NFL DFS First Look: Week 12 - Thanksgiving Edition

The NFL First Look is complete with sortable odds, implied team totals, DVOA rankings, and more to help you get a head start on your research for the coming week.

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NFL Schedule & Vegas Lines

Road Team Home Team Fav Line Total Date Time (ET)
Chicago Bears Detroit Lions CHI -3.5 41.5 Thursday 12:30 pm
Las Vegas Raiders Dallas Cowboys DAL -7.5 50.5 Thursday 4:30 pm
Buffalo Bills New Orleans Saints BUF -5.5 45.5 Thursday 8:20 pm

Implied Team Totals, DVOA Rankings, and DVP Matchups

Offense Line Total Opp. DVOA vs. PASS vs. RUN DvP – QB DvP – RB DvP – WR DvP – TE
Dallas Cowboys -7.5 29.0 LVR 22 23 15 16 27 5 30
Buffalo Bills -5.5 25.5 NOS 5 14 1 24 1 27 9
Chicago Bears -3.5 22.5 DET 28 28 29 9 30 12 11
Las Vegas Raiders 7.5 21.5 DAL 4 3 19 19 7 18 24
New Orleans Saints 5.5 20.0 BUF 1 1 12 1 9 1 6
Detroit Lions 3.5 19.0 CHI 16 15 22 13 17 26 7

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  • Derek Farnsworth (Notorious)

  • Derek Farnsworth, aka Notorious, is one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of DFS, thanks in large part to the great advice he gives on a daily basis in’s Grind Down for NBA and MLB as well as the First Look column that gives a preview of the day’s games from a DFS perspective. Before joining the RotoGrinders team, Derek received a Masters Degree from the University of Utah. When he’s not busy providing content, he’s dominating the industry as evidenced by his consistent top rankings in multiple sports. Farnsworth provides expert analysis for RotoGrinders Premium members on a daily basis during the NBA season and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards.


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