It doesn't get much better than late December for NFL fans who love underdogs.
Whether it's simple picks or playing Las Vegas odds, now is the best time of year to roll with the teams considered long shots to win matchups. In the mostly bitter cold, bad teams often wind up playing the spoiler in these matchups against rivals.
One would think it's the inverse—the worse of the two teams wants to just get it over with and get home for the holidays. And we've seen some teams absolutely make...
The NFL season is on the brink for a handful of teams on Sunday. The AFC wild-card race is tight with three teams tied at 8-6 and another lurking at 7-7, while the NFC also features some teams that need to win to stay alive.
We'll take a closer look at two games featuring some teams living on the edge in addition to providing picks for each Week 16 matchup. All spreads and over/under totals are via OddsShark, and all props are from OddsChecker.
Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens (-13.5,...
Week 16 of the 2017 NFL season will mean a mini-bye week for a few lucky teams, as there won't be any games on Thursday.
Given that Christmas falls on a Monday this year, and with the NFL's move to Saturday games in Weeks 15 and 16 this season, there will be two matchups on Saturday and two on Monday in Week 16.
Multiple teams punched their tickets to the NFL postseason in Week 15, including the Jacksonville Jaguars, who haven't advanced to that level since 2007.
This week, the Philadelphia...