This game presents the biggest coaching challenge for Jon Gruden since he left the broadcasting booth. His team is young, and its confidence was badly shaken last weekend.
Chalk has been the perfect side on turkey day the last three years, as favorites have gone 9-0 straight up and 8-1 ATS. The under is 5-0 in the prime-time game on the holiday.
The gutless call by the Cowboys coach to kick a field goal with 6:04 left essentially cost Dallas the game in a 13-9 loss and cost countless New England bettors a cover.
The Jets have been a mess for most of the year, but you cannot overstate how much quarterback Sam Darnold’s battle with mono earlier this season set the franchise back.
Rich Velez went 81-36-2 ATS to win the Golden Nugget’s inaugural Ultimate Football Challenge, and he’s in 10th place in the contest this year with a 46-28-3 record.
D.J. Reed returned a fumble of a botched lateral for a TD with no time remaining to give the 49ers a 36-26 win over Arizona, a 9½-point underdog at multiple sportsbooks.
If the Raiders (5-4) defeat the Bengals on Sunday and the Chargers upset the Chiefs (6-4) on Monday, the Raiders would vault into first place in the AFC West.
Perhaps the most impressive numbers shared by Joe Burrow and Lamar Jackson are 200-1, which were the odds posted for them to win the Heisman Trophy and NFL MVP, respectively.
Underdogs went 7-3-1 ATS Sunday with six outright wins, including the Dolphins (+11) over the Colts, Steelers (+4½) over the Rams and Jets (+3) over the Giants.
The Raiders showed grit and young, improving talent in rallying to beat the L.A. Chargers on Thursday night.