Essential betting tidbits for Week 14 of NFL football

Dec 7, 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.

- The Minnesota Vikings allow opponents to score a league worst, 30.5 points per game.

- TE Dennis Pitta has been activated by the Baltimore Ravens and will be available to play Sunday. Pitta had 61 catches for 669 yards and seven TDs in 2012.

- The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS against the NFC East this season. They are 3-point faves at Washington Sunday.

- Washington has rushed for at least 100 yards in 11 consecutive games, two shy of tying its longest streak under coach Mike Shanahan.

- The Buffalo Bills have the most sacks in the NFL, heading into Sunday's action with 43.

- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lead the all-time series with Buffalo 6-3, with eight of the nine meetings played in Tampa Bay.

- Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes, who will likely spend his time covering Antonio Brown, has yet to allow a touchdown reception.

- The Pittsburgh Steelers will get some much needed blocking assistance as they've activated TE Matt Spaeth.

- The Philadelphia Eagles own the league's worst pass defense and get to face Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson as the Lions come to town.

- Andy Dalton has thrown for over 270-plus yards in five of his last seven games.

- A win over the Bengals Sunday and the Indianapolis Colts will clinch their second-straight playoff berth.

- The New England Patriots are 5-0 SU and ATS in their last five home games. The Pats are 10-point home faves against the Cleveland Browns Sunday.

- Browns WR Josh Gordon needs 41 more yards to break Cleveland’s single-season record (Braylon Edwards, 1,289).

- The New York Jets have scored a total of 20 points during their three-game losing streak and haven't produced a touchdown in their last two contests.

- The Oakland Raiders rank second in the NFL in first-quarter scoring with 7.2 points per first quarter, and sit eighth in the league in first-half points, averaging 13.1 points through the first two quarters.

- The Green Bay Packers have won 12 straight regular-season home games in December and January, the longest active streak in the league.

- The Atlanta Falcons are 0-3 SU and ATS in their three outdoor games this season. The Falcons are 3-point road faves at Green Bay.

- The top Covers Consensus play (73 percent) for Totals is the Over in the Tennessee Titans-Denver Broncos game.

- The St. Louis Rams have taken three straight in the series with Arizona and overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to take the Week 1 meeting.

- According to Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, QB Carson Palmer will be a game-day decision.

- San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ranks 32nd in the NFL with a 57.8 completion percentage.

- The Niners won last season's meeting in the Bay with the Seattle Seahawks by a score of 13-6.

- San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers does his best work in December, posting a 26-6 mark in the final month of the regular season.

- New York Giants RB Andre Brown has 83 carries for 343 yards and three TDs in his four games this season.

- The Carolina Panthers lead the NFL in time of possession, owning the ball at over 33 minutes per game.

- The New Orleans Saints average a whopping 33.2 points per game at home.

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