NFL Best Bets – Week 18
All game lines are from the DraftKings Sportsbook.
This will be updated throughout the week as new plays are posted.
On January 4, 2022:
The Line: Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders +3
The Pick: Chargers -3 (-110)
The Chargers are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games against the AFC West. The Chargers rank 11th in total DVOA vs. the Raiders who rank 21st. The Raiders’ -68 point differential is the 4th worst in the AFC. The Chargers beat the Raiders 28-14 in Week 5, when the Raiders had TE Darren Waller and WR Henry Ruggs.
On January 6, 2022:
The Line: Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans +10
The Pick: Titans -10 (-115)
The Titans are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games. The Texans are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The Titans can claim the #1 seed with a win. The Titans’ rush offense DVOA ranks 15th vs. the Texans’ rush defense DVOA which ranks 24th. The Titans’ pass defense DVOA ranks which ranks 7th vs. the Texans’ pass offense DVOA ranks 29th.
On January 7, 2022:
The Line: San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams -4.5
The Pick: 49ers +4.5 (-110)
The 49ers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games and 4-1 ATS in their previous 5 games against the Rams. The 49ers won their first meeting 31-10 in Week 10. The Rams have a playoff spot regardless, but the 49ers need a win to stay in.
The Line: Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars +15
The Pick: Colts -15 (-110)
The Colts are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games. The Jaguars are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games and are a league worst 4-12 ATS on the season.
The Colts can clinch a playoff spot with a win, and the Jaguars would land the #1 draft pick with a loss.
Scorecard: NFL Best Bets
Last Week Picks: 2-2
Cumulative Picks: 33-33
ATS = Against the spread
SU = Straight up
O/U = Over/Under
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