The NFL Week 18 odds are bittersweet.
We've made it through the entire schedule and the joys of playoff football are right around the corner, but this is the last full slate of NFL action we'll get until next season.
On top of those mixed emotions, the NFL Week 18 odds are among the toughest to handicap due to various motivational factors moving the market in the days leading up to a jammed-packed weekend.
With all games underway but one, we turn our focus to Sunday Night Football between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. For the Packers, it's simple: win and they're in. The Lions, however, could be eliminated from contention before kickoff.
We look at all the current NFL Week 18 odds along with action reports and line moves.
NFL Week 18 odds, lines, and spreads
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Falcons -7.5, 38.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:00 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: With the Bucs bound to play their starters – at least for the first half – this spread is shrinking on Sunday after sitting as high as Atlanta -4.5 entering the weekend. Books are down to Falcons -4 with some shops dealing -3.5, but still not convinced the Buccaneers go all-out in Week 18. According to BetMGM books, 72% of ticket count and 69% of handle are taking Tampa Bay as an underdog. This total is sitting at 40.5 points with 67% of bets and 73% of money on the Over.
Previous Buccaneers at Falcons action
8:00 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: After dropping this spread from Falcons -7 to -3 on the news that Tampa Bay would play its starters, we’re starting to see this spread creep back up to as high as -5 at respected online books while the major of the market deals Atlanta -4.5. The total is sitting at 40.5 points.
2:49 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: After opening as high as Falcons -7.5, the pointspread for this Sunday afternoon contest is down to -4 (with a few shops diddling with -3.5) as of Tuesday afternoon. The total is up from their "who knows" number of 38.5 to 40.5.
9:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: With the Buccaneers securing the NFC South title and the No. 4 spot in the postseason tournament, Week 18 means nothing to Tampa Bay. And if there was ever a team that was going to rest its starters ahead of the playoffs, it’s the Bucs. Atlanta opened between -7 and -7.5 going up against Tampa Bay’s bench. The total is a customary 38.5 points — the classic “who knows” Over/Under from the oddsmakers.
Bills -7.5, 42.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:00 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: This AFC East rivalry carries plenty of weight as well as attention with the Bills coming off a very emotional week following the incident with safety Damar Hamlin on Monday night. As of Sunday morning, Buffalo is an 8-point favorite at most shops after jumping up from -7.5 on Saturday but some are as high as -8.5. BetMGM books are reporting one-sided play on the home team, with 77% of ticket count and 80% of handle on the Bills. This total is at 43.5 points.
Previous Patriots at Bills action
12:29 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: The public continues to bet into the Bills for their Week 18 rivalry game at home against the Patriots. After bumping up to the key number of Bills -7 on Friday morning, books have now added the hook to -7.5. We have yet to see an action report Saturday, but as of late Friday DraftKings was reporting 65% of the bets and 53% of the money wagered on the home favorites. The total is at 43.5.
11:13 A.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: The pointspread for this AFC East contest lengthened slightly from Bills -6.5/-7 to -7 across the industry, with a couple of books fishing at -7.5. Damar Hamlin is awake and talking to family and teammates, so you know the Bills are going to be playing hard for him Sunday. The total is up a point from 42.5 to 43.5 as of Friday morning.
8:00 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: The line for this AFC East encounter was delayed following the tragic events of Buffalo’s Monday meeting in Cincinnati and the uncertainty around the schedule. But with the Bills-Bengals game suspended for now, oddsmakers opened Buffalo between -6.5 and -7.5 for Week 18. The markets have taken the low end of that spread, with the Bills at -6.5 to a cheap -7 at most shops. Not only is Buffalo trying to stay focused in the wake of Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest on the field Monday, but QB Josh Allen has shown up on the injury report with elbow and ankle ailments but isn’t expected to miss the game. The total opened at 42.5 points.
Bears +1, 46 O/U
Why the line moved
10:00 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: Industry consensus is Vikings -7 but there are a few -6.5 spreads out there as of Sunday morning. Vig on Chicago +7 is rising, so we could see a move to Minnesota -6.5 industry-wide before this 1 p.m. ET kickoff. The Vikings are planning to play their starters but should they get up in the second half, the first team could get pulled. This Over/Under number is between 42.5 and 43 points for Week 18. Weather in Chicago is calling for temperatures at 36 degrees with very little wind. BetMGM books have seen heavy play on the Vikings with 82% of bets and 85% of the money siding with the visitor.
Previous Vikings at Bears action
12:36 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: Vikings' head coach Kevin O'Connell insinuated Friday that his key starters on offense and defense may not play a full game Sunday against the Bears. Sportsbooks adjusted in the wake of this report, shortening the pointspread from Vikings -7.5 to -6. The total is at 42.5/43.
11:19 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: There has been a bit of buyback on the bears (for some reason) and the pointspread has shortened slightly from Vikings -8 to -7.5 heading into the weekend. The total continues to drop in the wake of the news that Justin Fields will not play, from 44.5 down to as low as 42.5/43.
1:00 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: Remember when we said Justin Fields would be under center for the Bears? Well, that's not happening. Chicago has decided to sit its budding star QB, who's been battling injuries in the second half the season, which has puffed this spread as high as Vikings -8. Minnesota will be playing the starters, but for how long is the big question - especially now with the Bears benching their biggest weapon. The total for this Week 18 finale has dropped from 46 points to as low as 44.5 as of Wednesday's news on Fields.
7:30 A.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: With Minnesota coach Kevin O’Connell telling the media he plans to play his starters in Week 18, this spread has climbed from the short opener to as high as Vikings -6 by Wednesday morning. And while the Bears were clear about QB Justin Fields playing in the finale, they recently tacked on an “if healthy” to that status and could be watching how much punishment he takes as he pursues the single-season rushing record by a quarterback. Once Fields secures the record (only 63 yards away), he could be pulled from the game.
2:53 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: The pointspread for this NFC North rivarly game is up from Vikings -1/-1.5 to -4 as of Tuesday afternoon. Early Covers Consensus numbers are showing 69% of the spread wagers on the favored Vikings. The total is down a tick from 46.5 to 45.5/46.
9:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Vikings can still go for the No. 2 seed in the NFC with a win over Chicago and a 49ers loss to Arizona in Week 18. Currently No. 3 and unable to sink to No. 4 in the conference, Minnesota might consider sitting some stars. Chicago will be playing QB Justin Fields in this closing game, as he’s only 63 rushing yards away from the single-season QB rushing record. The Vikings opened as a 1-point road favorite and are up to -1.5 at some shops. This total hit the board at 46.5 points.
Bengals -7, 41.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:15 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: With Baltimore potentially starting QB3 Anthony Brown, this spread is sitting as high as Bengals -10 for an AFC North finale with playoff weight. Cincinnati can make a move to No. 2 in the conference but also had a challenging week following the events of Monday’s cancelled game versus Buffalo. This total is set between 39.5 and 40 points. According to BetMGM books, 77% of bets and 82% of the handle is laying points with Cincinnati, which climbed to -10 after opening as low as -6 in the middle of the week.
Previous Ravens at Bengals action
12:41 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson has officially been ruled out for Sunday's game, but it looks like Tyler Huntley (shoulder/wrist) will be good to go despite his Questionable designation. The pointspread is a mix of Bengals -9 and -9.5 as of Saturday morning and the total is at 39.5.
11:22 A.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: After opening between Bengals -6.5 and -7.5, the pointspread for this AFC North rivalry game is up to -10 as of Friday morning. With Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson not expected to play and backup Tyler Huntley questionable for Sunday's game, bettors are piling on the Bengals who still have a shot at the No. 1 seed in the AFC. The total is down from 41.5 to 38.5/39.
8:00 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: The line for this AFC North finale was delayed due to the uncertainty around the schedule following the suspension of Cincinnati’s home stand with Buffalo on Monday night in Week 17. With that game not being played this week, bookies opened the Bengals between -6.5 and -7.5 on Wednesday and that market consensus has settled in at -7 with a few respected online shops staying high on the Bengals. Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson has missed the past month with a knee injury and has not practiced this week while QB2 Tyler Huntley was limited in practice with shoulder and wrist ailments. The total hit the board at as high as 42 and is down to 41.5 points.
Packers -4, 48 O/U
Why the line moved
10:15 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: The Packers are pushing for the playoffs while the motivations of the Lions won’t be known until after Seattle’s matchup with the Rams. While that game could influence the odds before game time, most are confident Dan Campbell’s club will fight to the finish – regardless of playoff chances. This spread sits on the dead number of Green Bay -5, giving books wiggle room for adjustments before the primetime kickoff. According to BetMGM books, 59% of bets are on the Cheeseheads, who have also drawn 67% of the handle. This total is sitting at 49 points and the weather in Wisconsin is calling for “feels like” temperatures in the high teens tonight.
Previous Lions at Packers action
2:58 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: This game between the Lions and Packers at Lambeau Field has been flexed to Sunday Night Football. Sportsbooks opened the Packers as 4-point home favorites and that was quickly bet up to as high as -6, but a bit of buyback on the Lions has shortened the spread to Green Bay -4.5 as of Tuesday afternoon. The total is at 49/49.5.
10:00 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: Green Bay is pushing for the postseason and can make the tournament with a win over the Lions in Week 18. This spread hit the board at Green Bay -4 and is already up to as high as -5 at some respected online shops. Detroit still has a chance at the postseason as well, needing a win over the Cheeseheads and a loss from Seattle in its finale with the Rams. This total has seen early movement as well, opening as low as 48 and jumping to 49 points.
Colts -2.5, 39.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:30 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: The most unsexy matchup of the day comes from the bottom of the AFC South, with the Colts currently pegged between -2.5 and -3 favorites at home in this finale. Sharp money has shown up on Indianapolis, with Houston in line for the No. 1 overall pick in the draft should it lose in Week 18. This total opened as high as 39.5 and is down to 37.5 points at some books. BetMGM books are reporting 70% of bet count and 85% of handle on the Colts.
Previous Texans at Colts action
11:53 A.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: The line movement for this game is just as boring as the matchup. After opening at Colts -2.5 and flirting with -3 early in the week, the pointspread is back to the opening number as of Friday morning. The total is down from 38.5 to 38.
10:00 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: Yuck. The Colts opened as 2.5-point home chalk in this Toilet Bowl with the Texans and are up to -3 at some shops. Houston can earn the top pick in the draft with a loss in Week 18. This total is moving as well, hitting the board at 39.5 points and slimming to 38.5 with early play on the Under.
Jaguars -7, 38.5 O/U
Why the line moved
12:21 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: It's game day and as of Saturday morning the Jaguars are big 6.5-point home favorites for this winner-take-all matchup for the AFC South title. DraftKings is reporting good split betting action, with 55% of the bets on the Jags but 51% of the money wagered on the Titans. The total is at an even 40 at most books early in the day.
Previous Titans at Jaguars action
8:20 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: With the Titans getting bodies back on both sides of the football and enjoying a mini-bye, due to playing last Thursday, action has started to slim the spread for this win-and-in AFC South title game. Tennessee has been bet off +6.5 and down +6, while some books hang an expensive +6.5 on the road team. The total for Saturday’s showdown is sitting as high as 40.5 as of Thursday morning.
3:08 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: This showdown for all the marbles in the AFC South is being given the Saturday primetime treatment. As of Tuesday afternoon, the pointspread is holding at Jaguars -6.5. The Titans will be rolling with Joshua Dobbs at quarterback with Malik Willis as his backup. The total is up slightly from Sunday evening's 38.5, to 39.5/40.
10:00 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: This AFC South showdown is for all the marbles… if marbles could be traded in for a division title and a ticket to the tournament. The Jaguars are rolling and opened as touchdown chalk at home to Tennessee, which is coming off a mini-bye after losing to Dallas last Thursday. The Titans hope the extra time off gives them added rest to get some key bodies back on both sides of the ball, including stud RB Derrick Henry. You can get the Jags below the key number at -6.5 at some shops on Sunday night. This total opened at 39.5 points and is down to 38.5 with early play on the Under.
Dolphins -4, 41.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:30 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: This AFC East finale has had some of the wildest line moves in Week 18. Miami opened -4 and dropped to +1.5 with the likelihood of starting QB3 Skylar Thompson. But with Mike White out for the Jets and veteran Joe Flacco announced as the starter, this spread swing back to the Dolphins. As of Sunday morning, the Fins are laying 3.5 points in a must-win game to keep any postseason hopes alive. This total took a tumble, falling from 39.5 to 37. BetMGM books are reporting 52% of bets on New York but 56% of the handle on Miami. The Under has drawn 56% of tickets and 58% of money.
Previous Jets at Dolphins action
12:34 P.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: The Dolphins announced late Friday morning that Skylar Thompson will start at quarterback for Sunday's home game against Joe Flacco and the Jets. Sportsbooks slimmed the pointspread in the wake of the new quarterback news, from Dolphins -3.5 to -3. The total is at 37.
11:59 A.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: News broke Friday morning that Joe Flacco will get the start at quarterback for the Jets on Sunday in Miami. Sportsbooks adjusted the pointspread from Dolphins -2.5 to a mix of -3 and -3.5 in the wake of the news. The total is down from 38.5 to 37/37.5.
8:00 A.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: Jets QB Mike White was listed as limited in practice Thursday and that puts his status in limbo for Sunday's AFC East finale against the Dolphins. We've seen this spread go from Miami -4 to as high as +1.5 and now books are back to dealing the Dolphins as -2.5 favorites in a home game with slim playoff hopes pushing the team. The total is sitting at 38.5 points as of Friday morning.
8:30 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: This AFC East finale has now fully jumped the fence with the Jets +1 drying up on Wednesday. Now, New York is anywhere from pick’em to -1.5 with the Dolphins likely going with QB3 Skylar Thompson, as he received first-team reps at practice this week. This Over/Under total is sitting as low as 38 points, down from the opener of 41.5.
3:13 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: The pointspread for this AFC East contest continues to tumble, down from the opener of Dolphins -4 to -1 as of Tuesday afternoon. Tua Tagovailoa will not return for the Dolphins so it'll be either Teddy Bridgewater (finger) or Skylar Thompson under center Sunday. The total is down once again, from 39.5/40 to 38.5.
11:45 A.M. ET, MONDAY, JANUARY 2: After opening at Dolphins -4 and quickly dropping to -3.5, the pointspread continued to slim through the key number to -2.5 overnight. Books took plenty of Under wagers in the first few hours of betting, and the total is down from 41.5 to 39.5/40.
10:00 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Dolphins drag a five-game losing skid into Week 18 but need a win over the Jets and a Patriots loss to the Bills to sneak into the AFC postseason. Simple enough, right? Well, Miami could be down to third-string QB Skylar Thompson to do so against a very stout Jets defense that would love nothing more than to play spoiler. Early action has slimmed this spread from the opener of -4 to -3.5, and the total is sitting at 41.5 points.
Saints -4.5, 39.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:30 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: As of Sunday morning, the Saints sit as 3.5-point home chalk at most shops with some -3 lines on the board. New Orleans opened at -4 and jumped to -5 before buyback on the Panthers showed up early in the week. This total opened at 40 points and has seen Over money show up, pumping the number to 41.5 points. According to BetMGM books, Carolina has drawn 60% of tickets and 59% of the money while the Under is holding 66% of bets on the total but the Over has drawn 51% of the handle.
Previous Panthers at Saints action
7:45 A.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: With Panthers head coach Steve Wilks coaching for a full-time job and telling the media his guys will be playing to finish strong in Week 18, money has slimmed Carolina from +5 to as low as +3.5 on Wednesday morning. This total has also moved, jumping up to 42 points after sitting as low as 39.5.
11:52 A.M. ET, MONDAY, JANUARY 2: After initially taking action on the Saints and bumping the pointspread from NOLA -4.5 to -5, books saw some buyback on the Panthers overnight and shortened the spread to -4 on Monday morning. The total is a mix of 39.5 and 40.
10:00 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Panthers pissed away their postseason hopes with a collapse at Tampa Bay in Week 17 and now close out the campaign in New Orleans where the Saints have jumped from -4.5 to -5 with early play on the home side. NOLA is coming off a strong showing against the Eagles defense in a Week 17 win that upended the apple cart atop the NFC standings. This Over/Under total opened at 39.5 points.
Eagles -13.5, 40.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:30 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: The Giants were coy about the status of their starters ahead of this meaningless game with Philadelphia, but it looks like QB Daniel Jones with sit and New York will have backup Davis Webb under center Sunday. Jalen Hurts returns under center for the Eagles, who have jumped from -14 to -16.5 with the move starting late Saturday afternoon. This total ticked down from 43.5 to 42.5 points upon that announcement. According to BetMGM books, 82% of tickets are on the Giants along with 68% of the money with rumblings Daboll would start the first teamers early in the week. Gameday will likely bring a pile of bets on Philadelphia in a must-win game to secure the No. 1 seed.
Previous Giants at Eagles action
12:49 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: Giants' head coach Brian Daboll continues to be tight-lipped about how he intends to use his starters Sunday. The pointspread for this game has been hovering at Eagles -14 for most of the week, but did nudge slightly to -14.5 as of Saturday morning. The total is at 43.
7:45 A.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: Bettors are still waiting on the status of the Giants starters for this meaningless Week 18 matchup against the Eagles, with this spread parked at Philadelphia -14. However, while the spread has been stagnant, the total has moved from 40.5 to 43 points with early play on the Over and Jalen Hurts back under center for the Philly offense.
10:15 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: Philadelphia needs to win to earn the NFC East crown and the top seed in the conference, which is why this spread is so sizable. The Giants have booked their spot in the postseason already and can’t change their fate with a win in Week 18, which means there’s a shot Brian Daboll rests his starters in this meaningless finale. Some books have already ticked up to Eagles -14 with QB Jalen Hurts expected to return, but this line will likely swing greatly once Daboll reveals his plans for Sunday. The total is a low 40.5 points.
Steelers -3, 40.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:45 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: The Steelers are laying -2.5 at home to the Browns with slim postseason hopes still alive. Pittsburgh needs a win over Cleveland and losses from New England and Miami to sneak in as the No. 7 seed. According to BetMGM books, 56% of bets and handle are backing Pittsburgh at home. This total is sitting at 40 points.
Previous Browns at Steelers action
12:05 P.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: As of Friday morning, the pointspread for Sunday's finale between the Browns and Steelers is holding at Pittsburgh -2.5. There is one lone wolf out there at -2, DraftKings is reporting 51% of the bets on the Steelers but 65% of the money wagered on the Browns and have slimmed their number as of Friday. The total is at 40/40.5.
3:36 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: The pointspread for this Sunday afternoon game has slimmed from Steelers -3 to -2.5 as of Tuesday afternoon. It seems as though the Browns are going to try to take great pleasure in ruining the Steelers' playoff chances, and sportsbooks have taken notice. Myles Garrett: "If we can’t make it, we’re definitely going to make sure those guys can’t." The total is at 40/40.5.
12:02 P.M. ET, MONDAY, JANUARY 2: The Steelers still have an outside shot at getting a spot in the postseason, but will need a win against the Browns in Week 18 as well as losses by both the Dolphins and Patriots. Books opened the Steelers as 3-point home favorites, but the Browns would love nothing more than to ruin their bitter rival's season on the final day. The total opened at 40.5 but is down to 39/39.5.
Commanders +6, 42 O/U
Why the line moved
10:45 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: After Washington announced it would be going with rookie QB Sam Howell under center, this spread jumped from Dallas -5 to -7.5. The Cowboys have an outside shot of winning the division as well as the No. 1 seed in the NFC, should the Eagles and 49ers lose as big favorites in Week 18. Given that, there is a shot Dallas rest its starters in the second half should Philly and San Francisco hold commanding leads in their games. This total is at 40.5.
Previous Cowboys at Commanders action
8:30 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: With the Cowboys planning to play their starters and Washington going with rookie Sam Howell at quarterback, this spread — which was bouncing between -4.5 and -6 — has busted through the key numbers and is now as high as Dallas -7.5. This total is sitting between 40.5 and 41 points.
3:44 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: After slimming to Cowboys -4 on Monday, there has been some buyback on Dallas and the pointspread is back up to -5.5 as of Tuesday afternoon. The total is at 41 at most shops.
12:14 P.M. ET, MONDAY, JANUARY 2: After opening at Cowboys -6 and slimming to -5.5 on Sunday evening, the pointspread is way down to Dallas -4 as of Monday morning. The total is down slightly from the opener of 42 to 41/41.5.
10:15 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Cowboys have a shot at the NFC East title and the No. 1 seed in the conference if they knock off the Commanders and the Eagles lose to the Giants. That might seem like a big ask, especially if New York rests its starters. Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy has been known to play his starters regardless of the situation and Dallas has been on a mini-bye after playing Thursday, so resting the first-teamers would result in a dangerously long hiatus before the playoffs. The Cowboys opened -6 and some books are down to -5.5. This total is sitting at 42 points.
Broncos +3.5, 40.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:45 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: This spread jumped from Chargers -3 to +2.5 once it was announced the Bengals would play the Ravens at 1 p.m. ET. That means Los Angeles will know if it could improve its postseason positioning before kickoff with the Broncos at 4:25 p.m. ET. Given Cincinnati is big favorite vs. Baltimore, the chances of the Bolts resting their starters in a meaningless game is high. As of Sunday morning, Denver is a 3-point favorite and this spread will climb along with the Bengals’ success in the early window. According to BetMGM books, 62% of bets are on the Chargers and 53% of money is siding with L.A. as well. This total is sitting at 39.5 points and will also move based on that early result.
Previous Chargers at Broncos action
8:30 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: The spread has made a major jump from Los Angeles -3 to Denver -2.5 with the league moving the Ravens-Bengals game ahead on Sunday’s schedule. If Cincinnati should win — installed as a touchdown favorite in the 1 p.m. ET slot — then L.A. automatically earns that fifth seed in the AFC over Baltimore and allows the Bolts to rest their starters in a meaningless game at 4:25 p.m. ET. This total has also been adjusted, sliding from 40.5 to 39.5 points.
7:45 A.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: This spread has come off the 3.5 and down to a field goal at many books as of Wednesday. The Chargers are planning to play their starters and lock in the No. 5 seed in the AFC. Los Angeles would want to get up early and then start resting key players, as evidenced by the -2.5 first-half spread for this AFC West contest. The total is sitting between 40.5 and 39.5 points across the market.
10:15 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Chargers are in the postseason and want to stay in the No. 5 spot in the conference, which would mean a date with the AFC South winner in the first round. Los Angeles opened as a cheap -3.5 favorite at Denver and some books are a field goal on this Week 18 matchup. The total is sitting at 40.5 points
Raiders +10, 50.5 O/U
Why the line moved
12:16 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7: It's game day and the spread for this Saturday afternoon game is a mix of Chiefs -9 and -9.5. DraftKings is one of the books at -9 and is reporting 56% of the bets and 58% of the money wagered on the home underdog Raiders. The total appears to have settled at 52.5.
Previous Chiefs at Raiders action
8:45 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: This spread has gone from Kansas City -10 to as low as -7 and now sits back up as high as Chiefs -9.5 for the early game on Saturday. Kansas City is still playing for the No. 1 seed in the AFC while the Raiders have plenty of motivation as well, with first-year coach Josh McDaniels potentially coaching to keep his job and new starting QB Jarrett Stidham attempting to toss his hat in the ring as the Raiders QB1 for next season. This total has moved from 52 to as high as 53 points.
3:49 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: After opening at Chiefs -9.5/-10 on Sunday evening, the pointspread for this Saturday afternoon game is down to -7.5 as of Tuesday afternoon. Early Covers Consensus numbers are showing 59% of the spread wagers on the host Raiders. The total is up from 50.5 to 52.5.
10:15 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: Kansas City’s motivation could be different after the Bills' finish on Monday night, but the Chiefs are the top seed in the AFC as of Sunday night. The Chiefs opened as 10-point road chalk in Las Vegas and some books are down to -9.5 after the Raiders' surprising effort in an OT loss to San Francisco in Week 17. This total reflects the sudden uptick in offense from new starting QB Jared Stidham, hitting the board at 50.5 points on Sunday night.
Seahawks -6.5, 41.5 O/U
Why the line moved
10:45 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: After sitting at -6.5 for most of the week, Seattle has slowly ticked down to as low as -5.5 at some shops on Sunday morning. The Seahawks need to beat the Rams in order to keep their playoff hopes alive (then have Detroit beat Green Bay Sunday night). According to Caesars sportsbooks, Los Angeles is drawing the bulks of bets and handle, with splits of 66% and 84% respectively. This total is at 41.5 points.
Previous Rams at Seahawks action
8:45 A.M. ET, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5: What looked like a potential move to Seattle -7 has gone the other way with money showing up on the Rams in the middle of the week. Now books are dealing an expensive +6.5 with L.A. and even some sharper online shops are down to Seattle -6 as of Thursday morning. The Seahawks need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive but did not have stud rookie RB Kenneth Walker at practice on Wednesday. The total is sitting at 41.5 points with the forecast in the Emerald City calling for rain and winds up to 22 mph at Lumen Field on Sunday afternoon.
7:45 A.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4: The Seahawks need to win to keep their playoff hopes alive and we’re starting to see the juice shift on Seattle -6.5, indicating a potential move to -7 if action on the Seahawks continues to show. As of Wednesday, Covers Consensus is showing 61% of picks on the home side, welcoming a Rams team playing out a lost season with Baker Mayfield on the road in what will be a thunderous Lumen Field.
10:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: The Seahawks kept their postseason hopes alive in Week 17 and are now 6.5-point home chalk to the L.A. Rams in the season finale. Seattle needs to win this game to make things simple, but could also advance with a loss and the Lions beating the Packers. This total hit the board at 40.5 points and is up to 41.5 points with early play on the Over.
49ers -13, 40 O/U
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10:45 A.M. ET, SUNDAY JANUARY 8: San Francisco can make a run at the No. 1 seed in the NFC and secure at least the No. 2 seed with a win Sunday. The 49ers are laying as many as 14.5 points to the Cardinals at home in Week 18, with Caesars sportsbooks reporting a 50/50 split ticket count on this game but 86% of the handle backing San Francisco. This Over/Under is sitting at 40 points. Arizona standouts WR Deandre Hopkins and RB James Connor are out for the final game along with QB Colt McCoy.
Previous Cardinals at 49ers action
12:14 P.M. ET, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6: As of Friday morning, the 49ers are still 14-point favorites for Sunday's contest at home against the struggling Cardinals. DraftKings is reporting 53% of the bets on the Cardinals, but 54% of the money wagered on the Niners. The total is down slightly from 40/40.5 to 39.5.
3:53 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: The pointspread for this Sunday afternoon game has been bet up from 49ers -13/-13.5 to -14 as of Tuesday afternoon. Early Covers Consensus numbers are showing 59% of the spread wagers on the home favorite Niners. The total is at 40/40.5.
10:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1: San Francisco got a scare from the Raiders in Week 17 and is now laying -13 at Arizona, with that spread jumping to -13.5 in the opening two hours of action Sunday night. The Niners need a win to secure the No. 2 spot in the conference and to make a run at the top spot in the NFC, hoping for an Eagles loss to the Giants. This total opened at 40.5 points and is down to 39.5 points.
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