The Weekly Showstopper: Giants vs. Vikings, Eagles vs. Cowboys and Raiders vs. Steelers

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Colton Pool @CPoolReporter Dec 22, 2022, 6:44 PM

The NFL playoff picture is far from solidified despite there only being three weeks left in the regular season.

If you want to bet on NFL games, here are online sports betting insights for the Philadelphia Eagles facing off with the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants playing the Minnesota Vikings and the Las Vegas Raiders taking on the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday.

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New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings

Saturday, Dec. 24 | TV: FOX | 1 p.m. ET

As of Thursday, Dec. 22, the Vikings are four-point football betting favorites against the Giants, two teams that would make the playoffs if the regular season ended last weekend.

Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson leads the league with 1,623 yards on 111 receptions. Running back Dalvin Cook is one of six players in the NFL with 1,000 rushing yards as he has 1,045. Quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown for 3,818 yards, 24 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while completing 65.3% of his throws.

Giants running back Saquon Barkley is fourth in the NFL with 1,170 rushing yards to go with nine touchdowns. Quarterback Daniel Jones has thrown for 2,694 yards, 12 touchdowns and four picks while completing 66% of his passes and is second on the team with 583 rushing yards.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

Saturday, Dec. 24 | TV: FOX | 4:25 p.m. ET

In this NFC East battle, the Cowboys have -225 NFL odds to win over the Eagles.

The Eagles have the best record in the NFL at 13-1, but they’ll be without MVP candidate Jalen Hurts due to injury. Gardner Minshew will start at quarterback.

The Eagles still have plenty of talent. Miles Sanders is fifth in the NFL with 1,110 rushing yards and is tied for fourth with 11 touchdowns on the ground. AJ Brown is fifth in receiving yards with 1,144 on 74 receptions to go with 10 touchdowns.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has thrown for 2,103 yards, 17 touchdowns and 11 picks on a 68% completion rate in nine games. Tony Pollard (969 rushing yards) and CeeDee Lamb (1,087 receiving yards) have also been key for Dallas.

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Saturday, Dec. 24 | TV: NFL Network | 8:15 p.m. ET

The Steelers are 2.5-point NFL betting favorites at home against the Raiders.

Las Vegas has some of the best offensive players in the league. Josh Jacobs is first in the NFL with 1,495 rushing yards and is tied for fourth with 11 touchdowns, while Davante Adams is tied for the league lead with 12 receiving touchdowns and is fourth with 1,275 receiving yards.

Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett has thrown for 1,797 yards, four touchdowns and eight interceptions while completing 65% of his passes. Najee Harris leads the team with 790 rushing yards and six touchdowns.

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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.