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Odds/Point Spread: Lions (+3.5)
The Chicago Bears enter this thanksgiving football matchup with a 3-7 record for the season. The Bears’ last game saw them lose 16-13 to the Atlanta Ravens. Andy Dalton connected on 11 of 23 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns. Darnell Mooney recorded 5 receptions for 121 yards with an average of 24.2 yards per reception. Andy Dalton recorded a QB rating of 107.3 and left the game without throwing an interception.
The Chicago Bears’ leader in terms of sheer yardage was running back David Montgomery, who had 14 totes for 58 yards. They ran 57 plays for a total of 353 yards. The Chicago Bears ran the football 20 times and gained 92 yards, which translated to an average of 4.6 yds a play.
The Bears gave up 123 yards on 34 rushes against the run, for an average of 3.6 yards per attempt surrendered. Chicago gave up 26 pass completions on 36 attempts for 176 yards and a completion percentage of 72.2 percent.
In terms of scoring points, the Chicago Bears average 16.3 per NFL game. On the ground, they average 132.1 yards, which puts them sixth among the NFL teams. The Bears have recorded 2,879 yards in total offense this year. As a team, the Bears have 87 first downs and 64 penalties for 569 yards.
They’ve lost the ball 14 times (9 interceptions and 5 fumble recoveries). The Bears have scored 7 passing TDs and 9 rushing TDs this season.
When using the pass, the Bears have given up 2,211 yards, which puts them seventh among football league teams. They’ve also allowed 65.5 percent of passes to be completed, giving up 221.1 yards per game through that route alone.
In the regular season, they gave up 343.9 yards per NFL game, which puts them 11th in the professional football. They have given up 16 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns this season. This national football league season, opposing teams are averaging 4.3 yards per carry and 122.8 rushing yards per NFL game.
They have given up 1,228 yards on the ground in 10 games since the start of the year. The Bears are ranked No. 22 in the NFL in terms of team defense, giving up 24 points per night game.
The Lions have a 0-9-1 record before this year’s thanksgiving day games. The last time they played was against the Browns, in which the Lions lost by a score of 13-10. After the played football game, it was revealed that Boyle had 77 yards on 15 of 23 passing with a 34.1 percent completion rate for his team.
He recorded two interceptions and had an average 3.35 yard pass per attempt. The Detroit Lions were looking to get back on track after their third game without a win, and T.J. Hockenson was one of the main options for them (6 receptions, 51 yards; 8.5 yards per catch).
For Detroit, D’Andre Swift ran the ball 14 times for 136 yards and ended the game with 9.7 yards per carry. The Lions ended the game with 245 yards on 46 plays (5.3 yds per play). Detroit had 168 rushing yards on 23 carries for 7.3 yards each attempt.
For 184 yards, Detroit gave up 36 run attempts (5.1 yds per rush). The Detroit Lions’ secondary gave up a completion percentage of 51.7 percent, allowing 165 yards on 15 out of 29 passes.
The Detroit Lions rank 30th in the NFL in terms of scoring, averaging 16.0 points in NFL games. The Lions have accumulated 1,978 passing yards through 10 NFL games this season, placing them 30th in the NFL. They have run for 1,142 yards as a team and 114.2 rushing yards against teams playing the game on average.
The Detroit Lions score an average of 312.0 yards per game, which puts them 27th in the NFL. Their offense has 569 penalty yds on 68 infractions, placing them 16th in terms of hurting your team in professional football. The Detroit Lions have given away eight picks while committing five fumbles, which has helped them gain 113 first downs.
The Lions have surrendered 1,405 rushing yards (140.5 per game) and 11 touchdowns against teams playing NFL games this season.They’ve allowed the opposition to score 17 touchdowns through the air and produce 236.2 yards per game, putting them 13th in the professional football league.
The defense has 12 takeaways (5 fumble recoveries and 7 interceptions) this season. They have given up 273 points in total against NFL teams played regularly. The Lions’ defense has been on the field for 632 plays, which is 10th in the NFL. The Lions are giving up 27.3 points per game, putting them 30th out of all 32 teams in the American football league.
Who will win the first annual thanksgiving football game in 2021?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Bears -3,5
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-7)
In the second NFL game played on thanksgiving day the Raiders meets the Dallas Cowboys. The Las Vegas Raiders are 5-5 this season. The Raiders lost their last game, a 32-13 defeat, against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Derek Carr went 19 for 27 for 215 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders’ loss to Bengals. He had a quarterback rating of 90.8, intercepted one pass in the night game.
Darren Waller recorded 116 yards on 7 catches, with an average of 16.6 yards per reception. Josh Jacobs was the Raiders’ top rusher with 9 rushes for 37 yards (4.1 yds per attempt). In all, they made 47 plays for 278 yards.
The Las Vegas Raiders rushed the ball a total of 18 times and gained 72 yards, resulting in an average of 4.0 yards per carry in the contest before the thanksgiving games.
The Raiders gave up 159 yards on 38 rushes, giving up an average of 4.2 yards per run allowed. Las Vegas permitted 20 completions on 29 attempts for 129 yards and a completion rate of 69% in the previous game in professional football.
The Las Vegas Raiders are averaging 22.3 points per game this season. Before thanksgiving games the team has 3,733 total yards this season, which ranks 28th in the NFL. The Raiders have averaged 22.3 points per game this year.
As a unit, the Las Vegas defense has 128 1st downs and 75 penalties for 675 yards. They’ve surrendered the ball 12 times (9 interceptions and 3 fumbles). They aim to improve their stats on the thanksgiving day.
In terms of air and ground touchdowns, Las Vegas has scored 16 via the air and 8 on the ground.
When it comes to passing yards, the Raiders have given up 2,208 yards which puts them in sixth in their this year’s NFL history. They are allowing 220.8 yards per game through air and a 66.3 percent completion rate.
The Las Vegas Raiders have allowed 356.9 yards on average in this season’s national football league games, putting them 16th in the NFL. They’ve given up 18 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns on the ground thus far this season. This year, they are allowing teams to run for 4.5 yards per carry and 132.1 rushing yards each contest.
Overall, they’ve given up 1,321 rushing yards in 10 NFL games. The Raiders are ranked 25th in the NFL when it comes to opposing offenses scoring 26.2 points per game before the thanksgiving night game.
The Dallas Cowboys are 7-3 this season. The team suffered a 19-9 defeat against the Kansas City Chiefs in their most recent match up before the thanksgiving day game.
Tony Pollard carried the rock seven times for 50 yards as part of a score of 7.1 yards per carry for Dallas. Dalton Schultz had a great day for the Dallas Cowboys as a receiver, catching six passes for 53 yards (8.8 YPC).
Dak Prescott completed the contest with 216 yards on 28/43 passing and a rating of 57.9, adding 2 interceptions for a total of 1 touchdown in the pre thanksgiving game. Dallas allowed 26 tries for 126 yards on the ground (4.8 yds per carry).
The Dallas defensive backfield allowed a completion percentage of 62.2 percent, allowing 244 yards on 23 of 37 completions through the air. The Cowboys ended up with 276 yards and ran 64 plays (4.3 yards per play) in the game. The Dallas Cowboys ended up rushing for 5.1 yards per carry and going for 16 attempts in the end, accumulating 82 yards.
The Dallas Cowboys are currently third in the national football league, averaging 29.3 points per game. The Cowboys have thrown for 2,843 yards in the year to this point, as well as amassed an average of 284.3 passing yards per game, putting them fifth among all teams playing in the NFL before the thanksgiving day.
They have rushed for 133.8 yards per game and have run for 1,338 in total. The Dallas Cowboys average 418.1 yards per contest, which puts them first in the NFL before the holiday game. The Dallas offense has committed 77 penalties for a total of 650 penalty yards, placing them third in professional football in terms of committing errors.
They’ve tossed 8 interceptions, but they’ve also forced opponents to cough up 7 fumbles and gained 152 first downs in their this campaign’s NFL history.
For the season, the Cowboys have allowed 1,037 yards on the ground (103.7 yards per game), and 9 rushing touchdowns. They’ve given up 14 passing touchdowns and 251.9 yards per game, putting them in 20th place in the league.
They have committed 19 turnovers (4 fumbles, 15 interceptions) this season. They’ve given up a total of 214 points thus far in the year. The Cowboys’ defense has walked out onto the gridiron for 614 plays, which is ranked 7th in the NFL. The Cowboys are allowing 21.4 points per game, putting them in eighth place in the league before the contest played on thanksgiving day.
Who do you think will win the second thanksgiving game in 2021?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Cowboys -7
Odds/Point Spread: Saints (+4.5)
In the third NFL game played on thanksgiving day Buffalo Bills will face the New Orleans Saints. This contest has enough potential to become one of those memorable games on a NFL thanksgiving day.
The Buffalo Bills enter this game with a 6-4 record, having lost their previous matchup against the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 41-15. With 5 rushes for 51 yards, Matt Breida was the Bills’ top rusher (10.2 yards per carry). Dawson Knox had a 13.3-yard average on 6 receptions and 80 receiving yards.
Allen completed 21 of 35 passes for 209 yards, two touchdowns. His QB rating was 72.2, and he ended the game with two interceptions. The Bills gave up 264 yards on 46 attempts, for an average of 5.7 yards lost per run. On 20 completions, the Bills gave up 106 yards with a total completion percentage of 55 percent.
They completed 54 plays for a total of 307 yards, including 13 rushes for 91 yards, which resulted in an average of 7.0 yds per carry.
The Buffalo Bills average 29.5 points per game in the NFL before the thanksgiving day. They rank 12th in the league with 118.8 rushing yards. This season, the Bills have amassed 3,917 total yards.
The Bills have 145 first downs and have been penalized for 661 yards. They’ve given up the ball 14 times (9 interceptions and 5 fumbles). Buffalo has scored 21 touchdowns through the air and 12 on the ground, thus far with the thanksgiving game ahead.
The Bills are second in the NFL in team defense, giving up 17.6 points per game. They are allowing 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 101.9 rushing yards on average this season. Over the course of the year, they have given up 1,019 rushing yards in ten NFL games.
The Bills have given up the most passing yards in the National Football League (1,818), which puts them first in professional football. They are allowing 181.8 yards through the air and a completion percentage of 57.7 percent each game.
They are allowing 283.7 yards per game this season, which puts them first in the NFL. They’ve given up seven passing touchdowns as well as 11 rushing scores. This stats are subject to change on the thanksgiving day.
The Saints are 5-5 for this season before the thanksgiving games 2021. The Saints suffered a loss by a final score of 40-29 when they faced off against the Eagles in their most recent game.
New Orleans’ Mark Ingram rushed the ball 16 times for 88 yards and had 5.5 yards per attempt. Tre’Quan Smith was the Saints’ top receiver in the passing game, catching 5 of 64 passes for 64 yards (12.8 yds per catch).
Trevor Siemian (3 TDs) completed 22 of 40 passes for 214 yards through the air. His quarterback rating was 74.4. He had 2 interceptions and accumulated 5.35 yards per pass attempt on average. The Saints gave up 50 rushes for 242 yards (4.8 yds per carry). The defensive backs allowed a completion percentage of 54.2 percent, giving up 138 yards on 13 out of 24 passes.
The Saints gained a total of 323 yards on 62 plays (5.2 yards per play). The New Orleans Saints ran for 5.0 yds each time they had the ball, totaling 109 yards on 22 attempts.
The Saints’ offence currently ranks 14th in the NFL, scoring an average of 25.1 points per game before NFL thanksgiving.
During this season, the Saints have 2,034 passing yards and an average of 203.4 throwing yards per game, which puts them 26th in the NFL with the holiday game ahead.
The rushing attack has operated at an average of 117.9 yards per game this season, and they’ve run for 1,179 yards on the year. The New Orleans Saints have an average of 321.3 yards each game, putting them 24th in the NFL.
The Saints have amassed 510 penalty yards on 61 infractions, which is 21st in the NFL in assisting the opposition. They’ve tossed 6 interceptions and conceded 5 fumbles, gaining 111 first downs.
The Saints are tied for 10th in the NFL with 21.8 points allowed before thanksgiving game. This season, the Saints have given up 898 yards on the ground (89.8 yd/game) and 9 rushing touchdowns.
They’ve given up 13 touchdowns through the air while recording 252.2 yards every time out, putting them 22nd in the league. The Saints defense has played 636 snaps this season, placing them 14th in the NFL.
They’ve given up 218 points this year. This season, they’ve accumulated 14 takeaways (3 fumble recoveries and 11 interceptions).
Who will win tonight’s Bill at Saints NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Bills -4.5