Let's kick things off with a look at the late game and one extremely undervalued TE.
?Week 15 NFL Props Recap ?9-6 offshore & 8-2 on domestic books! (gotta love those fantasy props baby!) On the season, all our subscriber picks are a combined 311-213 (59.4%) on the season for $88.55 units. pic.twitter.com/ZB2Guv6w9q — Bet the Prop (@bettheprop) December 17, 2019
Week 15 NFL Props
Rams TE Tyler Higbee
Over 40.5 Receiving Yards (-117 @ Pinnacle)Note: There is no line available for this prop in the Prop Builder at the time of publishing. We'll alert our subscribers when the US-friendly offshore markets open one, but in the meantime, you can get this line at Pinnacle, and FanDuel also has it available -- O41.5 available at -112. This is an aggressively low number for a guy coming off three-straight 100-yard receiving games, the only TE to accomplish the feat this season. I understand why oddsmakers are a bearish in Higbee this week:
- Gerald Everett will be back in the lineup
- And the 49ers give up the fewest yards to TEs
Sean McVay may have a bright future as a sports bettor with that kind of hedging. Either way, it doesn't sound as if Everett will be a big part of this week's gameplan. Maybe you're not buying the coach-speak, and I can't blame you -- but money talks. Don't forget that the Rams made Higbee one of the 10 highest-paid TEs in football right before the season. Now they're targetting him at an elite at a Kelce-like rate. Why stop now? To force-feed Everett coming off a knee injury? I'm not buying it. While the 49ers have been a brutal matchup for TEs on the season, they're currently as banged up as anybody on defense. That includes starting safety Jaquiski Tartt, who's played a key roll in slowing opposing TEs all season but won't suit up for this one. At the end of the day, however, this is all about a number that is at least 10 yards too low. I'd play it to 46.5 without hesitation.
Sean McVay on TE Gerald Everett, who has been dealing with a knee injury: "We’re just kind of feeling it out... Part of that too, is as we complete the game plan and kind of figure out exactly what that looks like and what his involvement would be, if he is feeling good enough.”— Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) December 19, 2019
Patriots RB Sony Michel
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