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NFL Predictions: Week 13 Picks for Every Game

NFL Predictions: Week 13 Picks for Every Game

Athlon's experts pick every winner for every game on the Week 13 slate

It's December but with six (or five for a few teams) games still to play in the regular season, the NFL playoff picture remains clear as mud. Each conference features a whole collection of teams that are currently tied (record-wise) or just a game out of the chase for the final wild-card spot. 

The Week 13 slate may offer a bit of clarity, especially with seven divisional contests on time. The action starts with Dallas in New Orleans for "Thursday Night Football." Both of these teams lost at home on Thanksgiving, but the Saints need this one more as they look to snap a four-game losing skid.

On Sunday, the early window finds the Chargers and Bengals hooking up for a critical matchup with both teams holding playoff spots in the AFC as of now. Elsewhere, Arizona comes off of its bye to pay a visit to the Windy City. The Cardinals should get Kyler Murray back from an ankle injury but Justin Fields' (ribs) availability has yet to be determined. There also are a trio of divisional matchups in Tampa Bay-Atlanta, Minnesota-Detroit, and Indianapolis-Houston.

Later on Sunday, two of the bigger rivalries in the league will resume when the Ravens face the Steelers and the 49ers take on the Seahawks. Both Pittsburgh and Seattle desperately need a win at home to end losing streaks. The Rams also will get a golden opportunity to get back into the win column as they host the Jaguars while Washington and Las Vegas pits a pair of playoff hopefuls from different conferences against each other.

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In prime time, it's more divisional contests as the Broncos and Chiefs square off on "Sunday Night Football," and the Week 13 slate concludes with a huge AFC East showdown between New England and Buffalo on "Monday Night Football." The Chiefs have rattled off four in a row to reclaim first place in the AFC West while the Patriots are the league's hottest team thanks to a six-game win streak.

So which teams will come out on top in every NFL game in Week 13? Athlon's own Rob Doster (@AthlonDoster), and Ben Weinrib (@benweinrib), along with AthlonSports.com contributors Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) and Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) predict the winners for every game this week.

NFL Week 13 Predictions

Teams on bye: Carolina, Cleveland, Green Bay, Tennessee

Rob DosterBryan FischerBen WeinribAaron Wilson

Dallas at New Orleans (TNF)

Saints

Cowboys

Cowboys

Cowboys

Tampa Bay at Atlanta

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Arizona at Chicago

Cardinals

Cardinals

Cardinals

Cardinals

Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati

Bengals

Chargers

Bengals

Bengals

Minnesota at Detroit

Vikings

Vikings

Vikings

Vikings

Indianapolis at Houston

Colts

Colts

Colts

Colts

New York Giants at Miami

Dolphins

Dolphins

Dolphins

Dolphins

Philadelphia at New York Jets

Eagles

Eagles

Eagles

Eagles

Washington at Las Vegas

Raiders

Raiders

Washington

Raiders

Jacksonville at Los Angeles Rams

Rams

Rams

Rams

Rams

Baltimore at Pittsburgh

Ravens

Ravens

Ravens

Ravens

San Francisco at Seattle

49ers

49ers

49ers

49ers

Denver at Kansas City (SNF)

Chiefs

Chiefs

Chiefs

Chiefs

New England at Buffalo (MNF)

Patriots

Bills

Patriots

Patriots

Week 12

10-5

8-7

9-6

7-8

Season Total

113-66

114-65

112-67

114-65

Note: Detroit-Pittsburgh in Week 10 ended in a tie.