NFL Recap from Week 9: Filled With Surprising Upset Winners

SUMMARY: 6 Major Upsets, No Slight Upsets, 3 Easy Expected Wins

It was a week highlighted by upsets. The biggest upset of the week was the Houston Texans beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-3 despite the Jaguars being -1 favorites. The Minnesota Vikings versus the Kansas City Chiefs was also an upset. Kansas City won the game 26-23 and Vegas odds gave them a 36% chance of winning. There were multiple favorites, or even money teams, that won games by large margins. The Dallas Cowboys were -314 on the moneyline and ended up beating the New York Giants by 19 points.

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GAMEVEGAS EXPECTATIONPROJECTIONACTUAL
49ers vs CardinalsSF 26.8, ARI 16.8SF 27.3, ARI 16.3SF 28, ARI 25 Expected Win
Texans vs JaguarsHOU 22.5, JAC 23.5JAC 21.2, HOU 20.4HOU 26, JAC 3 Major Upset
Redskins vs BillsBUF 23.8, WAS 13.2BUF 23.3, WAS 13.3BUF 24, WAS 9 Easy Expected win
Titans vs PanthersCAR 23.2, TEN 19.8CAR 24.4, TEN 18.3CAR 30, TEN 20 Easy Expected win
Vikings vs ChiefsMIN 25.5, KC 20.0KC 23.2, MIN 23.5KC 26, MIN 23 Major Upset
Jets vs DolphinsNYJ 23.0, MIA 19.5NYJ 20.8, MIA 20.2MIA 26, NYJ 18 Major Upset
Bears vs EaglesPHI 23.0, CHI 18.0PHI 21.5, CHI 20.4PHI 22, CHI 14 Expected Win
Colts vs SteelersPIT 20.2, IND 19.2PIT 21.3, IND 18.9PIT 26, IND 24 Expected Win
Buccaneers vs SeahawksSEA 27.5, TB 23.5SEA 33.6, TB 23.6SEA 40, TB 34 Expected Win
Lions vs RaidersOAK 26.8, DET 24.2DET 25.0, OAK 23.9OAK 31, DET 24 Expected Win
Browns vs BroncosCLE 21.5, DEN 17.5CLE 21.4, DEN 18.5DEN 24, CLE 19 Major Upset
Packers vs ChargersGB 27.0, LAC 23.0GB 24.4, LAC 22.6LAC 26, GB 11 Major Upset
Patriots vs RavensNE 23.8, BAL 20.8NE 24.3, BAL 20.3BAL 37, NE 20 Major Upset
Cowboys vs GiantsDAL 27.5, NYG 21.0DAL 26.3, NYG 17.8DAL 37, NYG 18 Easy Expected win