NFL Week 16 picks, odds: Rodgers makes MVP statement on Christmas, Patriots hand Bills another bitter defeat

Week 15 is up there in terms of the most insanely bizarre NFL weeks I’ve ever seen. Obviously having two games Monday and two games Tuesday is a good start to that, 

The Texans scored 30 points in a cakewalk victory, the Lions beat the Cardinals and Tom Brady scored zero points in a home, prime-time loss. It was a weird week all around, fittingly coming in the longest week in NFL history. 

Hopefully everyone can have a winning and happy Christmas, and in the spirit of Christmas miracles, I’m going to write up fewer of these picks and toss some scores for meaningless games at the bottom. 

My ATS record against the spread this year is just awful, but 9-5 last week is strong. A strong close to the season can salvage this year ATS so let’s get hot over the holidays. 

All NFL odds are via Caesars Sportsbook

NFL Week 16 Picks

Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET
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Tennessee Titans
+3.5

Week 15 featured plenty of underdogs barking loudly, so I’m a little hesitant to jump onto a road favorite on a short week. But the 49ers are starting to cook. Deebo Samuel appears to be the catalyst for this run game, with his presence in the backfield wrecking havoc on opposing defenses. Kyle Shanahan’s playcalling has been outstanding and the Niners appear to have a pretty good stable of backs capable of producing on a weekly basis — with Elijah Mitchell out, Jeff Wilson stepped up nicely against the Falcons. Tennessee has been good against the run this season but the 49ers should be able to stretch them horizontally. The one thing I’d be wary of if you’re backing Jimmy Garoppolo and Co.

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Monday Night Football odds, spread: Giants vs. Buccaneers picks, NFL predictions from expert on 28-15 roll

Tom Brady and Daniel Jones will lead their respective teams into a primetime showdown on Monday Night Football to close out Week 11. Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are leading the NFC South standings with a 6-3 record and 4-0 mark in their home stadium. Tampa Bay lost its last two games, however, and the Giants enter with improved recent play. New York is 2-1 in the last three games, and the Giants have the rest advantage after a bye in Week 10.

Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. ET in Tampa Bay. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Buccaneers as 11-point favorites, while the Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 50 in the latest Giants vs. Buccaneers odds. Before you make any Buccaneers vs. Giants picks and NFL predictions, make sure you see what SportsLine NFL expert R.J. White has to say.

White, a CBS Sports fantasy and gambling editor, ended the 2020 season on an 80-59 run on all NFL picks, returning more than $1,400 during that span. It’s no surprise, as White has cashed huge twice in the world’s most prestigious football handicapping competition, the Las Vegas SuperContest.

In addition, White has gone an astounding 28-15 on his last 43 picks involving the Giants, returning more than $1,100. Anyone who has followed him is way up.

Now, White has set his sights on Giants vs. Buccaneers. You can head to SportsLine to see his picks. Now, here are several NFL betting lines and trends for Giants vs. Buccaneers:

  • Giants vs. Buccaneers spread: Buccaneers -11
  • Giants vs. Buccaneers over-under: 50 points
  • Giants vs. Buccaneers money line: Buccaneers -550, Giants +400
  • NYG: Giants are 5-4 against the spread this season
  • TB: Buccaneers are 3-6 against the spread in 2021

Why the Giants

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Chelsea vs Juventus, are living! How to look at, updates, odds, prediction

Chelsea vs Juventus: UEFA Champions League Group H is established for a colossal tie when the Blues host the Bianconeri at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday (start time 3 pm ET with dwell updates by means of NBCSports.com).

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USMNT stars Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie will probably renew their own individual (but very welcoming) rivalry, with each Us residents presumably in rivalry to start Tuesday’s clash. Pulisic and McKennie earlier confronted 1 one more although enjoying for Borussia Dortmund and Schalke, respectively. McKennie (2W-1D-1L) retains a narrow head-to-head advantage when equally have played.

Not only are Juventus the only side in UEFA Champions League Team H to conquer Chelsea or acquire a position off the defending European champions, but they are the only facet to so much as score a target versus Thomas Tuchel’s facet. That goal — just the one — came back in September, when Federico Chiesa scored the only objective in Juventus’ 1- victory in Turin.

Juventus, on the other hand, have conceded — gasp — two aims through the team phase, but Massimiliano Allegri’s guys are two-thirds of the way to a best run via the group. With final-put Malmo (zero factors, zero plans scored, 12 aims conceded) their last opponent in two weeks’ time, very first spot and invincible status are correctly on the line on Tuesday.

Here’s everything you want to know forward of Chelsea vs Juventus.

Chelsea team information, accidents, lineup options

Romelu Lukaku is suit ample for the bench, so way too is Timo Werner. Lukaku has not played considering that injuring his ankle against Malmo on Nov. 2. Kai Havertz is out following coming off thanks to hamstring pain more than the weekend. Mateo Kovacic continues to be out with a

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NFL Week 8 odds, picks, how to watch, streaming: Expert picks, teasers, survivor picks and more

We are almost halfway through the 2021 NFL regular season. Pretty crazy isn’t it? Placing bets against the spread is getting a bit trickier due to injuries, but you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for some expert advice on what sides to take in Week 8.

Each week, we’ll collect all of the best picks and gambling content from CBSSports.com and SportsLine in one place, so you can get picks against the spread from our CBS Sports experts as well as additional feature content for each game, including plays from top SportsLine experts and the SportsLine Projection Model, best bets from our staff, survivor picks and more. 

Let’s dive in.

All NFL odds via Caesars Sportsbook.

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Panthers at Falcons

Time: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET (Fox), stream on fuboTV (try for free
Open: Falcons -1, O/U 47.5
Current: Falcons -3, O/U 46.5

“This pick is more about fading the Panthers than it is riding the Falcons. Sam Darnold is flailing under center for Carolina and it’s hard to watch. He even got benched in the fourth quarter last week during the Panthers’ 25-3 loss to the New York Giants. I don’t think he’s going to be able to rebound. I was optimistic about Darnold coming to Carolina, and thought he could pull a “Ryan Tannehill.” Seven weeks in, and I’m out. It’s not all his fault, as the offensive line is atrocious. The offensive struggles have also negatively affected the defense. In Weeks 1-3, the Panthers ranked

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