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Dak Prescott and the Cowboys are favored on oddsboards about the Eagles in 7 days 18 (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire)

The ultimate week of the NFL’s common time usually offers up the wild, wacky, and odd when it will come to opening lines and movement. It is really hard not to do a double-get when you see SuperBook Usa opened the Detroit Lions as 2-stage favorites in Week 18 more than the Green Bay Packers, who were being -11 favorites on the appear-ahead line.

But just after Environmentally friendly Bay locked up the NFC’s No. 1 seed with a 37-10 acquire in excess of Minnesota on Sunday night time, the Packers could make your mind up to relaxation starters versus the Lions in a sport that indicates almost nothing to them.

The Lions -2 quantity fulfilled speedy resistance, on the other hand, as the Packers are -1.5 at Circa Athletics on Monday, even though numerous sportsbooks all-around the betting industry took the activity off their oddsboards.

The Cowboys-Eagles tilt was flexed from Sunday to Saturday primetime. While equally teams have clinched playoff spots but could improve their seeding with a earn, there was early pricing variance for this NFC East clash considering that there is uncertainty as to how they’ll strategy the match.

The SuperBook hung Dallas -1.5 to open up, Circa was as higher as -4.5, and the line looks to have settled in the -3 to -3.5 (even) variety.]

Progress with caution and foresee line fluctuations throughout the sector centered on playoff positions, coaching conclusions, and opportunity COVID developments.

Here’s a look at the rest of the 7 days 18 slate with all traces present-day as of Monday early morning.

Chiefs (-10, 44.5) at Broncos

This is the early Saturday video game in Week 18. The Chiefs shed regulate of the No. 1 seed just after a 34-31 loss at Cincinnati. They’ll will need to acquire and for Tennessee to reduce to regain it. K.C. is 5- ATS in its past 5 video games at Denver.

Bears at Vikings (-3, 44.5)

With the Vikes eradicated from the playoffs, this line has dipped from the seem-ahead line of Minnesota -6. This sport has no bearing on the postseason image.

Patriots (-5.5, 40) at Dolphins

The Pats are however battling the Costs for the AFC East crown, when Miami is no more time in contention for a playoff location. You may well want to glimpse at the whole listed here, as New England has absent ‘under’ in their final 4 highway games.

Colts (-15.5, 44) at Jags

Indy can no lengthier acquire its division but nevertheless controls its future for a wildcard spot with a acquire at Jacksonville, which mailed it in during a 50-10 decline at New England on Sunday. The Colts are 5- ATS in their previous five street tilts.

Jets at Bills (-17, 45.5)

The Bills clinched their third straight postseason berth with a 29-15 win over the Falcons but will struggle for the division title. A further overall to glance at in this article, as the Jets have long gone ‘over’ in 4 of their very last five games, which includes Sunday’s heartbreaking 28-24 loss to Tampa Bay.

Panthers at Bucs (-9.5, 42.5)

Tampa Bay could probably go from 3rd seed to second seed in the NFC, but another journey to Lambeau Discipline will be necessary if the Bucs hope to defend their Super Bowl title. Carolina has lost its very last six online games and failed to address the unfold in all of them.

Titans (-10.5, 43) at Texans

The Titans captured the AFC South title with a 34-3 acquire over Miami. They are in line to be the No. 1 seed now after K.C.’s decline at Cincinnati. Appealing stat: Houston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 house online games against Tennessee. Deshaun Watson, nonetheless, experienced a lot to do with that.

Washington Soccer Workforce (-6.5, 38.5) at Giants

WFT is out of playoff competition following its reduction to Philadelphia on Sunday. The Giants had been removed a lengthy time back. Keep away.

Saints (-4.5, 40.5) at Falcons

The Saints however have a shot at a wildcard place. The Falcons had been eradicated from playoff rivalry soon after Sunday’s loss at Buffalo. New Orleans has long gone ‘under’ in its very last six games.

Steelers at Ravens (-4.5, 42)

Neither workforce has been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, but hopes are dim for the two. The Ravens have covered ATS in their past 3 house game titles.

Seahawks at Cardinals (-6.5, 48)

Soon after its 25-22 gain at Dallas, Arizona has a possibility to clinch the NFC West heading into Week 18. The Cardinals are driving a 3-video game streak to the ‘under’ getting into the season finale.

49ers at Rams (-5.5, 44.5)

The Rams jumped into the No. 2 seed just after successful at Baltimore. They’ve clinched a playoff place but not the division. San Francisco nevertheless has perform to do to get in. The 49ers have won 5 online games outright versus the Rams.

Chargers (-3, 48.5) at Raiders

This a single was flexed to Sunday evening – and for superior motive. This is a acquire-and-get-in recreation for both teams. The Raiders are participating in superior soccer, but they’ve received just once in their final 4 game titles at Allegiant Stadium.

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