NFL Week 16 early odds Patriots slim favorites vs. Bills Chiefs move to double-digit favorite vs. Steelers

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Week 15 in the NFL was a doozy. COVID hit the league harder than ever this season with multiple games needing to be rescheduled, which created two games being played on Monday and a couple more set for Tuesday. The games that we have already seen Jaime Garcia Jersey kick off gave us no shortage of surprises. The were blown out by the , Houston took down Jacksonville, and the pulled off the upset against the Bucs in Tampa Bay. Needle s to say, it's been a crazy week. While we wait for Week 15 to officially wrap up over the next few days, let's jump in and begin our research into this next collection of games and see what the opening lines are for each contest acro s the upcoming slate. Latest Odds: Tenne see Titans +3.5 Opening line: PICKSan Francisco has since bumped up to a 3.5-point favorite in this head-to-head following their blowout win over the . The Niners have won five of their last six and have been particularly strong on the road, owning a 5-2 straight-up record away from Santa Clara. They are also above .500 against the spread as the road team this season with a 4-3 ATS mark. Meanwhile, the Titans are coming off a lo s to the where the pa sing game seemed to struggle tremendously. However, this may be a favorable spot for Tenne see, who is 2-0 ATS as a home underdog this season. Latest Odds: Green Bay Packers -7.5 Opening line: Packers -7Cleveland still has its game on Monday night against the , so there may not be too much movement in terms of the spread until that game concludes and if there is more clarity on the team's COVID outbreak. Still, the Packers should be pretty heavily favored as they currently own the best record in the NFL and are tied for a league-best 11-3 ATS on the year. Green Bay will also be putting its undefeated home record (6-0) against the spread to the test when hosting the Browns at Lambeau on Christmas. With the Browns on a short week that could play even more into the Packers hands as they are 2-0 ATS this season when they have the rest advantage. Latest Odds: Arizona Cardinals -3 Opening line: Cardinals -4.5There has been serious blowback following the Cardinals lo s to the Lions. After opening up as a 4.5-point favorite against Indy, the spread has since dropped to Cardinals -1.5. That's partially due to Arizona's lo s to Detroit, but also the Colts continuing to play well as they are fresh off a win against New England. Indy is 4-1 ATS as a road underdog this season, while the Cardinals have struggled at home, owning a 2-4 ATS record. Latest Odds: Philadelphia Eagles -11 Opening line: Eagles -8.5Philly has since bumped up to a 10-point favorite as the Giants continue to fall further down the standings. In the lo s to Dallas on Sunday, New York benched backup quarterback for third-stringer as continues to mi s time with injury. It remains to be seen who'll be under center for the Giants in Week 16, but they'll be dogs regardle s. As a favorite, Philadelphia is 3-1 ATS this season with an average margin of victory sitting at 14.5 points. That said Curtis Granderson Jersey , they will be facing an Eagles team that will be playing on a particularly short week as their game with Washington was moved to Tuesday. On short rest, the Eagles are 0-1 ATS this season. Latest Odds: Los Angeles Rams -7 Opening line: Rams -3Both of these teams have yet to play their Week 15 matchup yet. Barring any significant injuries, Los Angeles will continue to be looked at as the road favorite. Being a road favorite hasn't been a particularly favorable spot for the Rams, however, as they are 2-4 ATS in that setting this season. Meanwhile, the Vikings are 2-0 ATS as a home dog. Latest Odds: New England Patriots -1 Opening line: Patriots -2There was some blowback following New England's lo s to the Colts and moved this line down to Patriots -1. However, it has since recovered and actually surpa sed its opening number to -2.5. This game could very well solidify the AFC East title and should be a much different game than that windy affair we saw just a few weeks ago up in Buffalo. The Patriots have responded well to lo ses this season and have a 3-1 ATS record in the following game. Meanwhile, the Bills have played well on the road to this point in the year and own an NFL-best average margin of victory of 13.4 points away from Buffalo entering Week 16. Latest Odds: Carolina Panthers +10.5 Opening line: Buccaneers -11.5The Buccaneers had a nightmarish lo s to the Saints on Sunday night. Not only were they shut out, but they lost several key pieces to the offense, including running back along with receivers and . Despite those lo ses, Tampa Bay is still looked at as a double-digit favorite in Week 16, which might say more about Carolina. The Panthers are 5-9 ATS this season and are 2-5 ATS at home. However, the Bucs have not been too kind to bettors in this setting this season. As a road favorite, Tampa Bay is 2-5 ATS, so this could be a scenario to take the 11.5 points with Carolina and hope for the Buccaneers struggles to continue. Latest Odds: New York Jets -2 Opening line: Jets -1.5New York has since jumped to a 2.5-point favorite in this le s-than-primetime matchup with Jacksonville. The firing of Urban Meyer wasn't enough to spring the Jaguars in Week 15 as they were shelled by the , 30-16. Meanwhile, the Jets were able to hang around with the and were even tied midway through the fourth quarter. New York has yet to be favored this season, so this is uncharted territory for them. As for Jacksonville, they are 2-4 ATS on the road. Latest Odds: Atlanta Falcons -7.5 Opening line: Falcons -6.5Detroit came out of the clouds to deliver arguably the most surprising upset of the season as they took down the Cardinals 30-12 at home. That -- along with Atlanta's lo s to the 49ers -- has brought this number down to Falcons -4.5. The Lions have been a great bet all season as they are 9-5 ATS, which is tied for the second-best record in the NFL. Atlanta has been solid as a favorite this season as they are 3-2 ATS, but when you specifically look at how they've done as a home favorite, they are 0-2 ATS. Latest Odds: Houston Texans +13 Opening line: Chargers -10.5The Chargers are coming off an overtime lo s to the last Thursday, but they'll get a solid landing spot in the Texans. Houston did snap a three-game losing streak on Sunday, but it came against the Jaguars. L.A. will be a much tougher foe for David Culley's team and they are looking to keep pace in the AFC playoff race. The Russell Martin Jersey Chargers have played well away from SoFi Stadium, owning a 4-2 ATS record on the road this season. Latest Odds: Cincinnati Bengals -7.5 Opening line: Bengals -2.5The Ravens are starting to come undone after they've lost their third-straight game on Sunday and are now looking up to the Bengals -- and po sibly the Browns -- in the AFC North. If they fall in Cincinnati, their playoff hopes could be dashed, so they'll likely be laying it all on the line. On the other side, the Bengals were able to hang on to defeat the in Denver and are set to begin a two-game stretch at home. That may not be the best thing for and company, however, as they are 2-5 ATS at home this season. Meanwhile, Baltimore is 2-0 ATS as a road dog. Latest Odds: Los Angeles Rams -7 Opening line: Seahawks -7Both of these teams have yet to play in Week 15, so the lines will likely move more significantly by midweek. Currently, Seattle is a seven-point home favorite. That advantage will likely either stay the same or increase barring some unforeseen injury. Seattle is 7-6 ATS this season entering Week 15, while Chicago currently sits at 4-9 ATS. On the road, the Bears are tied for a league-worst 2-5 ATS record. Latest Odds: Kansas City Chiefs -10 Opening line: Chiefs -9.5Kansas City has bumped up to a double-digit favorite with the line now sitting at Chiefs -10. Andy Reid's team has completely flipped the switch over these last few weeks and has won seven straight. They are also the No. 1 seed in AFC and will look to close out the season over these next few weeks by earning the lone bye in the conference. While simply laying the points and riding with the red hot Chiefs may be the way some go, it's worth pointing out that K.C. is 3-5 ATS as a home favorite this season. Latest Odds: Cleveland Browns +2.5 Opening line: Broncos -1This line has completely flipped with the Raiders now sitting as the 1-point favorite. This spread will likely continue to move throughout the week, especially once the status of quarterback -- who left Week 15 due to injury -- becomes more clear. Las Vegas also still has its Week 15 game set to go against Cleveland on Monday. As a road dog, Denver is 1-2 ATS on the season. Latest Odds: Dallas Cowboys -10 Opening line: Cowboys -9Dallas is now a 10-point favorite over Washington for Week 16. The will not play its Week 15 game until Tuesday, so they'll be at a rest disadvantage on Sunday. When given the rest advantage, the Cowboys -- who are tied for an NFL best 11-3 ATS this season -- are 2-0 ATS. As a home favorite, Dallas is also 4-2 ATS. Latest Odds: New Orleans Saints +3 Opening line: Saints -3.5Despite New Orleans' upset win over the Bucs, this spread dipped to Saints -3 coming out of Sunday. Miami has flown under the radar a bit as they have won six straight and are back to .500 on the season. They are also 3-1-1 ATS on the road this season, so that could be what is pulling this spread back in their Dalton Pompey Jersey direction a bit. There's also the nugget that the Saints haven't been a strong bet at home. This season, they are 1-4 ATS as the home team, which certainly trends favorably towards Brian Flores' team.
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