Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season was a wierd one for bettors. The primary two video games of the week — a “Thursday Night time Soccer” conflict and the Jaguars-Dolphins London sport — had been each lined by the underdogs. Then got here the Sunday predominant slate, which noticed the favorites put up a report of 8-2 in opposition to the unfold. Lastly, the final two stand-alone video games of the week on “Sunday Night time Soccer” and “Monday Night time Soccer” noticed each the underdogs cowl once more.
So, the favorites put up a report of 8-6 ATS as a complete, however bettors who had been solely in motion for the Sunday predominant slate, noticed the favorites dominate.
Both means, heading into Week 7, bettors have plenty of information and up to date traits to belief. The pattern measurement with every time is now massive sufficient to know roughly what they’re (save for the new-look Raiders), so gamblers will be capable to establish lopsided spreads of which to take benefit.
This week, there are not any bombshells impacting the NFL, as was the case final week when Jon Gruden resigned. Nevertheless, there are six groups on bye this week, so meaning there’ll solely be 13 video games on the NFL schedule this week. It additionally implies that the league’s finest workforce in opposition to the unfold, the Cowboys (6-0 ATS) will probably be out of motion. The Payments (4-2 ATS) and Chargers (4-2 ATS) can even be unavailable.
That might make this week a bit extra a tossup from that perspective; there merely aren’t as many groups which have dominated in opposition to the unfold taking part in this week.
Moreover, there are at the least three spreads that will probably be double-digit one, and the Cardinals and Rams each appear more likely to be favored by two-plus TDs. Betting these huge traces is hard, as one dangerous turnover or garbage-time landing can lead to a failed cowl.
Realizing the newest harm news and traits will proceed to be vital to bettors. That is very true throughout bye week season when some groups will probably be higher rested than others.
NFL odds for Week 7
Under are the newest Week 7 NFL odds, together with level spreads, cash traces and over-under totals for each sport, in response to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Final up to date: Saturday, Oct. 23
NFL level spreads Week 7
|Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns||CLE -3|
|Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens||BAL -6.5|
|Carolina Panthers at New York Giants||CAR -3|
|Washington Soccer Crew at Inexperienced Bay Packers||GB -7.5|
|Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Tennessee Titans||KC -4|
|Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins||ATL -2.5|
|New York Jets at New England Patriots||NE -7|
|Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams||LAR -16.5|
|Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders||LV -2.5|
|Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||TB -11.5|
|Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals||ARI -18|
|Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers||SF -4.5|
|New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks||NO -4.5|
NFL cash traces Week 7
|Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns||CLE -174|
|Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens||BAL -260|
|Carolina Panthers at New York Giants||CAR -156|
|Washington Soccer Crew at Inexperienced Bay Packers||GB -375|
|Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Tennessee Titans||KC -215|
|Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins||ATL -130|
|New York Jets at New England Patriots||NE -320|
|Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams||LAR -1200|
|Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders||LV -144|
|Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||TB -650|
|Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals||ARI -2000|
|Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers||SF -215|
|New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks||NO -210|
NFL over-unders Week 7
|Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns||42.5|
|Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens||46.5|
|Carolina Panthers at New York Giants||42.5|
|Washington Soccer Crew at Inexperienced Bay Packers||47.5|
|Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Tennessee Titans||57.5|
|Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins||47|
|New York Jets at New England Patriots||42.5|
|Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams||50.5|
|Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders||48.5|
|Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||47|
|Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals||47.5|
|Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers||42.5|
|New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks||42.5|
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Raiders, Steelers rise after Week 6 wins
NFL finest bets for Week 7
Broncos (+3) at Browns
Final week, fading the Browns as three-point favorites in opposition to the Cardinals labored very properly. We’ll proceed to fade them right here in what seems to be an immensely tough spot.
The Browns are some of the banged-up groups in soccer proper now. That they had 20 players listed on their original injury report Monday. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Kareem Hunt (calf) and Nick Chubb (calf) would each miss the sport, knocking the workforce’s high two working backs out of the sport. Linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah was additionally positioned on IR whereas Baker Mayfield revealed that the injured labrum in his throwing shoulder was “utterly torn.”
That can make it onerous for Mayfield to play on Thursday and if he does, he clearly will not be absolutely wholesome. Making issues worse is that his offensive line can be banged up. Jedrick Wills and Jack Conklin, his beginning tackles, each missed final week’s sport and the workforce’s swing deal with, Chris Hubbard, is on IR.
As such, Mayfield was below plenty of strain. And when he is below strain, he tends to wrestle. He holds a 3-13 report straight up in video games the place he has been sacked 4 or extra occasions throughout his profession. That features the five-sack sport he had final week in opposition to the Cardinals.
Denver is averaging 2.3 sacks per sport, tied for the Tenth-most within the NFL. If they’ll simply get a bit extra strain than they usually do, they need to have an excellent probability to rattle Mayfield or Case Keenum and make it onerous for the Browns’ offense to maneuver the ball. This can be a great spot during which to fade Cleveland. They’re just too beat as much as be favored on this one.
UPDATE: Keenum is slated to start out for the Browns in opposition to the Broncos. His presence should not trigger an excessive amount of of a line change, as he is more healthy than Mayfield and a succesful backup. The offense will probably be shorthanded, nonetheless, so that would make life tough for Keenum.
Bengals (+6) at Ravens
I do know, I do know. The Ravens simply crushed Justin Herbert and the Chargers, posting a 34-6 win on the street. Should not they be capable to make life equally as tough for the Bengals? Not essentially.
Cincinnati matches up notably properly in opposition to Baltimore in a single space. The Bengals are glorious in opposition to the blitz. Joe Burrow has accomplished 72.3 p.c of his passes for 493 yards, six touchdowns and only one interception when dealing with strain this season. His passer score in these situations is 136.8.
The Ravens have been a blitz-heavy workforce below Don “Wink” Martindale. They’ve blitzed 32 p.c of the time this season, which is sweet for the fifth-most within the NFL. That has helped them in earlier matchups, together with their Week 6 win over the Chargers and Justin Herbert, who has a passer score of 96.1 when dealing with the blitz. However in opposition to Burrow, issues could be a bit harder for the Ravens.
It is also price noting that the Bengals have saved virtually all of their video games shut this season. 4 of their video games have been determined by precisely three factors whereas the opposite two had been wins of 14 over the Steelers and 23 over the Lions. So, they might have lined a six-point unfold in all six of their earlier video games. That does not imply that they are assured to on this matchup, but it surely’s an excellent signal nonetheless.
Additionally, the Bengals have misplaced all 5 video games that Lamar Jackson has began in opposition to them throughout his profession. Which will appear to be a bonus to the Ravens, but it surely additionally might imply that the Bengals will come into this one motivated to beat Jackson.
We noticed that occur with the Ravens earlier within the 12 months after they lined in Week 2 in opposition to a Chiefs workforce that Jackson and John Harbaugh had struggled to beat. They lined a 3.5-point unfold and received outright. Maybe Burrow and Zac Taylor will carry the identical type of vitality to this one and spark a win or a canopy.
Falcons (-2.5) at Dolphins
This looks like a horrible spot for the Dolphins. They simply misplaced in heartbreaking style in a sport in opposition to the Jaguars in London. Now, they should return to Miami to tackle the Falcons, a workforce that hasn’t been nice this 12 months however is coming off a bye week and will probably be well-rested for this sport.
This can be a huge relaxation benefit for the Falcons, they usually’ve executed properly with that previously. They’re 4-2 in opposition to the unfold when coming off a bye since 2016. They’re 10-5 ATS when working with any kind of relaxation benefit in that very same span. That cowl proportion of 66.7 p.c is the third-best within the NFL since 2016.
Granted, that got here below Dan Quinn’s management. The Falcons are actually run by Arthur Smith, so he could run issues a bit otherwise. Nonetheless, it looks like the Falcons ought to have the benefit right here, particularly with Calvin Ridley (private) coming again.
That mentioned, it is price noting that the Dolphins had been initially scheduled to be 2.5-point favorites on this one, so the road has moved a whopping 5 factors. It isn’t at all times attractive to guess on huge line actions that are not brought on by accidents, however on this case, this seems to be the best transfer — as long as the Falcons proceed to be favored by fewer than three factors.
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