2008-2009 Season NFL Football Past Picks

Super Bowl

01

Arizona vs. Pittsburgh
Sunday 02/01 06:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Arizona +7.5 (-130) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The big game is upon us. Pittsburgh's presence here is no surprise. Arizona was a massive long shot to make it, both at the beginning of the season, and even at the start of...

Conference Finals

18

Philadelphia at Arizona
Sunday 01/18 03:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Philadelphia -4 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 2 units on Game Total UNDER 47 -110

The Eagles, who were left for dead after a 10-3 loss to the Redskins in week 16, have certainly come together at the right time. I mentioned last week in picking them that they ...

Divisional Playoffs

11

Philadelphia at New York Giants
Sunday 01/11 01:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Philadelphia +4 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Back at the beginning of the season, I picked the Eagles to contend for the NFC East title and to come out ahead of the Giants. Early in the season it became clear that somethin...

10

Baltimore at Tennessee
Saturday 01/10 04:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Baltimore +3 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

It's easy to look at the numbers of Ravens rookie QB Joe Flacco and say he will be overmatched here by the Titans defense. To some degree, in their early season matchup, he ...

Wildcard Round

04

Philadelphia at Minnesota
Sunday 01/04 04:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Philadelphia -3 (-115) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

The Eagles needed a miracle going into the final week to make it here. They had to beat the Cowboys and hope for a couple other things to happen. Well, they all did and here the...

04

Baltimore at Miami
Sunday 01/04 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Baltimore -3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Dolphins used the Wildcat offense to get to the playoffs. Starting with their game against New England, this offense caught many off guard and it led to more wins than expec...

Week 17

28

Denver at San Diego
Sunday 12/28 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

The last game of the NFL regular season will be a virtual playoff matchup between the Broncos and the Chargers. The Chargers looked dead in the water at 4-8 through 12 games, bu...

28

New England at Buffalo
Sunday 12/28 01:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Buffalo +6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Perhaps one of the most overlooked factors for the Bills this year has been the QB situation. When Trent Edwards is healthy, the Bills are simply a much different team. They are...

28

Pittsburgh at Cleveland
Sunday 12/28 01:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Cleveland +11 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This game looks like an automatic blowout for the Steelers who are one of the league's top teams facing one of the league's worst. We have the top-ranked defense against...

28

Carolina at New Orleans
Sunday 12/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on New Orleans +3 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 52 -110

What a difference a weekn (and an OT loss) can make. Last week Carolina was playing the Giants for the potential top seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. ...

28

Detroit at Green Bay
Sunday 12/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 43 -110

The Detroit Lions look to avoid being the first team in NFL history to go 0-16. The oddsmakers give them a very low chance of avoiding this fate as they face Green Bay. The Pack...

28

Kansas City at Cincinnati
Sunday 12/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 38 -110

Since the Bengals lost Carson Palmer, the offense hasn't been able to do anything the entire season. There may even be some evidence it has regressed. They have managed 10.5...

Week 16

22

Green Bay at Chicago
Monday 12/22 08:35 PM Eastern

2 units on Green Bay +4 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Bears have renewed playoff hopes thanks to the Vikings loss yesterday, giving folks an easy reason to back them tonight laying a small number vs. a 5-9 team. But the fact th...

21

Philadelphia at Washington
Sunday 12/21 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Washington +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Can it get any lower for the Skins? This team started out 6-2 with their only loss coming to a then undefeated Giants team. Things looked rosy. Since then Washington has lost fi...

21

Buffalo at Denver
Sunday 12/21 04:05 PM Eastern

5 units on Buffalo +7 (-120) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

These teams started out the season getting a lot of ink and even Super Bowl talk. But that talk certainly faded from the Bills camp as a 5-1 start became a 1-7 disaster. The Bil...

21

Houston at Oakland
Sunday 12/21 04:05 PM Eastern

5 units on Oakland +7 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Houston Texans are mirroring their 2007-08 performance where they recovered from a slow start to reach the .500 mark for the first time. They have now won four straight to l...

21

New York Jets at Seattle
Sunday 12/21 04:05 PM Eastern

4 units on Seattle +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Jets put together a stretch of games over the middle of the season in which it seemed like this team had put it all together. It culminating with a huge road win over the th...

21

Arizona at New England
Sunday 12/21 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Arizona +8 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Last week was Arizona's worst game of the year. They got down 14-0 early to the Vikings on a punt return and long TD pass and they never recovered. Combine that with the fac...

21

New Orleans at Detroit
Sunday 12/21 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

The Lions are running out of time as they enter this one with a 0-14 record. They stand to become the only team that will forever be entrenched in the NFL record books for absol...

21

Pittsburgh at Tennessee
Sunday 12/21 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Tennessee +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This may be a first. The Tennessee Titans, who sport the best record in the NFL at 12-2, are a slight dog at home. While I haven't been a big proponent of the Tians this sea...

21

San Francisco at St. Louis
Sunday 12/21 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on San Francisco -5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 4 units on Game Total UNDER 43.5 -110

The Rams have had a dreadful season and have played themselves to a 2-12 record. The actuality is that their season has been even worse than that. They have managed to lose nine...

20

Baltimore at Dallas
Saturday 12/20 08:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Baltimore +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

A crucial inter-conference matchup takes place in Dallas when the 9-5 Ravens visit the 9-5 Cowboys with Wildcard hopes on the line. The Ravens have really exerted themselves on ...

18

Indianapolis at Jacksonville
Thursday 12/18 08:15 PM Eastern

5 units on Jacksonville +6 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Indianapolis Colts have now won seven-straight games after a sluggish start. But against whom? Their last five wins have come against teams with a combined record of 19-51! ...

Week 15

15

Cleveland at Philadelphia
Monday 12/15 08:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Cleveland +15.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

At 7-5-1, the Eagles are on playoff life support. They can likely blame a tie in a lackluster performance with the lowly Bengals for their very precarious situation. They a...

14

New York Giants at Dallas
Sunday 12/14 08:15 PM Eastern

4 units on New York Giants +3 (-115) (risk 4 to win 3.5)

The 11-2 Giants will take the field on Sunday as an underdog for just the third time this season. The first two times, New York won the games outright as they seem to relish the...

14

Denver at Carolina
Sunday 12/14 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 48 -110

I talk about it nearly every week, but no one (at least not the oddsmakers) is listening! Denver is NOT an offensive powerhouse! They are not even above-average. The Broncos loo...

14

New England at Oakland
Sunday 12/14 04:15 PM Eastern

5 units on Oakland +7 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Patriots are certainly not the team they were last season. The absence of Tom Brady is the obvious difference and what was a perfect record last season has turned into an 8-...

14

Detroit at Indianapolis
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Detroit +17 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Many don't get to see this Lions team play that much, because they don't win and obviously don't get the TV exposure that other teams get. What most of the country d...

14

Green Bay at Jacksonville
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 45.5 -110

These two teams certainly had designs on the playoffs when the season started. Both have evolved into candidates for "most dissapointing" team of the year. And it'...

14

San Diego at Kansas City
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 45.5 -110

The Chiefs have been one of the worst teams in the NFL over the past year and a half. How bad have have they been? Kansas City is now 2-20 in their last 22 games. The biggest re...

14

Seattle at St. Louis
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 42 -110

What can be said about the Rams offense? It's simply as inept as it gets. They made it into the end-zone once last week. And that was an improvement! Over the four previous ...

14

Tennessee at Houston
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Houston +3 (-105) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

This is an extremely interesting line. We have the team with the NFL's best record facing a team with a losing record. The better team won the first matchup of the season&nb...

14

Washington at Cincinnati
Sunday 12/14 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Cincinnati +7 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Redskins are in a fight for their playoff lives, and Cincinnati has nothing left to play for - except spoiler. Washington has not been able to beat any team this season by m...

11

New Orleans at Chicago
Thursday 12/11 08:15 PM Eastern

2 units on New Orleans +3 (-115) (risk 2 to win 1.7)Pick: 2 units on Game Total OVER 45 -110

A critical NFC Thursday Night matchup features a pair of 7-6 teams that will be playing what may be an elimination game. The Bears have long been known as a defensive team, but ...

Week 14

08

Tampa Bay at Carolina
Monday 12/08 08:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total OVER 38.5 -110

After having to endure two horrible prime-time games over the past week (Jac-Hou last Monday and Oak-SD on Thursday), we finally get a great game between two great teams with pl...

07

Washington at Baltimore
Sunday 12/07 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 35 -110

This is a bad weather added play. The conditions in Baltimore tonight are going to be horrible, not in terms of precipitation, but in terms of wind, it will have a big impact in...

07

Dallas at Pittsburgh
Sunday 12/07 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Pittsburgh -3 (-105) (risk 4 to win 3.8)

The Cowboys have to be the biggest bandwagon team of 2008. When they started out the season playing very well, averaging 29.4 ppg in their first five games, everyone crowned the...

07

St. Louis at Arizona
Sunday 12/07 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 48.5 -110

The Rams have lost 14 of their last 16 games and stand at just 2-10 this season. They simply can't get anything going offensively. They have not found the end-zone but once ...

07

Kansas City at Denver
Sunday 12/07 04:05 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 49 -110

It has been a strange and wild ride for the Broncos this season. They opened the year at 3-0 and looked like an offensive power, averaging 38 ppg in the process. Amazingly since...

07

New England at Seattle
Sunday 12/07 04:05 PM Eastern

5 units on Seattle +4.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

This line looks like an error? The New England Patriots laying just 4.5 to the lowly Seachickens? What? The Patroits put together an incredible two-game run with Matt Cassel pos...

07

Atlanta at New Orleans
Sunday 12/07 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 51.5 -110

The Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Siants meet for the second time in less than a month. In the first meeting, the Falcons prevailed 34-20. The Saints lost and put up just ...

07

Jacksonville at Chicago
Sunday 12/07 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Jacksonville +6.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

How bad is Jacksonville? Anyone who saw Monday night's game vs. Houston has an opinion on that - and a strong one. Meaning, nearly everyone thinks this team is absolutely ho...

04

Oakland at San Diego
Thursday 12/04 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 41.5 -110

As predicted, Oakland has again been poor in 2008. San Diego has to be this year's biggest disappointment coming in at 4-8. Amazingly, due to an incredibly weak division, th...

Week 13

01

Jacksonville at Houston
Monday 12/01 08:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 48 -110

Tonight the Houston Texans host a Monday Night Football game for the first time since 1994. Both of these teams have struggled to identical 4-7 records, and their playoff fate h...

30

Atlanta at San Diego
Sunday 11/30 04:05 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 49 -110

The Chargers are still thought of and hearalded as a great offensive team. Their is a solid QB, big name running back and tight end, and a cast of recievers that rank right up t...

30

Denver at New York Jets
Sunday 11/30 01:05 PM Eastern

4 units on Game Total UNDER 47.5 -110

The Broncos have been thought of all season long as an offensive giant, but the reality is they only started that way, and that image has lasted all the way past Thanksgiving. T...

30

Carolina at Green Bay
Sunday 11/30 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Carolina +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 42 -110

The Green Bay Packers are a seductive team. Aaron Rodgers has had a Brett Favre type season, the WR core is talented, Ryan Grant is running the ball better now that he is health...

30

Indianapolis at Cleveland
Sunday 11/30 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Cleveland +4.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

Everyone is beginning to sing the praises of the Colts again as they have won four straight games and Peyton Manning and company are back in business. I'm not as sold yet. J...

30

San Francisco at Buffalo
Sunday 11/30 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on San Francisco +6.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

I think by now everyone saw the meltdown by Mike Singletary after his first game taking over this team. The fact is his team was playing heartless and soft, and he called some p...

27

Seattle at Dallas
Thursday 11/27 04:15 PM Eastern

2 units on Seattle +12.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

It has been an injury riddled season for both of these teams with each going a stint without their primary signal caller. Both Matt Hasselbeck and Tony Romo are back. Both took ...

Week 12

24

Green Bay at New Orleans
Monday 11/24 08:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Green Bay +1 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 51 -110

This is a must-win for both teams as each sit at 5-5. With the tight wild-card races this year, a loss will likely deal the death blow to the playoff hopes of the loser. The Pac...

23

Indianapolis at San Diego
Sunday 11/23 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 49.5 -110

This total reflects reputation and perception more than current reality. When you think of Indianapolis and San Diego, you think of offense. The Colts offense has been a machine...

23

Carolina at Atlanta
Sunday 11/23 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Atlanta -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Atlanta dropped a tough game at home vs. Denver last week. One thing this team has been able to do is shake off a loss and come storming back the next week. The Falcons are 3-0 ...

23

Washington at Seattle
Sunday 11/23 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Seattle +3.5 (-115) (risk 3 to win 2.6)

What has happened to the Skins? They opened the season looking great, winning four of their first five with the only loss coming to the Giants. Since then they have gone just 2-...

23

Oakland at Denver
Sunday 11/23 04:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Oakland +9 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Denver is laying near double-digits? Hmmmm. Denver is 6-4 but this is not a 6-4 team. They were handed a win by Ed Hoculi in September and recorded close wins vs. New Orleans, T...

23

San Francisco at Dallas
Sunday 11/23 01:15 PM Eastern

3 units on San Francisco +10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Tony Romo is back and so are the Cowboys. Or so the story goes. When Romo went down, Dallas lost two of three, scoring 14 ppg in the process. Upon his return they won. But, the ...

23

Houston at Cleveland
Sunday 11/23 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Houston +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

The playoff chase for these teams has become a long shot at best. Each have had disappointing seasons to date, and will be fighting for a win here to keep some hope alive. ...

23

New England at Miami
Sunday 11/23 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Miami -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

How things have changed in the AFC East. Last year Miami was 1-15 and New England was 16-0. This season, the teams are tied at 6-4 and Miami is going for the season sweep. New E...

23

New York Giants at Arizona
Sunday 11/23 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 48 -110

Everyone is waiting for the Giants to expose a weakness, but none has yet appeared. They grind down defenses with a punishing 3-headed running game and when needed, Eli Manning ...

Week 11

17

Cleveland at Buffalo
Monday 11/17 08:35 PM Eastern

4 units on Cleveland +5.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

It was six weeks into the season and the whispers around Buffalo had the words "Superbowl" mixed in. The Bills have subsequently fallen hard. They have not won a game ...

16

Arizona at Seattle
Sunday 11/16 04:05 PM Eastern

4 units on Seattle +3 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This is a tricky spot for the Cardinals. They have dominated at times with a big offense, but they have also shown to be a flawed team on defense. And, this is not a team that h...

16

Baltimore at New York Giants
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Baltimore +7 (-105) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Baltimore Ravens have been painted as a defensive only team, that can't score. That is changing faster than the odds-makers want to admit. The Ravens have won four strai...

16

Chicago at Green Bay
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Chicago +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Bears and the Packers, heated division rivals, enter a big game for both in the NFC North. Chicago is tied with Minnesota for the lead at 5-4, while the Packers sit one game...

16

Denver at Atlanta
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 51 -110

Denver continues to draw large totals despite the obvious fact that the offense that was scoring at will early on has faltered in five of the last six weeks. The average points ...

16

Houston at Indianapolois
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Houston +9 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

The Colts are simply not close to the team they have been the last several seasons. They have already played four games in which they have scored less than 20 points. ...

16

Minnesota at Tampa Bay
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Tampa Bay -4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

I was surprised to see this line as low as it is in this game. I think the books are giving the Vikings more credit than they deserve. The defense has played well, and ranks sid...

16

New Orleans at Kansas City
Sunday 11/16 01:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

The last time Kansas City played in a game with a total of 50 or higher was Novemebr 27th, 2005. That's almost three years and 47 games ago! The Drew Brees factor and the pu...

16

Philadelphia at Cincinnati
Sunday 11/16 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Philadelphia -9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

As much as this looks like a game the Eagles could no-show, their are 10 teams in the NFC right now with an equal or better record. There is no playing with this game because an...

13

New York Jets at New England
Thursday 11/13 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on New York Jets +3 (+100) (risk 3 to win 3)

This game has suddently become a huge AFC East battle, as the winner will sit alone atop the AFC East. The Patriots have managed to survive without the services of Tom Brady, bu...

Week 10

10

San Francisco at Arizona
Monday 11/10 08:35 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 47.5 -110

The 49ers have gone through a lot of changes recently. The first was the firing of Mike Nolan and the hiring of Mike Singletary who will be looking for his first win. Singletary...

09

Kansas City at San Diego
Sunday 11/09 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 47.5 -110

Kansas City has kept two games in which they were huge underdogs very close. They put up 51 points in those two games. Now there are suddently believers in this Chiefs offense. ...

09

Carolina at Oakland
Sunday 11/09 04:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Oakland +9.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

I'm not sure if their was ever an uglier display on an NFL field than what Oakland showed last week. They finished the game with 77 total yards of total offense. Defensively...

09

Baltimore at Houston
Sunday 11/09 01:00 PM Eastern

Multiple Picks

Houston saw their three-game winning streak snapped by Minnesota last week. But who do they have to blame? The Texans were in the red-zone twice late in the game only to turn th...

09

Buffalo at New England
Sunday 11/09 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Buffalo +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

It's funny how things change week-to-week in the NFL. After their win against the Chargers three weeks ago, there was talk about the Bills being Superbowl material at 5-1. B...

09

Green Bay at Minnesota
Sunday 11/09 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Green Bay +2.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Packers have to be the best team in the NFL that isn't over the .500 mark, and they certainly have the Vikings number. The line is based heavily on the results from last...

09

New Orleans at Atlanta
Sunday 11/09 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 50 -110

The public loves high-scoring teams and you can rest assured it juices the lines when they take the field. This one opened at 49 and is on the rise as the public lines up on wha...

Week 9

02

New England at Indianapolis
Sunday 11/02 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Indianapolis -6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Before the season started, the NBC probably thought they would be getting two undefeated teams for this game. Obviously things have changed dramatically. Tom Brady went down wit...

02

Dallas at New York Giants
Sunday 11/02 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Dallas +9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Cowboys face has changed behind center, as Tony Romo remains sidlined with a broken finger. Since his injury, under Brad Johnson the Cowboys have gone from unstoppable to me...

02

Miami at Denver
Sunday 11/02 04:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 50.5 -110

It doesn't take long for a team to develop a reputation and for some reason, once they do, it sticks with them deep into the season. The Broncos reputation is one of great o...

02

Arizona at St. Louis
Sunday 11/02 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 48 -110

The Cards are off a disappointing loss to the upstart Panthers, in a game they led at the half 10-3, only to fall in the second half. I loved the Panthers in that spot and it pa...

02

Houston at Minnesota
Sunday 11/02 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Minnesota -4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Texans have been at home the entire month of October, not having taken to the road since September 28th. What that has done is allowed everyone to forget just how bad a road...

02

Jacksonville at Cincinnati
Sunday 11/02 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Cincinnati +9 (-125) (risk 4 to win 3.2)

The Cincinnati Bengals are still searching for their first win of the season. There were those that thought they had a chance last week against the then 2-4 Texans but the Benga...

Week 8

26

Seattle at San Francisco
Sunday 10/26 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Seattle +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Did you watch the Seahawks pathetic performance last week vs the Bucs on Sunday night? Many people did, and now most won't touch this team with a 10 foot pole. Many fewer wa...

26

Cleveland at Jacksonville
Sunday 10/26 04:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Cleveland +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Here we have another classic case of underrated vs overrated. Jacksonville is not the team most think they are. What used to be a good defense and pass rushing team is now ranke...

26

Arizona at Carolina
Sunday 10/26 01:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Carolina -3.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

I was all over Arizona in their last game, predicting the upset over Dallas. This week however I am going to fade them. Why? For starters, they are on the road. The Cards are tu...

26

Buffalo at Miami
Sunday 10/26 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Miami +1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

What a difference a week can make. While the believers in Buffalo were scarce last week when they hosted the Chargers, after the win the Bills are now officially on the radar. A...

26

San Diego vs. New Orleans
Sunday 10/26 01:00 PM Eastern

2 units on New Orleans +3 (-105) (risk 2 to win 1.9)

The winner of last year's inaugular "London Bowl" went on to win the Super Bowl. Both of these teams would love to get a chance to replicate that feat, but at 3-4,...

Week 7

19

Indianapolis at Green Bay
Sunday 10/19 04:15 PM Eastern

5 units on Green Bay +1.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

A pair of 13-win teams from a year ago that have struggled in '08 clash in Green Bay in this one. The Colts are fortunate to be 3-2. While they certainly deserved last week&...

19

New York Jets at Oakland
Sunday 10/19 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Oakland +3.5 (-120) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

Ever play the shell game? If you have, you understand that things aren't always as they seem on the surface. What we have here is a 3-2 team vs. a 1-4 team. But are the team...

19

Baltimore at Miami
Sunday 10/19 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Baltimore +3 (-120) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

The Ravens burned many with their no-show effort last week vs the Colts. The secondary was toasted to a crisp by Peyton Manning and the Ravens offense never got untracked. Very ...

19

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Sunday 10/19 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Cincinnati +10 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Both of these teams have been beaten up through the first six weeks of the season. Pittsburgh may be the healthier of the two, and they are certainly in better shape record-wise...

19

Tennessee at Kansas City
Sunday 10/19 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Kansas City +9 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Tennessee is 5-0 and the Chiefs are off a 34 to nothing beatdown by Carolina. Guess who John Q. Square likes here? This game opened at 7 for the Titans, quickly moving off that ...

Week 6

13

New York Giants at Cleveland
Monday 10/13 08:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Cleveland +9 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Giants will put their unbeaten record to the test tonight as they take to the road to face a desperate Cleveland team. The Browns got off to a slow start, thanks to sub-par ...

12

New England at San Diego
Sunday 10/12 08:15 PM Eastern

4 units on San Diego -4.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

You can bet the Chargers have had this game circled since last January 20th, when they dropped their playoff game at New England 21-12. That was their second loss to the Pats la...

12

Dallas at Arizona
Sunday 10/12 04:15 PM Eastern

5 units on Arizona +5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Cowboys, winners of 13 games a year ago, are on their way to another big season. But big seasons aren't without a speed bump here and there. I really expect them to enco...

12

Green Bay at Seattle
Sunday 10/12 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Seattle +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Seahawks are coming off a truly gut-wrenching embarrassing loss. The Giants poured it on, winning 44-6. That dropped Seattle to 1-3 on the season. You can bet they are circl...

12

Baltimore at Indianapolis
Sunday 10/12 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Baltimore +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Last year, Indianapolis was an 8.5 pokitn favorite in Baltimore. They went on to blow out the Ravens 44-20. This year, they again get the Ravens at home, and are just 4.5 point ...

12

Cincinnati at New York Jets
Sunday 10/12 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total OVER 42.5 -110

Brett Favre, after a slow start learning the Jets system, has really taken off. The Jets have scored 85 points in their last two games with Favre throwing for 560 yards and nine...

Week 5

05

Pittsburgh at Jacksonville
Sunday 10/05 08:15 PM Eastern

2 units on Pittsburgh +4 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

What happens when you win the game with a banged up team, and don't cover the spread? The public turns against you and the value becomes yours. Lots of money was washed down...

05

Buffalo at Arizona
Sunday 10/05 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total OVER 44.5 -110

We were on the OVER last week in the Cardinals game vs. the Jets and they exceeded the total - twice! One look at Arizona last week shows something of interest. They turned the ...

05

Cincinnati at Dallas
Sunday 10/05 04:15 PM Eastern

2 units on Cincinnati +17 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Well it's easy to see where the odds-makers heads are. They know that the betting public is going to give Dallas a "pass" after their first upset loss. Vegas has g...

05

Chicago at Detroit
Sunday 10/05 01:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Detroit +3.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Lions caught their bye at a very good time. They started horribly and needed to regroup. They let go Matt Millen and all that baggage and look to start anew this week. The L...

05

Tennessee at Baltimore
Sunday 10/05 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Baltimore +3 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Tennessee has become a public darling aftter their impressive 4-0 start. In contrast, even with Baltimore's performance on the road vs the Steelers, they aren't getting ...

Week 4

29

Baltimore at Pittsburgh
Monday 09/29 08:35 PM Eastern

1 unit on Pittsburgh -5 (-110) (risk 1 to win 0.9)

Baltimore's defense is being talked up again as they have held their first two opponents to just 10 points each. But let's not get too crazy about those games. They came...

28

Arizona at New York Jets
Sunday 09/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total OVER 44.5 -110

The Jets have been slow to open up the playbook for Brett Favre as he continues to learn the playbook and sets the Jets use. Last week Mangini opened up the Jets offense, though...

28

Denver at Kansas City
Sunday 09/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Kansas City +10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 47 -110

Kansas City? Seriously? Am I smoking crack? I know I'll take some flack for this pick, after what KC did for us last week. But, I am a buy-low-sell-high kinda guy and as muc...

28

Green Bay at Tampa Bay
Sunday 09/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Green Bay +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Green Bay is a dog here? What?!? How soon people forget the Packers are 19-4 SU in their last 23 regular season games, and 19-0 SU vs teams not named Dallas or Chicago! I say th...

28

Houston at Jacksonville
Sunday 09/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Houston +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Jacksonville found themselves in a desperate situation last week, looking down the barrel of 0-3 and on the road. They stepped up big time, and left alot on the field coming awa...

28

San Francisco at New Orleans
Sunday 09/28 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 48 -110

Based on the first three games played by each of these two teams, this looks like a game that should be a high scoring affair, but I disagree. The Saints have played against som...

Week 3

22

New York Jets at San Diego
Monday 09/22 08:35 PM Eastern

2 units on San Diego -8 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

There is certainly something to be said when the general public, which is favorite happy, lines up on an underdog. That is the case in this one and why not? The Chargers look li...

21

Dallas at Green Bay
Sunday 09/21 08:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 51.5 -110

This is a matchup of two teams that have Superbowl aspirations, each failing last year after 13 win seasons, and both entering at 2-0. Big game? You bet! That spells intensity. ...

21

Cleveland at Baltimore
Sunday 09/21 04:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Cleveland +2.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

We got a glimpse of a rookie QB coming off a good opening performance turn into the pumpkin when Matt Ryan imploded last week after a solid opener. Is this Joe Flacco's turn...

21

New Orleans at Denver
Sunday 09/21 04:05 PM Eastern

3 units on Game Total UNDER 51 -110

While their defense is suspect, Denver's offense looks like they can't be stopped. They've hung 80 on their first two opponents and Jay Cutler looks very comfortable...

21

Arizona at Washington
Sunday 09/21 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Arizona +3.5 (-115) (risk 3 to win 2.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 42.5 -110

Ken Wisenhunt made a controversial decision when he decided to start Kurt Warner over Matt Leinhart. Benching the supposed "franchise" quarterback, a first-round pick,...

21

Houston at Tennessee
Sunday 09/21 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Houston +5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The public is falling in love with Tennessee sans Vince Young as over 65% of them are backing the Titans at home in this one. But, the betting line hasn't moved a bit which ...

21

Kansas City at Atlanta
Sunday 09/21 01:00 PM Eastern

5 units on Kansas City +6 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

We saw a change from last season, or at least a percieved one, in Atlanta at home in week one. Michael Turner ate up yardage like a man possessed. Matt Ryan was effective and ef...

Week 2

14

Miami at Arizona
Sunday 09/14 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on Miami +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

As mentioned above, the Cardinals had ample opportunity to blow out the Niners last week as they had a five-turnover advantage. But they ended up in a close game at home vs a te...

14

San Francisco at Seattle
Sunday 09/14 04:00 PM Eastern

4 units on San Francisco +7 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

If you look at the final score from last week's Arizona-San Francisco game, it looked like Arizona had control of that game from start to finish. Heck, they won by 10 points...

14

Oakland at Kansas City
Sunday 09/14 01:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Oakland +3.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Anyone that watched Oakland on Monday Night will cringe at this pick, but that is the point. When the public can't bear to take a team is usually where the value lies in the...

Week 1

08

Denver at Oakland
Monday 09/08 10:15 PM Eastern

4 units on Oakland +3 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This has to be a big game for the Raiders. As Lane Kiffin enters his second year, the pressure is on to avoid a bad start to keep his job. Oakland has been no less than the wors...

07

Arizona at San Francisco
Sunday 09/07 04:15 PM Eastern

3 units on San Francisco +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

I am not sure what this Arizona team has done over the last six years to warrant a road favorite role in this game. The fact is, this team has been the second coming of the Lion...

07

Dallas at Cleveland
Sunday 09/07 04:15 PM Eastern

5 units on Cleveland +6 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 49 -110

Cleveland may still be the Rodney Dangerfield of the NFL odds-makers. Even after an incredible 2006 season, they still get no respect. Or maybe it's just that the public lov...

07

Detroit at Atlanta
Sunday 09/07 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Atlanta +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Lions went to more of an air attack under offensive coordinator Mike Martz. Martz is now gone, replaced by Jim Colletto who promises greater emphasis on the running game. Bu...

07

Kansas City at New England
Sunday 09/07 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Kansas City +15.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New England Patriots seemed destined for a 19-0 unblemished season in 2007. They were one game away from being annointed the greatest football team of all time, but the Gian...

07

St. Louis at Philadelphia
Sunday 09/07 01:00 PM Eastern

3 units on St. Louis +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There wasn't a team in the NFL that had the injury issues to key players like the Rams did a year ago. They finished with a dreadful 3-13 mark - their worst finish sinc...

Preseason

29

Denver at Arizona
Friday 08/29 10:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Denver +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

While no other coach amongst current NFL coaches has won as many as 30 preseason games, Coach Shanahan has now won 40. His 40-19 record ATS in these games shows a mindset a bit ...

28

Miami at New Orleans
Thursday 08/28 08:00 PM Eastern

3 units on New Orleans +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Neither team is likely to field starers very long in this game. New Orleans is the more solid team, playing at home. And, they are now getting points in this one. What started a...

28

Tampa Bay at Houston
Thursday 08/28 08:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Houston +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 4 units on Game Total UNDER 36 -110

The Bucs are bringing five QB's to this one, and with two spots being secured by Garcia and Johnson, the other three (Simms, Griese, and McCownwill likely see a lo...

28

Cincinnati at Indianapolis
Thursday 08/28 07:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Cincinnati +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It is quite clear that Indianapolis coach Tony Dungy has no interest in winning preseason games. After all he and his team have accomplished, winning is nothing here. Instead, h...

28

St. Louis at Kansas City
Thursday 08/28 07:00 PM Eastern

3 units on St. Louis +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

An interstate battle closes out the preseason for these two teams as the host Chiefs take on the St. Louis Rams. The Chiefs continue to have QB issues, as last week they were sh...

28

New York Jets at Philadelphia
Thursday 08/28 06:30 PM Eastern

3 units on New York Jets +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

In contrast to veteran coach Mike Shanahan winning these preseason games with regularity, Eagles coach Andy Reid has taken the Tony Dungy approach, attempting to ...

25

Seattle at San Diego
Monday 08/25 08:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Seattle +6 (-120) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

Tonight's game features two teams with Super Bowl aspirations. Week three is typically the dress rehersal for the regular season, with starters logging the most minutes...

23

Baltimore at St. Louis
Saturday 08/23 08:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Baltimore +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Both these teams are coming off disappointing seasons and look to rebound in 2008. Could the Ravens have the steal of the draft in Ray Rice? He has looked superb averaging 6.4 y...

23

Pittsburgh at Minnesota
Saturday 08/23 08:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Game Total UNDER 36 -110

The Vikings are not a high-scoring team, relying instead on a top rushing defense to stay in games. Now their starting quarterback, who usually sees two to three ...

23

Jacksonville at Tampa Bay
Saturday 08/23 07:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Tampa Bay +3 (-120) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

Jon Gruden has shown he likes his teams to get in the mindset of winning in the preseason, as his teams have posted a 29-15 ATS record during the preseason. This year has been n...

23

Kansas City at Miami
Saturday 08/23 07:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Kansas City +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Last week the Dolphins got their second win since the 2007 preseason. It wasn't a result of what the Dolphins did, but rahter what Jacksonville didn't do. The Jagua...

23

New Orleans at Cincinnati
Saturday 08/23 07:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Game Total UNDER 41 -110

As pre-season games go, there is always value when you look at the total in this range, as almost all games go off in the 30s. Sometimes the perceptions created by a high scorin...

23

Cleveland at Detroit
Saturday 08/23 04:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Cleveland +3 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Browns got caught in the wave of emotion last week in New York as the Giants made their first appearance in the Meadowlands since winning last year's Super Bowl. We expe...

22

Green Bay at Denver
Friday 08/22 09:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Green Bay +3 (-120) (risk 2 to win 1.7)Pick: 2 units on Game Total UNDER 37.5 -110

This will be a true dress rehersal for Aaron Rodgers as he should be take a lot of snaps. Rodgers looked sharp ealy in game one, but struggled last week. He should have the full...

22

Houston at Dallas
Friday 08/22 08:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Houston +5.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This will be the first appearance for the Cowboys at home since their disappointing playoff loss at the hands of the Giants. Thus far in the preseason, Dallas has played li...

22

Tennessee at Atlanta
Friday 08/22 07:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Game Total UNDER 36 -110

The Titans have been able to do nothing in the air so far this preseason and the numbers for Vince Young are just plain ugly. He has a 45.3 passer rating which is...

18

Cleveland at New York Giants
Monday 08/18 08:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Cleveland +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Two pleasant surprises from last season meet tonight as the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants host the Browns. It will be the first home game for the G-Men after their unexpec...

17

New England at Tampa Bay
Sunday 08/17 08:00 PM Eastern

3 units on New England +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden ran his pre-season opening day record to 8-0 last week as he seems to want his team to get that first win under their belt. As good as he is in w...

16

Dallas at Denver
Saturday 08/16 09:00 PM Eastern

3 units on Dallas +3 (-120) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The 0-1 Cowboys will travel to the mile high city to take on the 0-1 Broncos, with each team looking for its first win. Denver Coach Mike Shanahan has been known for his emphasi...

16

Green Bay at San Francisco
Saturday 08/16 09:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Green Bay +3 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

If you watched the Packers last Monday, you had to be impressed with Aaron Rodgers, Matt Flynn and Brian Brohm, as they all made respectable contributions. Regardless of the QB ...

16

Indianapolis at Atlanta
Saturday 08/16 07:30 PM Eastern

4 units on Indianapolis +3 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This is a tale of two different teams. New Atlanta head coach Mike Smith is still getting used to his talent and depth and roles. This isn't a team that neede...

16

Minnesota at Baltimore
Saturday 08/16 07:30 PM Eastern

3 units on Minnesota +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The fact the Vikings lost game one isn't surprising, as they have now dropped all three openers under head coach Brad Childress. But he has shown that from this point o...

15

Oakland at Tennessee
Friday 08/15 08:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Oakland +5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The NFL is often about what happened last week, even in the preseason. Sometimes all it takes for the general public to jump on a team is to watch a team the week before, o...

11

Cincinnati at Green Bay
Monday 08/11 08:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Cincinnati +3 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The drama in Green Bay is finally over. Right? Well, maybe not completely. To the shagrin of Aaron Rodgers, we're going to hear about this thing all season long. We learned ...

09

Tampa Bay at Miami
Saturday 08/09 07:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Tampa Bay +2 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Dolphins travel to face the Bucs in an intrastate exhibition rivalry in Florida. This has been an ultra-competitive series with seven of the last nine decided by 3 poin...

09

Buffalo at Washington
Saturday 08/09 07:00 PM Eastern

2 units on Buffalo +5.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Most people look to game three of the preseason as the game where coaches open it up and play the starters for most of the game in order to come out feeling prepa...

08

San Francisco at Oakland
Friday 08/08 10:00 PM Eastern

2 units on San Francisco +2.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

If there's such a thing as a preseason rivalry, this is a good one as the Battle of the Bay takes place in Oakland this year. Raiders fans have not left this one happy ...

07

Baltimore at New England
Thursday 08/07 07:30 PM Eastern

2 units on Baltimore +5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

It is going to be difficult psychologically for bettors to look at a New England game and resist them as just a mere 5 point favorite at home. What we must do however ...