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NFL Week 9: Betting, Fantasy, Breakdowns, Matchups and More

It was a week dominated by one of the most exciting NFL trade deadlines ever. Now with so many players in new homes, how will the biggest acquisitions — from T.J. Hockenson to Roquan Smith — perform with their new franchises in Week 9?

Is this the week the Packers and Buccaneers break out of their slumps?

Is it time for the Patriots and the Jets to explore quarterback changes?

As we get set for this weekend’s Week 9 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)

>> Why is Betting on the NFL Getting Harder? (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Lessons NFL Bettors Have Learned in 2022 (Chris Farley)

>> All Your Best Bets for This Weekend (Farley)

>> Underdog Fantasy Player Props (Brian O’Connell)

>> Top Player Props Focus on Rodgers, Mariota, Quarterbacks (Ben Wolbransky, Josh Larky, Reynolds)

>> Examining All of Week 9’s Betting Lines (Farley)

>> Early Preview at This Weekend’s Betting (Farley, Reynolds)

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

Fantasy Advice

>> Weekly PPR Rankings (Larky)

>> Week 9 Rankings After All the Deadline Moves (Kevin Wheeler)

>> The Top Kickers, Defenses to Stream (Zach Cohen)

DFS Advice

>> Your Top Targets This Week (Bobal)

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

>> Stack a Pair of Cardinals in Your Cash Games (Kyra Wiaterowski)

>> Previewing Five Games from a DFS Perspective (Vanek)

>> Target the NFC North Heavily in DraftKings DFS (Matt Hakim)

>> Using Rostership Data to Win Tournaments (Vanek)

Week 9 Games (All Times ET)

Indianapolis at New England (1 p.m.)

>> Colts Failed Matt Ryan (Robert Smith)

>> Ehlinger Has Plenty to Build On (Chuck Pagano)

>> Belichick Won’t Tolerate Jones’ Turnovers (Rich Gannon)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Colts vs. Patriots (Reynolds)

Green Bay at Detroit (1 p.m.)

>> Packers’ Defense Too Talented to Play This Poorly (Dave Wannstedt)

>> Was OBJ Green Bay’s Silence at Trade Deadline? (Chris Long)

>> Betting: Breaking Down the Packers vs. Lions Matchup (Tank Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Packers vs. Lions (Reynolds)

L.A. Chargers at Atlanta (1 p.m.)

>> Is This a Bounce-Back Game for Chargers? (Chase Daniel)

>> Fantasy: Trade Kyle Pitts If You Can (Josh Fewster)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Chargers vs. Falcons (Reynolds)

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

>> Scouting Report, Grades, Key Matchups for Bills vs. Jets (T.J. McCreight)

>> Do Jets Have Chance to Upset Buffalo? (Laveranues Coles, Wayne Chrebet)

>> Gardner Facing Biggest Test of Rookie Season vs. Diggs (Rod Woodson)

>> Time for Honest Talk Between Wilson, Jets (Gannon)

>> Bills Can’t Stay Relaxed vs. Wilson, Jets (Gregory Rousseau)

>> Hines Set for Immediate Impact (Leonard Fournette)

>> Hines Could Fill McCaffrey-Type Role for Bills (Mike Giddings, Bill Polian, Rick Spielman)

>> Josh Allen’s Practices are Incredible (Rousseau)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Bills vs. Jets (Reynolds)

Minnesota at Washington (1 p.m.)

>> Hockenson About to be Cousins’ Best Friend (Daniel)

>> Fantasy Impact of Minnesota’s Trade for Hockenson (Cohen)

>> DFS: Is Jefferson or Thielen Better Play vs. Washington? (Vanek, Greg Jennings)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Vikings vs. Commanders (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Vikings vs. Commanders (Reynolds)

Carolina at Cincinnati (1 p.m.)

>> How Chase Should Manage Hip Injury (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Fantasy: Sell High on Foreman (Wolbransky)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Panthers vs. Bengals (Reynolds)

Las Vegas at Jacksonville (1 p.m.)

>> Jacksonville Shows Commitment to Contend in 2023 (Spielman)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Raiders vs. Jaguars (Reynolds)

Miami at Chicago (1 p.m.)

>> Trades, Adapting Offense Bring Major Changes to Bears (Marty Mornhinweg)

>> Bears, Ravens Both Winners in Smith Deal (Wannstedt)

>> Claypool Trade Will Help Fields, Bears (Smith)

>> Fields-Claypool Combo Full of Big-Play Potential (Giddings, Polian, Spielman)

>> Bears Finally Adapting Offense to Fields (Wannstedt)

>> Chicago Should’ve Played to Fields’ Strengths Sooner (Joe Thomas, Mitchell Schwartz)

>> Chubb is Closer Dolphins Needed (Wannstedt)

>> How Dolphins Fast-Tracked Tua’s Development (Gannon)

>> Fantasy Impact of Claypool Trade (Larky, Reynolds)

>> Fantasy: Swing a Deal for Khalil Herbert (Fewster)

>> Betting: Breaking Down Dolphins-Bears Matchup (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Dolphins vs. Bears (Reynolds)

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

>> Something Special About this Seattle Team (Golden Tate)

>> Fantasy: Get Moore Before His Value Grows (Alex Caruso)

>> DFS: Trust Murray to Lead Your DFS Picks (Larky)

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

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Seahawks vs. Cardinals (Reynolds)

L.A. Rams at Tampa Bay (4:25 p.m.)

>> Buccaneers Out for Revenge vs. Rams (Fournette)

>> Buccaneers’ Key to Breaking Out of Slump: Fournette (Marvin Lewis)

>> Rams Will Lose to Tampa Without Better Ground Game (Lewis)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Rams vs. Buccaneers (Reynolds)

Tennessee at Kansas City (8:20 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report, Grades, Key Matchups for Titans vs. Chiefs (McCreight)

>> Chiefs Face Two Options: Stop Henry, or Lose (Schwartz, Thomas)

>> Henry Ready for Challenge of Facing Kansas City Offense (Eddie George)

>> Fantasy: Don’t Be Afraid to Start Valdes-Scantling (Fewster)

>> DFS: JuJu or Kelce vs. Tennessee? (Vanek, Jennings)

>> Betting: Odds, Spreads, Picks, Predictions for Titans vs. Chiefs (Reynolds)

Baltimore at New Orleans (Monday, 8:15 p.m.)

>> Scouting Report, Grades, Key Matchups for Ravens vs. Saints (McCreight)

>> Smith Difference-Maker Ravens Need to Battle AFC’s Elite (Ed Reed)

>> AFC North Belongs to Ravens (Woodson)

>> Fantasy: Isaiah Likely a Rising Star (Fewster)

Teams on a Bye (Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, N.Y. Giants, Pittsburgh, San Francisco)

>> 49ers are NFL’s Most Dangerous Team (Wannstedt)

>> Injuries are Only Thing That Can Stop 49ers (Matt Cassel, Mornhinweg)

>> Russell Wilson Trade Led to Broncos’ Chubb Deal (Giddings, Polian, Spielman)

>> Even Without Chubb, Future is Bright for Denver Defense (Long)

>> Parsons the NFL’s Most Dominant Player in October (Reed)

Week 9 Rankings

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

>> 1-32 Quarterback Rankings (McCreight)

>> NFL’s Top 10 Offenses (McCreight)

>> NFL’s Top 10 Defenses (McCreight)

>> NFL’s Top 10 Running Backs (McCreight)

>> NFL’s Top 10 Wide Receivers (McCreight)

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

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

>> Top 5 Running Backs in the NFL (George)

>> Top 5 Wide Receivers (Jennings)

>> Top 5 Defensive Backs in the AFC (Woodson)

>> Top 5 Defensive Backs in the NFC (Woodson)

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