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Thanksgiving day player prop bets I'm thankful for in Week 12


Author: Kate MagdziukPublished: 11/24/22
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Welcome to Week 12, where we’re starting off the NFL week with a heaping pile of food and one of the best Thanksgiving day game slates in recent memory.

Let’s celebrate by getting some skin in the game over on FanDuel Sportsbook. 👀 Here’s one player props from each game on turkey day that we’re thankful for (and all in on) in Week 12!

The bet: Josh Allen OVER 323.5 pass + rush yards (-114)

Since Week 7, the Lions have allowed a league-high 1,388 pass yards and a league-high 256 rushing yards to opposing quarterbacks. That feels like a great matchup for a quarterback that ranks second in the league in passing yards and third among quarterbacks in the league with 483 rush yards. Chef’s kiss.

You win if: Josh Allen has 324 or more passing yards and rushing yards, combined! Bet $10 to win a profit of $8.77 for a take-home total of $18.85.

The bet: Ezekiel Elliott OVER 44.5 rush yards (-113)

This might be the most surprising prop available on the day. Ezekiel Elliott, who managed 42 rush yards in his return from injury, against one of the — that Zeke is projected at 44.5 rushing yards on the day? Yes, please. Elliott is very familiar with the opposing Giants, averaging over 80 rush yards per game in his 11 career games against them. This Giants defense that ranks seventh in rushing yards allowed to running backs since Week 7, allowing a league-high 5.55 yards per attempt while tied for the fourth-most runs of 10 or more yards. Delicious!

You win if: Ezekiel Elliott has 45 or more rushing yards Bet $10 to win a profit of $8.85 for a take-home total of $18.85.

The bet: Jakobi Meyers OVER 54.5 receiving yards (-113)

Jakobi Meyers (and the Patriots offense in general) has been a bit volatile in 2022. It’s just never been the same without Tom Brady, ya know? But the good news is, they face a Thanksgiving matchup that should help them get their groove back.

Since Week 7, the Vikings are just one of two teams to allow opposing wide receivers more than 200 receiving yards per game. Mic drop! Meyers leads the team in targets, receptions and receiving yards and has hit this over in five of his eight games this year.

Worried about a lack of recent production? Don’t be! He’s faced the Jets twice and the Colts in his last three games — two of the most challenging matchups a wide receiver can have this season. Look for him to bounce back and hit the over in a plus matchup.

You win if: Jakobi Meyers has 55 or more receiving yards. Bet $10 to win a profit of $8.85 for a take-home total of $18.85.

(Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)


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