Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers opened as 7.5-point road favorites against the Minnesota Vikings for Week 12, but that line has been on the move as bettors throw their support behind Aaron Rodgers and company based on their Week 11 result.
The Packers rolled to a 53-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles as a 7-point favorite in Week 11, and sit at 7-3 SU and 6-3-1 ATS on the season heading into their matchup against a Vikings team that is 4-6 SU and 5-5 ATS through 10 games. Minnesota is coming off a 21-13 loss to the Chicago Bears as 2.5-point underdogs.
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Four other teams opened as favorites of a touchdown or more for Week 12, including Philadelphia at -10.5 at home against the Tennessee Titans despite their Week 11 thumping. As well, Denver opened at -7.5 at home against Miami, San Francisco opened at -7.5 at home against Washington, and Indianapolis opened at -14 at home against Jacksonville. Denver and Indy both suffered upset losses in Week 11.
For the primetime games this week, the Oakland Raiders opened as 6-point home underdogs against the Kansas City Chiefs for Thursday Night Football, while the New York Giants opened as 2.5-point home underdogs against the Dallas Cowboys for Sunday Night Football. Monday Night Football has New Orleans at -3 at home against Baltimore on the opening lines.
Matchup Reports: Green Bay vs. Minnesota | Kansas City vs. Oakland | Arizona vs. Seattle
Having the best record in the NFL hasn’t made the Arizona Cardinals a favorite for Week 12, as they opened as 5.5-point road underdogs against the Seattle Seahawks. Arizona is 9-1 SU and 8-2 ATS on the season and three games up on Seattle (6-4 SU, 4-6 ATS) in the NFC West standings.
Elsewhere, the New England Patriots opened as 5.5-point home favorites against the Detroit Lions, with the Bengals vs. Texans matchup in Houston opening as a pick’em at the online sportsbooks. After knocking off the Broncos in Week 11 the St. Louis Rams opened as a 6-point road underdog against the San Diego Chargers for this weekend.
Week 12 NFL Opening Betting Lines:
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20
Kansas City at Oakland (+6), 8:25pm ET
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Cleveland at Atlanta (-3), 1:00pm ET
Tennessee at Philadelphia (-10.5), 1:00pm ET
Detroit at New England (-5.5), 1:00pm ET
Green Bay at Minnesota (+7.5), 1:00pm ET
Jacksonville at Indianapolis (-14), 1:00pm ET
Cincinnati at Houston (pick’em), 1:00pm ET
NY Jets at Buffalo (-3.5), 1:00pm ET
Tampa Bay at Chicago (-5), 1:00pm ET
Arizona at Seattle (-5.5), 4:05pm ET
St. Louis at San Diego (-6), 4:05pm ET
Miami at Denver (-7.5), 4:25pm ET
Washington at San Francisco (-7.5), 4:25pm ET
Dallas at NY Giants (+2.5), 8:30pm ET
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24
Baltimore at New Orleans (-3), 8:30pm ET