December 7, 2013

NFL Week 14 Betting Tips

Jack Benyon

There are only 3 remaining weeks of the NFL regular season after Week 14, and it continues to be about getting and keeping the winning streaks alive heading towards the play-offs.

Seattle Seahawks @ San Francisco 49ers – Sun, Dec 8 21:25

The 8-4 49ers host the 11-1 Seahawks who come off a huge win against potential playoff rivals the New Orleans Saints last week. The ‘Hawks have won 7 straight and go in at 5/4 with Totesport. The 49ers have won the last 2, and are rated 20/27 by Sporting Bet. ‘Hawks tight end Zach Miller is 2/1 to score a touchdown anytime with Bet 365, he got a TD against the Saints last week and has 4 so far on the season. The Seahawks to win by 1-13 points is 17/10 with Paddy Power, and 49ers to win the first half and Seahawks to win the second is 15/2, also with Paddy Power.

Carolina Panthers @ New Orleans Saints – Mon, Dec 9 01:30

This NFC matchup sees the resurgent Panthers take on the stumbling Saints in a vital game for the playoffs. Both teams have 9-3 records, with the Panthers having won 8 straight and New Orleans being 6-0 at home. The Panthers are 11/8 with Boylesports and the Saints are 5/8 with Ladbrokes. The Saints to win by 1-13 points is 6/5 with Paddy Power, should they manage to bounce back from last week’s defeat and get their season back on track. Steve Smith is 13/8 to score a touchdown anytime with Bet 365, and the game to have less than 46 points is 10/11, also with Bet 365.

Dallas Cowboys @ Chicago Bears – Tues, Dec 10 01:40

These NFC teams meet in Chicago with a strong possibility of getting to the playoffs, with the Cowboy atop the NFC East and the Bears 2nd in the NFC North. The 7-3 Cowboys go in at 21/20 with Sporting Bet, whilst the 6-6 Bears are 10/11 with Paddy Power. Demarco Murray is 5/6 with Bet 365 to score a touchdown, and the Bears awful run defence could see that happen frequently.  Dallas to score over 24 points is 5/6 with Paddy Power.  Dallas to win by 13+ points is a good outsider at 6/1 with Paddy Power.

Detroit Lions @ Philadelphia Eagles – Sun, Dec 8 18:00

2 more NFC teams matchup this week as the 7-5 Lions take on the 7-5 Eagles. The Eagles have won 8 straight with young quarter back Nick Foles under centre, and they are rated 8/11 with Bet Victor. The Lions have won the last 2 and are 6/5 with Stan James, and in form tight end Kevin Ogletree is 3/1 with Bet 365. This is likely to be a close game, and each team to win by 1-10 is 17/10 (Lions) and 13/10 (Eagles) respectively.

BET OF THE DAY – Dallas Cowboys @ Chicago Bears  – Demarco Murray comes off a two touchdown game on thanksgiving against the Raiders to face one of the worst rushing defences in the league. Look for a big game from Murray this week.

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