Essential betting tidbits for Week 11 of NFL football

Nov 16, 2013 |
We dug up these vital betting tidbits for some of Sunday's NFL action that will help you make the right call before kickoff.

- New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (hamstring) is expected to return following a five-game absence. They went 2-2 SU with him in the lineup.

- The Buffalo Bills are averaging 13.3 points during its three-game slide. They are also 0-3 ATS during this stretch.

- Tampa Bay is allowing the fifth-fewest yards on the ground in the NFL while surrendering only four rushing touchdowns.

- The Falcons only mustered 18 yards on 18 carries when the two teams met back in Week 7.

- The Detroit Lions are 0-8-1 in Pittsburgh since posting a 31-28 victory in 1955.

- The Steelers will be ready for the Detroit aerial assault. They have allowed an average of 201.3 passing yards, the fourth-best mark in the NFL.

- The Over in the Redskins vs. Eagles is the highest Consensus of the day, with a hair under 70 percent on the Over 52.5.

- The Ravens are 30th in the league in rushing with an average of 73.1 yards a game and Harbaugh said he'll go with the hot hand on Sunday, whether it be starter Ray Rice or his backup Bernard Pierce.

- The Bears are one of the worst teams in the league against the spread, with a record of 2-6-1 ATS heading into Sunday's tilt with the Ravens.

- The underdog is 12-3-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings between AFC North rivals Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals. The Browns are currently 5.5-point dogs at Cincy Sunday.

- The Houston Texans have lost their last three games by a combined seven points.

- Bengals WR A.J. Green, who had seven catches for 51 yards in the first meeting, has five consecutive 100-yard receiving games.

- Matt McGloin will start for the Oakland Raiders Sunday. McGloin went 7-of-15 for 87 yards in relief duty against the Philadelphia Eagles back on NOv. 3.

- Jacksonville has been outscored 89-11 in its three home games and are +9.5 with the Cardinals visiting Sunday.

- Cardinals QB Carson Palmer has completed better than 60 percent of his passes in five straight games.

- No team is undergoing more off-field drama than the Miami Dolphins and now Richie Incognito reportedly filed a grievance against Miami stemming from his suspension in relation to the Jonathan Martin case.

- The Minnesota Vikings have lost all four road games this season, but are 2-2 ATS.

- Seahawks WR Percy Harvin is expected to make his debut for the Seahawks to face his old team, the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday.

- The Saints have won and covered the spread in 14 straight home games with head coach Sean Payton on the sidelines (13 regular season games).

- The Over is 5-1 in the last six meetings between the Packers and Giants. Sunday afternoon's total is currently 41.

- Kansas City has surrendered the sixth-fewest passing yards in the NFL (1,875) while limiting the opposition to nine touchdowns and snagging 12 interceptions.

- The dog is 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings between the Chiefs and Broncos. Sunday's dog is Kansas City (+7.5)

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