Rest-of-Season Rankings (Larky)

>> Defenses and Kickers to Stream (Zach Cohen)

>> Fantasy Stats to Know (Alex Caruso)

>> Buy-Low Candidates from Every Position (Josh Fewster)

>> Two Players to Sell High (Fewster)

>> Previewing Every Game from a Fantasy Perspective (Larky, Wolbransky)

>> Impact of Robbie Anderson Trade (Cohen)

DFS Advice

>> Cash Games: Players to Target at Every Position (Kyra Wiaterowski)

>> Advice for Your Main Slate Tournament Games (Jordan Vanek)

>> Previewing 5 Games From DFS Perspective (Vanek)

>> Top Passing, Running Targets (Bobal)

Week 7 Games (All Times ET)

Cleveland at Baltimore (1 p.m.)

>> Cleveland’s No. 1 Focus Should be Establishing Run (Marty Mornhinweg, Larky)

>> Ravens Defense Needs to Learn How to Hold Lead (Wade Phillips)

>> DeSean Jackson’s Potential with Ravens (Ed Reed)

>> Don’t Worry Lamar, You Won’t Overthrow DeSean (Michael Vick)

>> Why Lamar is One of NFL’s Least-Clutch QBs (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Betting: Dissecting Lines, Point Totals and Ravens’ Woes (Tank Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Tampa Bay at Carolina (1 p.m.)

>> McCaffrey Trade Will Help Jump-Start Panthers’ Rebuild (Bill Polian)

>> Panthers Handled Robbie Anderson Situation Perfectly (Dave Wannstedt)

>> How I’d Handle a Potential Carolina Fire Sale (Rick Spielman)

>> Grading Panthers’ Trades (T.J. McCreight)

>> Bucs, Packers Dealing with Same Issues (Rich Gannon)

>> Fantasy: McCaffrey Trade Impact (Cohen)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Atlanta at Cincinnati (1 p.m.)

>> Marcus Mariota, Geno Smith Reviving Their Careers (Charles Davis)

>> Contenders like Bengals, Bucs Will Rise From .500 Teams (Chuck Pagano, Wade Phillips)

>> Joe Burrow Has the Bengals Back to Form (Paul Burmeister)

>> Bengals’ Defense Only Getting Better, Among League’s Top 10 (McCreight)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Detroit at Dallas (1 p.m.)

>> Coordinators Leading Cowboys, Eagles to Hot Starts (Joe Banner)

>> The Cowboys Should Trade for D.J. Moore (Vick)

>> Fantasy: Start Amon-Ra St. Brown vs. Dallas (Fewster)

>> DFS: Is CeeDee Lamb or Michael Gallup the Better Play vs. Detroit? (Vanek, Jennings)

>> DFS: Go After Dak Prescott as he Takes on Detroit (Larky)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville (1 p.m.)

>> Why I Like Giants to Beat Jaguars (Chris Long)

>> Brian Daboll iChanging Giants’ Culture (Marc Trestman, Jade McCarthy)

>> Why Giants are NFL’s Biggest Surprise (Polian)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Green Bay at Washington (1 p.m.)

>> This is Matt LaFleur’s Problem to Fix (Wannstedt)

>> What is Going Wrong with Green Bay’s Offense? (Mornhinweg, Matt Cassel)

>> 5 Wide Receivers Packers Should Target in Trade (Spielman)

>> It’s Heinicke’s Show Now in Washington (Mornhinweg, Cassel)

>> Fantasy: Make Sure to Start Brian Robinson Jr. (Maxx Forde)

>> Betting: Lines and Point Totals Discussion (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Indianapolis at Tennessee (1 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: Alec Pierce Worth a Start vs. Tennessee (Fewster)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

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

>> Brandin Cooks Among Top Players Who Could Move at Trade Deadline (Mike Tannenbaum)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

N.Y. Jets at Denver (4:05 p.m.)

>> Can Jets Surpass Last Year’s Win Total? (Wayne Chrebet, Laveranues Coles)

>> How Joe Douglas Laid Ground Work for Jets’ Success (Davis)

>> Could Quinnen Williams be the Next Aaron Donald? (Chrebet, Coles)

>> No One Can Deny Breece Hall’s Upside (Eddie George)

>> Should We Have Predicted Russell Wilson’s Decline? (Mornhinweg, Larky)

>> Patrick Surtain Giving Off Deion Vibes (Marvin Lewis, Mike Zimmer)

>> Baron Browning is a Star on the Rise (Long)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Kansas City at San Francisco (4:25 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report: Matchups, Grades, Keys to Victory (McCreight)

>> Intriguing Super Bowl Rematch (Chuck Pagano)

>> Trading for McCaffrey Was a Mistake (Banner)

>> Fantasy: Why McCaffrey to 49ers is Bad News (Larky)

>> Betting: Lines, Point Totals and Potential Teaser Leg (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

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

>> Chargers are in a Good Place After Monday Night Win (Chase Daniel)

>> Tariq Woolen is a Steal for Seattle (Ronde Barber)

>> Geno Smith is Making Pete Carroll Look Like a Genius (Daniel)

>> Fantasy: People Were Wrong About Ken Walker (Neel Gupta)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Seahawks at Chargers (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Pittsburgh at Miami (8:20 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report: Matchups, Grades, Keys to Victory (McCreight)

>> Every Coach Aspires to be Mike Tomlin (Lewis, Zimmer)

>> If Tua is Healthy, He Needs to Go All-Out (Vick)

>> DFS: Tyreek Hill or Jaylen Waddle? (Vanek, Jennings)

>> DFS: Previewing Sunday Showdown (Vanek)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Chicago at New England (Monday, 8:15 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report: Matchups, Grades, Keys to Victory (McCreight)

>> Never Count Out Bill Belichick (Trestman)

>> Should New England Stick with Bailey Zappe? (Phillips, Pagano)

>> Success of Patricia, Judge in New England Unprecedented (Trestman)

>> Chicago Should Follow Philly, Miami’s Lead to Help Fields (Wannstedt)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks and Predictions (Reynolds)

Week 7 Rankings

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

>> 1-32 Quarterback Rankings (McCreight)

>> Top-10 Running Back Right Now (McCreight)

>> Top-10 Wide Receivers Right Now (McCreight)

>> Top-10 Offenses Right Now (McCreight)

>> Top-10 Defenses Right Now (McCreight)

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

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

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