Bad bad week last week. 1-3-1. Overall: 28-26-1
Green Bay minus 4.5 v Minnesota: Tolzien has played well and Minnesota’s defense is horrendous. Pack win 34-20
Chicago plus 1.5 at St. Louis: Battle of backup QB’s. Bears run D will have to stop Zac Stacy but Clemens won’t be able to win this game for the Rams. Bears 23-17
New York Giants minus 2.5 v Dallas. Who knows with these matchups but the Giants have won a few in a row and the Cowboys don’t win big games especially not on the road. Giants 31-27
New England plus 2.5 v Denver. Brady won’t lose two primetime games in a row. This one is at home and Denver is a little banged up. Patriots 35-34
New York Jets plus 3.5 at Baltimore. The Jets are terrible on the road but hey, they got blown out last week, so I’m sure they’ll bounce back right? That’s how it has been all season. Jets win 23-14.
Last Week: 4-1 Overall: 24-21
Jacksonville plus 13 at Tennessee. The Jags have lost every game by double digits but hey, if they lose by 10, they cover. Tennessee 24-14
Pittsburgh minus 3 v. Buffalo. E.J. Manuel is back but has been out for several weeks and the Steelers are a desperate team at home. Steelers beat rookie QB’s. Pittsburgh 30-23.
Cincinnati minus 1.5 at Baltimore. Traditionally, the Bengals struggle on the road and Baltimore dominates at home but Baltimore is just bad right now. Ray Rice can’t run and Flacco passes very well to the opposing team. I think the Bengals will have just enough, 20-17.
Carolina plus 6 at San Francisco. This was a tough game to pick but Carolina has a defense now. Newton will make enough plays to keep this one tight. S.F. wins 27-24
Indianapolis minus 9.5 v St. Louis. The Colts are at home coming off of a poor performance and the Rams still don’t have a quarterback. The only way the Colts don’t perform well is if Zac Stacy wins it by himself but he is banged up and questionable. Colts 28-13.
Last Week: 3-2 Overall: 20-20
Almost halfway through the season and right at .500. Have some work to do to make some money!
New York Jets plus 6.5 v New Orleans Saints: Bad Geno means good Geno comes next. New Orleans struggles offensively on the road especially on the ground. I think the Jets pull the upset 20-19.
Tennessee minus 3 at St. Louis: Yes the Rams defense kept the game close against Seattle but they’re not in primetime, they’re on a short week, and Tennessee is coming off of a bye. Kellen Clemens is so so bad. Titans win 27-13.
Washington minus 1 v. San Diego: What choice does Washington have but to win home games? They have been so bad this season but this is the time of year where San Diego starts to deteriorate so what better time to do so against a desperate team on the road on the east coast with a 1:00 start time. Skins win 31-24.
Seattle minus 15.5 v Tampa Bay. Look for the defense to make plays for Seattle. The offensive was so anemic last week that I think Lynch will get the ball a lot in a simplified approach. Rookie quarterbacks and winless teams don’t fair well in the Pacific Northwest so why would this week be any different? Seattle ugly 31-14.
Indianapolis minus 2 at Houston: Houston is the home team with awful fans for a primetime game that pits them against Andrew Luck. Those fans will turn on the Keenum led Texans early and Luck will execute a victory. Colts 28-17.
Tough week last week thanks to Houston.
Last Week: 2-3 Overall: 10-10
Kansas City minus 3 at Tennessee: This is solely for the opportunity to bet against Ryan Fitzpatrick. 23-16
Jacksonville plus 11.5 at St. Louis. I know it’s Jacksonville but they have to win once right? St. Louis is not great offensively. Rams win 20-13
Chicago plus 1 vs New Orleans. Saints are coming off of a short week and they think they’re good. Chicago the complete opposite after giving up 40 to Detroit. The NFL is funny this way…bet on Chicago. Bears win 27-24 OT
San Fran minus 6 v. Houston. A long time to prepare for Harbaugh and the troops. Home game in primetime usually favors the Niners. S.F. wins 31-17
Atlanta minus 10 v. NY Jets. The Jets and especially Geno Smith are terrible. Take the Falcons at home who are DESPERATE to win. Falcons 34-10.