NFL Betting Breakdown: Highlighting Week 15 Matchups At BetStars NJ

Posted By PlayNJ Staff on December 14, 2018

BetStars NJ is gearing up for a big weekend of NFL betting. With the regular season coming to a close, each team is jockeying for position in the playoffs and the wild card.

For NJ sports betting fans, this means BetStars’ online sportsbook is packed with NFL betting options for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

Need a little guidance on the matchups? Here’s an NFL betting breakdown from BetStars NJ online sportsbook:

Saturday NFL betting breakdown

Houston Texans at New York Jets, NFL Network (4:30 p.m.)

The Spread

The Jets are underdogs in this matchup. 75 percent of the public money is currently on the Texans (-6) to win on the road.

Over/Under

The over/under in this matchup is set at 41.5 points.

New York’s offense has an improved look with Sam Darnold under center, but they have struggled to score points as a team averaging 20.8 points per game (ppg), seventh worst in the NFL.

The Jets will have a tough test against the Houston defense that ranks fifth in the league allowing 19.9 ppg.

Moneyline

Fancy the Texans to bounce back on the road? Betting $285 wins $100 profit.

Like New York to continue to roll? You’d have to pay $45 to win a $105 profit.

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Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos, NFL Network (8:20 p.m.)

The Spread

The Denver Browns are giving the Cleveland Browns 3 points. 51 percent of the public believes the Browns can pull off the upset at (+3).

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 44.5 points for this matchup.

Over the season, these teams have combined to hit the under 17 out of 26 times.

Moneyline

If you think Cleveland can pull off the upset, spending $70 wins a profit of $100.

Confident the Broncos will defend home field? Betting $150 would win $100.

Sunday afternoon NFL betting breakdown

Tennessee Titans at New York Giants, CBS

The Spread

The Titans are getting 2.5 points in this matchup. Both teams have records above .500 against the spread this season.

Tennessee is 7-6 while the Giants are 7-5-1.

Over/Under

The over/under in this matchup is set at 43.5 points.

Since the bye week, New York’s offense has played at a high level, averaging 31.4 ppg over that five-game span.

Although the Titans defense is stout, the offense has struggled, averaging 19.3 ppg, sixth worst in the NFL.

Moneyline

Think New York will win the third game in a row? You’d have to pay $145 to win $100 profit.

Like Tennessee to pick up their third straight win? Spending $80 makes a $100 profit if the Titans triumph.

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, FOX

The Spread

Chicago is giving the Packers 6 points in this NFC North matchup. Meanwhile, 65 percent of the public money is currently on the division-leading Bears.

Green Bay is undefeated against Chicago over the last three seasons, but are just (3-2) against the spread over those five meetings.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 44.5 points.

Four of the last five games between Green Bay and Chicago have gone over the total.

Moneyline

Like Chicago to clinch the NFC North? Betting $160 would win $100 profit.

Think Green Bay can keep their playoff hopes alive? If you spent $50 it would make $105 profit.

Oakland Raiders at Cincinnati Bengals, CBS

The Spread

The Bengals are giving the Raiders 2.5 points in this matchup.

Cinncinati and Oakland both have records below .500 against the spread. The Bengals are (6-7) and the Raiders are (5-8).

Over/Under

The over/under is totaled at 46.5 points.

Both defenses have struggled to stop anyone this season. Cincinnati ranks worst in the NFL allowing 30.5 ppg while Oakland’s defense allows 29.8 pgg, fifth worst in the league.

Moneyline

Like Oakland to pick up their second win in a row? You’d have to pay $80 to win $100 profit.

Think the Bengals snap their five-game losing streak? Spending $140 makes a $100 profit.

Detroit Lions at Buffalo Bills, FOX

The Spread

Detroit travels to Buffalo and is getting 2.5 points.

The Lions snapped their two-game losing streak last week with a win against Arizona. Meanwhile, the Bills lost their second game in a row last Sunday against the Jets.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 39.5 points for this matchup.

Buffalo has the best total defense in the league allowing 290.6 yards per game but also has the second worst offense in the league, scoring just 15.5 ppg.

Moneyline

Like the Lions to win their second game in a row? You’d have to pay $85 to win $100 profit.

Think Buffalo will snap their losing streak? Spending $140 makes a $100 profit.

Dallas Cowboys at Indianapolis Colts, FOX

The Spread

Indianapolis is giving Dallas 2.5 points in this matchup.

Slightly more than 65 percent of the public money is on Dallas (+2.5) to win on the road.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 47 points.

The Cowboys defense has allowed the second-fewest points per game in the NFL with 18.9 ppg.

Meanwhile, the Colts have the sixth-best passing offense in the league with 279.8 ypg.

Moneyline

Feel like Dallas can pull off the upset? Betting $80 could potentially win $100 profit.

Liking the Colts to win two in a row? Spending $140 would win a $100 profit.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Baltimore Ravens, FOX

Spread

Tampa Bay travels to Baltimore and are getting 8 points.

Slightly more than 60 percent of the public money is on Baltimore (-8) to cover.

Over/Under

The over/under is totaled at 47.5 points.

Tampa Bay has hit the over in 8 of 13 games this season.

However, Baltimore’s defense ranks best in the league allowing 18.5 ppg.

Moneyline

Think the Bucs can pull the road upset? Bet $35 to win $100 profit.

Like Baltimore to get back on track at home? Spending $330 makes a $100 profit.

Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons, FOX

The Spread

Atlanta is giving Arizona 9 points in this matchup.

The Falcons are 3-10 against the spread this season, but are 7-0 ATS versus NFC West opponents over the last three seasons.

Over/Under

The over/under set at 44 points.

These teams have combined to hit the over total just 12 out of 26 times this season.

Moneyline

Like Arizona to pull an upset on the road? You’d have to pay $30 to win $100 profit.

Confident the Falcons bounce back against the Cardinals? Spending $400 makes a $100 profit.

Miami Dolphins at Minnesota Vikings, CBS

The Spread

Miami is getting 7 points against Minnesota.

The Vikings are 16-6 against the spread in home games over the last three seasons.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 44.5 points.

Miami’s offense has struggled to get in a rhythm all season totaling just 201.2 ypg, fourth worst in the NFL.

On the other side of the ball, Minnesota has been stout with the fifth best total defense in the league allowing 323.6 ypg.

Moneyline

Feel that Miami can keep their magic going? You’d have to pay $45 to win $100 profit.

Think Minnesota bounces back at home? Spending $330 makes a $100 profit.

Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars, CBS

The Spread

Jacksonville is giving Washington 7 points in this matchup.

Both teams have struggled lately, however, 56 percent of the public are on Jacksonville (-7).

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 36 points.

The Redskins are down to their fourth starting quarterback of the season and the offense has struggled. Washington is averaging just 19.2 ppg, fifth worst in the NFL.

Jacksonville has been just as bad on offense totaling 16.3 ppg, third worst in the league.

Moneyline

Feel that Washington can snap their two-game losing streak? Bet $40 to win $100 profit.

Think Jacksonville finds a way to win? Spending $260 makes a $100 profit.

Sunday evening NFL betting breakdown

Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers, FOX (4:05 p.m.)

The Spread

Seattle is giving San Francisco 4.5 points in this NFC West matchup.

The Seahawks have defeated the 49ers each of the last five times these teams have played, including a 43-16 victory earlier this season.

Yet, Seattle is just 3-2 against the spread in those matchups with San Francisco.

Over/Under

The over/under is totaled at 44.5 points.

Three of the last five games in this series have gone over the total.

Moneyline

Think Seattle will continue to dominate their divisional counterparts? Betting $180 to win $100 profit.

Like San Francisco to take down Seattle? Spending $50 makes a $100 profit.

New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers, CBS (4:25 p.m.)

The Spread

Pittsburgh has lost three games in a row and are being given 1.5 points against New England.

The Patriots have defeated the Steelers straight up each of the past three seasons and covered against the spread all three times.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 52.5 points in this matchup.

Over the last three seasons, two of three matchups have gone under the total.

Moneyline

Feel that Tom Brady can outduel Big Ben and the Steelers? Bet $115 to win $100 profit.

Like Pittsburgh to take down New England at home? Spending $105 makes a $100 profit.

Sunday night NFL betting breakdown

Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams, NBC

The Spread

Philadelphia is getting 9 points against Los Angeles.

More than 75 percent of the public money is currently on the Rams to take down the reigning Super Bowl champs.

Over/Under

The over/under is totaled at 53.5 points.

Last season, the over hit when these teams met. However, Philadelphia may be without quarterback Carson Wentz on Sunday night.

Moneyline

Like Philadelphia to overcome the odds and take down the top-seeded Rams? Betting $40 would win $100 profit.

Think Los Angeles will bounce back against the Eagles? Spending $330 makes a $100 profit.

Monday Night Football betting breakdown

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers, ESPN

The Spread

New Orleans is giving Carolina 6 points in this NFC South showdown.

The Saints are 4-1 against the spread against the Panthers in the past three seasons.

Over/Under

The over/under is set at 51.5 for this matchup.

Over the past three seasons, four of the last five games in this series have gone over the total.

Moneyline

Like New Orleans to defeat their divisional foe? Bet $260 to win $100 profit.

Feel Carolina will snap their five-game losing streak? Spending $40 makes a $100 profit.

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