Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday……

Seahawks 19, Rams 16 OT
— Mayfield completed only 13-26 passes, for 147 yards.
— Rams in 2nd half/OT: 32 plays, 99 yards, 3 points.
— Rams lost 11 of last 14 games SU (5-9 ATS).
— Rams were 4-2 scoring 20+ points, 1-10 when they scored less.
— In their losses, LA was outscored 162-55 in second half.

— Seahawks made the playoffs when the Lions beat Green Bay.
— Seattle tied this game with 2:23 left on a 22-yard field goal.
— Seattle won the game on a field goal on their 2nd possession of OT.
— Seattle held last three opponents to 297/279/269 total yards.
— Seahawks visit the Bay Area, play the 49ers in playoffs next week.

Lions 20, Packers 16
— Detroit won eight of its last ten games (9-1 ATS).
— Last ten games, Lions were +14 in turnovers (18-4)
— Last six games, Detroit outscored foes 94-51 in second half.
— Lions were 5-2 ATS as a road underdog this season. 
— Under Campbell, Lions are 12-21-1 SU, 23-10-1 ATS.

— Green Bay missed playoffs for first time since 2018.
— Packers had won/covered their last four games before this loss.
— Green Bay kicked a FG on three of its first four drives.
— WR Watson caught five passes for 104 yards.
— Green Bay was 1-8 this year when they scored less than 24 points. 

Bills 35, Patriots 23
— Bills won their last seven games, scoring 29.3 ppg.
— Bills ran two kicks back for TD’s, including opening kickoff. 
— Last three games, Buffalo converted 21-37 third down plays.
— Bills won six of last seven games with New England.
— Last three Buffalo games went over the total.

— With this loss, Patriots are eliminated from playoff contention.
— New England went 2-5 SU/1-6 ATS in their last seven games
— Both teams turned ball over three times.
— New England was 7-0 giving up 17 or less points, 1-9 giving up 20+.
— Last six games, Patriots converted 30-100 third down plays.

Dolphins 11, Jets 6
— Dolphins win; they’re the #7 seed in the AFC, visit Buffalo next week.
— Sanders kicked a 50-yard FG with 0:18 left for the win.
— Miami won six of its eight home games this season.
— Miami is 6-4 this season in games decided by 6 or fewer points.
— Dolphins’ win snapped their 5-game losing skid.

— Last three games, Jets had 30 drives, didn’t score a TD.
— Jets went 2-8 in their last ten games, after a 5-2 start.
— Jets were outgained 302-187, ran ball 20 times for 38 yards.
— Jets went 6-1 scoring 20+ points, 1-9 scoring less than 20.
— 10 of last 12 Jet games stayed under the total.

Vikings 29, Bears 13
— Vikings went 13-4 this season, despite being outscored by 3 points.
— Minnesota outgained the Bears 482-259.
— Vikings averaged 10.3 yards/pass attempt.
— Minnesota is 11-0 when it scores 24+ points, 2-4 when it does not. 
— Seven of their last nine games went over the total.

— Texans won, so Chicago gets the first pick in April’s draft.
— Bears lost ten in row, 13 of last 14 games SU (3-10-1 ATS)
— QB Peterman was 11-19/114 passing in his first start in four years.
— Last four games, Bears converted 12-47 on third down.
— Last ten games, Chicago gave up 33.2 ppg.

Texans 32, Colts 31
— Mills threw 28-yard TD pass with 0:50 left for the win.
— By winning, Houston slips to #2 in April’s draft.
— Texans led 24-14 with 2:00 left in third quarter.
— Last six games, Houston was outscored 88-49 in second half.
— Last five weeks, Houston had 13 takeaways (+5 turnovers)

— Colts lost 10 of their last 11 games SU.
— Both teams turned ball over three times in this game.
— Colts went 1-6 ATS as a favorite this year.
— Six of their last eight games went over the total. 
— Colts had 14 turnovers in last six games (minus-5)

Panthers 10, Saints 7
— Piniero kicked a 42-yard FG as time expired for the win.
— QB Darnold played whole game, was 5-15/43 passing, with two INT’s.
— Carolina’s only TD; they recovered Darnold’s fumble in end zone.
— Panthers went 5-3 SU last eight games, 8-3 ATS in last 11.
— Panthers are 13-9 ATS in last 22 games as a road underdog.

— Saints outgained Carolina, 304-203.
— Panthers are 5-2 ATS in last seven visits to Bourbon Street.
— New Orleans held 8 of last 9 foes under 6.0 yards/pass attempt.
— Saints went 3-1 after their bye week, giving up 12 ppg.
— Saints are 5-10 ATS in last 15 games coming off a win (2-5 TY). 

Falcons 30, Buccaneers 17
— Atlanta covered spread for first time since Week 6.
— Falcons outscored Tampa Bay 20-0 in second half.
— Atlanta split rookie QB Ridder’s four starts.
— In Ridder’s four starts, Falcons converted 25-56 on third down. 
— Seven of their last ten games were decided by 6 or fewer points.

— Tampa Bay used all three of its QB’s in this game.
— Bucs have home playoff game next week, rested guys in 2nd half.
— Tampa Bay is 7-1 allowing less than 20 points, 1-8 giving up 20+.
— Buccaneers are 2-11-1 ATS in their last 14 games.
— Bucs were held under 100 yards rushing in 14 of last 16 games.

Steelers 28, Browns 14
— Browns went 3-3 SU/ATS in Watson’s six starts.
— Watson’s six games: Browns scored 8 TDs on 57 drives, with 21 3/outs.
— Steelers sacked Watson seven times in this game.
— Browns were 2-7 this year when they ran for less than 171 yards.
— Browns were 7-4 giving up 24 or less points, 0-6 giving up more than 24.

— Steelers won/covered six of their last seven games.
— In those seven games, Steelers converted 70-129 (54.3%) on third down
— In this game, Steelers were 9-15 on 3rd down, Cleveland 5-12.
— Steelers finish 9-8; Tomlin has still never had a losing season.
— That said, last five years, Pittsburgh is 0-2 in playoff games.

Bengals 27, Ravens 16
— These teams will meet again in the playoffs here next week.
— #3 QB Brown was 19-44/286 passing with two INT’s.
— Ravens turned ball over four times (minus-3).
— Last five weeks, Baltimore was outscored 51-16 in second half.
— Baltimore is 2-6 ATS in its last eight games.

— Bengals’ first three drives: 28 plays, 143 yards, 17 points.
— Cincinnati won its last eight games (12-2 ATS last 14).
— Baltimore outgained the Ravens, 386-257.
— Last three games, Bengals were held to 53-73-55 rushing yards.
— Bengals are 11-0 if they score 21+ points, 1-4 if they score 20 or less.

Broncos 31, Chargers 28
— Chargers didn’t need this; they play at Jacksonville next week.
— Chargers are 9-1 giving up less than 27 points, 1-6 if they give up 27+.
— Last 12 games, Chargers converted 78-174 on third down (44.1%)
— Chargers are 4-8 ATS in last 12 AFC West road games. 
— Denver outrushed the Chargers, 205-59.

— Broncos ran for 205 yards, outgained Chargers 471-352
— Jeudy caught five passes for 154 yards.
— Denver averaged 10.2 yards/pass attempt.
— Denver covered five of its last six games.
— Last five Denver games went over the total. 

49ers 38, Cardinals 13
— San Francisco won its last ten games (8-2 ATS)
— 49ers outscored last nine opponents 157-54 in second half.
— 49ers are 10-0 when they score 24+ points, 3-4 when they don’t.
— Last five games, 49ers converted 65-132 (49.2%) on third down.
— 49ers are 8-1 ATS as a home favorite this season.

— 49ers host Seattle in the playoffs Saturday.
— Cardinals lost their last seven games, and 11 of their last 13.
— Arizona turned ball over four times, ran for only 61 yards.
— Arizona was 1-13 SU when it scores less than 29 points.
— Last 12 games, Arizona was outscored 191-92 in 2nd half.

Eagles 22, Giants 16
— Giants went 3-6-1 SU in last 10 games, after a 6-1 start. 
— Giants are 13-4 ATS this season, 5-2 as a road underdog.
— Giants are 8-0-1 allowing 20 or less points, 1-7 allowing 21+ points.
— Davis Webb played QB for Giants (23-40/168 passing).
— Giants visit Minnesota in playoffs next week.

— Eagles clinch #1 seed in NFC, have next week off.
— Philly won 15 of last 19 games against the Giants.
— Giants covered five of last six visits to Philadelphia.
— Hurts was 20-35/229 passing in his return to the lineup.
— Philly is 7-2 SU/6-3 ATS at home this season.

Commanders 26, Cowboys 6
— #5-seed Dallas visits Tampa Bay in playoffs next Monday night.
— Cowboys are 0-8 in last eight road playoff games (last win- 1992)
— Prescott threw a pick-6 that made score 13-0 Washington.
— Cowboys missed the PAT after their only touchdown.
— Cowboys are 7-6 ATS in last 13 games as a road favorite (2-3 TY).

— Rookie QB Howell was 11-19/169 in first NFL start.
— Washington went 1-3-1 SU/1-4 ATS in its last five games.
— Commanders outgained Dallas 309-182 in this game.
— Washington was 5-1 when it scores 23+ points, 3-7-1 if they didn’t.
— 12 of their last 15 games stayed under the total.

Author: Armadillo Sports

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