If it feels like we just wrapped up Week 12 of the NFL season three hours ago, it's probably because we just did! And Week 13 of the NFL season is about to take us all the way until next Tuesday after some alterations to the schedule. Such is life in the world of football in 2020, but the picks continue to try and find some winners under any condition.
We had a winning week in Week 12 but are still trying to get ourselves up above .500 after a brief funk. Fortunately, there are some games that feel like some easy decisions this week. But not every game we’re picking is an easy one. Here are some of the most notable games to watch against the spread this week.
Note: All times are ET and games are on Sunday, Dec. 6.
Tennessee (-5.5) vs. Cleveland, 1 p.m.
After a brief funk in the middle of their schedule, the Titans seem to be back on track after wins at Baltimore and Indianapolis. This week, Derrick Henry and the Titans return home to face Baker Mayfield and an improved Browns team, but Tennessee will continue to be on a roll at home. Titans 34, Browns 27
Las Vegas (-7.5) at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
What happened to the Raiders last week? That's one we’d like to forget about, and so would the Raiders. Las Vegas gets the perfect opportunity for a big rebound as they visit the winless Jets. Expect Derek Carr to have a much better performance as the Raiders return home with a comfortable win. Raiders 38, Jets 23
Los Angeles Rams (-3) at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
This may be one of the most difficult games this week to pick, although the line has been leaning more in favor of the Rams as the week goes by. Maybe Vegas is telling us to go with Aaron Donald and the Rams. Kyler Murray and the Cardinals are not going to be easy to put away, but we'll side with the experts on this one. Rams 35, Cardinals 31
Seattle (-10) vs. New York Giants, 4:05 p.m.
A battle between division leaders... no, really! Seattle is back home after a road victory against the Eagles on Monday night. The Giants have been playing better football lately but are likely without Daniel Jones (and Saquon Barkley), of course. That should lead to a blowout for the home team. Seahawks 36, Giants 17
Green Bay (-9) vs. Philadelphia, 4:25 p.m.
The Eagles are a hot mess as a franchise right now, and Carson Wentz is not silencing the doubters. To some, this may feel like a chance to take the Eagles as the team does perform better down the stretch of seasons under Doug Pederson. But there has been nothing shown this season to suggest the Eagles have any business being on the same field as Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Packers 30, Eagles 13
Last Week: 3-2