Biggest Line Movers of NFL Week 12

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Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers. John Fisher/Getty Images/AFP

By Week 12, players and teams start to get hit with the injury bug. Fatigue starts to set in and bodies start to get banged up. As more and more information comes out on players’ health, lines move at the NFL odds. Here are the three games that have seen the most line movement in the NFL.

Falcons -2 (-110)

Opened +1 (-110)
Currently -2 (-110)

The Falcons have lost their last two games by a combined score of 68-3 and yet they’re not favorites on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the best sportsbooks.

Personally, I don’t get it. The Jaguars were beat up by the 49ers last week but have stayed competitive against better teams like the Colts and Bills. The Jaguars lost to the Colts, 23-17, and beat the Bills 9-6 in the previous two weeks before the game against the 49ers.

The Jaguars struggled against the 49ers’ run game but shouldn’t have much of an issue against the Falcons and their offense. It’s a defense that is continuing to improve week by week and while the Jaguars’ offense isn’t all that, they’ve found ways to score here and there, especially when the running game gets going.

I’d absolutely side with the Jaguars now.

Buccaneers -3 (-110)

Opened -1 (-110)
Currently -3 (-110)

It’s been a great ride for the Colts recently. Indianapolis is 6-5 and is back over .500 when everyone thought they couldn’t. The Colts lost some really close games early in the season and dealt with so many injuries. It’s fun to see them competitive again.

However, at home, sharps didn’t think the Colts were deserving of a near pick-em against the former champions.

The Buccaneers are now -3 against the Colts after dominating the Giants on Monday Night Football. Beating the Giants is nothing to brag about, however, after losing two straight games prior to the game against the Giants, it was good to see the Buccaneers get back on track.

Despite the Colts winning four of their last five games, I also like the Buccaneers to win by more than a field goal in this one for an NFL pick.

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers walks towards the huddle. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Packers -1 (-110)

Opened -3 (-110)
Currently -1 (-110)

The Packers are 8-3 on the season and have Aaron Rodgers back under center. However, when sharps and the public learned about his fractured toe, the line shifted from -3 to -1 for the Packers.

It seems like so many are down on the Rams this season, despite the Rams adding a bunch of talent like Von Miller and Odell Beckham Jr. to name a few. This is a star-studded group and a Rams team that is going to do whatever it takes to win a Super Bowl.

The Rams haven’t played all that well recently, especially with Matthew Stafford not making the best decisions at quarterback. But overall, once this team catches fire, it’s going to be hard to stop them.

In Green Bay, it’s going to be difficult for the Rams to win, but it’ll absolutely be a close game. Maybe this isn’t one to bet. It seems like a real toss-up.