NFL Week 13 Betting Preview and Trends

Week 13 begins Thursday night with the Dallas Cowboys playing host to the New Orleans Saints.

At Bovada Sportsbook the Saints are an 8-point road favorite. New Orleans has won 10 straight with a 9-1 record against the spread. The Saints have also dominated this matchup with a 9-2 record straight up and 8-3 mark ATS in their last 11 vs Dallas. The Cowboys have won three straight SU and ATS, but as a home underdog they’re 3-8 SU and 4-5-2 ATS in their last 11.

The largest favorite this week is the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are 15.5-point road favorites vs the Oakland Raiders. The Chiefs are 12-3 SU and ATS in the last 15 as a road favorite, and overall they’re 6-0-1 ATS in their last seven road games. The Raiders are 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS in their last seven vs Kansas City, but when listed as an underdog by two touchdowns or more, they’re 4-1 ATS in their last five.

Surging Seahawks favored by 10 over San Francisco

The surging Seattle Seahawks are 10-point home favorites this week vs the San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games, but at home they’re only 3-5-1 ATS in their last nine. The 49ers have lost six straight on the road at 2-4 ATS, and vs Seattle they’ve lost nine straight while going 2-7 ATS. In Seattle the 49ers have lost seven straight at 1-6 ATS.

In the AFC East, the Miami Dolphins try to keep their dwindling wild-card hopes alive when they face the Buffalo Bills as a 5-point home favorite. The Dolphins are 1-4 SU and 2-3 ATS in their last five games, but at home they’re 6-2 SU and ATS in their last eight. Buffalo is 7-3 SU and ATS in its last 10 vs Miami. Buffalo has also won its last two games, both as an underdog.

On Sunday night the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Pittsburgh Steelers as a 3.5-point underdog. The Chargers have won three straight SU and ATS on the road and in their last six road games are 5-1 SU and ATS. The Steelers are 9-2 SU and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs the Chargers. At home the Steelers have won three in a row SU and ATS, but in their previous seven home games they were 0-7 ATS.

This week’s Monday nighter is the Washington Redskins at the Philadelphia Eagles as a 6.5-point underdog. The Redskins are 1-3 SU and 2-2 ATS in their last four games, and on the road they’re 3-6 SU and 4-5 ATS in their last nine. The Eagles have lost three straight ATS and eight of their last 10, and they’re not much better at home where they’ve dropped four in a row ATS and seven of their last 10.