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NFL odds, lines, point spreads: Updated Week 13 betting information for picking every game



The NFL’s weekly betting madness was quelled for at least one week as no double-digit underdog was able to earn an outright victory for the first time in weeks. While bettors certainly gave thanks for that over their Thanksgiving dinners, it’s also worth noting that the only reason that didn’t happen was because there were no games with double-digit spreads.

That said, the team with the largest spread of the week, the Cowboys — who were favored by 7.5 points — lost outright to the Raiders in overtime. So, in some ways, this wacky, unpredictable betting season continued.

In Week 13, gamblers will continue to look at the latest odds, trends, results and injuries to inform them of undervalued picks both against the spread and outright. Unfortunately, they are going to have to sort through two double-digit point spreads, as the Buccaneers (-10.5) and Rams (-13) are favored over the Falcons and Jaguars respectively. Those two contenders should win those games, but at this point, take nothing for granted. Nothing.

Most of the rest of the lines this week are tight, as they were in Week 12. That means there should be plenty of good matchups on tap this week. Well, they could also be close, ugly games like the Ravens-Browns and Washington-Seattle prime-time games from last week, but we’ll certainly hope for the former.

The AFC continues to be a logjam while the battle for the NFC Wild Card spots is beginning to heat up, so most of the teams in action are still playing for something. It will also be nice to get the 9-2 Cardinals — and a presumably healthy Kyler Murray — back on the slate. They have been great against the spread this year, and they should have a good chance to cover against the Bears.

For more expert NFL predictions, check out Sporting News’ picks straight up and against the spread for Week 13.

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NFL odds for Week 13

Below are the latest Week 13 NFL odds, including point spreads, money lines and over-under totals for every game, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Last updated: Saturday, Dec. 4.

NFL point spreads Week 13

Game Spread
Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints DAL -4.5
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions MIN -7.5
Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears ARI -7.5
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons TB -10.5
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans IND -10
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets PHI -7
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals CIN -3
New York Giants at Miami Dolphins MIA -6.5
Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders LV -1.5
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers BAL -4.5
Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams LAR -13
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks SF -3.5
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs KC -9.5
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills BUF -2.5

NFL money lines Week 13

Game Moneyline
Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints NO +172
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions DET +275
Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears CHI +290
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons ATL +380
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans HOU +350
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets NYJ +225
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals LAC +134
New York Giants at Miami Dolphins NYG +215
Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders WAS +102
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers PIT +188
Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams JAX +490
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks SEA +144
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs DEN +320
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills NE +118

NFL over-unders Week 13

Game Over/Under
Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints 47.5
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions 46.5
Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears 43.5
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons 50.5
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans 44.5
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets 45
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals 49.5
New York Giants at Miami Dolphins 39.5
Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders 49.5
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers 44
Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams 48
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks 45.5
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs 47
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills 41.5

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NFL best bets for Week 13

Broncos (+10) at Chiefs

Sometimes, you’re going to look at a spread and just instantaneously think and know, “Wow. This is too high. This is one of those circumstances.

It’s undeniable that the Chiefs have been playing better in recent weeks. They have won four consecutive games and the team’s defense is playing significantly better than it did in the early stages of the season. Still, they’re not guaranteed to beat the Broncos, a pretty good team, by double digits.

In fact, the Chiefs have often played in close games this season. They have won just three of their seven games by double digits this season. Those came against the Eagles, Washington and the Raiders. All of those games were one-possession games at one point in the second half, so even those contests are a bit closer than the final results indicate.

I know there are some positive trends for the Chiefs in this one. Specifically, they have beaten the Broncos 11 consecutive times, so it seems unlikely that Denver will win this one outright on the road. Still, the Broncos have kept six of those games within 10 points, so even though they’ve lost, they have still been close. That includes the 22-16 loss the Broncos suffered at the end of last season.

Plus, this is, probably, the best iteration of this Broncos team since the 2015 Broncos began the losing streak. Those Broncos were Super Bowl champions. These ones aren’t quite that good, but they have a solid defense, good offensive weapons and a steady quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater.

It also helps that Bridgewater is an elite 42-18-1 against the spread during his career as a starter. That includes a 6-5 mark this season.

This seems like a good spot in which to trust Bridgewater and the Broncos. The Chiefs will be ready for this game after a bye week and should win, but a double-digit victory is far from guaranteed. Professional bettors seem to agree, as Denver has an early-week pro money advantage of 34 percent, per BetQL. So, essentially, people that gamble for a living are putting hefty sums of money on Denver to cover. As such, we’ll advise you to trust them in what should be a tight game.

49ers (-3.5) at Seahawks

OK, it’s officially time to fade the Seahawks. They could bounce back at some point, but after their 17-15 “Monday Night Football” loss against Washington, it’s hard to be optimistic that they will.

The Seahawks just look completely lost on offense. They can’t run the ball without Chris Carson. Russell Wilson is having trouble throwing the ball accurately and was off-target on several passes that killed drives. Worst of all, the team couldn’t hold onto the ball. They generated just 18:20 in time of possession and had five three-and-outs in the second half.

Wilson is still rehabbing a finger injury to his throwing hand, so perhaps he will eventually snap out of his funk. That said, it may be too late to do that. Seattle has dropped to 3-8 and appears to be out of the Wild Card race. They won’t quit on the season, but if their struggles persist, they could reach a boiling point.

The Seahawks would normally look extremely appealing 3.5-point home underdogs, but they haven’t been as strong at home as they once were. They have just one win at Lumen Field, though they have played a couple of close games there against the Saints and Titans. Plus, the 49ers are playing well and figure to be a tough matchup for the Seahawks.

The 49ers rank sixth in the NFL in rushing yards per game with 130.9. Seattle allows the ninth-most rushing yards per game (124.9). The 49ers average 31:04 time of possession this year, good for ninth-best in the NFL. The Seahawks are dead last with a mark of 24:09. That’s nearly three minutes worse than the 31st-ranked Jaguars.

What does this all mean? The 49ers are basically built to beat the Seahawks. They can control the clock and force Wilson to have to beat them with a limited amount of plays. He can do that, as he proved in the Seahawks’ 28-21 win earlier this season, but the 49ers have gotten much healthier since then. Elijah Mitchell didn’t play in that game and Jimmy Garoppolo got hurt during it. With both in tow, the Seahawks will have much more trouble competing with San Francisco.

Taking any team as a 3.5-point road favorite is a risk. That’s part of the reason that both BetQL and sharp bettors see the Seahawks (+3.5) as one of this week’s top picks. (For more top betting picks from BetQL, click here.)

Even despite that, I can’t bring myself to trust Seattle again. This just doesn’t seem like a good matchup for the Seahawks. Stopping this potent San Francisco rushing attack seems too difficult for them and the 49ers’ offense won’t come up empty as often as Washington.

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Jets (+6.5) vs. Eagles

I know, I know. The Jets are bad. They are coming off a win, but it was against the Texans, so we shouldn’t read into that too much, right?

Well, yes. You’re right. Here’s the thing though: we don’t like the Jets because of how they performed last week. It’s more about a key factor on the Eagles’ side of the ball.

Jalen Hurts is dealing with an ankle injury that he suffered against the Giants. That may impact whether he’s able to play in Week 13, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Here’s a look at Hurts’ injury. It doesn’t look major, but it was enough to make him limp.

It’s never fun to trust an injured quarterback, especially one that relies on his mobility and is dealing with an ankle injury. If Hurts does suit up, he could have trouble moving around the pocket and making plays, which is what he does best. Trusting him in that scenario wouldn’t be ideal.

And if Hurts doesn’t play, backup Gardner Minshew would become the starting quarterback for a week. Minshew had some decent performances as a starter with the Jaguars, but we’ve yet to see him do much with the Eagles. He could earn the Eagles a cover, but trusting him would be a risky proposition unless the line dropped below three points.

It sounds crazy, but consider betting the Jets in this spot. It’s a good one for them and maybe Zach Wilson will be able to find success against an Eagles team that blitzes at the second-lowest rate of any team (16.9 percent).




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