However, Wentz has been playing better recently and the question mark at quarterback for the 49ers is enough for me to back the Colts ATS. Detroit has generated pressure at the eighth-highest rate in the NFL while blitzing at the tenth-highest clip. The Rams have one of the best pass-blocking offensive lines this season, but could face a tougher challenge than meets the eye. Here’s how the point spreads, moneylines, and total scoring over/unders for every game in Week 7 played out . Also, the Bengals have lost all five games that Lamar Jackson has started against them during his career. That may seem like an advantage to the Ravens, but it also could mean that the Bengals will come into this one motivated to beat Jackson.
- Quarterback Philip Rivers is second in the league with 4,128 passing yards and the Chargers have a 1,000-yard back in Melvin Gordon and a 1,000-yard receiver in Keenan Allen .
- The Patriots didn’t look great this past week as they lost to a Broncos team that scored zero touchdowns despite two red zone appearances.
- Latavius Murray had 95 yards and two touchdowns runs in the win over Los Angeles and the Vikings average 123.3 yards a game on the ground.
- New York finished second in the NFL in scoring defense allowing just 17.8 points per game just one year after ranking near the bottom of the league in most defensive statistical categories.
- He has been described as day-to-day, but the reality is that he will likely miss this week and potentially more as this is now his second season dealing with recurring hamstring injuries.
Mac Jones completed 31 passes for 275 yards in the loss and had his first multi-touchdown game as a pro. The Patriots opened with the second- click for source largest spread this week, starting as 9.5-point favorites against the Texans. Davis Mills has thrown five interceptions in two and a half games, and the run defense is allowing an average of 157.3 yards per game over the past three weeks. If you’re looking for an alternative betting option, the under could be a good play here.
Week 8 Betting Pick: Packers
A Patriots defeat, meanwhile, would mean New England has lost three straight games for the first time since 2002. The Patriots also would fall to 2-4 for the first time since 2000, which happens to be their last losing season. It might be a tall task, asking San Francisco—which lost starting QB Jimmy Garoppolo to injury early in the season—to beat L.A. To make matters worse, they’re coming off fourth quarter collapse last week that ended in a loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.
Denver Broncos At Cleveland Browns Week 7 Odds & Pick
Foles threw for 471 yards and four touchdowns last week against the Texans and engineered the game-winning drive that produced a last-second field goal for the victory. The Colts resurgence has been bolstered by a running game led by Marlon Mack who now has 789 yards on the season. Hilton is Luck’s top target and has 1,209 yards and six touchdowns receiving. Indianapolis has won eight of its last nine games to put itself in position for its first playoff berth since 2014.
Best Thursday Night Football Bets: Patriots
The win over Detroit gave the Packers the NFC North Division title and a trip to the postseason. Rodgers finally threw an interception in last week’s game with the Cowboys, but he also completed possibly his most important pass of the season. With just 12 seconds remaining, Rodgers scrambled to evade the Cowboys pass rush and found TE Jared Cook for a 36-yard gain to set up K Mason Crosby’s 51-yard game-winning field goal. How does New England slow down Atlanta QB Matt Ryan and company? Well, on paper the answer is easy; executing might be more difficult.
The Broncos, last year’s Super Bowl champion, were eliminated from the playoffs last week in a loss to Kansas City. It has been a tough second half of the season for Denver, which has dropped three straight. In those three losses, the offense has produced just 23 points. The defense is still solid – sixth in the NFL in scoring defense (19.4 points per game) – and they will be going against a quarterback who hasn’t played much in his four years in the league.
Detroit Lions At Atlanta Falcons
Tennessee is averaging 27.7 points per game this season (No. 8 in the NFL). The total has gone over in four of the Titans’ last five games. If your team wins its game in Week 7, you will earn eight $25 Free Bets ($200 total), which you can then use on any game or sport with DraftKings Sportsbook. The most unbelievably uneven contest takes place on Sunday afternoon as the Arizona Cardinals are set to host the Houston Texans.