The schedule of games in football betting for Thanksgiving week may be some of the best ones we have ever had for the holiday week. The two top teams in the NFL will be featured in games on Thanksgiving Day while two of the top three teams in college football will play on Friday. Here is a look at Thursday and Friday’s big games.
NFL Football Betting – Games to Bet On
Thursday, November 24th
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (Fox)
The unbeaten Packers figure to get one of their toughest tests of the season on the road against the Lions. Green Bay will be favored on the road as they look to keep their perfect season alive in what should be a very high scoring contest.
Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys (CBS)
The Cowboys get their traditional Thanksgiving Day game against a Miami team that is suddenly playing very well. Dallas is favored at home in NFL odds at BetDSI Sportsbook.
San Francisco 49ers at Baltimore Ravens (NFL Network)
Two of the top teams in the NFL meet on Thursday night as history will be made with brothers facing each other as Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers take on John Harbaugh’s Ravens. With these two defenses it could be a low scoring game on Thursday night.
College Football Betting – Games to Bet On
Texas at Texas A&M (ESPN)
This game is a traditional one that we get each Thanksgiving week so it will get some attention although neither team is ranked in the Top 25. A&M is likely to be favored at home against the Longhorns.
Friday, November 25th
No. 3 Arkansas at No. 1 LSU (CBS)
This is the biggest game of the weekend in college football with the top-ranked Tigers hosting the third-ranked Razorbacks. LSU has been a juggernaut all season but the Razorbacks figure to give them a test as they have one of the best offenses in college football.
Pittsburgh at West Virginia (ESPN)
This is the evening game on ESPN for Friday and it is a key one in the Big East with both teams at 3-2 in the conference and a half game out of first place. The Mountaineers are favored at home in this rivalry contest.