The Week 13 NFL schedule is stacked with nice matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters deliver us the keys to each recreation, a daring prediction for every matchup and remaining rating picks.
Moreover, ESPN Stats & Data supplies a stat to know for every recreation, and the Football Power Index (FPI) goes contained in the numbers with a matchup score (on a scale of 1 to 100) and a recreation projection. ESPN Fantasy‘s Kyle Soppe and ESPN Chalk‘s Dave Bearman hand out useful nuggets as nicely. It is all right here to assist get you prepared for a loaded weekend of NFL football.
Let’s get into the total Week 13 slate, together with an enormous NFC West matchup between two playoff contenders. (Recreation instances are Sunday except in any other case famous.)
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 73.1 | Spread: NO -2.5 (45)
What to look at for: Hidden within the camouflage of the Broncos taking part in final Sunday in opposition to the Saints with no quarterbacks obtainable for the sport was the actual fact Denver used a wide range of protection seems to be and pressures to restrict Saints quarterback Taysom Hill to 78 yards passing and sack him 3 times. If the Falcons can maintain the Saints in third-and-long, and even third-and-midrange, they might put it in Hill’s palms and take a look at a few of the similar issues. — Jeff Legwold
Daring prediction: Hill will throw the primary two landing passes of his profession, and broad receiver Michael Thomas will catch his first two of this season. Each of them are lengthy overdue, and the breakthrough will come at Atlanta, regardless that the Falcons’ protection has proven nice enchancment recently and simply decimated the Raiders final weekend. — Mike Triplett
Stat to know: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has six video games this season with a Whole QBR of a minimum of 80, the third most within the NFL. And he wants simply three passing touchdowns for his twelfth consecutive season with a minimum of 20, which might tie for the fourth-longest streak in NFL historical past.
What to know for fantasy: Saints working again Alvin Kamara‘s worst two profession video games in opposition to the Falcons on a per-touch foundation have are available in his previous two conferences with the division rivals. The 0.81 factors per contact he averaged in Week 11 was the Eleventh-worst recreation of his skilled profession. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: New Orleans has coated 4 straight video games, together with in Week 11 in opposition to Atlanta. Read more.
Triplett’s decide: Saints 27, Falcons 22
Legwold’s decide: Saints 23, Falcons 16
FPI prediction: NO, 62.6% (by a median of 4.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Jordan, Saints defense surge to No. 1: “It’s a we thing” … As Falcons improve, Morris showing he’s a serious head-coaching candidate … Falcons’ defense “put it all together,” growing under Morris
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 50.4 | Spread: TEN -6 (53.5)
What to look at for: This recreation is a matchup of the league’s high two dashing assaults. Whether it is shut into the fourth quarter, it should come all the way down to which group is ready to put on the opposite down. With each defenses committing to stopping the run, do not be shocked if there may be an explosive play off of play-action, too. — Turron Davenport
Stat to know: Henry and Chubb rank 1-2, respectively, within the NFL in dashing yards per recreation and 100-yard dashing video games for the reason that begin of final season. The Browns rank No. 1 within the NFL in dashing share at 50%, whereas the Titans are third at 47%.
What to know for fantasy: Since 2018, Henry is averaging 37.1% extra fantasy factors per recreation over the Titans’ remaining seven video games than their first 9 of the season. See Week 13 rankings.
Trotter’s decide: Titans 38, Browns 30
Davenport’s decide: Titans 35, Browns 28
FPI prediction: TEN, 67.0% (by a median of 5.9 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Browns looking to prove they’re way more than just good at beating bad teams … Browns’ Chubb, Hunt present biggest challenge yet to Titans’ defense … Titans firmly in driver’s seat in AFC South race with favorable schedule ahead
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 49.3 | Spread: IND -3.5 (50)
What to look at for: Can Colts broad receiver T.Y. Hilton proceed to torch the Texans? In 16 profession video games in opposition to Houston, Hilton has 85 catches for 1,537 yards and 10 touchdowns, by far essentially the most in opposition to an AFC South group. And regardless of a gradual begin, Hilton is coming off his greatest outing of the season and has a historical past of huge video games at NRG Stadium. — Sarah Barshop
Daring prediction: Houston do-everything defensive lineman J.J. Watt could have his second multisack recreation of the season. Sure, Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has been sacked solely 10 instances this season, however there’s an opportunity beginning left sort out Anthony Castonzo will miss the sport with a knee harm. It is exhausting sufficient to cease Watt with a beginning sort out. It is actually troublesome to include him with a backup. — Mike Wells
Stat to know: The Texans are averaging 83.9 dashing yards per recreation this season, Thirty first within the NFL.
What to know for fantasy: For the season, Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson averages 58.1% extra fantasy factors per throw to Will Fuller than to all different Texans gamers. On Monday, Fuller was suspended for six video games. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Houston is 1-5 in opposition to the unfold (ATS) in opposition to groups with successful information this season, and 3-2 ATS in opposition to all others. Read more.
Wells’ decide: Colts 27, Texans 23
Barshop’s decide: Colts 24, Texans 21
FPI prediction: HOU, 55.2% (by a median of 1.8 factors)
Matchup must-reads: No longer No. 1, Colts defense hindered by slow starts … WR Fuller, CB Roby suspended six games under NFL’s PED policy … Sanchez says surgery to remove tumor “went well” … What Fuller’s suspension means for his future with Texans … Colts activate sack leader Autry off reserve/COVID-19 list … Watson: “Very important” that Texans re-sign Fuller
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 36.7 | Spread: MIN -10.5 (50.5)
What to look at for: With 82 receiving yards in opposition to Jacksonville, Vikings broad receiver Justin Jefferson would develop into simply the fifth rookie to succeed in 1,000 receiving yards within the first 12 video games of his profession throughout the Tremendous Bowl period. Jefferson leads all rookies with 918 receiving yards and ranks second in receptions (52) and landing catches (six). — Courtney Cronin
Daring prediction: Vikings tight finish Kyle Rudolph could have two landing catches. The Jaguars, Jets and Chargers have all given up a league-high 9 TD catches to tight ends. Rudolph has only one this season and is coming off season highs in catches (seven) and yards (68) in opposition to Carolina. — Mike DiRocco
Stat to know: The Jaguars have allowed 24-plus factors in 10 straight video games this season, their longest streak of permitting 24 factors in franchise historical past. The Vikings have scored 24-plus factors in eight of their 11 video games this season, however they’re simply 4-4 in these video games.
What to know for fantasy: Jefferson has surpassed 17.5 fantasy factors in back-to-back-to-back video games (26 final weekend in opposition to the Panthers). See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: All six Minnesota house video games have gone over the whole this season. Read more.
DiRocco’s decide: Vikings 30, Jaguars 21
Cronin’s decide: Vikings 31, Jaguars 20
FPI prediction: MIN, 83.1% (by a median of 12.8 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Jaguars go with QB Glennon, not Minshew … Vikings’ Jefferson proves he’s up for a starring role … Marrone still focused on team’s record after GM firing … Vikings activate WR Thielen from COVID-19 list … Why Jaguars have most attractive GM opening in NFL
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 31.1 | Spread: MIA -11.5 (42.5)
What to look at for: Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard leads the NFL with seven interceptions, all around the previous 9 video games. The NFL’s greatest ball hawk may get an opportunity so as to add to his decide whole this weekend whereas dealing with Brandon Allen, the harm substitute for Joe Burrow at quarterback who dedicated two turnovers vs. the Giants final weekend. — Cameron Wolfe
Daring prediction: The Bengals could have fewer than 250 yards of whole offense. Between a powerful move protection and a Bengals group that’s with out its beginning quarterback (Burrow) and beginning working again (Joe Mixon), gaining yards shall be a troublesome process. — Ben Child
Stat to know: The Dolphins common 0.06 anticipated factors added per play with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on area this season, and minus-0.08 with Tua Tagovailoa. That’s equal to the distinction between the 18th- and Thirty first-ranked offenses.
What to know for fantasy: Miami broad receiver DeVante Parker racked up 14 targets and 119 yards in Fitzpatrick’s return to the beginning lineup. In Tagovailoa’s 4 begins, Parker averaged 6.3 targets and 39.8 yards per recreation. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Miami has coated in six of its previous seven video games, and Miami is 17-6 ATS since its Week 5 bye final season, the very best mark within the league. Read more.
Child’s decide: Dolphins 24, Bengals 10
Wolfe’s decide: Dolphins 27, Bengals 13
FPI prediction: MIA, 67.9% (by a median of 6.2 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Allen: From COVID-proof emergency QB to Bengals starter … Why Dolphins’ playoff push is invaluable for Tagovailoa’s growth … No matter the QB, Dolphins’ defense shows it is key to playoff run
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 20.0 | Spread: CHI -3 (44.5)
What to look at for: Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky‘s time in Chicago is nearing an finish, however he does normally gentle up the hapless Lions. In six profession appearances versus Detroit, Trubisky has handed for 1,601 yards, 14 touchdowns and 4 interceptions (106.0 quarterback score), together with 4 consecutive video games with a minimum of three touchdowns and a passer score over 100.0. Trubisky threw for 3 fourth-quarter scores to guide Chicago to that inconceivable comeback victory at Ford Discipline in Week 1. — Jeff Dickerson
Daring prediction: Darrell Bevell will win his debut because the interim Detroit Lions coach because the group will get a bump from a brand new, modified voice. In that victory, Matthew Stafford will appear to be the quarterback he was in 2019, throwing for greater than 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns within the group’s most full offensive exhibiting of the season. — Michael Rothstein
Stat to know: The Lions are one among 4 groups this season and not using a win in a divisional recreation (Chargers, Jets and Bengals). In reality, they’ve misplaced 9 straight divisional video games, at the moment tied for the longest lively such dropping streak within the NFL (Chargers).
What to know for fantasy: Determined for a fantasy QB? The Bears have gained every of the previous 4 conferences with the Lions, and Trubisky has thrown three landing passes in every a type of video games (26.0 fantasy factors per recreation in these matchups). See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Detroit is 1-11 outright and 3-9 ATS in its previous 12 division video games. Read more.
Rothstein’s decide: Lions 35, Bears 21
Dickerson’s decide: Bears 23, Lions 21
FPI prediction: CHI, 61.1% (by a median of three.8 factors)
Matchup must-reads: FAQ: How will the Lions’ GM and coaching search go? Whither Stafford? … Bears’ Smith takes place among league’s elite linebackers … Lions’ “Patriots Midwest” experiment with Patricia, Quinn a costly failure
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 18.4 | Spread: LV -9 (47)
What to look at for: The Raiders have dropped two straight, jeopardizing their playoff probabilities, however they now face the perfect opponent. The Jets are everyone’s favourite get-well matchup. They’ve confronted 5 groups that entered the sport on dropping streaks, starting from two to 4 video games, and the Jets misplaced all of them. So, sure, the Raiders is perhaps reeling after final weekend’s ugly defeat to the Falcons, however haven’t any worry … the Jets are right here to make all of it higher. — Wealthy Cimini
Daring prediction: Ageless Jets working again Frank Gore will rush for 100 yards for the primary time since September 2019. He’s coming off a season-best 74 yards in a loss to the Dolphins, and the Raiders’ run protection — ranked thirteenth within the NFL in permitting a median of 113.4 yards on the bottom — has been greater than suspect. Gore turning again the clock and preserving the Las Vegas offense off the sphere will maintain issues fascinating within the Meadowlands … for some time. — Paul Gutierrez
Stat to know: Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has no passing TDs in every of his previous 4 begins, the longest lively streak within the NFL. A fifth consecutive recreation and not using a landing move would tie the longest such streak by a Jets QB previously 40 seasons (Geno Smith was the newest to take action, in 2013).
What to know for fantasy: Gore’s carry rely elevated for a 3rd straight recreation, and he has a number of receptions in all three of these video games. This weekend, he will get the fourth-worst protection when it comes to defending fantasy working backs this season. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: The over is 8-3 in Las Vegas video games this season, the second-highest over share within the NFL this season. Read more.
Gutierrez’s decide: Raiders 28, Jets 20
Cimini’s decide: Raiders 31, Jets 21
FPI prediction: LV, 70.2% (by a median of seven.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Ruggs growing as Raiders’ deep threat, with Agholor’s help … Jets’ Gase admits he hasn’t helped Darnold develop as NFL QB … Season on the brink? How do Raiders react to “trash” showing in Atlanta? … Why is Gase (7-20) still coaching the Jets? … Jets’ Gase says playcalling now “a collaborative effort”
4:05 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 79.4 | Spread: LAR -3 (48)
What to look at for: It’s going to be recognized early within the recreation simply how a lot Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray‘s proper shoulder has improved. If he begins working early, then it is higher. If he would not, then it is nonetheless a difficulty. Coach Kliff Kingsbury will not run Murray on designed calls if there’s an opportunity of him getting hit and damage extra. However whether or not Murray runs could have a definite affect and might be the distinction between Arizona successful — or dropping for the fourth time in 5 video games. — Josh Weinfuss
Daring prediction: Rookie Rams working again Cam Akers will tally his first 100-rushing-yard recreation. The Rams haven’t been in a position to get their run recreation going since Week 10, however in opposition to a Cardinals protection that’s permitting a median of 123 yards per recreation, look ahead to coach Sean McVay to decide to it. Akers is coming off a nine-carry, 84-yard efficiency in Week 12. — Lindsey Thiry
Stat to know: The Cardinals lead NFL in yards per rush (5.0), rank fourth in rush yards per recreation (155.9) and sit at second in run block win fee (73%). However the Rams have allowed the fourth-fewest rush yards per recreation (93.5) this season.
What to know for fantasy: Trigger for concern? The Rams have been the very best protection in opposition to fantasy receivers this season, and three of DeAndre Hopkins‘ 4 worst video games this season have come since Arizona’s Week 8 bye. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Arizona is 12-6-1 ATS as an underdog below Kingsbury. And it is 5-3 ATS as a house underdog below Kingsbury, with all 5 covers additionally going over the whole. Read more.
Thiry’s decide: Rams 28, Cardinals 20
Weinfuss’ decide: Cardinals 24, Rams 21
FPI prediction: LAR, 53.7% (by a median of 1.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Rams’ Goff vows to do better after loss, criticism … Have teams cracked the code on Cardinals’ Murray? … Rams coach McVay says Goff “has got to take better care of the football” … Cardinals first-round pick Simmons finding “the flow of it”
Mike Clay explains why he feels good about beginning Robert Woods in opposition to the Cardinals’ protection.
4:05 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 46.8 | Spread: SEA -10 (47.5)
What to look at for: Regulate Seattle broad receiver DK Metcalf versus New York cornerback James Bradberry. The NFL’s main WR has been getting numerous consideration from opposing defenses’ high corners this season, with largely good outcomes. Metcalf set a profession excessive with 177 yards on Monday night time whereas doing most of his harm in opposition to Darius Slay. He figures to see loads of Bradberry on Sunday. — Brady Henderson
Daring prediction: Seahawks broad receiver Tyler Lockett could have double-digit receptions. The Giants’ defensive weaknesses embrace their CB2 and slot cornerback. That units up completely for Lockett, who’s tenth within the NFL with 33 catches out of the slot for 352 yards. — Jordan Raanan
Stat to know: Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson ranks fifth in QBR (78.1) versus zone protection this season with 9 touchdowns, which trails solely Patrick Mahomes’ 11. The Giants make the most of zone protection on 66.1% of opponent dropbacks, the second-highest fee this season (Panthers at 69.7%).
What to know for fantasy: Giants working again Wayne Gallman has rushed for a landing in 5 consecutive video games, however extra vital for the sustainability of his standing as a top-20 fantasy working again, he matched a season excessive with 5 targets in Week 12. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Giants have coated in eight of their previous 9 highway video games. Read more.
Raanan’s decide: Seahawks 27, Giants 16
Henderson’s decide: Seahawks 27, Giants 14
FPI prediction: SEA, 86.2% (by a median of 14.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: McCoy, plunged into playoff race, brings grit to Giants’ offense … From anemic to awesome: Seahawks’ pass rush has done a 180 … Giants’ Barkley rehabs ACL, meniscus injuries … Seahawks WR Gordon reinstated for last two weeks
4:25 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 60.9 | Spread: GB -9 (47.5)
What to look at for: From the Aaron Rodgers by no means forgets file: The Eagles beat the Packers in Week 4 of final season after they picked off Rodgers on the aim line with 20 seconds left to seal the sport. Since then, the Packers quarterback has thrown 53 touchdowns and 7 interceptions in 23 regular-season video games. He wants three landing passes to succeed in 400 for his profession. Drew Brees at the moment owns the document for quickest to 400 landing passes (205 video games); Rodgers has performed in 192. — Rob Demovsky
Daring prediction: Packers working again Aaron Jones will discover the top zone twice. He hasn’t had a multiple-touchdown recreation since Week 2 in opposition to the Lions, however with the Eagles centered on Rodgers and defensive sort out Fletcher Cox coping with a neck harm, Jones will lead the scoring cost for the Packers. — Tim McManus
Stat to know: Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has an off-target fee of 23.3% this season, which ranks final within the NFL. The Eagles quarterback was ranked Eleventh out of 32 QBs within the class final season at 16.6%.
What to know for fantasy: Jones hasn’t been the fantasy celebrity we had hoped for over the previous two months, however he did common 5.3 yards per carry in opposition to a tricky Bears protection final weekend and has hauled in 15 of 17 targets over his previous 4 video games. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Philadelphia is 1-4 ATS on the highway this season. Read more.
McManus’ decide: Packers 27, Eagles 17
Demovsky’s decide: Packers 30, Eagles 21
FPI prediction: GB, 72.8% (by a median of 8.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Eagles activate Ertz, add Johnson to IR … Rodgers for (his third) MVP? Packers QB squarely in the race now … Eagles coach Pederson given no assurance he’ll finish season … Gary, Savage start to make Packers’ 2019 draft look better … NFL execs predict Wentz’s future: Why his contract is such a burden for the Eagles … Happy 37th birthday, Rodgers, here’s a first-round WR for a change
4:25 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 38.7 | Spread: EVEN (47.5)
What to look at for: Can Justin Herbert outduel Cam Newton? He has six 300-yard passing video games, tied for many by a rookie in NFL historical past (Andrew Luck in 2012). And with 4 extra passing touchdowns, he’d tie Baker Mayfield for the rookie document of 27. — Shelley Smith
Daring prediction: After the Patriots’ Gunner Olszewski noticed a punt-return TD nullified by a penalty final weekend, he’ll take one to the home in opposition to a Chargers special-teams unit that has had its struggles in 2020. — Mike Reiss
Stat to know: Newton has 4 passing touchdowns and 9 interceptions this season. That 0.44 TD-INT fee is the second worst by a quarterback with 250 move makes an attempt in a season previously decade out of 344 qualifying QB seasons (Jimmy Clausen was at 0.33 in 2010).
What to know for fantasy: Over the previous 4 weeks, Chargers tight finish Hunter Henry ranks top-five on the place in targets, catches and fantasy factors. Over that stretch, his 1.3 end-zone targets per recreation ranks seventh within the league throughout all positions. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Chargers have didn’t cowl in 5 consecutive video games. Read more.
Reiss’ decide: Patriots 27, Chargers 23
Smith’s decide: Patriots 24, Chargers 23
FPI prediction: NE, 51.4% (by a median of 0.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: How Patriots’ Belichick connected with an innovative Arkansas high school coach … Chargers’ Bosa more concerned with getting wins than setting records … Belichick sticking with Newton as Patriots’ offense eyes spark … Taylor won’t file grievance vs. Chargers, source says
8:20 p.m. ET | NBC
Matchup score: 55.8 | Spread: KC -14 (51)
What to look at for: Can the Broncos generate sufficient offense to maintain up with the Chiefs? The Chiefs have outscored the Broncos 96-25 previously three video games between the 2 groups, with the margins being 24, 20 and 27 factors. So Denver has to determine a approach to transfer the ball and rating some factors. The Chiefs have not been taking part in nicely of late on protection, however the prospect nonetheless appears dim for the Broncos. Even discounting final weekend’s QB-less catastrophe in opposition to the Saints, they’re averaging fewer than 21 factors per recreation. — Adam Teicher
Daring prediction: Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, a local of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, will throw his first profession landing move in opposition to the group he watched rising up. In two profession begins in opposition to the Chiefs, he has twice had a minimum of 40 move makes an attempt, and none has gone for a TD. Lock wants a few of his greatest work on this one, given he is taking some warmth for lacking final weekend’s recreation after failing to abide by COVID-19 protocols and remains to be in a season-long audition for the long run. Oh, and the Chiefs are going for his or her Eleventh win in a row on this lengthy rivalry. — Jeff Legwold
Stat to know: Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has gained seven consecutive prime-time video games, and his 36 passing touchdowns in his 14 profession prime-time begins is already essentially the most by a participant by his first 15 prime-time begins within the Tremendous Bowl period.
What to know for fantasy: Do not sleep on Denver receiver KJ Hamler. He noticed 26 targets within the three video games previous to the Week 12 mess, and almost 72% of yards gained within the NFL this season when taking part in from behind have been gained by the air. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: That is the second straight recreation that Denver is a double-digit underdog. It hasn’t been a double-digit underdog twice in the identical season since 1975. Read more.
Legwold’s decide: Chiefs 28, Broncos 20
Teicher’s decide: Chiefs 30, Broncos 17
FPI prediction: KC, 88.6% (by a median of 16.0 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Coaching disciples of Chiefs’ Reid have hard time replicating his success … Success, trust and burnt ends: Why everyone loves Chiefs coach Reid … Four Broncos QBs fined by team for not wearing masks … What did Chiefs receiver Hill first think of Mahomes? “Trash” … How lining up against his wife helped Broncos’ Bolles earn big payday
Monday, 5 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 61.5 | Spread: PIT -8.5 (42)
What to look at for: Coming off an unpleasant win in opposition to the Ravens, the Steelers are engaged on a brief week and dealing with a Washington group that had additional time to prepare for the NFL’s lone undefeated group. The Steelers will seemingly nonetheless be with out working again James Conner and heart Maurkice Pouncey (COVID-19 checklist), which means they will be short-handed in opposition to a sneaky good defensive group that has proved to be strong in opposition to the move and the run. — Brooke Pryor
Daring prediction: The Steelers’ offense has not been about hitting downfield passes this season; its receivers common an NFL-low 10.23 yards per catch. However Pittsburgh could have one 50-plus-yard landing on Monday in opposition to a protection that has allowed an NFL-worst six catches of 50-plus yards. — John Keim
Stat to know: Washington quarterback Alex Smith is averaging 4.91 air yards per move try, the shortest amongst 33 certified passers. It’s the lowest mark by any passer with a minimum of 150 makes an attempt in a season because it was first tracked in 2006. However 58.2% of Washington’s receiving yards have come after the catch, the best fee within the NFL this season, and Terry McLaurin leads all broad receivers with 445 yards after the catch.
What to know for fantasy: Washington working again Antonio Gibson set or matched season highs in rush makes an attempt (20), catches (5) and targets (seven) throughout the Thanksgiving win over the Cowboys. However it’s value noting that Gibson is averaging 27.7 fantasy factors per recreation in opposition to the Cowboys this season and 14 in opposition to the remainder of the NFL. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Steelers are 8-3 ATS, tied with the Dolphins for greatest ATS document within the league. Read more.
Keim’s decide: Steelers 24, Washington 17
Pryor’s decide: Steelers 17, Washington 14
FPI prediction: PIT, 74.0% (by a median of 8.6 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Gibson still developing, but making big impact for Washington … Torn ACL confirmed for Steelers’ Dupree, source says … Bell “ringing” for Dupree’s replacement, and Steelers hope he responds
Adam Schefter reviews the impact that Bud Dupree’s harm may have on the Steelers’ postseason probabilities.
What to look at for: This has been one other wild week in essentially the most uncommon of seasons for the 49ers, who’re coming off an emotional victory in opposition to the Rams and now should regroup whereas relocating to Arizona for a minimum of the following three weeks. Payments quarterback Josh Allen‘s mobility presents an enormous problem for San Francisco’s protection, however it’s additionally truthful to marvel if the late-season transfer to the desert and its fallout could have an antagonistic impact on the Niners in a recreation they have to have to remain within the NFC playoff race. — Nick Wagoner
Daring prediction: As Buffalo performs its second of a minimum of three video games with out wideout John Brown, Gabriel Davis will register the primary 100-yard recreation of his profession, ending because the Payments’ main receiver for the second straight recreation. — Marcel Louis-Jacques
Stat to know: Niners broad receiver Deebo Samuel‘s 1,293 profession yards from scrimmage is the sixth most by two seasons by a 49ers WR, trailing Jerry Rice (2,595), Dave Parks (2,047), Gene Washington (1,807), Terrell Owens (1,456) and Michael Crabtree (1,366). And Samuel has missed time with an harm and nonetheless has 5 video games to play this season.
What to know for fantasy: Payments wideout Stefon Diggs ranks third within the league in each catches and targets per recreation. That is an elite résumé, and the elite receivers who’ve confronted the 49ers this season have lit them up. Davante Adams, DK Metcalf and DeAndre Hopkins all surpassed 29 fantasy factors on this spot, averaging 34.2 within the course of. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: The over is 8-3 in Buffalo video games this season, tied for the second-highest mark within the league. Read more.
Louis-Jacques’ decide: Payments 31, 49ers 18
Wagoner’s decide: Payments 23, 49ers 20
FPI prediction: SF, 55.4% (by a median of 1.8 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Keeping Fromm isolated as emergency QB hasn’t been easy for Bills … 49ers to play Weeks 13-14 home games in Arizona … Daboll makes trick plays part of Bills’ creative attack … 49ers’ Shanahan says Arizona “best scenario for us”
Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. ET | Fox/NFL Community
Matchup score: 42.2 | Spread: N/A
What to look at for: On Saturday, Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson will full his 10-day quarantine after testing optimistic for COVID-19, however it’s unknown how efficient the reigning NFL MVP shall be with one anticipated apply. Jackson will get a good matchup with the Cowboys, the one group within the NFL that’s permitting greater than 30 factors per recreation. — Jamison Hensley
Daring prediction: Ravens broad receiver Dez Bryant will catch a landing move in opposition to his former group. He set the Cowboys’ franchise document with 73 landing receptions from 2010 by 2017, however his most up-to-date landing got here on Dec. 10, 2017. There shall be nothing higher for Bryant than to “throw up the X” in opposition to the Cowboys. — Todd Archer
Stat to know: The Cowboys are scoring on simply 50% (17 of 34) of their drives that attain the purple zone, the fourth-worst mark within the league this season. They usually have scored simply three touchdowns on 12 purple zone drives since Week 7 (that 25% mark is the worst over that span), with all three coming within the victory over the Vikings.
What to know for fantasy: Earlier this season with Dak Prescott at QB, Dallas working again Ezekiel Elliott caught a minimum of six passes in three straight video games. Elliott had six catches in all of November. See Week 13 rankings.
Betting nugget: Dallas is 2-9 ATS this season, the worst cowl share within the NFL. Read more.
Archer’s decide: Ravens 30, Cowboys 17
Hensley’s decide: Ravens 30, Cowboys 10
FPI prediction: BAL, 81.6% (by a median of 12.0 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Cowboys continue to work through grief after death of Paul … Inside the outbreak: The latest in the Ravens’ COVID-19 saga … Cowboys to get live look at next opponent as Ravens play Wednesday … From Griffin to Dez: Meet the Ravens’ outbreak replacements … Jones has no sympathy for Broncos’ QB issues, given Cowboys’ own woes