Sports have become an integral part of the Christmas Day experience over the years and both the NFL and NBA have put together a slate of marquee matchups to be enjoyed with family and friends on Dec. 25. The NFL Christmas Day schedule includes Chiefs vs. Raiders at 1 p.m. ET, Eagles vs. Giants at 4:30 p.m. ET and then wraps up with 49ers vs. Ravens at 8:15 p.m. ET. The latest Christmas Day NFL odds list the Chiefs (-10), Eagles (-11.5) and 49ers (-5.5) as favorites.
Meanwhile, the Christmas Day NBA schedule includes five games, with Knicks (+3) vs. Bucks tipping off at noon ET to begin the action and Suns (-4) vs. Mavericks closing things out at 10:30 p.m. ET. With wall-to-wall action in both sports, playing the right Christmas Day parlay will be all about understanding the matchups. Before considering any 2023 Christmas Day picks or parlays on the NFL or NBA, you need to see what SportsLine’s advanced computer model has to say.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA and NFL game 10,000 times, has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five-plus seasons. The model enters Week 9 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a stunning 101-52 roll on all top-rated NBA picks dating back to last season, returning well over $4,000.
The model is also up well over $7,000 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception. The model enters Week 16 of the 2023 NFL season on an incredible 178-129 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. It is also on a 32-21 roll on top-rated NFL picks since Week 7 of last season.
Now, the model has set its sights on the Christmas Day schedule and locked in its best bets. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. If you parlay these picks, you could be looking at a payout of more than 24-1.
Top NBA and NFL Christmas Day picks
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