Free NFL Picks For Today 12/5/2021
New York Giants vs. Miami Dolphins NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Giants at Dolphins—Giants wide receivers Sterling Shepard questionable and likely not playing. Quarterback Daniel Jones out with a neck injury so Mike Glennon goes. Kadarious Toney doubtful. Miami did acquire Phillip Lindsey for depth at running back. Miami has won four straight after their 33-10 home win to Carolina.
Miami defense continues to be in strong form as in their past three games holding teams to 294 yards with 5.5 yards per pass attempt. Giants offense has gained 264 yards or fewer in three straight. Now they look to Mike Glennon in for the injured Daniel Jones. Dolphins defense fifth in the red zone. Giants 26th on third down and 32nd in red zone. Play Miami -6.
Indianapolis vs. Houston NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Colts at Texans—Houston running back David Johnson questionable as is two starting wide receivers. One defensive lineman out and one questionable. Texans couldn’t beat the Jets at home last week held to 202 yards of offense. Two weeks ago they gained 190 yards on an injury riddled Tennessee team. Three weeks ago the Texans scored only 9 points at Miami.
Colts trending better offensively in their past three games with 352 yards with 166 rushing for 5.4 yards per rush. Past two games Colts offense put up 31 on Tampa Bay and two weeks ago 41 on Buffalo. Indy has averaged 30 or greater points in six of their past seven. Play Indianapolis -10.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lion NFLs Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Vikings at Lions—Dalvin Cook out as is a starting left tackle for the Vikings. On defense two linebackers questionable. A stating corner out. Backup safety out and corner questionable. Lions running back DeAndre Swift is out. Two starting linebackers out and a defensive end questionable. So both defenses dealing with cluster injuries and to their starting running back.
Past three games Lions have held opponents to 371 yards, 4.1 yards per rush and 5.1 yards per pass attempt. Vikings defense in poor form in that period surrendering 381 yards, 5 yards per rush and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. Minnesota offense 21st on third down and 27th in the red zone. Extra rest for Detroit after losing and covering at home to the Bears. Lions have covered seven of their eleven games. Minnesota has surrendered 31 or greater points in three of four. Play Detroit +7.5.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. NY Jets NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Eagles at Jets—Philadelphia quarterback Justin Fields is questionable with an ankle. He has been splitting reps with Gardner Minshew. New York dealing with two defensive linemen questionable as is a starting linebacker. Eagles defense has been in good form as in their past three games holding teams to 298 yards, 4.1 yards per rush and 5.8 yards per pass attempt.
Jets in this period holding opponents to 359 yards for 4.3 per rush. Fields if he can go averaged only 4.2 yards per pass on the Giants and 6.1 on the Saints in his past two games completing half his passes. New York offense only 22nd in the red zone. In his past three games Jets quarterback Zach Wilson averaging under 6 yards per pass attempt. Play New York and Philadelphia under 45.
Arizona Cardinals vs. Chicago Bears NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Cardinals at Bears—Quarterback Kyler Murray will be a game time decision. DeAndre Hopkins a game time decision and has missed three games. For the Bears Justin Fields rib injury makes not ready, it’s Andy Dalton back under center. Bears have two starting wide receivers banged up.
Arizona comes off the bye week after their 23-13 road win at Seattle with Colt McCoy under center. Cardinals defense trending well past three games by allowing 314 yards with 4.3 yards per rush and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. Chicago offense 30th on third down and 28th in the red zone. Bears had lost five straight until a two point road win at Detroit but not covering. Play Arizona -7.
LA Chargers vs. Cincinnati Bengals NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Chargers at Bengals—Bengals center and right tackle both questionable. That is an issue here. When facing the LA Chargers you better have your offensive line healthy against their defensive line. LA offense trending well past three games averaging 381 yards with 5 yards per rush and 276 through the air. Chargers offense fourth on third down and 11th in the red zone. Play LA Chargers +3.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Buccaneers at Falcons—For Tampa Bay wide receiver Antonio Brown out with a three game suspension. Starting safety out. Calvin Ridley out for the Falcons and a defensive end. Since the bye week the Buccaneers offense has rolled. They scored 38 on Indianapolis last week and 30 on the Giants two weeks ago posting 402 yards.
First meeting Atlanta was able to move the ball on the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay did surrender 285 passing yards and 31 points to the Colts. Play Atlanta and Tampa Bay over 50.5.
Washington vs. Las Vegas Raiders NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Washington at Raiders—Short week for Football Team after their home win to the Seahawks. Washington wide out Curtis Samuel questionable and has missed eight of eleven games. Has not contributed much when healthy. Two on the offensive line questionable.
Two key injury concerns for the Raiders are Darren Waller who is out with a knee and Josh Jacobs questionable with an ankle injury in practice this week. Concern here is a Raiders defense that has allowed 32 points or greater past three games. Past three games they are surrendering 413 yards with 308 passing for 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Football Team in this period allowing only 279 yards, 4.3 yards per rush and 6.9 per attempt.
One key offensive playmaker for the Raiders out and one questionable. Las Vegas offense 29th on third down and 28th in the red zone. The defense 32nd and last in the red zone. They also allowed 437 yards to a Cowboys team depleted with injuries to their receiving corp. Will back the better defense here. Play Washington +1.5.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. LA Rams NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Jaguars at Rams—Jags running back James Robinson questionable with a heel. A starting corner out. Rams running back Darrell Henderson questionable with a thigh. Odell Beckham questionable with a hip. Jaguars have lost four of five. They have been held to 17 or fewer points in that period.
Jaguars offense trending poorly past three games with 296 yards with 5 yards per pass attempt. They have struggled to move the chains sitting 28th on third down. Rams looking to break a three game losing streak. Rams defense past three games are holding opponents to 309 yards, 3.1 yards per rush and 6.7 yards per pass attempt. Turnovers have been key to the Rams struggle. Jaguars defense is what this Rams offense need. Play LA Rams -13.
Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Ravens at Steelers—Two starters on defense out for Pittsburgh. Nose tackle Buggs with corner Haden. Ravens two starting corners and linebacker questionable. Both offenses struggling heading into this game. Past three games Ravens averaging 302 yards with 3.7 yards per rush and 4.9 per pass attempt.
Steelers with 329 yards, 3.9 yards per rush and 5.5 per pass attempt. Ravens defense has been stronger in this period. Baltimore has been held to 16 or fewer points in past three games. Ravens defense best in the NFL on third down and red zone. Steelers defense seventh on third down sixth in red zone. Play Baltimore and Pittsburgh under 44.5.
San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
49ers at Seahawks—49ers wide out Deebo Samuel doubtful. A starting linebacker doubtful and out. On the Seahawks running back Alex Collins questionable and left guard out. Rashaad Penny a running back also questionable so Adrian Peterson will see carries. Seattle has lost six of their past seven after a 17-15 road loss at Washington. Seattle offense in their past five games have gained 267 yards or worse.
Past three games they are averaging 247 yards, 4.1 yards per rush and 5.6 yards per pass attempt pushing across just 9.3 points a game. Seahawks offense last on third down. But the defense 8th on third down and fourth in red zone. San Francisco past three games running two-thirds of the time. Seahawks have gone under in nine straight Play San Francisco and Seattle under 45.5.
Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs NFL Pick Prediction 12/5/2021
Broncos at Chiefs—Denver running back Melvin Gordon doubtful with a hip and shoulder. Both offensive tackles and guards questionable. As is a defensive end. For Chiefs starting offensive tackle and corner out. Kansas City has won four straight after a 19-9 home win to Dallas.
Chiefs will come off the bye week. Past three games Chiefs holding opponents to 292 yards with 5.6 yards per pass attempt. They are forcing turnovers and getting pressure on opposing quarterbacks. Opponents converting 22.2% on third down and 20% in the red zone in this period. Starting running back doubtful and four starting offensive linemen banged up for Denver have to go with home team. Play Kansas City -8.5.