‘Pro Football Handle’: NFL Week 13 Breakdown, Chargers-Steelers, Playoffs HuntBy Brett Smiley | Published: November 29, 2018 at 3:34 pm
On The Pro Football Handle, brought to you by PropSwap.com, Las Vegas-based sports talk voice Matt Perrault and veteran bookmaker Robert Walker of USBookmaking dive into select NFL games, line movements and bookmaker liabilities, plus greater sports betting topics and stories that may have nothing to do with football. Walker has seen it all behind the counter and Perrault the same from behind the microphone, so they’ll have you prepared for anything.
December football is here! Remember to check weather forecasts before placing bets for outdoor games. Welcome to Week 13. There are several solid dog opportunities as well as some smart over plays. And how will quarterback injuries, benchings and comments impact the games, and your wallet, this week?
1:10 — Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury heavyweight matchup and the decline of boxing.
4:00 — Week 12 recap and lessons learned.
8:18 — PropSwap.com’s Future Focus: Chicago Bears are currently 7-1 to win the Super Bowl, but PropSwap has some almost 11-1 tickets available. Take a look for an outstanding value.
10:49 — New Orleans -7 at Dallas Cowboys — Finally, a good Thursday night games. Boys are surging and Saints are the NFC’s team to beat.
12:37 — It’s December football, remember to check weather forecasts!
13:11— Indianapolis Colts -4 at Jacksonville Jaguars — Colts are surging, laying four on the road even against the hapless Jags?
18:32 — L.A.Chargers +3.5 at Pittsburgh Steelers — Will Big Ben’s comments impact the Steelers’ performance this week?
23:37 — Kansas City Chiefs -14.5 at Oakland Raiders — Careful here, KC doesn’t care if they win just by 10, they want to get in and get out unscathed.
26:24 — Cleveland Browns +6 at Houston Texans — Perrault can’t get it right with the Texans, and now Cleveland is playing well. The over is the right play for this game.
28:58 — Chicago Bears -4 at N.Y. Giants — This game is going to get ugly. The public loves the Bears but the Giants aren’t the lifeless team they were at the beginning of the season.
30:51 — Denver Broncos -5.5 at Cincinnati Bengals — Everyone hates the Bengals, even Hue Jackson.
33:09 — Baltimore Ravens -1 at Atlanta Falcons — QB Lamar Jackson has brought life (and public money) to the Ravens.
35:27 — L.A. Rams -10 at Detroit Lions — No one is taking the dog. Robert says either walk away or tease.
36:53 — San Francisco 49ers +10 at Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals +14 at Green Bay Packers — No one’s taking the dog in these games either, but books are seeing parlays with Green Bay.
38:30 — Carolina Panthers -3.5 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Only bettors are watching this game. Are the Bucs a decent play here?
39:50 — Minnesota Vikings +5 at New England Patriots — With less than a touchdown at home, is the play the Patriots? A rare line plummet for the Pats at home, but the Vikings are a good team.
43:07 — Washington Redskins +6.5 at Philadelphia Eagles — The NFC East is a bad division, but you have to bet Monday night games. Books will likely need Redskins money.
Have a profitable Week 13, folks. Thanks for listening and see you back next week, tell a friend, sign up for our newsletter and also check out the Cover City Podcast, featuring sports bettor Eric Rosenthal.