NFL WEEK 15 — Monday Double Header

A Double-Header Monday Night Football slate. Would love to get excited about that, but these teams are pretty decimated with inactives. But hey, football is football! Picks, Plays. Guest Pickers and Evaluation from me below. Enjoy!

5:00 PM ET
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (-3) at CLEVELAND BROWNS ; O/U 41.5
Model Z Projection: CLE -6.5, 48.58 Total
Straight Up Pick: Cleveland Browns
Spread Pick: CLE +3⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
O/U Pick: Over 41.5⭐
Zack’s Plays:
- CLE +3 (-110)
- CLE ML (+130)
- CLE -9.5 Alt Spread (+390)
- Chubb to score (-115)
- Chubb to score 2x (+420)
- Chubb over 81.5 Rushing Yards (-110)
- Mullens 200+ Passing Yards (+102)
Zack’s “Quick” Rundown: Wow the Model (CLE -6.5) is really off for this game. Sure, it’s not Baker, it’s not Keenum, it’s Nick Mullens. But the only other notable inactives are Clowney and Hunt. Vegas on the other hand will be without a handful of significant guys: CB2 Hobbs (#11 CB on PFF), CB3* Mullen, TE1 Waller, LB2 Perryman and RB2 Drake. I agree with the model that the wrong team is favored here. The Nick Mullens discount is way too much. Browns, hard.

8:15 PM ET
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (-6.5) at CHICAGO BEARS ; O/U 45
Model Z Projection: MIN -9, 55.50 Total
Straight Up Pick: Minnesota Vikings
Spread Pick: MIN -6.5⭐⭐⭐⭐
O/U Pick: Over 45⭐
Zack’s Plays:
- MIN -6.5 (-110)
- MIN -10.5 Alt Spread (+145)
- Jefferson to score & MIN to win (+105)
- Jefferson 100+ Receiving Yards (-102)
- Fields over 252.5 Passing & Receiving Yards (-110)
- Montgomery over 59.5 Rushing Yards (-110)
- Cook 100+ Rushing Yards (+130)
- Cook to score & MIN to win (+100)
- Conklin over 30.5 Receiving Yards (-110)
- Cousins 300+ Passing Yards (+235)
Zack’s “Quick” Rundown: As I worked through this injury report novel for the Bears, it was clear to see that they are going to get smoked tonight. With a cornerback group that is already the worst in the league in my opinion, they’ll be without their #1 CB and a few more corners. I like a Primetime Kirk and a Minnesota blowout in Chi-Town tonight.

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Geaux Tigers. Go Mavs. Go Pats. Go Stars. Go Rangers. Go BlueClaws.

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