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Breaking down NFL weather for Week 15 and what it means for fantasy and betting

The weather report can impact fantasy football and betting. We break down the important information you need to prepare for Week 15.

A Rock Dove (Columba livia) stands on the field in the second half of a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Las Vegas Raiders at glass-domed Allegiant Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Colts defeated the Raiders 44-27. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

We’ve been getting pretty lucky with NFL weather the last few weeks and, crossing fingers, it looks like we’ll continue that streak.

We’ll go through the games that look to have the worst wind, cold and possible precipitation and also give you the games where we shouldn’t need to worry about weather, i.e., the games you can choose from in DFS without getting an ulcer. Helpful weather resources include National Weather Service and Dark Sky, among others.

Check back before kickoff for updates on these weather situations.

Worst weather games

At this point there aren’t any true weather concerns. That could change, but for now we are all systems go.

Better weather games

Buffalo Bills at Denver Broncos

Denver will be in the low 40s with temperatures dropping throughout the game. Clear skies and 5 mph wind makes for a good forecast for Josh Allen to let it rip.

Carolina Panthers at Green Bay Packers

Mid to late December in Green Bay will bring us cold, but nothing out of the norm, as temperatures will hover just below freezing with no precipitation and little wind. Let the Aaron Rodgers MVP hunt continue in earnest.

Detroit Lions at Tennessee Titans

Low 50s with clear skies and variable wind might make getting run over by Derrick Henry slightly more comfortable, if that’s possible.

Jacksonville Jaguars at Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens get a cake walk matchup at home against the Jaguars and they’ll get some nice weather for their stroll, with temperatures in the mid-40s, no wind and no precipitation.

New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

The Patriots will get a taste of that Florida winter that Tom Brady keeps haring on about. High 70s, no wind, sunny skies, beach weather.

Seattle Seahawks at Washington Football Team

The nation’s capital will be cloudy, but with little wind and mid 40s as Russ’ cooking show comes to town.

New York Jets at Los Angeles Rams

This is L.A. ad Sheryl Crow would say in a song that you probably haven’t heard and that means good weather. Temperatures in the mid-70s, no rain and 5 mph wind. Jared Goff hets a perfect set up for good fantasy points.

Philadelphia Eagles at Arizona Cardinals

Glendale isn’t just for 365 days of the year golfing, you can play football there too! And Jalen Hurts will come to town to take on Kyler Murray in great weather as usual. High 60s, sunny skies and no wind to speak of.

Cleveland Browns at New York Giants

Cloudy skies, temps in the mid-30s and variable winds should work fine for this matchup. It’s no Arizona, but hey, it could be a lot worse.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals

If I were going to put any game in the “worst” section, it would be this one, but that would be a stretch. Temperatures will be in the low 40s, no rain and winds around 10 mph. Those winds could pick up as we get closer to game time, but for now, clear sailing.

Home sweet dome-ish

Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders

Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

San Francisco 49ers at Dallas Cowboys

Kansas City Chiefs at New Orleans Saints

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons

Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts