The showdown between the Packers and the Patriots at Lambeau Field in Week 13 was won by Green Bay, with Aaron Rodgers and company holding on for a 26-21 victory and managing to cover the 3-point spread at the sportsbooks.
That has Green Bay at 9-3 SU and 7-4-1 ATS on the season, and one game ahead of the Detroit Lions (8-4 SU, 6-6 ATS) in the NFC North standings. The Lions kept pace with the Packers in Week 13 with a 34-17 win and cover against the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day.
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The other two Thanksgiving matchups were won outright by the underdogs, with the Philadelphia Eagles getting past the Dallas Cowboys 33-10 as a 3-point underdog and the Seattle Seahawks knocking off the San Francisco 49ers 19-3 as a 1-point underdog. The Seahawks have now won two in a row to sit at 8-4 SU and 6-6 ATS on the season.
And that has Seattle now just one game behind the Cardinals in the NFC West standings, after Arizona lost 29-18 to the Falcons in Week 13 in a pick’em contest. The Denver Broncos also handily won as a pick’em over the weekend, topping the division-rival Kansas City Chiefs 29-16 on Sunday Night Football.
The Indianapolis Colts covered a big 10.5-point spread against Washington in Week 13, with Houston having no trouble covering an 8-point spread in a 45-21 win over Tennessee, Minnesota picking up an ATS win in a 31-13 victory over Carolina as a 1-point favorite, Buffalo topping Cleveland 26-10 as a 3-point favorite, and St. Louis blasting Oakland 52-0 as a 7-point favorite.
Meanwhile, Cincinnati beat Tampa Bay 14-13 but couldn’t cover as a 3.5-point favorite, while San Diego, Jacksonville, and New Orleans all won outright as betting underdogs for Week 13 at the online sportsbooks.
Here are all the SU and ATS results for the Week 13 NFL schedule . . .
Detroit 34, Chicago 17 (Detroit -5.5)
Philadelphia 33, Dallas 10 (Dallas -3)
Seattle 19, San Francisco 3 (San Francisco -1)
Indianapolis 49, Washington 27 (Indianapolis -10.5)
Houston 45, Tennessee 21 (Houston -8)
Buffalo 26, Cleveland 10 (Buffalo -3)
San Diego 34, Baltimore 33 (Baltimore -7)
Jacksonville 25, NY Giants 24 (Giants -3)
Cincinnati 14, Tampa Bay 13 (Cincinnati -3.5)
St. Louis 52, Oakland 0 (St. Louis -7)
New Orleans 35, Pittsburgh 32 (Pittsburgh -5)
Minnesota 31, Carolina 13 (Minnesota -1)
Atlanta 29, Arizona 18 (pick’em)
Green Bay 26, New England 21 (Green Bay -3)
Denver 29, Kansas City 16 (pick’em)
Miami at NY Jets (Miami -7.5)