NFL Week 11 game picks, schedule guide, fantasy football tips, odds, injuries and more

The Week 11 NFL schedule for the 2021 season is stacked with fantastic matches, and we have actually got you covered with what you require to understand heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation press reporters bring us the greatest secrets to every video game, a vibrant forecast for each match and, naturally, last rating choices.

Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information offers a huge stat to understand and a wagering nugget for each contest, and our Football Power Index (FPI) goes inside the numbers with a match ranking (on a scale of 1 to 100) and a video game forecast. ESPN scientist Kyle Soppe distribute useful dream football details too. Everything you would like to know is here in one area to assist you prepare yourself for a packed weekend of NFL football.

Let’s enter into the complete Week 11 slate, consisting of Dak Prescott vs. Patrick Mahomes, a huge divisional match for the Packers, Jonathan Taylor versus the Bills’ hard run defense and Cam Newton facing his old coach Ron Rivera. It all culminates with a Monday Night Football match in between the Giants and the Buccaneers on ESPN. (Game times are Sunday unless otherwise kept in mind.)

Jump to a match:

Thursday: NE 25, ATL 0

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
71.2 | Spread: GB -1.5 (47.5)

What to look for: The Mike Zimmer-Aaron Rodgers chess match is constantly a terrific schematic fight. Eight of the Vikings’ 9 video games have actually been chosen by 7 or less points, consisting of 6 in a row, and Rodgers has 50 profession passing goals to simply 7 interceptions versus them. Zimmer understands Rodgers has actually currently seen whatever he’ll receive from the Vikings’ defense, so it’ll refer timing and execution from Minnesota to attempt to consist of the Packers QB while utilizing the house crowd to its benefit. — Courtney Cronin

Bold forecast: Rodgers’ streak of goal passes (26) because his last interception versus a department challenger will end on Sunday. He tossed an uncharacteristic choice recently versus Seattle, and he didn’t get the opportunity to practice much today to attempt to regain his timing. And do not be shocked if it’s Minnesota security Harrison Smith who chooses him off. — Rob Demovsky

Stat to understand: Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has an NFL-best 9.0 touchdown-to-interception ratio this season (18 goals, 2 interceptions). The Packers are 8-0 when obstructing a pass this season and 0-2 when they do not.

Injuries: Packers | Vikings

What to understand for dream: The Packers’ AJ Dillon has actually been a top-20 running back in successive weeks and is now set to presume a complete work with Aaron Jones on the rack. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Green Bay is 9-1 versus the spread (ATS) this season with 9 straight covers. It’s the longest cover streak Green Bay has actually had in the Super Bowl period, and it is connected for the third-longest single-season streak. Read more.

Demovsky’s choice: Packers 23, Vikings 20
Cronin’s choice: Packers 24, Vikings 23
FPI forecast: GB, 54.3% (by approximately 1.5 points)

Matchup must-reads: Packers’ Rodgers (toe) remains practice, prepares to play vs. Vikings … Vikings trigger security Smith from COVID-19 list, designate CB Peterson to return from IR … Packers use ‘ownership’ shares for very first time in ten years … Vikings’ newly found aggressiveness concentrates on Jefferson, playmakers to blaze a trail

1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup ranking:
70.9 | Spread: BUF -7.5 (49.5)

What to look for: Can the Bills decrease Colts running back Jonathan Taylor? Buffalo’s defense has actually restricted challenger backs this season, with just one hurrying for over 100 lawns (Derrick Henry). Taylor has the most runs of 10-plus lawns in the NFL, while the Bills are connected for the second-fewest long hurries enabled. Something needs to flex. Overall this season, Buffalo’s defense has actually overwhelmed challengers, balancing 15.0 points versus per video game (least in the NFL). Stopping Taylor will be a huge test. — Alaina Getzenberg

Bold forecast: Colts quarterback Carson Wentz will toss 2 interceptions versus Buffalo. He has just 3 interceptions on the season, however the Bills have actually required an NFL-high 24 turnovers, consisting of 15 interceptions. Wentz, to his own recognition, is a risk-taker when it concerns attempting to make plays occur. The Bills, unlike other groups in the league, will make Wentz spend for taking those opportunities. — Mike Wells

Stat to understand: The Bills have actually outscored challengers by 145 points this season, and the very best point differential through 10 video games in franchise history is plus-138 (1990). They presently rank 2nd in points per video game (31.1) and initially in points enabled per video game (15.0), indicating they might end up being the first string because the 2007 Patriots to lead the NFL in both scoring offense and scoring defense in Week 11 or later on.



Mike Clay information how Michael Pittman Jr., T.Y. Hilton and the rest of the Colts’ receivers have a rough match vs. the Bills.

Injuries: Colts | Bills

What to understand for dream: Buffalo receiver Stefon Diggs has actually been a top-30 WR in all 3 weeks following Buffalo’s bye, and a minimum of among his colleagues has actually joined him every week. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Indianapolis has actually covered each of its previous 3 video games as a roadway underdog. Read more.

Wells’ choice: Bills 24, Colts 20
Getzenberg’s choice: Bills 27, Colts 24
FPI forecast: BUF, 76.3% (by approximately 9.6 points)

Matchup must-reads: Colts’ wild-card hopes ride on beating excellent groups, beginning with Bills, Bucs … Bills’ offending line takes struck as Brown placed on reserve/COVID-19 list … How did the Bills’ offense return on track, and can they keep it going?

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
56.4 | Spread: PHI -1.5 (43)

What to look for: The Eagles have had the league’s finest hurrying attack over the previous 3 weeks, balancing an outstanding 209 lawns per video game. The Saints, on the other hand, boast the No. 1 rush defense in the NFL. It’s strength on strength. Making things much more intriguing: Philadelphia running back Miles Sanders might effectively be back in the lineup after a multiweek lack due to an ankle injury. — Tim McManus

Bold forecast: Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts’ hot streak will end with 2 turnovers. The Saints’ run defense is figured out to offset an unusual flop in Philly in 2015, when both Hurts and Sanders ran for more than 100 lawns — the just 2 gamers to do so in the exact same video game versus the Saints because 2017. New Orleans is likewise figured out to prevent its very first three-game losing streak because 2016. — Mike Triplett

Stat to understand: The Saints are permitting an NFL-low 1.9 lawns per zone-read rush this season. The Eagles lead the NFL in zone-read hurrying lawns (510).

Injuries: Saints | Eagles

What to understand for dream: Eagles receiver DeVonta Smith isn’t simply the WR1 over the previous 2 weeks (45.2 dream points). He likewise ranks 3rd amongst all flex gamers over that stretch, tracking just Jonathan Taylor and James Conner. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: New Orleans is 4-0 ATS and 3-1 outright as an underdog this season. And it is 9-1 ATS and 8-2 outright in its previous 10 video games as an underdog. Read more.

Triplett’s choice: Saints 25, Eagles 22
McManus’ choice: Saints 24, Eagles 20
FPI forecast: NO, 51.0% (by approximately 0.4 points)

Matchup must-reads: Payton reveals disappointment after Saints waste back-to-back video games … Jenkins go back to Philadelphia with tradition on his mind … Saints RB Kamara goes back to practice after missing out on video game with knee injury … Three reasons the Eagles might make the playoffs

1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup ranking:
41.8 | Spread: BAL -4.5 (45)

What to look for: It’s everything about Lamar Jackson vs. Justin Fields. The Bears hope Fields can one day replicate Jackson’s dominant design of play, and coach Matt Nagy called Jackson “special” on Wednesday. Fields included that Jackson does things that the majority of other gamers cannot. With simply 4 goals to 8 interceptions, Fields himself stays quite an operate in development. However, the novice had a strong 4th quarter in Pittsburgh that Nagy believes can rollover to the Ravens video game. The Bears will require Fields to have an incredible afternoon to knock off Baltimore. — Jeff Dickerson

Bold forecast: Jackson will run for 130 lawns, which would be the most by a quarterback this season. Jackson has actually won all 12 of his starts versus NFC groups, which is connected for the second-longest interconference streak by a quarterback to start a profession. A huge factor for that success is how he utilizes his speed and elusiveness versus NFC groups that are facing him for the very first time. He’s balancing 92.9 lawns hurrying per video game versus the NFC. — Jamison Hensley

Stat to understand: Ravens receiver Marquise Brown has 3 100-receiving backyard video games this season, in spite of getting in the year with simply 2 on his profession. Another would make him the 4th Ravens WR with 4 such video games in a season in franchise history.



Matthew Berry discusses why he’s so high up on Bears running back David Montgomery versus the Ravens.

Injuries: Ravens | Bears

What to understand for dream: Fields was a top-10 QB in the 2 weeks prior to going on bye recently and deals with a Ravens defense that quit 314 passing lawns to the Miami duo of Tua Tagovailoa and Jacoby Brissett last Thursday night. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Chicago has actually stopped working to cover in each of its previous 7 video games following a bye week. Read more.

Hensley’s choice: Ravens 28, Bears 24
Dickerson’s choice: Ravens 30, Bears 20
FPI forecast: BAL, 62.4% (by approximately 4.3 points)

Matchup must-reads: Ravens QB Jackson misses out on practice with non-COVID-related health problem … Ravens available to bringing Bell back after launching him

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
38.0 | Spread: CARS AND TRUCK -3.5 (43)

What to look for: This is everything about Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. How much of the strategy has Newton absorbed because getting here 8 days back — and what can Washington anticipate from a gamer who scored goals on his very first 2 of 8 plays versus Arizona recently? Washington ranks 27th in lawns enabled with 376.5 per video game, so you would anticipate Newton to discover success with his dual-threat capability and running back Christian McCaffrey dipping into a high level. — David Newton

Bold forecast: Washington’s defense will hold Newton in check, keeping him under 150 passing lawns. He will stimulate the Panthers and the arena in his return, however it will be the Panthers’ defense that will be the distinction, requiring 2 turnovers for the 4th successive video game. — John Keim

Stat to understand: The Panthers have actually enabled 29.2% of challenger drives to end in a goal or basket, the second-lowest rate in the NFL. Washington’s protective rate is 48.4%, the NFL’s 3rd greatest.

Injuries: Washington | Panthers

What to understand for dream: Washington receiver Terry McLaurin hasn’t been a top-30 dream receiver in 4 of his previous 5 video games. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Washington quarterback Taylor Heinicke is 3-7 ATS in his profession, consisting of the playoffs. And 2 of those 3 covers have actually come versus Tampa Bay. Read more.

Keim’s choice: Panthers 17, Washington 14
Newton’s choice: Panthers 24, Washington 13
FPI forecast: CARS AND TRUCK, 62.4% (by approximately 4.3 points)

Matchup must-reads: Washington protects its finest win with 19-play march … I’m back!’: Newton stimulates Panthers’ playoff hopes … Rivera verifies Young out for season with leg injury

1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup ranking:
35.4 | Spread: 10 -10 (44.5)

What to look for: The Titans’ offense — and particularly the hurrying attack — had a hard time the previous 2 weeks versus 2 of the NFL’s hardest defenses. They’ll aim to return on track today versus the Texans, who are permitting 136 hurrying lawns per video game. One thing to watch on is how the functions will continue to establish for the running backs. D’Onta Foreman has actually been the very best alternative up until now, however Adrian Peterson has actually gotten the start in the previous 2 video games. — Turron Davenport

Bold forecast: Houston receiver Brandin Cooks will have his very first video game with 100 getting lawns because Week 3. Cooks was off to a terrific start with quarterback Tyrod Taylor, however after Taylor hurt his left hamstring and was changed by novice quarterback Davis Mills, the offense had a hard time as a whole. On Sunday, Cooks is dealing with a Titans group that has actually enabled approximately 267.9 passing lawns per video game, which ranks 27th in the NFL. In his last video game versus the Titans, at the end of the 2020 season, Cooks had 166 getting lawns and 2 goals. — Sarah Barshop

Stat to understand: Peterson is one hurrying goal far from connecting Jim Brown for 10th on the all-time goals list (126). He is presently connected with Walter Payton for 11th.



Matthew Berry and Field Yates both concur that D’Onta Foreman has the very best opportunity to be the Titans break out running back.

Injuries: Texans | Titans

What to understand for dream: On a per-game basis, Tennessee quarterback Ryan Tannehill is QB6 over the previous month, publishing 3 top-12 surfaces at the position over that stretch. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Houston has actually stopped working to cover each of its previous 4 video games. Read more.

Barshop’s choice: Titans 34, Texans 10
Davenport’s choice: Titans 35, Texans 17
FPI forecast: 10, 83.0% (by approximately 12.8 points)

Matchup must-reads: Texans searching for bounce-back after ‘uncharacteristic’ efficiency from QB Taylor … Titans’ pass rush, defense leading method for AFC’s leading group … Will the Texans wind up with the No. 1 choice? … Titans WR Brown opens on fight with anxiety, motivates others to look for assistance

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
32.3 | Spread: CLE -11.5 (43.5)

What to look for: How will Browns running back Nick Chubb appearance in his return from COVID-19? The infection impacted Cleveland’s leading protective gamer, edge rush Myles Garrett, in 2015 substantially when he returned from the COVID list. But at 5-5, the Browns require their leading offensive gamer to come back as his overwhelming self. — Jake Trotter

Bold forecast: Lions running back D’Andre Swift will eclipse the 100-yard hurrying mark for the 2nd straight week. With head coach Dan Campbell taking control of offending playcalling obligations, and the death video game having a hard time, it just makes good sense to feed the hot hand in Swift — who is coming off a career-best 130-yard hurrying efficiency. Swift has actually shown he can deal with the load. — Eric Woodyard

Stat to understand: Garrett leads the NFL with 13 sacks. The Lions, on the other hand, have actually enabled 10 sacks over the previous 2 video games, which is connected for the majority of in the NFL.

Injuries: Lions | Browns

What to understand for dream: Swift had 33 brings recently in Pittsburgh, signing up with Derrick Henry as the only other gamer with a 30-carry video game on his 2021 résumé. Be cautious in presuming that level use is here to remain, nevertheless, as he didn’t have a video game with even 15 brings prior to that this season. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Despite Detroit’s winless record, it is 5-4 ATS this season and 5-1 ATS when getting at least 4 points. Read more.

Woodyard’s choice: Browns 27, Lions 17
Trotter’s choice: Browns 25, Lions 16
FPI forecast: CLE, 76.2% (by approximately 9.6 points)

Matchup must-reads: Lions QB Goff everyday with oblique injury, states Campbell … Browns QB Mayfield states it’s the ‘most batter’ he’s remained in his NFL profession … Browns should shake ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ mindset to make playoff run

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
31.2 | Spread: SF -6 (45)

What to look for: The Jaguars’ defense has actually quit simply 22 points in their previous 2 video games, consisting of holding Buffalo to simply a set of basket. But 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo has an 84.2 Total QBR over his previous 3 video games, the second-best mark in the NFL. Plus, the 49ers are utilizing receiver Deebo Samuel all over the location, which’s a wild card the Jaguars’ defense will need to handle. — Mike DiRocco

Bold forecast: 49ers tight end George Kittle will choose over 150 getting lawns and score 2 goals. Kittle has actually scored in 2 straight video games however has yet to reach completion zone numerous times in the exact same video game this season. The Jaguars’ pass defense has actually had a hard time in general, and tight ends have actually been essential in challengers’ success. Jacksonville is permitting opposing tight ends to capture 75.8% of targets and average 8.8 lawns per effort (both of which are 29th in the NFL). That’s a dish for Kittle to have a wedding day. — Nick Wagoner

Stat to understand: Samuel sits at 979 getting lawns on the year and is looking for to sign up with Jerry Rice as the only 49ers receivers to reach 1,000 getting lawns in the group’s very first 10 video games of a season. Rice did it 4 times.



Matthew Berry offers contingency prepare for dream supervisors who have Elijah Mitchell on their lineup.

Injuries: 49ers | Jaguars

What to understand for dream: Two. That’s the variety of tight ends who have more dream points over the previous 3 weeks than the Jaguars’ Dan Arnold (38.5). See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: San Francisco has actually stopped working to cover in 5 of its previous 7 video games, and it is 3-6 ATS this season, the fourth-worst cover portion in the NFL. Read more.

Wagoner’s choice: 49ers 27, Jaguars 17
DiRocco’s choice: 49ers 28, Jaguars 14
FPI forecast: SF, 64.3% (by approximately 5.0 points)

Matchup must-reads: No NFL receiver is rather like 49ers’ Samuel … Lawrence: Jaguars’ offense needs to enhance, ‘And that begins with me’ … 49ers’ Mitchell anticipated to play Sunday in spite of damaged finger … Tough discussions have actually assisted Aiyuk discover his footing

1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup ranking:
11.9 | Spread: MIA -3.5 (44.5)

What to look for: The quarterback match is Miami’s Tua Tagovailoa and his bad finger vs. New York’s Joe Flacco, who begins for the very first time because last Nov. 22. Tagovailoa, who missed out on the previous 2 starts with a fractured finger on his tossing hand, will deal with a defense that has actually enabled 175 points in the previous 4 video games. Flacco, the surprise starter over Mike White, requires to chuck and duck. The Dolphins lead the NFL with a 39% blitz rate, and Flacco does not have the wheels to get away. — Rich Cimini

Bold forecast: Miami will eclipse the 100-yard hurrying mark for simply the 3rd time this season. The Jets own the NFL’s second-worst run defense in regards to anticipated points included over the previous 3 weeks (minus-11.99), while the Dolphins have actually been the worst hurrying offense in the NFL (2.5 lawns per bring) over that period. Something needs to provide — and it’s going to be the going to group. — Marcel Louis-Jacques

Stat to understand: The Jets are the first string because the 1966 Giants to enable 45-plus points 3 times in a four-game period.

Injuries: Dolphins | Jets

What to understand for dream: Over the previous 4 weeks, the Jets’ Michael Carter is RB5 on a per-game basis, balancing 19.1 dream points per video game (ahead of Najee Harris, Austin Ekeler and Ezekiel Elliott, among others). See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Miami has actually covered 6 successive video games versus New York, however it is 1-5 ATS as a roadway preferred because the start of the 2017 season. Read more.

Louis-Jacques’ choice: Dolphins 24, Jets 10
Cimini’s choice: Dolphins 20, Jets 11
FPI forecast: MIA, 62.8% (by approximately 4.4 points)

Matchup must-reads: Dolphins defense blitzing its method back into leading type … Jets can assist traditionally bad defense in crammed 2022 NFL draft … Jets’ choice to begin Flacco is confusing however provides a silver lining

4:05 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup ranking:
36.5 | Spread: CIN -1 (50.5)

What to look for: Will the Raiders’ pass rush get after Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow? Las Vegas was locked out on the sack stat sheet for the very first time this season Sunday versus the Chiefs (though Raiders fans have great deals of video proving Maxx Crosby being held and whipped all night long), and Yannick Ngakoue had 2 sacks in 3 of his previous 4 video games. Burrow, on the other hand, has actually currently been sacked 25 times, 4 times less than league leader Ryan Tannehill. Oh, and the last time Crosby dealt with the Bengals, as a novice in 2019, he sacked Ryan Finley 4 times. — Paul Gutierrez

Bold forecast: Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will toss for more than 350 passing lawns. Las Vegas has among the worst hurrying attacks in the NFL and will be required to pass in order to move the ball versus the Bengals. Cincinnati has actually had a hard time in protecting brief passes the previous 2 weeks, and Carr is 15th in the league in air lawns per effort, according to NFL Next Gen Stats. — Ben Baby

Stat to understand: Bengals receiver Ja’Marr Chase has actually been held under 50 getting lawns in back-to-back video games. He had more than 50 in each of his very first 7 video games.

Injuries: Bengals | Raiders



Field Yates and Matthew Berry evaluate the dream worth of Hunter Renfrow.

What to understand for dream: The Bengals have actually produced a top-25 WR weekly this season, 5 times putting 2 of their receivers in the leading 30 at the position for an offered week. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Overs are 11-2 at Allegiant Stadium because it opened last season. And 4 of Las Vegas’ 5 house video games have actually reviewed the overall this season. Read more.

Baby’s choice: Raiders 31, Bengals 28
Gutierrez’s choice: Raiders 24, Bengals 23
FPI forecast: LV, 49.9% (by approximately 0.1 points)

Matchup must-reads: What is triggering Bengals QB Burrow’s increasing interception rate? … Can the Raiders stop another late-season collapse … Jackson offers emphasize and lowlight for Raiders’ reshuffled WR corps

4:25 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
81.7 | Spread: KC -2.5 (56)

What to look for: The Chiefs have actually enhanced significantly on defense throughout their three-game winning streak. They’re permitting just 12 points per video game over this stretch — however they have not played a challenger with the offending firepower of the Cowboys. Dallas is the only group in the league in the leading 5 in hurrying and death. Do the Chiefs have sufficient resources on defense to finish the job? — Adam Teicher

Bold forecast: Dallas linebacker Micah Parsons will set the Cowboys’ single-season novice record for sacks. He requires 3 versus the Chiefs to break DeMarcus Ware’s record of 8 in 2005; he has 6 on the season up until now, consisting of 3.5 in his previous 2 video games. The Cowboys will make him a match headache for the Kansas City offense. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has actually been sacked 17 times this year, consisting of 9 times in the house. — Todd Archer

Stat to understand: According to ESPN protection metrics and NFL Next Gen Stats, Mahomes has actually seen 2 high securities at the NFL’s greatest rate (61%). The Cowboys play 2 high securities at the sixth-lowest rate (33%).

Injuries: Cowboys | Chiefs

What to understand for dream: A match of Week 10’s leading 2 quarterbacks might bring a great deal of points. Last week was the 3rd time this season that they both ended up as top-six gamers at the position in the exact same week. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in the house this season — and Dallas is 4-0 ATS on the roadway. Read more.

Archer’s choice: Cowboys 38, Chiefs 37
Teicher’s choice: Chiefs 30, Cowboys 26
FPI forecast: DAL, 50.3% (by approximately 0.2 points)

Matchup must-reads: Inside the ‘misleading’ mind of Cowboys offending planner Moore … Mahomes will not let the Chiefs’ enhanced defense ‘get neglected’ … Cowboys get better, however next 3 video games might identify their fate

4:25 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup ranking:
78.7 | Spread: ARI -2.5 (48)

What to look for: Each group has huge concerns at the quarterback position. For Arizona, it’s whether Kyler Murray will return from the ankle injury that sidelined him the previous 2 video games and how unsafe of a runner he’ll be if he does play. And if he does not return, can backup Colt McCoy lead the Cardinals to a win over Seattle like he did last season with the Giants? For the Seahawks, the concern is whether Russell Wilson is genuinely back from finger surgical treatment and the monthlong layoff that followed. He was inefficient in his very first video game back however stated his finger wasn’t the concern. — Brady Henderson

Bold forecast: Murray will return and toss for 350 lawns and 2 goals, while running for another 2 ratings in a blowout win. He is 5-9 with a 54.8 Total QBR in 14 profession begins versus NFC West challengers, however he requires a huge video game to get the Cardinals back on track after recently’s loss. — Josh Weinfuss

Stat to understand: The Seahawks rank 2nd in the NFL in run stop win rate (33.4%), while Cardinals rank third-worst (27.7%). But the Cardinals rank eighth in rush lawns per video game, while the Seahawks sit at 22nd.



Field Yates and Matthew Berry take a look at Tyler Lockett’s low dream production recently.

Injuries: Cardinals | Seahawks

What to understand for dream: Last week was the 6th time this season that either DK Metcalf or Tyler Lockett ended up a week ranked outside the leading 45 receivers … and they both did it. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: The under is 12-2 in Wilson’s previous 14 starts. Read more.

Weinfuss’ choice: Cardinals 34, Seahawks 13
Henderson’s choice: Seahawks 21, Cardinals 20
FPI forecast: ARI, 56.9% (by approximately 2.4 points)

Matchup must-reads: How Cardinals coach Kingsbury has turned into the task … Playoffs for the Seahawks? Three reasons it’s not entirely unreasonable … Cardinals QB Murray states he’s ‘quite close’ to returning from ankle injury … Wilson: Finger not to blame for unusual nothing loss

8:20 p.m. ET | NBC
Matchup ranking:
53.4 | Spread: LAC -6 (48.5)

What to look for: The Chargers’ offense requires to be much better. Quarterback Justin Herbert has 6 passing goals and 4 interceptions over his previous 4 video games, and he has actually finished less than 60% of his passes in 3 of those 4. He requires some assistance from receivers Mike Williams and Keenan Allen to get the offense going. The Steelers, on the other hand, might be beginning Mason Rudolph or Ben Roethlisberger, so the Chargers’ defense needs to get ready for both of them. — Shelley Smith

Bold forecast: Steelers running back Najee Harris and Chargers running back Austin Ekeler will each acquire 150 lawns from skirmish. Harris had a 100-yard hurrying video game versus the Lions recently, however with a complete week of Pittsburgh game-planning for an unforeseeable quarterback circumstance, he ought to be much more associated with the offense versus the Chargers. Plus, the Chargers have the worst run defense in the NFL. Meanwhile, the Steelers’ run defense was abysmal versus the Lions and quit 130 lawns to D’Andre Swift. Ekeler has actually had a hard time just recently, however with the Steelers’ protective holes and failure to take on today, he might return on track Sunday. — Brooke Pryor

Stat to understand: The Chargers have actually enabled 30.8 points per video game because Week 5, the 2nd most in the NFL. They have actually likewise enabled 167.6 rush lawns per video game throughout that period, which is one of the most in the NFL.

Injuries: Steelers | Chargers

What to understand for dream: Touchdowns drive the tight end position, and the very best method to rating is to get red zone looks. After seeing an overall of 2 red zone targets in his very first 5 video games this season, Steelers tight end Pat Freiermuth is balancing 2 per video game over his previous 4 getaways. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: All 3 of Pittsburgh’s roadway video games have actually gone under the overall this season. Read more.

Pryor’s choice: Chargers 26, Steelers 17
Smith’s choice: Chargers 34, Steelers 21
FPI forecast: LAC, 64.4% (by approximately 5.0 points)

Matchup must-reads: Tomlin: Steelers to construct strategy for QB Rudolph, will leave ‘light on’ for Roethlisberger … ‘I truly enjoy doing this’: Staley’s optimism rubbing off on Chargers … Sources: Steelers security Fitzpatrick tests favorable for COVID-19 … Bolts’ Staley: Bosa on COVID list as close contact

Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET | ESPN
Matchup ranking:
60.7 | Spread: TB -11.5 (49.5)

What to look for: The Giants may be a double-digit underdog versus the Bucs, however that exercised simply fine recently for Washington. Going back to 2017, the previous 4 video games in between these 2 groups have actually all been chosen by 3 points or less, with in 2015’s chosen by 2. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is 5-3 versus the Giants in his profession, consisting of the 2 Super Bowl losses. But he has actually won 3 directly versus them because losing Super Bowl XLVI. — Jenna Laine

Bold forecast: Buccaneers receiver Chris Godwin will capture 10-plus passes with a goal. The Giants are susceptible out of the slot, where they are splitting time in between second-year cornerback Darnay Holmes and novice Aaron Robinson. They have actually enabled the fifth-most lawns (863) out of the slot currently this season. Godwin’s 373 lawns, on the other hand, is 8th finest in the NFL. He’s going to have a delight in Monday night. — Jordan Raanan

Stat to understand: Tampa Bay receiver Mike Evans has 7 getting TDs because Week 5 (most in NFL), and he is seeking to capture a goal in 4 straight video games for the 3rd time in his profession.



Louis Riddick discusses why the Buccaneers might be in for a surprise versus the Giants on Monday Night Football.

Injuries: Giants | Buccaneers

What to understand for dream: Brady had a hard time recently and was QB14. The last time he was that low was Week 4 … and he without delay rattled 3 top-five efficiencies in his next 4 video games. See Week 11 rankings.

Betting nugget: New York has actually covered 3 straight video games and is 19-5 ATS as a roadway underdog over the previous 4 seasons. Read more.

Raanan’s choice: Buccaneers 31, Giants 26
Laine’s choice: Buccaneers 30, Giants 27
FPI forecast: TB, 78.4% (by approximately 10.5 points)

Matchup must-reads: Health of Barkley, playmakers has Giants sensation positive … Arians on Buccaneers’ errors in loss: ‘The stupidity needs to go away’ … Buccaneers location CB Sherman on hurt reserve

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