It’s Championship Week in College Football. Week 13 is kicking off in the NFL. There are nine games you need to mark on your calendar. Click here for live football odds.
Top 9 Football Games Of The Week
Thursday, November 29
New Orleans Saints -8 +110 vs. Dallas Cowboys
FOX/NFL Network, 8:20 PM ET
AT&T Stadium, Arlington
Both teams are coming off of Thanksgiving Day wins and have had a full week to prepare. New Orleans is one of the safest NFL bets this season. The Saints are 9-2 ATS and have covered the betting spread in nine straight. Plus they are undefeated on the road and have covered the spread in all three prime time games. On the flip side, Dallas has won three straight and are 6-1 ATS since 2011 in games the Cowboys have been a TD+ underdog.
Friday, November 30
No. 17 Utah vs. No. 10 Washington -5
FOX, 8 PM ET
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
Will Utah or Washington win the Pac-12 championship? The Huskies beat rival Washington State in the Apple Cup to claim the Pac-12 North title. The Pac-12 South champ Utes are coming off a five TD second half that powered them to a come from behind win over BYU.
Saturday, December 1
No. 9 Texas vs. No. 5 Oklahoma -7½
ABC, 12 PM ET
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
The Big-12 championship game features a rematch of the Red River Showdown. In the original, the Longhorns topped the Sooners 48-45. It won’t matter if this game will produce a playoff team or not, and it’s going to be a barn burner!
No. 4 Georgia vs. No. 1 Alabama -13
CBS, 4 PM ET
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
This just might the biggest college football game of the season. The SEC Championship game is a rematch of last year’s College Football Playoff National Championship! Alabama won that game 26-23 in OT. If that is not enough motivation for Georgia, then the disrespectful 13-point spread should be.
No. 21 Northwestern vs. No. 6 Ohio State -14
FOX, 8 PM ET
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
The Big-Ten Championship game just got a lot more exciting after Ohio State steamrolled the Wolverines. College football oddsmakers saw enough from the Buckeyes to install OSU as 14-point favorites over Northwestern. The Wildcats went 8-1 in Big Ten play and 0-3 non-conference games. Northwestern didn’t lose on the road, dropped all four games at home, went 0-4 against the spread as a favorite and 5-1-1 as an underdog.
Pittsburgh vs. No. 2 Clemson -26½
ABC, 8 PM ET
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Will the 26.5-point underdog Pittsburgh Panthers shock the world and beat Clemson to win the ACC Championship? College football oddsmakers don’t think so and neither should you.
Sunday, December 2
Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans -4½
CBS, 1 PM ET
NRG Stadium, Houston
The Browns won on the road after losing 25 consecutive games away from Cleveland. Now they are 1-4 straight-up on the road in 2018 and a dismal 2-28 SU in their last 30 road games. Cleveland is 11-18-1 ATS during that span. Will the Browns win two road games in a row by beating Houston? The Texans are 4-0 SU and ATS against the Browns over the past decade.
Minnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots -6
FOX, 4:25 PM ET
Gillette Stadium, Foxboro
The Minnesota Vikings are 11-7 SU and 14-4 ATS against AFC teams since hiring Mike Zimmer in 2014. The Vikings are also 5-2-1 ATS in their past eight are coming off a big 24-17 primetime win over the Packers. Now the Vikings jump from the frying pan in the fire in the form of the Foxboro. The New England Patriots 5-0 SU and 4-1 ATS at home. They have also covered in six of their past eight games.
Los Angeles Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers -3 -125
NBC, 8:20 PM ET
Heinz Field, Pittsburgh
The Los Angeles Chargers are 4-1 ATS on the road this year. This week they are in Pittsburgh, making it the Bolts third game in the eastern time zone this season. L.A. is 2-0 SU and ATS in the previous two. The Steelers saw their six-game win streak come to an end at the hands of the Broncos. Pittsburgh is 5-1-1 ATS during that seven-game span. The Steelers are 12-1 SU and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 primetime games while the Chargers are just 2-8 SU and 4-5-1 ATS in their past ten night games.