NFL Preview – Week 7

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NFL Preview – Week 7

The Wolf previews each of the televised matches in Week 7 of the NFL. It was an unhappy Week 6 for the Wolf, but he’ll be determined to bounce back this week. The highlight of Week 7 is the Super Bowl 51 rematch between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. The Wolf is going with the Super Bowl rematch for his best bet and is taking the Atlanta Falcons +3.5.

Match
(Time AEDT)

Best Bets

Kansas City @ Oakland
(Fri 11:25am)
Kansas City -3 ($1.87)
New York Jets @ Miami
(Mon 4am)
Over 38 ($1.91) 💰
Carolina @ Chicago
(Mon 4am)
Chicago +3 ($2) 💰
Tennessee @ Cleveland
(Mon 4am)
Tennessee -5.5 ($1.87)
New Orleans @ Green Bay
(Mon 4am)
Green Bay +5.5 ($1.91)
Jacksonville @ Indianapolis
(Mon 4am)
Jacksonville -3 ($1.80) 💰
Arizona @ LA Rams
(Mon 4am)
Arizona +3.5 ($1.83)
Tampa Bay @ Buffalo
(Mon 4am)
TBA
Baltimore @ Minnesota
(Mon 7:05am)
Under 39.5 ($1.91)
Dallas @ San Francisco
(Mon 7:05am)
Dallas -6 ($1.91) 💰
Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh
(Mon 7:25am)
Cincinnati +5.5 ($1.91)
Denver @ LA Chargers
(Mon 7:25am)
Under 41 ($1.91) 💰
Seattle @ New York Giants
(Mon 7:25am)
Under 40 ($1.91) 💰
Atlanta @ New England
(Mon 11:30am)
Atlanta +3.5 ($1.87)
Washington @ Philadelphia
(Tues 11:30am)
Philadelphia -4.5 ($1.91) 💰

NFL Match Previews

Kansas City @ Oakland – (Fri 11:25am)
The Chiefs suffered their first loss of the season against the Steelers last week and will be determined to bounce back in their AFC West clash against the Raiders in Oakland. The Raiders suffered a heartbreaking 17-16 loss to another AFC West opponent in the LA Chargers last week. It was QB Derek Carr’s first game back since he suffered a lower back injury and he looked shaky at best, throwing for 171 yards and two interceptions. It hasn’t helped that wide receiver Amari Cooper has been a complete bust to date. The Chiefs are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss and are 14-3 ATS in their last 17 road games. They are also 11-3 ATS in their last 14 meetings in Oakland. All signs point to the high-flying Chiefs!
Best: Kansas City -3 ($1.87)

Arizona @ LA Rams – (Mon 4am)
This shapes up as a crucial NFC West encounter being played in London, with the 4-2 Rams sitting on top of a clustered NFC West ladder, with the 3-2 Seahawks and 3-3 Cardinals behind them. The Cardinals raced out to a 24-point halftime lead over the Bucs last week before conceding 27 points in the final quarter to fall across the line with a 38-33 win over Tampa. The big story to come out of the victory was the return of Adrian Peterson, who was playing his first game in a Cardinals jersey. Peterson rushed for 134 yards from 26 carries and scored two touchdowns, showing his critics that there is still plenty of drive in his old legs. Whether Peterson has the same success against a charging Aaron Donald could be a different story. The Rams have been one of the success stories over the first six weeks under the leadership of Sean McVay, who seems to be bringing the best out of his troops. The Rams could have some difficulty running the ball this week, with the Cardinals possessing one of the best run-defences in the league and limited Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott to 80 yards n Week 3. Todd Gurley will have more of a role to play in the receiving game this week. The Rams are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 against NFC West opponents, while the Cardinals are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings against the Rams. The Cardinals showed enough in the first half against the Bucs last week to make them the play here with the +3.5 start.
Best: Arizona +3.5 ($1.83)

Denver @ LA Chargers – (Mon 7:30am)
The Broncos (3-2) suffered a shock 23-10 loss to the Giants in Monday Night Football and now travel to LA to take on the Chargers, hoping for a win over their AFC West rival to keep the pressure on the 5-1 Chiefs. The Broncos will be without wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for the clash, while Demaryius Thomas was banged up against the Giants and is unlikely to be at 100% here. The Chargers are always a difficult side to trust, especially in close games. However, they were on the right side of the scoreboard last week, with a 17-16 win over the Raiders. The Broncos defence has been one of the strongest units in the league against the run, but Orleans Darkwa blew that theory out the window last week, rushing for 117 yards. The Wolf is expecting a better effort from the Broncos D, but Melvin Gordon is double the player and then some, when compared to Darkwa. It will be a very intriguing battle that will go a long way to deciding this contest. The other issue is the lack of home advantage that the Chargers get in LA, with Broncos fans sure to outnumber Chargers fans. The Broncos are clearly the better side, but the Wolf is conscious of backing them with concerns around their wide receivers. The unders is the way that The Wolf is leaning. Unders is 7-1 in the Broncos last 8 games following a loss, while the unders is 11-3-1 in the Chargers last 15 home games against teams with a winning road record.
Best: Under 41 ($1.91)

Atlanta @ New England – (Mon 11:30am)
It would be impossible for the Falcons not to have scars after their capitulation in Super Bowl 51. The Falcons raced out to a 28-3 lead before the Patriots led by Tom Brady produced the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history to record an unlikely 34-28 victory. The Wolf is expecting another high-scoring affair in this one. The Patriots defence has allowed 300+ passing yards to every QB they’ve faced this year, while the Falcons will be determined to get their offence flowing after disappointing home losses to the Bills and Falcons. There’s no doubt they’ll have a chip on their shoulder and will want to expose the Patriots struggling secondary like every other team has this season. Overs is 5-2 in the last 7 meeting between these sides, while the Falcons are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games. The Wolf is keen on theFalcons with the start and the overs in a shootout.
Best: Atlanta +3.5 ($1.87)

Washington @ Philadelphia – (Tues 11:30am)
The Eagles got the better of the Redskins 30-17 back in Week 1 and find themselves at 5-1 on top of the NFC East. Eagles QB Carson Wentz is having an outstanding second season in the league and threw for over 300 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Redskins in Week 1. Tight End Zach Ertz blew up for 93 yards and will be Wentz’s go-to-target once again. The Eagles will also be boosted by the return of Lane Johnson and he’ll allow Wentz plenty of time to find his targets. Another factor that hurts the Redskins is the likely loss of Josh Norman, while 1st round pick Jonathan Allen is out for three months. The Redskins have won 5 of the last 6 against the Eagles, but The Wolf thinks that they’re missing too many key pieces here to stop the Eagles moving the ball down the field. The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win and should have too many points for the Redskins once again.
Best: Philadelphia -4.5 ($1.91)

The Wolf’s Best Bets: 42-45-2