How about playing a little football with Thanksgiving dinner? The NFL has a triple header for Holiday Thursday, as well as a string of playoff contenders and Super Bowl threats. In fact, the winning percentage between these teams is 0.650.as the league expanded to three Thanksgiving games. Five of the six teams playing on Thanksgiving also have a win record, which is a league record.
As we do every week for the entire list, we’ve rounded up all the best Thanksgiving and gambling picks from CBSSports.com and SportsLine and put them all in one place so you can get picks from our CBS Sports experts. as well as additional recommended content for each game, including plays from top SportsLine experts and a SportsLine projection model, best bets from our staff, a selection of survivors, and more.
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Time: Thursday 12:30 pm ET (CBS) streaming on Paramount+ (Click here)
open: Accounts -10
Current: Accounts -9.5
“This is the makings of a game with a lot of attacks. Both teams can score, but the Bills can really score. They’ll put up a big number here as Josh Allen wins his second straight game in Detroit after beating the Browns last week. in the same building. The track is fast and the Bills can fly. “Lions” do not keep up. —has the Bills covering a 9.5 point spread and this game goes way above the 54.5 total.
The Lions have been playing for the past few weeks, but it’s just hard for me to bet against Josh Allen with this double-digit line. Yes, the Detroit defense played better in the previous three games, but it was against the Packers, the Bears. and the Giants. The Buffalo offense is a completely different animal. Allen has historically played well at Thanksgiving as 2-0 SU scores in both games and QB has registered a passer rating of 100+ in each competition. Although I believe the Buffalo offense could hit 30s indoors at Ford Field, I don’t see the Lions doing it in this setting. In particular, I have doubts because of the defense against Jared Goff. Detroit is ranked 24th in the NFL’s pass blocking team. this season, according to Pro Football Focus. Meanwhile, Buffalo is the third-best pass rush team in the league on the same scoring system.” —on why he makes Bills -9.5 one of his best bets for week 12.
“Allen has actually only crossed that line once in the last four games, but I think he gets here against a bad defense. The all-star quarterback is averaging 293 passing yards per game this season.” —on why Josh Allen loves it when he OVER his 281.5 passing yards at -127.
“On paper, it looks like a game where the Lions have no chance of winning, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life about choosing NFL games, it’s that teams always win when you think they don’t have a chance. to win. especially when they’re being trained by a guy whose most famous quote includes biting off his kneecaps. I have no idea what Dan Campbell eats at his house on Thanksgiving, but there’s a 50% chance it’s kneecaps.
“The big problem in this game for the Lions is that they have one of the worst defenses in the NFL this year and they will be playing on the Bills offense, which was one of the best. game and most points per game, and it’s definitely not a good combination when the team you’re playing with is second in both scoring and yards per game.
“If this game had been played four weeks ago, I probably would have picked the Bills at 30, but the Lions are suddenly one of the hottest teams in football. offensive rut, here’s a recipe for a game that can go awry. I told you we’d talk about recipes.” —on why he picks Billy to beat the Lions, 30-27.
Time: Thursday 4:30 pm ET (Fox) live on fuboTV (try for free)
open: Cowboys -7
Current: Cowboys -9
“This looks like a Cowboys rout, almost identical to Dallas’ 40-3 victory over Minnesota just a few days ago. New York showed some cracks in its foundation after the loss to Detroit and lost several key players, including top managers. cornerback Edory Jackson. This should allow the Cowboys’ offense to continue to buzz, but it’s their defense that can really stymie the game. The Giants are allowing the second-highest level of pressure (45%) in the NFL this season, while the Cowboys are putting the most pressure on opposing quarterbacks in the league. In Week 3, Dallas pressured Daniel Jones 27 times in a win, the third most of any game this season. playing at the championship level, they will win by double figures.” —on why he’s taking on Dallas to defend against New York as one of his five castles this week.
The SportsLine projection model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, enters Week 12 of the 2022 NFL season with an incredible 155-109 record in the NFL’s top picks that date back to the 2017 season. Now the model is eyeing a six-stage Thanksgiving game that will bring it nearly 50-1. One of these legs is the total over 45 points in the Cowboys-Giants game. As for the rest, you have to go to SportsLine.
“When those two teams met in Week 3, the Cowboys won 23-16 and that was with Cooper Rush. In that game, the Cowboys fired Daniel Jones five times and drafted him once, and I think we’ll see more. Also on Thursday, the Cowboys have won 10 of their last 11 games in this series and I don’t see that dominance ending this week.
“This is the first time these two teams have played Thanksgiving since 1992. Thirty years ago, the Cowboys beat the Giants 30-3 and won the Super Bowl two months later. I’m not saying it will happen. this year, but I don’t say that.” —on why he likes it when the Cowboys beat the Giants, 31-17.
The Giants after a terrible home run against the Lions, which means they may have been counting on it. The Cowboys rectified the situation in their crushing victory over the Vikings. OK. The Giants are too limited in attack.” —says that protecting the Cowboys will once again lead them to victory.
Patriots in the Vikings
Time: Thursday 8:20 pm ET (NBC) broadcast on fuboTV (try for free)
open: Vikings -3.5
Current: Vikings -3
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