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Dave Tuley’s ATS report on NFL Week 12 . . .
Vikings beat Packers 24-17 on Sunday night: View From Vegas is the Vikings also covered as 3.5-point home favorites. Game stayed Under betting total of 48.5 points.
Underdogs went 6-4 ATS (CLE-CIN closed pick ’em) with outright upsets by BUF, SEA & DEN, but favorites still lead 7-6 ATS as they were 3-0 on Thanksgiving. Unders went 6-5 on Sunday and lead 8-6 on the week after going 2-1 on Thursday.
According to Patrick Everson of Covers: The weekly big NFL bettor at MGM — aka Saints bettor — went 1-4 on five high-five-figure point-spread bets. Won on the Browns, lost on the Jets, 49ers, Eagles and Jaguars.
MNF: Titans at Texans (-4), 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN
Last Monday, we had the Chiefs-Rams offensive fireworks. Tonight, we have two defensive-minded AFC South contenders in Tennessee and Houston (with a total of only 42).
Jeff Fogle breaks down the numbers here.
Looking ahead to NFL Week 13 . . .
From the Westgate SuperBook
NO -7 at Dal
Ind -3 at Jax
Pit -3.5 vs LAC
Car -4 at TB
Bal -3 at Atl
Hou -4.5 vs Cle
Mia -6.5 vs Buf
Chi (NL) at NYG
Den (NL) at Cin
LAR -8.5 at Det
GB -14 vs Ari
KC -15 at Oak
Ten -9.5 vs NYJ
NE -7 vs Min
Sea -10 vs SF
Phi -6.5 vs Wsh
You can watch The Opening Lines Show as we debate the merits of the above lines.
College football . . .
Conference championship openers from the SuperBook:
Georgia vs. Alabama -13
Texas vs. Oklahoma -7
Northwestern vs. Ohio State -13.5
Utah vs. Washington -5.5
Pittsburgh vs. Clemson -25
Tuley’s Contest corner . . .
SuperContest Top 5 Most-Selected Teams went 2-3 for the 3rd straight week with wins on NE & NYG, but losses on CAR, PIT & GB; for the season, Top 5 is 32-28, 53.3%; SuperContest Gold Top 5 went 4-1 with wins on NE, NYG, SEA & DEN with loss on SF; Gold Top 5 is 34-21-5, 61.8%.
SuperContest leader @Pigskin_Junkies went 4-1 with wins on BUF, CLE, NE & SEA and a loss on SF to stand at 45-15 (75%) through 12 weeks. Former leader Personal Gourmet & Team Cleveland 1 are both 2.5 points back, but they both can pull to 1.5 points behind with TEN +6.5.
We have a new leader in the Ultimate Football Challenge at Golden Nugget: Monsterloc went 4-2-1 this week and takes over 1st place through Week 12 at 57-26-1 (68.7%); former leader @paulstonesports still holds sole possession of 2nd, half a point back, after going 3-4.