The Weekly Showstopper: Dolphins vs. Bills, Titans vs. Chargers and Giants vs. Commanders

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Colton Pool @CPoolReporter Dec 15, 2022, 6:34 PM

The NFL playoff race is heating up.

If you want to bet on NFL games, here are online sports betting insights for the Dolphins taking on the Bills on Saturday, as well as the Titans playing the Chargers and the Giants facing the Commanders on Sunday.

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Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills

Saturday, Dec. 17 | TV: NFL Network | 8:15 p.m. ET

In this AFC East clash, the Bills are seven-point football betting favorites at home against the Dolphins.

After losing back-to-back games, the Bills have won four straight. Following a five-game winning streak, the Dolphins have dropped their last two.

With 3,553 yards, 26 touchdowns and 11 interceptions on a 64% completion percentage, Bills quarterback Josh Allen has been one of the best in the league this year. Stefon Diggs has also been one of the top receivers and is fourth in the NFL with 1,239 yards and 10 touchdowns on 94 receptions.

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has thrown for 3,004 yards, 22 touchdowns and five picks on a 66% completion rate. Wide receiver Tyreek Hill leads the league with 100 receptions and is second with 1,460 yards. He and fellow wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, who’s tallied 1,003 yards on 59 catches, each have six touchdowns this year.

Tennessee Titans vs. Los Angeles Chargers

Sunday, Dec. 18 | TV: CBS | 4:25 p.m. ET

Trying to gain better positioning in the playoff picture, the Titans and Chargers are both 7-6 going into this matchup. The Chargers have NFL odds of -150 to win.

The Titans, once looking like a powerhouse in the AFC, have lost three straight games. The Chargers have won two of their last three, including a triumph over the Dolphins last week.

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is second in the league with 3,706 yards to go with 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions while completing 68% of his throws. Running back Austin Ekeler, who’s scored 12 total touchdowns, is first on the team with 634 rushing yards and third with 623 receiving yards on a team-best 93 receptions.

Titans running back Derrick Henry is second in the NFL with 1,199 rushing yards and is tied for third with 11 touchdowns on the ground. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 2,371 yards, 13 touchdowns and five picks on a 65% completion percentage.

New York Giants vs. Washington Commanders

Sunday, Dec. 18 | TV: NBC | 8:20 p.m. ET

In a battle between two NFC East squads both at 7-5-1, the Commanders have a -4.5 NFL spread against the Giants.

The Giants haven’t won in their last four games. Washington, however, is 3-0-1 in its last four contests and is coming off a bye after tying with the Giants two weeks ago.

In seven games, Commanders quarterback Taylor Heinicke has thrown for 1,444 yards, nine touchdowns and five interceptions while completing 62% of his passes. Terry McLaurin has a team-best 945 yards on 62 receptions.

New York running back Saquon Barkley is fourth in the NFL with 1,083 rushing yards to go with 10 total touchdowns. Quarterback Daniel Jones is first on the team with 2,534 passing yards with 12 touchdowns, four interceptions and a 66% completion percentage, as well as second with 548 rushing yards and five touchdowns on the ground.

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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.