Free NFL Picks For Today 12/26/2020
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions Pick Prediction 12/26/2020
Buccaneers at Lions—NFL pick is Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions to play over the total of 54 points. Lions defense has performed poorly in recent games. In their past four games they have allowed 41 or greater points in two of those games and over 30 in all four. In a span of Past three games teams are completing 78% of their passes for 8.6 yards per pass attempt on the Lions. Buccaneers defense has allowed 27 or greater points in three of four games. In their past three games Tampa Bay surrendering 320 passing yards with 70% completion rate. In recent games Lions are passing about 2/3rds of the time. Matthew Stafford was healthy enough to start last week against Tennessee. Short week for both weeks will hurt already struggling defenses. Buccaneers also have been passing at a much higher percentage than running in recent games. Play Tampa Bay and Detroit over 54.
San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals Pick Prediction 12/26/2020
49ers at Cardinals—NFL free pick is Arizona Cardinals -4.5. Cardinals very much in the playoff picture and needs a win hear to aid in their chances. They have won two straight beating up on losing teams in the Giants and Eagles They face a losing team in San Francisco that has dropped and failed to cover six of seven after a 41-33 defeat at Dallas. Back to back road games for a playoff eliminated 49ers team and add to that bad angle a short week against a desperate team. 49ers going with a third string quarterback in CJ Beathard here with the injury to Nick Mullens. San Francisco also dealing with cluster injuries to the secondary. Take living against the dead here. Play Cardinals -4.5.
Miami Dolphins vs. Las Vegas Raiders Pick Prediction 12/26/2020
Dolphins at Raiders—Free pick is Miami Dolphins -3. Miami sports the better defense of these two and a cover rate with 11 of their 14 games this season. Dolphins best in the league in points allowed and in forcing turnovers. Raiders offense lower third in committing turnovers and a poor defense that has surrendered 30 or greater points in four of their past five games. Las Vegas has slid dropping four of their past five and are longshots to make the playoffs. Past three games Raiders allowing 411 yards per game with 171 rushing for 5.5 yards per attempt. In that span Dolphins rushing for 147 yards and 4.7 per attempt. That will only help Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the passing game exploit a weak Raiders secondary. Also aiding Tua is his backfield is healthy entering this game. Concern will be the health and quality of play for Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr coming off a going injury. Play Dolphins -3.