The Weekly Showstopper: Commanders vs. Giants, Chiefs vs. Bengals and LSU vs. Georgia

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Colton Pool @CPoolReporter Dec 01, 2022, 5:18 PM

The playoff hunt for NFC East teams is heating up.

If you want to bet on NFL games, here are online sports betting insights for the Washington Commanders playing the New York Giants and the Kansas City Chiefs taking on the Cincinnati Bengals, as well as the LSU Tigers facing the Georgia Bulldogs in college football.

NFL

Washington Commanders vs. New York Giants

Sunday, Dec. 4 | TV: FOX | 1 p.m. ET

In a clash between two teams in the playoff picture, the Commanders are 2.5-point NFL betting favorites on the road against the Giants.

The Commanders (7-5) have won their last three games and six of their last seven. 

Taylor Heinicke has given their offense a spark, throwing for 1,169 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions on a 60.8% completion rate in six games. Terry McLaurin is the team’s leading receiver with 840 yards and two touchdowns on 54 receptions.

The Giants (7-4) haven’t been as successful recently, losing three of their last four contests.

Quarterback Daniel Jones has thrown for 2,165 yards, 10 touchdowns and four interceptions while running for 451 yards. Saquon Barkley is fourth in the league with 992 rushing yards to go with seven touchdowns on 224 carries.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday, Dec. 4 | TV: CBS | 4:25 p.m. ET

The Chiefs (9-2) have -135 NFL odds to win over the Bengals (7-4).

Patrick Mahomes, the NFL MVP odds favorite at -140, has been thrilling to watch. He leads the league with 3,585 yards and 29 touchdowns through the air while completing 66.1% of his passes. Travis Kelce is first in the league with 12 touchdown catches and paces the Chiefs, who have won their last five games, with 912 receiving yards on 73 catches.

Joe Burrow, who’s also in the top five for MVP odds at +1800, is leading the Bengals with 3,160 yards, 23 touchdowns and eight picks on a 68.2% completion rate. With Ja’Marr Chase missing games, Tee Higgins has led Cincinatti with 826 yards and four touchdowns on 57 receptions.

College Football

LSU Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Saturday, Dec. 3 | TV: CBS | 4 p.m. ET

No. 1-ranked Georgia (12-0) hasn’t lost a game yet this season and is a 17.5-point football betting favorite against No. 14 LSU (9-3) in the SEC Championship.

Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett has recorded 3,151 yards, 16 touchdowns and six interceptions while completing 67.2% of his passes. Running back Kenny McIntosh (654 rushing yards), tight end Brock Bowers (645 receiving yards), wide receiver Ladd McConkey (606 receiving yards) and running back Daijun Edwards (604 rushing yards) have been some of the top offensive players for Georgia.

Jayden Daniels is the Tigers’ leading passer with 2,566 yards, 15 touchdowns and two picks with a 68.6% completion rate and their leading rusher with 824 yards and 11 touchdowns on 174 runs. Malik Nabers is pacing LSU with 726 yards on 58 catches.

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Colton Pool

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Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.

Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.