What better way to start off the New Year than with some football and a few bets? Motivation and its impact on various rosters are the name of the game in Week 17. Below you’ll find a summary for each game on the New Year’s Day slate, along with a link to my in-depth betting […]
Official team injury reports for Week 17 games: Arizona at Atlanta Cardinals OUT: CB Antonio Hamilton (hip), QB Colt McCoy (concussion), WR DeAndre Hopkins (knee) QUESTIONABLE: OL Kelvin Beachum (knee/ankle), LB Tanner Vallejo (knee), CB Marco Wilson (neck), DL Zach Allen (hand) Falcons OUT: TE Feleipe Franks (concussion), S Jovante Moffatt (calf), G Chuma Edoga (knee) QUESTIONABLE: G Elijah Wilkinson (calf) Chicago at Detroit Bears OUT: OL Ja’Tyre Carter (back), LB Sterling Weatherford (illness) QUESTIONABLE: WR Chase Claypool (knee), WR Dante Pettis (ankle), LB Trevon Wesco (calf) Lions OUT: G Kayode Awosika (ankle), S DeShon Elliott (shoulder) […]
Browns (6-9) at Commanders (7-7-1) Opening Spread: Commanders -2.5 Opening Game Total: 40.5 Opening Team Totals: Commanders (21.5) Browns (19) Weather: Outdoors, no current concerns The Line Report This line opened as Commanders -2.5 This line remains at Commanders -2.5 DraftKings Pick’Em has the Commanders -2.5 Circa Sports Millions Pro Football Contest has the Commanders […]
Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells once said, “You are what your record says you are.” While that is absolutely true, history has shown us that if you know what you’re doing, your record doesn’t have to stay the same for very long. Consider: >> After winning just four games in 2018, the 49ers went […]
The Browns were eliminated from the AFC playoff race after their 17-10 home loss to the Saints last week, so now we can officially call the first year of the Deshaun Watson trade a failure. Now the Browns organization and Watson are under huge pressure to make the deal more palatable to Cleveland fans in […]
This past week, we saw some low-scoring games due to tough weather conditions. But, we also had some games that went haywire in the scoring department. The Cowboys and Eagles combined for 74 points with Gardner Minshew filling in for Jalen Hurts and carrying the torch from where he had left. The Rams scored 51 […]
With the aid of frigid weather across the country, defenses held opposing offenses to the third-lowest-scoring week of the season in terms of points per game. Offenses were forced to call conservative plays to battle the elements, and defenses took full advantage by getting off the field. However, the Rams, Cowboys and Packers—who all forced […]
Cam Jordan talks about the record-cold temperatures the Saints faced in Cleveland this past weekend, how the Saints’ defensive line stepped up to earn a win over the Browns, and his favorite quarterback hits from across the league in Week 16.
Every Monday during the NFL season, I’ll compare game spreads to my own power ratings and give my perspective on whether I think the betting lines are accurate. Paying attention to the NFL market is one of the single most important aspects of successful wagering. With all the variance and volatility of pro football, placing […]
Two 6-9 teams. One was knocked out, the other still with playoff hopes. The Browns’ future remains in question, while the Saints’ future is now.