NFL Recap from Week 13: Filled With Surprising Upset Winners

SUMMARY: 7 Major Upsets, No Slight Upsets, 6 Easy Expected Wins

Week 13, was notable for the upset wins. The biggest upset of the week was the Arizona Cardinals beating the Green Bay Packers 20-17 despite being +13.5 underdogs. The computer simulation did not pick the Cardinals to win but it did peg them as being the better value on the money line. The Baltimore Ravens versus the Atlanta Falcons was also an upset. Baltimore won the game 26-16 and Vegas odds gave them a 42% chance of winning. There were multiple favorites, or even money teams, that won games by large margins. The Denver Broncos were -200 on the moneyline and ended up beating the Cincinnati Bengals by 14 points.

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GAMEVEGAS EXPECTATIONPROJECTIONACTUAL
Saints vs CowboysNO 29.5, DAL 22.0NO 33.0, DAL 23.0DAL 13, NO 10 Major Upset
Ravens vs FalconsATL 24.5, BAL 22.0BAL 22.6, ATL 21.8BAL 26, ATL 16 Major Upset
Broncos vs BengalsDEN 24.2, CIN 20.8DEN 25.4, CIN 22.8DEN 24, CIN 10 Easy Expected win
Panthers vs BuccaneersCAR 27.8, TB 24.2CAR 27.8, TB 25.4TB 24, CAR 17 Major Upset
Bears vs GiantsCHI 23.8, NYG 20.2CHI 23.4, NYG 20.2NYG 30, CHI 27 Major Upset
Bills vs DolphinsMIA 21.8, BUF 18.2MIA 24.2, BUF 17.6MIA 21, BUF 17 Expected Win
Rams vs LionsLAR 32.0, DET 22.0LAR 34.9, DET 24.0LAR 30, DET 16 Easy Expected win
Cardinals vs PackersGB 27.2, ARI 13.8GB 27.8, ARI 16.4ARI 20, GB 17 Major Upset
Browns vs TexansHOU 26.2, CLE 21.2HOU 27.3, CLE 23.7HOU 29, CLE 13 Easy Expected win
Colts vs JaguarsIND 24.8, JAC 20.8IND 28.4, JAC 24.8JAC 6, IND 0 Major Upset
Jets vs TitansTEN 25.2, NYJ 15.2TEN 25.7, NYJ 16.0TEN 26, NYJ 22 Expected Win
Chiefs vs RaidersKC 33.8, OAK 19.8KC 39.7, OAK 20.1KC 40, OAK 33 Expected Win
Vikings vs PatriotsNE 28.0, MIN 22.0NE 30.6, MIN 20.7NE 24, MIN 10 Easy Expected win
49ers vs SeahawksSEA 27.5, SF 18.0SEA 31.4, SF 21.4SEA 43, SF 16 Easy Expected win
Chargers vs SteelersPIT 28.0, LAC 25.0PIT 26.4, LAC 24.0LAC 33, PIT 30 Major Upset
Redskins vs EaglesPHI 25.2, WAS 19.8PHI 25.7, WAS 17.7PHI 28, WAS 13 Easy Expected win
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