NFL – Gameweek 13 Preview – With playoff seedings coming into play, here are my week 13 Top 5 Predictions:
Vikings at Falcons
Both teams are hot coming into this matchup, and in what could potentially be a playoff matchup, each team will look to keep the momentum. The Falcons high powered offense matching up with the Vikings tough defense – expect a close game here. While WR Julio Jones won’t repeat his epic 253 YD, 2 TD performance from last week I expect the Falcons offense to keep their momentum.
Falcons to Win – 21–17
Ryan: 250 YDS, 2 TDS
Freeman: 88 YDS, 1 Rushing TD
Jones: 115, 1 TDS
Skybet Handicap and Total Points – Atlanta Falcons -2.5 and Under 48.5 Total Match Points – 9/4
Panthers at Saints
Division rivalry here with both teams in the playoffs, this game will help determine who wins the division and has home court advantage. The Saints won the first matchup and coming off a tough loss to the Rams last week I see them making the proper adjustments this week. Expect an offensive shootout.
Saints to Win – 28-24
Brees: 315 YDS, 3 TDS
Kamara: 115 Total YDs, 1 REC TD
Ingram: 88 YDS, 1 Rushing TD
Skybet Handicap and Total Points – New Orleans Saints -3.5 and Over 49.5 Total Match Points – 5/2
Rams at Cards
The Rams are hot and looking to potentially take the number two seed in the NFC, meanwhile the Cardinals upset the Jags last week and with this division rivalry they will be looking to do the same this week. I expect a closer matchup than advertised.
Rams to Win – 21-14
Goff: 275 YDS, 2 TDS
Gurley: 100 Total YDS, 1 Rushing TD
Skybet Total Points – 0-39 – 13/8
Eagles at Seahawks- Sunday Night
The Eagles are the best team in football and will be looking to continue their momentum. However, this is a cross country fight, against a Seahawks team that is fighting for their playoff lives. While the defense is injured, QB Russell Wilson is hot and will look to keep his team rolling. A loss will most likely eliminate the Seahawks playoff chances, and making the playoffs the last 5 years straight, and at home, I see an upset here.
Seahawks to Win – 21-20
Wilson: 275 YDS, 2 TDS
Graham: 88 YDS, 1 TD
Skybet Match Result – Seahawks to Win – 2/1
Steelers at Bengals – Monday Night
The Steelers haven’t been extremely impressive, however are the winners of 7 straight games, and will be looking to keep even with the Patriots for the number 1 seed in the AFC. This rivalry always gives us fireworks and expect more here.
Steelers to Win – 24-17
Roethlisberger: 288 YDS, 2 TDS
Bell: 115 Total YDS, 1 Rushing TD
Brown: 100 YDS, 1 REC TD
Skybet Handicap and Total Points – Pittsburgh Steelers -6.5 and Under 44.5 Total Match Points – 11/4
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