Harian · October 15, 2021

NFL 7 days 6 Odds & Pro Picks: Sunday Afternoon Game titles

These 7 days 6 odds are courtesy of DraftKings. All instances EDT. As of Friday morning, no rain was in the forecast for any of the venues, but in Cleveland winds are anticipated to be in the 17 mph selection.  

Arizona Cardinals (5-) at Cleveland Browns (3-2)

  • Time: 4:05 p.m.
  • Line: Browns by 3 (49)

The skinny: Arizona, the league’s only unbeaten group, hits the street to encounter the large-scoring Browns in a battle between former Heisman Trophy-profitable QBs from Oklahoma.

Points: Cleveland and QB Baker Mayfield ended up 47-42 losers in LA towards the Chargers previous week, the second time in 11 games Cleveland shed 47-42. Baltimore defeat them by that score in Week 14 final calendar year. According to Pro Soccer Reference, those people are the only 47-42 final results in NFL history. Cardinals QB Kyler Murray has been a scrambling and passing wiz this season, but could be slowed Sunday by an injured ideal shoulder endured final 7 days at household vs. San Francisco when Arizona only managed 17 details against a crew down its top rated two CBs. Cleveland experienced a 7 days 5-high 230 yards hurrying in its decline.

Assessment: Murray’s not the only a person hurting for the Cards. A few-time Professional Bowl heart Rodney Hudson will not be enjoying (ribs), and neither will standout TE Maxx Williams (out for season, knee). And starting up RB Chase Edmonds has a shoulder problem and main sacker Chandler Jones is on the COVID record. AND, their two top cornerbacks are questionable. As normal, most will probably enjoy, but they won’t be at 100 per cent. Cleveland also will be operating on only some cylinders, with two backups probable alongside the offensive line and with star RBs Nick Chubb (calf) and Kareem Hunt (wrist/knee) dinged . But somebody’s got to win. Go with the more healthy quarterback who’s playing at home.

Forecast: Browns 31, Cardinals 21 

Las Vegas Raiders (3-2) at Denver Broncos (3-2)

  • Time: 4:25 p.m.
  • Line: Broncos by 3.5 (43.5)

The skinny: The Raiders head to Mile Superior with longtime unique groups coach Loaded Bisaccia as interim sideline manager after Jon Gruden resigned in disgrace immediately after his insulting string of emails turned public.

Points: Due to the fact 1990, teams taking part in for an interim head mentor for the 1st time have gone 20-23-1 ATS, but very last 12 months experienced a 3- mark, together with a few straight-up victories. An serious instance of initially-sport success occurred 10 several years ago when Romeo Crennel replaced head male Todd Haley on a 5-8 Chiefs workforce. KC then conquer the 13- Packers, 19-14, as an 11.5 position underdog. Denver and Las Vegas were being among five groups that opened 3-, but alongside with Carolina have considering the fact that strike the skids. Denver misplaced previous 7 days 27-19 in Pittsburgh inspite of the Steelers having an ordinary beginning area place at their 18. Denver’s was the 31. Vegas swept the sequence previous calendar year, such as a 32-31 win in the year finale despite a minus-4 turnover differential. It’s the only time the past  5 decades a workforce with this kind of a destructive margin prevailed.

Investigation: Bisaccia will advantage from the aid of a few former head coaches on his team through this complicated coaching changeover. This is even now the identical Raiders teams that gave the Ravens their only reduction and then traveled throughout three time zones to earn at Pittsburgh on brief rest. Final week’s 20-9 home decline can be regarded as an aberration underneath the cloud made by Gruden, who remained on the sideline till resigning the subsequent day. As for Denver, playing at Mile Large isn’t what it applied to be, for the Broncos are 3-7 in their household park dating to past yr.  

Forecast: Raiders 21, Broncos 17

Dallas Cowboys (4-1) at New England Patriots (2-3)

  • Time: 4:25 p.m.
  • Line: Cowboys by 3.5 (50.5)

The skinny: This will be a rematch of a 2019 match in which the host Patriots gained 13-9 in terrible weather that incorporated rain, a stiff wind and temps in the 30s.

Info: New England experienced a beneficial turnover differential each individual 12 months from 2006-20, but this season stands at minus 3. Dallas is the only staff that has coated each of its video games this year and now has matched very last season’s ATS acquire whole when it had a league worst 5-11 mark. In NE’s 25-22 earn at Houston final 7 days, the Patriots had only one particular offensive lineman setting up who was in the opening-day lineup, centre David Andrew. The Patriots may get a guard back to sign up for him Sunday. In that recreation among the teams two years back, with Tom Brady at the helm, the Patriots experienced a 20-garden edge in average starting up industry position, with their only TD coming on a push of 12 yards soon after a punt block. Dallas RB Zeke Elliott, chastised for his uninspired perform previous period, is averaging 5.3 yards a have in 2021, sixth-greatest amid league RBs. Tops is teammate Tony Pollard at 6.4.

Analysis: The Patriots’ near-phone victory very last week really should seem alarm bells  contemplating they experienced to rally from 13 details down and yielded three TD passes to a rookie QB creating only his third start off. Now they’ll confront Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, the league’s 3rd-ranked passer who’s thrown 13 TD passes. So it absolutely seems like the Patriots are headed to their fourth straight home defeat and Dallas’ 1st victory in NE since 1987. Specifically with the improved engage in of DE Randy Gregory, who has been a ferocious pass rusher the previous month and becoming a member of rookie sensation Mica Parsons. Patriots rookie QB Mac Jones could be on the run considerably of the working day.

Forecast: Cowboys 27, Patriots 14

Past 7 days: 7-8-1 ATS 10-6 SU

Period total: 45-33-2 (.577) ATS 53-27 (.663) SU