Our picks go live the instant the NFL odds are released, so you won’t have to wait on the experts to sort through all the research and data. Our computer model does that in seconds after each game is played, so it is already able to make a pick as soon as the lines come out on which way the data is telling you to bet. The bad news for Seattle is that the Saints have the second-best rushing defense in the NFL, only allowing 79.0 yards per game. Last week against Pittsburgh, Seattle made it very obvious that they were going to run the ball.
Kansas City Chiefs
The Rams dropped a decision to the Bucs in LA last Sunday night. The Tampa Bay defense slowed down LA just enough our site holding what was the league’s best rushing attack to just 98 yards on the ground. In this article, we’ll provide you with our top football betting picks for Week 8 of the NFL season. Baltimore won for the third consecutive week with a 23-7 decision over the Broncos.
Super Bowl Odds & Spread
Washington is not where they expected to be at this point in the season. Entering the season, the defense provided a lot of high expectations but has yet to show it this year. They are 2-4 but are in second place of the not-so-good NFC East division. They take on another difficult opponent in the Packers on Sunday. Aaron Rodgers once again displayed dominance as the Packers have won five straight games after losing badly in the opener. He put himself in the headlines by shouting that he still owns the Chicago Bears.
Michael Thomas is the Saints leading receiver with 86 receptions and 1,080 yards. Dallas QB Dak Prescott was efficient and RB Ezekiel Elliott ran for 151 yards in a Cowboys victory. Elliott’s one-yard touchdown run in the final five minutes of the game proved to be the difference.
Vegas could also not move the ball on the ground, rushing for 48 yards after racking up 140 a week ago. Oddsmakers seem to believe the Raiders’ flat offensive showing was just a one-week issue. The Rams go into Week 7 second in the NFL in yards per play, while the Lions enter 29th.
Ezekiel Elliott 2+ Tds & 60+ Rushing Yards
The Bears defense is among the NFL’s elite though allowing just 18.2 points per game. That Dallas team is much different from the one that finished the season 7-1. Prescott finished the season with 3,885 passing yards and 22 touchdowns. Running back Ezekiel Elliott won the NFL rushing crown finishing the regular season with 1,434 yards.
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Which Team Will Recover?
Last year entering Week 7 of the 2020 season, the Seattle Seahawks were undefeated at 5-0. Now, they enter their third straight primetime game in last place of the NFC West at 2-4. As fate would have it, Cleveland now has a short week of rest with the Denver Broncos coming to town for a Week 7 showdown on Thursday Night Football.