Las Vegas Raiders at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m., CBS
Line: Raiders -3 | Whole: 55.5
There is no such thing as a such factor as an ethical victory, however the Raiders (6-4) ought to be holding their heads excessive after very nearly beating the Chiefs in a sport that got here all the way down to which workforce had the ball final. Had Las Vegas gotten another possession, the rating simply might have gone the opposite method.
After hanging with the Chiefs, the Raiders shouldn’t discover the Falcons (3-7) to be a lot of an issue.
Atlanta is 1-4 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and the workforce’s porous secondary might be in hassle making an attempt to decelerate Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. The unclear standing of Falcons large receiver Julio Jones’s injured hamstring makes Atlanta’s efficacy simply as questionable. Choose: Raiders -3
Chicago Bears at Inexperienced Bay Packers, 8:20 p.m., NBC
Line: Packers -8.5 | Whole: 45
Aaron Rodgers is coming off a disappointing loss, goes up towards a division rival that is perhaps beginning a third-string quarterback and is enjoying in prime time. You may count on fireworks in such a state of affairs, however enthusiasm ought to be tempered contemplating Chicago’s protection instructions respect whatever the workforce’s four-game dropping streak.
With respect for the truth that Inexperienced Bay (7-3) can rating 25 or extra factors towards nearly any workforce, the query is what number of factors Chicago can rating towards the Packers’ inconsistent protection. Chicago may get working again David Montgomery again this week, however the alternative for the Bears (5-5) at quarterback will come all the way down to the well being of Nick Foles and Mitchell Trubisky. If neither can go, Tyler Bray will presumably begin. All three, at this level of their careers, are unhealthy. The scoring ought to be pretty low, nevertheless it might nonetheless lead to a lopsided win for Inexperienced Bay. Choose: Packers -8.5
Carolina Panthers at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m., Fox
Line: Vikings -4 | Whole: 48.5
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and working again Christian McCaffrey each practiced on Wednesday, nevertheless it’s potential that Carolina (4-7) will maintain both or each out of the sport for the reason that Panthers’ Week 13 bye would give each an opportunity to get nearer to one hundred pc. Ought to Bridgewater be energetic, nevertheless, he might do fairly a bit of harm towards the Vikings (4-6), even with out McCaffrey, because the Panthers have a reasonably underrated assortment of receivers. If Bridgewater is out, the maths adjustments. Choose: Panthers +4