NFL weather watch: Rain expected in Florida
NFL game weather and resulting stadium conditions can have a significant impact on player performance and the outcome of football games. Bettors should take weather conditions into consideration, especially when placing over/under wagers.
Here are a few key matchups that are being threatened by inclement weather Sunday:
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (1, 51.5)
Site: Bank of America Stadium
Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the mid-70s with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms in Charlotte. Winds will be light out of the south.
Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars (7, 40.5)
Site: EverBank Field
Forecasts are projecting temperatures in the low-80s with a 45 percent chance of precipitation and isolated thunderstorms in Jacksonville. Winds will be out of the east at 11 mph, gusting higher at times.
Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins (1, 38.5)
Site: Sun Life Stadium
Weather models suggest conditions in Miami will be comparable to those in Jacksonville. Forecasts are calling for a 60 percent of thundershowers with winds blowing lightly out of the east.
Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks (3, 42.5)
Site: CenturyLink Field
Forecasts are projecting temperatures in the high-60s with sunny skies in Seattle. Winds will be out of the north at 11 mph.
Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers (-7, 46.5)
Site: Candlestick Park
It will be a cool but pleasant evening in San Francisco. Temperatures will settle into the mid-50's tonight under clear skies with winds out of the west at 13 mph.