Some NFL betting lines for Week 15 aren't out yet as it is only early, and some injuries have to be considered, but that doesn't mean the matchups are any less important
Saints Ravens Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
After Monday's trip to Houston, the Ravens should be favored at home, but not by much against the Saints, who are gaining steam and starting to peak. The Ravens are 4-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last six against New Orleans at home, but the Saints' offense is clicking.
NFL Picks: New Orleans Saints
Eagles Giants Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
The Giants also play Monday night after their trip to Minnesota was cancelled because of a collapsed dome, and they'll be in Detroit to face the Vikings then. That means they're on a short week against the Eagles, who looked good once again in a win at Dallas on Sunday night. We're taking Michael Vick and company with more rest and preparation.
NFL Picks: Philadelphia Eagles
Jaguars Colts Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
The Colts are 4.5-point favorites in this AFC South showdown, and while we think they'll claim the win over Jacksonville, who have just two wins in nine trips to Indy, we're taking the Jaguars ATS as they're 6-3 ATS over that time.
NFL Picks: Jacksonville Jaguars +4.5
Jets Steelers Betting - Sunday, 8:20 PM ET
The Steelers are favored by six points in this battle of top-five defenses, but we're giving the nod to Pittsburgh, who are at home, and we have no faith in the New York offense, which hasn't scored a touchdown in two games, and that makes it tough to lay a sports bet on them.
NFL Picks: Pittsburgh Steelers -6
Those waiting to make an NFL bet only have to wait until Thursday, when Indianapolis and Tennessee begin the Week 14 slate, and that is one of four games to keep your eye on this week.
Colts Titans Betting - Thursday, 8:20 PM ET
The Colts are favored by 2.5 points in Tennessee, but they'll need Peyton Manning to cut down on the interceptions as he has 11 in his last three games. It's a good thing the Colts are meeting a Tennessee team that seems to be falling apart.
NFL Picks: Indy -2.5
Patriots Bears Betting - Thursday, 4:15 PM ET
The Bears will likely be favored at home as the Patriots are on a short week after their Monday night meeting with the Jets, and Chicago is also riding a five-game winning streak. They should be able to edge the Patriots at Soldier Field.
NFL Picks: Chicago
Chiefs Chargers Betting - Sunday, 4:15 PM ET
This could be the game of the week as the Chargers are favored by a touchdown at home in this AFC West clash, trailing the Chiefs by two games in the division. The Chargers lost their first December game in five years last week, and while they may get the win, the Chiefs will keep it close.
NFL Picks: Kansas City +7
Eagles Cowboys Betting - Sunday, 8:20 PM ET
In another divisional rivalry, the Eagles are favored by a field goal at Dallas, but the Cowboys are playing like a relaxed team with nothing to lose (and a team and coach that are trying to secure jobs for next year). That's why you take the Cowboys this week when doing your NFL betting online.
NFL Picks: Dallas +3
NFL football betting players are gearing up for a big week as the playoffs are on the horizon, and here are four games worth laying a wager on in your online sportsbook.
Broncos Chiefs Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
The Chiefs should be home favorites in this AFC West rivalry, and not only will Kansas City look to stay atop the division, they'll be out for revenge after the Broncos ran the score up on them three weeks ago in Denver.
Cowboys Colts Betting - Sunday, 4:15 PM ET
The Cowboys will be underdogs on the road, but they can claim a big win over the Colts, who have been decimated by injuries and look far from the team that everyone expected to challenge for the AFC crown.
Steelers Ravens Betting - Sunday, 8:20 PM ET
This game won't be for the faint of heart as the Ravens should be favored at home, and Baltimore will be praying that Ben Roethlisberger will have to sit with a sprained foot: Big Ben has won his last five games against the Ravens. The winner will assume the AFC North lead.
Jets Patriots Betting - Monday, 8:30 PM ET
The AFC East is up for grabs as the Patriots should be favored at home on Monday night over the Jets, who keep eking out wins. The Patriots have averaged 48 points over their last three games, but they're going to have their hands full with the New York defense, making this a very intriguing matchup at sports wagering sites.
Even those who bet on NCAA football will take their eyes away from "Rivalry Week" to make some NFL picks, as there is an intriguing crop of games in Week 12.
Patriots Lions Betting - Thursday, 12:30 PM ET
The Patriots kick off the Thanksgiving Thursday tripleheader with a trip to Detroit, and you have to wonder how much they have left in the tank after tough wins over Pittsburgh and Indianapolis in the last two weeks. The Lions are a very good team at home, and New England is ripe for an upset.
NFL Picks: Detroit
Packers Falcons Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
This could be the best game of the week as two of the NFC's best teams go head-to-head in Atlanta, where Matt Ryan is 18-1 as a starter. But Green Bay has a fierce defense, and Aaron Rodgers is amped up after destroying Minnesota.
NFL Picks: Green Bay
Steelers Bills Betting - Sunday, 1:00 PM ET
This normally wouldn't be a big deal, but the Bills have won two in a row and just beat another AFC North team, Cincinnati. The Steelers romped over Oakland, but even though they'll win, it won't be a blowout, so watch the online betting spread.
NFL Picks: Pittsburgh
Chargers Colts Betting - Sunday, 8:20 PM ET
In another Game of the Week candidate, the Colts will be hungry after giving away a game at New England, while the Chargers have a short turnaround after Denver comes to town on Monday night. Give the edge to Peyton Manning at home in your online sportsbook.
NFL Picks: Indianapolis