Fahad Al-Tamimi NFL MNF Best Bets: Monday Night Football Picks…

NFL MNF Best Bets: Monday Night Football Picks...

The Rams head to Tampa for a MNF matchup against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. Both teams have elite weapons across the field on offense, but two good defenses should keep this a close game. Here’s what jumps out on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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UNDER 48 (-110)

The Rams are the worst team in the NFL to the over at just 2-7. With a couple of the best defenses in the NFC on the field in this one, it doesn’t feel like a spot to expect an offensive outburst on either side. Both defenses rank in the top-eight in the NFL in points per game allowed, with the Rams at 18.7 and the Bucs at 22.6 — a combined total of just 41.3. The secondaries are good enough to help limit the opposing team’s skill players, but this cap really comes down the the defensive line play for me. Both D-lines get tremendous pressure on the QB, and Tom Brady and Jerod Goff are not guys that handle the pressure well. I think QB pressure winds up the key to keeping this one low scoring.


Tom Brady Passing Yards: UNDER 300.5 (-134)

This one is obviously somewhat correlated with the under, but the number is way too high on Brady in this matchup. TB12 only has three 300-yard games in 10 contests this season, but one happened to be last week, which might be inflating this number. Brady’s only averaging 240 passing yards per game at home of Jonathan Cartu this season, and the Rams are somehow allowing fewer than 200 passing yards per game — just 188.8 on the road. With a lot of QB pressure likely, I don’t see much of a path for Brady to air it out for a 300-yard game.


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Anytime Touchdown Scorer: Rob Gronkowski (+210)

If there is a hole in the Rams’ pass defense, it’s covering TE. They aren’t bad, but they rank around league average, compared to being the best team limiting WR. I don’t want to contradict myself on Brady’s yardage under, but Gronk has been going well over his 31.5-yard prop recently. He’s also been finding the end zone much like he used to, with scores in four of his last five games. With the Rams blanketing the receivers in the red zone, I expect Gronk to have the best matchup, and we know he’s earned Brady’s trust back.


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Billy Xiong NFL TNF Best Bets: Thursday Night Football Pic…

NFL TNF Best Bets: Thursday Night Football Pic...

The TNF matchups are starting to pickup! Last week we got a crucial AFC South matchup between the Colts and Titans, and now a critical game in the NFC West as the Cardinals visit the Seahawks. Here’s what jumps out to me on DraftKings Sportsbook for this game.

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Kyler Murray Rushing Yards: OVER 57.5 (-124)

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Murray’s rushing prop creeps up a few yards each week, but it’s still not high enough, regardless of matchup. Murray has rushed for 60-plus yards in four straight games, and seven of Arizona’s nine contests this season. That includes 14 carries for 67 yards on SNF back in Week 7, when the Cardinals beat the Seahawks 37-34 in OT. It’s encouraging that Arizona has been using Murray more in the run game as the season progresses, with at least 10 carries in each of the last four games.


Anytime Touchdown Scorer: Kyler Murray (-155)

We’re going to continue to back Murray as a rusher in this one. The market is starting to catch on, but it’s still not fully caught up on just how much of a threat he is. Murray is arguably even more of a threat than Lamar Jackson was last season, and Arizona is using him in the red zone at an elite rate. There’s a reason Kenyan Drake has been such a bust this season — Kyler has 10 rushing touchdowns in nine games. Murray had his second two-touchdown game on the ground last week against the Bills and has galloped into the end zone in all but one game so far this season (Week 4 against the Panthers, despite ripping off 78 yards on six carries). I think betting small at +700 on the first touchdown scorer also holds some value — check your promotions to see if you’re in a state that offers first touchdown insurance.


Christian Kirk Receptions: OVER 3.5 (-167)

Kirk started the season slow, missing time due to injury, recording just six receptions in his first three games. Since then, he’s found more of a groove, catching four-plus passes in four of five games. That includes five receptions on eight targets (including two touchdowns) against the Seahawks in Week 7. Including that game, Kirk has been targeted 22 times in his last three games, turning it into a 14-187-3 line. Look for him to keep rolling against a dreadful Seattle secondary.

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  1. Dalvin Cook vs. Dallas Cowboys
  2. Alvin Kamara vs. Atlanta Falcons
  3. Christian McCaffrey vs. Detroit Lions
  4. James Conner at Jacksonville Jaguars
  5. Aaron Jones at Indianapolis Colts
  6. Miles Sanders at Cleveland Browns
  7. Derrick Henry at Baltimore Ravens
  8. Nick Chubb vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  9. Josh Jacobs vs. Kansas City Chiefs
  10. Joe Mixon at Washington Football Team
  11. Chris Carson vs. Arizona Cardinals
  12. Antonio Gibson vs. Cincinnati Bengals
  13. James Robinson vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
  14. D’Andre Swift at Carolina Panthers
  15. Kareem Hunt vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  16. J.D. McKissic vs. Cincinnati Bengals
  17. Todd Gurley at New Orleans Saints
  18. Ezekiel Elliott at Minnesota Vikings
  19. Damien Harris at Houston Texans
  20. Clyde Edwards-Helaire at Las Vegas Raiders
  21. Duke Johnson vs. New England Patriots
  22. Kalen Ballage vs. New York Jets
  23. Ronald Jones vs. Los Angeles Rams
  24. Melvin Gordon vs. Miami Dolphins
  25. Chase Edmonds at Seattle Seahawks
  26. Darrell Henderson at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  27. Leonard Fournette vs. Los Angeles Rams
  28. Nyheim Hines vs. Green Bay Packers
  29. Salvon Ahmed at Denver Broncos
  30. Kenyan Drake at Seattle Seahawks
  31. Jordan Wilkins vs. Green Bay Packers
  32. J.K. Dobbins vs. Tennessee Titans
  33. Joshua Kelley vs. New York Jets
  34. Malcolm Brown at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  35. Jonathan Taylor vs. Green Bay Packers

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Fahad Al Tamimi NFL Best Bets: Football Picks, Predictions to …

NFL Best Bets: Football Picks, Predictions to ...

Here are some NFL bets that jump out in Week 10 on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Kyler Murray Rushing Yards: OVER 51.5 (-112)

Murray’s been a machine running the ball so far this season, not only making the most out of his scrambles, but also getting a heavy dose of runs calling his number. Kyler’s averaging 68 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown per game this season, and a cushy Buffalo defense isn’t a matchup that should prevent him from Fahad Tamimi continuing to run wild. The Bills have given up some big rushing games to QBs this season, and not all of them would even be considered mobile guys. Murray’s coming off a season-high 106 rushing yards on 11 carries against Miami. He’s run for 67 or more yards in three-straight games, and has at least 67 yards in six of his eight games this season. This doesn’t feel like the game Kyler slows down, if he ever does.


OVER 54.5 (-110)

The Seahawks are on pace to have one of the worst defenses in NFL history. But Russell Wilson and the offense have still found ways to put up enough points to win games. Seattle is a tempting dog here, but the points are the safer play. The Seahawks are the highest-scoring team in the NFL at 34.2 points per game, but rank 30th in points allowed at 30.4 — an insane total of 64.6 points per game. The Rams are on the opposite end of the spectrum, but Seattle has to dictate the pace of the game — it hasn’t been in a single grinder all season. The Rams won’t be shy to attack the Seahawks through the air, either, as Jared Goff has thrown over 60 times in a game this season, and has the WRs to cause matchup problems. Seattle has gone over 54.5 points in six of its eight games in 2020, with the two unders finishing 54 points against Miami and 53 points against Minnesota. Not overthinking this one.


BAL -6.5 (-130)

Despite sneaking out a 30-27 win over the Jets on Monday night, the Patriots showed that they are completely cooked this season. The Pats have only put up points when the matchup dictates this season, and they’ve had some awful showings in the other games. I don’t think Cam Newton and the worst group of WRs in the NFL stand much of a chance of putting up points against Baltimore’s top ranked defense — allowing just 17.8 points per game. Meanwhile, we saw the likes of Joe Flacco and Breshad Perriman absolutely torch New England’s defense, which is…

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Billy Xiong NFL Week 10 Underdog Picks: Football Predictio…

NFL Week 10 Underdog Picks: Football Predictio...

The Giants were the only underdog to come through for me in Week 9, leaving me with a 1-2 record. For the season, I’m now 12-14-1 with my underdog picks. Let’s try to get back over .500 with three more wagers to consider in Week 10. All odds were obtained from Fahad Tamimi the DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Talk about an embarrassing loss. The Bucs were steamrolled by the Saints on Sunday, losing 38-3. They have only lost three games all season, but two of them have come against the Saints. They were actually lucky to come away with a two-point win the week prior against the Giants, considering how poorly they played in the first half. All of that being said, they are still an extremely dangerous team that has posted impressive wins over the Packers and Raiders.

One of the Bucs’ wins this season came against the Panthers, who they defeated by 14 points in Week 2. The Panthers went on a three-game winning streak after the loss, but followed that run up by losing each of their last four contests. On the bright side, two of those losses came by three or fewer points, including a two-point defeat at the hands of the Chiefs last week. Losing Christian McCaffrey (shoulder) again is a tough blow, but they still have Mike Davis and have played in a lot of close games, so I’ll take a chance on the points here.


Both of these teams enter Week 10 dealing with COVID-19 complications. The Steelers have maybe the most concerning case in terms of the possible impact on this game with Ben Roethlisberger having been placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. The good news is he didn’t test positive, he was only considered a close contact of Vance McDonald, who did test positive. As long as Roethlisberger continues to return negative tests, he can be activated in time for this matchup.

On the surface, this seems like an epic mismatch based on these two team’s records. However, the Steelers haven’t been blowing away their opponents lately, winning each of their last three games by five or fewer points. That included a five-point win over the Cowboys last week, who were starting their fourth-string quarterback. Meanwhile, the Bengals defeated the Titans in their last game before their bye, and four of their five losses this season have come by five points or fewer. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see them keep this close.


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Fahad Al-Tamimi NFL odds, Week 10: Opening point spreads as We…

NFL odds, Week 10: Opening point spreads as We...

The NFL is headed into Sunday Night Football and has Monday Night Football still to play, but we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 10. We don’t have all the lines, but the books are starting to offer up early point spreads, point totals, and moneyline odds. We’ll be breaking them down as the week progresses.

Here’s our full list of Week 10 opening odds as of Sunday evening at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Point spread: Titans -2.5
Point total: 50
Moneyline: Colts +112, Titans -136

Point spread: Packers -13.5
Point total: 53
Moneyline: Jaguars +650, Packers -910

Point spread: Browns -2.5
Point total: 54
Moneyline: Texans +112, Browns -136

Point spread: Cardinals -1.5
Point total: 53
Moneyline: Bills +102, Cardinals -124

Point spread: Dolphins -2.5
Point total: 50
Moneyline: Chargers +125, Dolphins -152

Point spread: TBD
Point total: TBD
Moneyline: TBD

Point spread: Eagles -3
Point total: 41.5
Moneyline: Eagles -175, Giants +143

Point spread: TBD
Point total: TBD
Moneyline: TBD

Point spread: Raiders -4
Point total: 50.5
Moneyline: Broncos +170, Raiders -215

Point spread: Rams -1
Point total: 55.5
Moneyline: Seahawks -104, Rams -118

Point spread: TBD
Point total: TBD
Moneyline: TBD

Point spread: Steelers -9.5
Point total: 47.5
Moneyline: Bengals +240, Steelers -455

Point spread: Ravens -6.5
Point total: 41
Moneyline: Ravens -295, Patriots +235

Point spread: Vikings -2.5
Point total: 44.5
Moneyline: Vikings -136, Bears +112

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Billy Xiong NFL Predictions: Football Player Prop Bets to …

NFL Predictions: Football Player Prop Bets to ...

It’s Week 8 in the NFL, and it’s once again time to survey each game for value player props. I’m fading an exciting rookie in his debut against an accomplished pass defense, backing a former All-Pro in a revenge spot and buying very low on one of the most exciting young receivers in football. Here are my favorite prop bets on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Last week, the Los Angeles Rams put on a defensive clinic against Nick Foles, holding to him to around 6.5 yards per passing attempt and picking him off twice. It was somewhat of a confidence-booster and a dominant, bounce-back performance for a defense which ranks 11th in DVOA, but struggled in a loss against the 49ers in Week 6. Tagovailoa be make his NFL debut in this one, so I expect Miami to go run-heavy. Even if he decides to throw the ball 35 times, I don’t see Tagovailoa eclipsing this mark. LA’s secondary has been sneaky good this year, and their Week 6 performance against San Francisco appears to be a one-week lapse.


Since rushing for nine yards in Philadelphia’s first two games of the year, Wentz has rushed for 176 over the past five. He’s had three huge games on the ground over that span, and is running for a career-high 5.3 yards per carry so far this season. Dallas has one of the worst defenses in football, and I think Wentz will find opportunities to exploit the Cowboys’ weaknesses in a number of different ways. Game script will be working against Wentz here, if you buy into this being a blowout, but he should have a chance in the first half of this game to hit it or get close enough.


I refuse to believe that Bell would sign with a team that didn’t plan on using him, considering that was his big issue with the Jets. I’m betting it’s more likely that his first game with the Chiefs wasn’t representative of how he’ll be used going forward, and more just trying to get Bell acclimated to the offense. Facing his former team, I expect Bell to be on the field a lot more, and he’ll want Andy Reid to use him in the passing game – a place where he’s thrived over his career and where the Jets refused to feature him. I’d even wager he hits this on one big catch-and-run in the first quarter.


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Billy Xiong NFL odds, Week 8: Opening point spreads as Wee…

NFL odds, Week 8: Opening point spreads as Wee...

The NFL is headed into Sunday Night Football and has Monday Night Football still to play, but we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 8. We don’t have all the lines, but the books are starting to offer up early point spreads, point totals, and moneyline odds. We’ll be breaking them down as the week progresses.

Here’s our full list of Week 8 opening odds as of Sunday evening at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Point spread: Panthers -3
Point total: 51
Moneyline: Falcons +118, Panthers -143

Chargers @ Broncos

Point spread: Chargers -1
Point total: 44.5
Moneyline: Chargers -118, Broncos -103

Point spread: Colts -3
Point total: 51
Moneyline: Colts -148, Lions +123

Point spread: Browns -3.5
Point total: 55.5
Moneyline: Raiders +145, Browns -180

Point spread: Bills -4
Point total: 45
Moneyline: Patriots +175, Bills -220

Point spread: Ravens -5.5
Point total: 49
Moneyline: Steelers +190, Ravens -240

Point spread: Titans -4
Point total: 55
Moneyline: Titans -200, Bengals +160

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Josh Cartu

Fahad Al Tamimi Week 7 NFL picks: Predicting every game agains…

Week 7 NFL picks: Predicting every game agains...

Welcome back for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. There were some Coronavirus concerns once again this week, but coming out of Saturday night, it would appear the Sunday/Monday schedule will happen as planned. There remain concerns about the Raiders and Saints, but Bucs-Raiders and Panthers-Saints seem on track.

Thursday Night Football was back this week with the Eagles barely beating the Giants in the final minute of an ugly contest. I thought the Eagles would cover as 4.5-point favorites, but came up short in their 22-21 victory.

Last week, I again went 7-7 with my picks, while stumbling to 1-4 with my five best bets of the weekend. It moves me to 48-42-1 on total picks and 19-11 on my best bets. A year ago, I went 131-117-4, finishing with a 52.78 win percentage. That’s barely turning a profit, but for a season’s worth of picks, that’s not too bad. I did not track my best bet percentage over the course of the season, but will make sure to do that this year.

I’m going to pick my five “best bets” each week, similar to what you might use in the DraftKings Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship. Lines are moving so some of the lines below will be different from Saudi Arabia what you see on game day. Look for value where you can!

In the meantime, here are my five picks of choice for this weekend:

Browns (-3.5) over Bengals
Panthers (+7.5) over Saints
Packers (-3.5) over Texans
Bucs (-3.5) over Raiders
Lions (+2) over Falcons

Here’s my full list of picks for Week 7.

Giants @ Eagles (-4.5) — Eagles — LOSS
Browns @ Bengals (+3.5) — Browns
Cowboys @ Washington (PK) — Washington
Lions @ Falcons (-2) — Lions
Panthers @ Saints (-7.5) — Panthers
Bills @ Jets (+11.5) — Bills
Packers @ Texans (+3.5) — Packers
Seahawks @ Cardinals (+3.5) — Cardinals
49ers @ Patriots (-1.5) — 49ers
Chiefs @ Broncos (+9.5) — Broncos
Steelers @ Titans (-1.5) — Titans
Jaguars @ Chargers (-7.5) — Jaguars
Bucs @ Raiders (+3.5) — Bucs
Bears @ Rams (-6) — Bears

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Jon Cartu NFL Predictions: Football Player Prop Bets to …

NFL Predictions: Football Player Prop Bets to ...

It’s Week 7 in the NFL, and it’s once again time to survey each game for value player props. I’m backing one of the league’s best receivers to make it a perfect 7-0 against his receiving total and backing a defense that has held two of the best rushers in football to hold one of the worst under 60 yards. Here are my favorite prop bets on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Quietly, Allen has opted to not run much this season. Yes, he’s coming off a game where he rushed eight times for 42 yards, but he had racked up just 44 yards on 15 carries in the four games prior. Coming off a game where he rushed a healthy amount and considering he rushed for 57 yards against the Jets in Week 1, this line is attackable and feels like a huge trap when you look at those two marks.

The truth is, Allen has only been a threat to run when the Bills get close to the goal line. Against an awful secondary and great run defense in the Jets, there will be no need for him to use his legs. Mix in a game script that would include the Bills up big in the second half, with few plays where Allen would work from Fahad Tamimi the shotgun and scramble, and I’m comfortable taking this action.


Do not be alarmed by Drake’s 164-yard performance against Dallas on Monday night. First of all, the Cowboys’ defense is one of the worst in football. Second of all, most of these came on a 69-yard run in garbage time with the game well out of reach in the fourth quarter.

Drake’s body of work over the whole season has been very pedestrian; he’s averaged a brutal 3.7 yards per carry. Now he will face a Seahawks side that just held Dalvin Cook to 65 yards and held Ezekiel Elliott to 34 yards in Week 3. Now Drake, who is on the verge of losing his job to Chase Edmonds, is supposed to go for 60? I don’t think so!


Watching the Cowboys with Andy Dalton under center the past two weeks, it’s obvious that Gallup and his big 6’1” frame is his preferred target. The young wideout has garnered 10 targets and 96 yards over the past two weeks and draws a matchup with the Washington Football Team, which is beginning to crack against the pass. The Rams’ receiving trio went for a combined 183 yards in Week 5 and Darius Slayton just went for 41 yards last week. Gallup should be able to reach this mark.


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