2012-2013 Season NFL Football Past Picks

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Super Bowl

03

Baltimore vs. San Francisco
Sunday 02/03 06:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Many predicted that the San Francisco 49ers would be here this year. They were a very pleasant surprise last season going 13-3 after a 6-10 season the year before. Last season, ...

Conference Finals

20

Baltimore at New England
Sunday 01/20 06:30 PM Eastern
2 units on New England -8 (-110)

The Baltimore Ravens return to the site of their final game last season, which ended in disappointing 23-20 loss. The team names here are the same, but that doesn't mean thi...

20

San Francisco at Atlanta
Sunday 01/20 03:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Falcons finished with the best record in the NFC at 13-3 and disposed of one of the hottest teams in the NFL last week. But, there are still a lot of question marks wit...

Divisional Playoffs

13

Seattle at Atlanta
Sunday 01/13 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle +130 (moneyline)

Last week I argued that despite getting a lot of hype, the Seattle Seahawks remained a bit underrated. I will again argue that this week. This team is for real and is one of the...

12

Green Bay at San Francisco
Saturday 01/12 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Green Bay +140 (moneyline)

My initial gut feel in this game was that San Francisco was going to roll. But then I dug in to the stats and changed my mind. These teams met in week one in a game won by San F...

Wildcard Round

06

Seattle at Washington
Sunday 01/06 04:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Seattle (moneyline)

A pair of the hottest teams in the NFL will meet in the opening round of the NFC Playoffs - both featuring rookie QBs that have turned around their respective franchises. There ...

06

Indianapolis at Baltimore
Sunday 01/06 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER PICK

For the last decade, Ray Lewis has been the Ravens’ spiritual and emotional leader. He announced his retirement this week, which means this is likely his last home game ev...

05

Minnesota at Green Bay
Saturday 01/05 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Minnesota Vikings don't have a super star quarterback, but they have ridden the punishing running game of Adrian Peterson into the playoffs. The Vikes needed t...

05

Cincinnati at Houston
Saturday 01/05 04:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati PICK ()

Through 12 games at 11-1, the Texans looked like a team destined for the Super Bowl. As they often do in the NFL, things changed dramatically for this team over the la...

Week 17

30

Green Bay at Minnesota
Sunday 12/30 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER PICK

This game is going to feature a pair of offenses that will be the best units on the field when they have the ball, and I expect a lot of scoring as a result. The Packers ha...

30

Kansas City at Denver
Sunday 12/30 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City PICK ()

The Denver Broncos have been beating everyone on their way to 10 straight wins. They have scored 30 or more points in eight of them, and 26 in another. The only team that stoppe...

30

Las Vegas at Los Angeles
Sunday 12/30 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Las Vegas PICK ()

This will probably be the last game for Norv Turner and his GM A.J. Smith. Good riddance to an under-performing duo that has done very little with a lot of talent over the past ...

30

Houston at Indianapolis
Sunday 12/30 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Houston Texans need the win here. A win clinches home-field advantage for as long as they manage to stay in the playoffs. However, the Colts certainly aren't going to wa...

30

Tampa Bay at Atlanta
Sunday 12/30 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay PICK ()

The Falcons already own the best record in the NFC and this game doesn't play a role in playoffs seeding. Yes, they will try to win this game, but they will be more focused ...

Week 16

23

Chicago at Arizona
Sunday 12/23 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona PICK ()

The Chicago Bears opened the season at 7-1. The offense was rather ordinary, but the defense was feeding off of turnovers at a very high rate. The wins were coming easy, but the...

23

Buffalo at Miami
Sunday 12/23 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Buffalo PICK ()

Buffalo has been playing well over the past five weeks, but ran into a buzz saw last week against the Seattle Seahawks, a team that has simply been on a rampage, scoring 50+ poi...

23

Indianapolis at Kansas City
Sunday 12/23 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Oakland Raiders have one of the worst defenses in the NFL, ranked dead last in points allowed (28.7). So considering that fact, how bad was the Kansas City offensive perform...

23

New England at Jacksonville
Sunday 12/23 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Jacksonville PICK ()

The New England Patriots probably just played their two biggest games of the season back-to-back at home. They beat Houston badly, and almost came back from the dead vs. San Fra...

23

Washington at Philadelphia
Sunday 12/23 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia PICK ()

The likelihood of RG3 playing here has put a bump in the line, and a bump in the support for the Skins in this game with over 80% of the public siding with Washington. It doesn&...

22

Atlanta at Detroit
Saturday 12/22 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit PICK ()

After making the playoffs a year ago, the Detroit Lions have had a very frustrating season in 2012. They have fallen sharply from last season’s team, sitting at 4-10 ...

Week 15

16

Kansas City at Las Vegas
Sunday 12/16 04:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City PICK ()

The Kansas City Chiefs did not give themselves a chance to win or cover many games through mid-season. Up until that point, they were -20 in turnovers, and virtually eliminated ...

16

Pittsburgh at Dallas
Sunday 12/16 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER PICK

The Steelers own the best defense in the league - as rated by yards allowed (262.4). But, they drop all the way to 7th when we look at points allowed (20.3). And, Dallas' de...

16

Detroit at Arizona
Sunday 12/16 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona PICK ()

58-0. That's the score of Arizona's debacle last week. It doesn't get uglier than that. Well that's not true. In the last 25 years in the NFL there has been one ...

16

Denver at Baltimore
Sunday 12/16 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore (moneyline)

The Denver Broncos have now won eight straight games and have moved to No. 4 in the league on offense and No. 4 on defense. So who can possibly derail the Manning express? Perha...

16

Green Bay at Chicago
Sunday 12/16 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago PICK ()

The Green Bay Packers have won seven of their last eight games. But, this team has been a far cry from the 15-1 team from a year ago that recorded eight double-digit wins in the...

16

Jacksonville at Miami
Sunday 12/16 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Jacksonville PICK ()

The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-11 on the season, so instantly they draw a point or 2 from the books as no one wants to back a loser. Even with extra on the line, bettors ar...

16

New York at Atlanta
Sunday 12/16 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The much maligned Giants’ defense, and this team in general, are puzzling to many. The Giants can lose to Cincinnati and Philadelphia, fall behind to Tampa Bay and Clevela...

16

Tampa Bay at New Orleans
Sunday 12/16 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay PICK ()

The New Orleans Saints got off to a disastrous 0-4 start to the season. It looked like it was over and out, but they rallied back to get to 5-5. They looked like a team destined...

13

Cincinnati at Philadelphia
Thursday 12/13 08:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati (moneyline)

The Cincinnati Bengals saw their four-game winning streak come to an end last week when they allowed 10 points in the last few minutes at home to suffer a disappointing 1-point ...

Week 14

09

Detroit at Green Bay
Sunday 12/09 08:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit PICK ()

Last season everything went right for the Detroit Lions, but this season everything is going wrong. They had three victories snatched away in the closing minutes in their last t...

09

Arizona at Seattle
Sunday 12/09 04:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona PICK ()

The Cardinals looked like a team turning the corner when they finished last season at 7-2 in their last nine games. They opened this season 4-0 this year, making them 11-2 over ...

09

New Orleans at New York
Sunday 12/09 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on New Orleans PICK ()

It looked like the struggling Giants were about to flip the switch after crushing Green Bay two games ago. But, last week they stumbled once again in Washington and have now los...

09

Miami at San Francisco
Sunday 12/09 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Miami PICK ()

Things have gotten a little bit complicated in the Bay Area. The only thing that would bring into question Jim Harbaugh's decision to bench Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaep...

09

Baltimore at Washington
Sunday 12/09 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Washington Redskins kept their playoffs hopes alive with a big emotional win over division rival New York on Monday Night. The whole nation saw that and the hype-machine on ...

09

Dallas at Cincinnati
Sunday 12/09 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

Here we have a late season inter-conference game that typically doesn't have the value of conference games. The difference here is that both of these teams need this ga...

09

Kansas City at Cleveland
Sunday 12/09 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City PICK ()

The Kansas City Chiefs have turned the ball over more than any team in the league. It has cost them five games where they out-gained their opponents this season. So despite outg...

09

Philadelphia at Tampa Bay
Sunday 12/09 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Eagles are about as ugly as it gets. They have dropped eight straight games, lost their starting QB, and their long tenured coach appears to be on the chopping block. To mak...

09

Tennessee at Indianapolis
Sunday 12/09 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Indianapolis Colts have turned a disastrous season a year ago into one in which they’re a bona fide playoffs contender at 8-4, if they can finish the job over the last...

Week 13

03

New York at Washington
Monday 12/03 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New York (moneyline)

It's Giants time. This team seems to go through a dead spot each November. But, as soon as things seem lost, they answer the bell. The past few seasons, this team has looked...

02

Philadelphia at Dallas
Sunday 12/02 08:20 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

At the start of the year, this Sunday Night game was supposed to be one with high impact, but it is looking more like a dud. I know this pick might incite a riot, but think of t...

02

Cincinnati at Los Angeles
Sunday 12/02 04:25 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Cincinnati Bengals may be the streakiest team in the NFL right now. After a season-opening loss, the Bengals went on a three-game winning streak, only to follow it with a fo...

02

Tampa Bay at Denver
Sunday 12/02 04:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Don't look now but the Tampa Bay Bucs look like a playoff team. They have won four of their last five with the only loss coming by a single point vs. Atlanta. The offen...

02

Jacksonville at Buffalo
Sunday 12/02 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

Chad Henne has had a couple of good weeks. In spite of that, the Jags scored just 24 points last week, and I expect them to score less here as Buffalo has now had enough time an...

02

Minnesota at Green Bay
Sunday 12/02 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The Packers’ offense was just about flawless last year, while the defense was about as bad as it gets. Having Aaron Rodgers at QB automatically makes the Packers an expect...

02

New England at Miami
Sunday 12/02 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The Dolphins may wish they had Chad Henne back after seeing him revitalize the Jaguars. Despite Ryan Tannehill playing above early expectations, this team has scored 21 or point...

Week 12

26

Carolina at Philadelphia
Monday 11/26 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Carolina PICK ()

The reality of a six-game losing streak and a 3-7 record is a bitter pill to swallow for the Philadelphia Eagles – a team that was supposed to contend this year. Last year...

25

San Francisco at New Orleans
Sunday 11/25 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco (moneyline)

The San Francisco 49ers learned something last week that perhaps they already knew. Colin Kaepernick can be an effective QB in the NFL and he may be the best QB on their roster....

25

St. Louis at Arizona
Sunday 11/25 04:25 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis PICK ()

The bloom has come off the rose for these two teams. The once 4-0 Arizona Cardinals have now gone 0-6. The once 3-2 Rams have now gone 0-5. Someone will break the losing st...

25

Baltimore at Los Angeles
Sunday 11/25 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER PICK

The Baltimore Ravens bowed their backs and slugged it out as usual with the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. The Ravens survived the physical battle 13-10, and I see them pla...

25

Buffalo at Indianapolis
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Buffalo PICK ()

The Colts were looking very good while they were on a four game winning streak and the bandwagon got pretty full. But, those four teams were a combined 11-29. Then they wen...

25

Denver at Kansas City
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Kansas City PICK ()

Last week we faded Denver as I mentioned that the hype-wagon on Denver has reached fever-pitch and there is line value going the other way. The game played out perfectly as the ...

25

Las Vegas at Cincinnati
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Las Vegas PICK ()

The Cincinnati Bengals had a big win two games back when they manhandled the New York Giants 31-13 at home. They went on to a convincing win vs. Kansas City last week 28-6. They...

25

Pittsburgh at Cleveland
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh PICK ()

It looks like Charlie Batch will get the call at QB for the Steelers who have certainly had their share of injuries to deal with this season. This is a huge upgrade over Byron L...

25

Seattle at Miami
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Seattle PICK ()

The Miami Dolphins have had a schedule handed to them on a silver platter and have sadly squandered the opportunity. After losing their opener to Houston, the Dolphins have play...

25

Tennessee at Jacksonville
Sunday 11/25 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Tennessee PICK ()

There is still time for Tennessee to make a playoff run, but that means they must win here in Jacksonville. So expect a top-nothc effort from the Tigans. The Jags have...

22

New England at New York
Thursday 11/22 08:20 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The New England Patriots offense has been executing with precision for years and especially over the last three seasons. Over that span, they have averaged 32.1 points per game ...

22

Houston at Detroit
Thursday 11/22 12:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The Detroit Lions have held the Thanksgiving tradition of hosting a game for 73 years. But, lately there is another growing ...

Week 11

19

Chicago at San Francisco
Monday 11/19 08:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Francisco PICK ()

Jay Cutler is out. Alex Smith is out. It’s too bad that we won’t get the normal starting quarterbacks for this game as it could have been an epic Monday Night battle...

18

Los Angeles at Denver
Sunday 11/18 04:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles PICK ()

This one seems obvious with Denver on a 4-0 run, outscoring every other team in the league outside of New England, and San Diego having lost four of five. The Broncos have ...

18

Arizona at Atlanta
Sunday 11/18 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona PICK ()

The Atlanta Falcons were the last team to suffer a loss after opening 8-0, as they fell to the Saints last week. Often times after starting with a lot of wins, a team tends to s...

18

Cleveland at Dallas
Sunday 11/18 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland PICK ()

The Dallas Cowboys have the talent to win this game by plenty. But, over the past two years that talent has failed to manifest itself on the field. As a result, the Cowboys ofte...

18

Green Bay at Detroit
Sunday 11/18 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Packers won 15 games last season. This year didn't start so well. After a heartbreaking loss in Seattle that left them 1-2, they went to Indianapolis and blew a big...

18

New York at St. Louis
Sunday 11/18 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York PICK ()

Both of these teams are playing for their lives in virtual must-win situations. The Jets enter at 3-6 while the Rams are in a similar spot at 3-5-1. St. Louis had a golden oppor...

18

Tampa Bay at Carolina
Sunday 11/18 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay (moneyline)

What a difference a year and a new coach with a new attitude makes. The Buccaneers quit early last season and went on to lose their last 10 games, but that isn't the whole s...

15

Miami at Buffalo
Thursday 11/15 08:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Miami PICK ()

After starting the year 4-3 with hopes rising, the Dolphins have dropped back-to-back games. The 3-point loss at Indianapolis doesn't look so bad at this point. But, last we...

Week 10

11

New York at Seattle
Sunday 11/11 04:05 PM Eastern
4 units on New York PICK ()

The New York Jets had a well-timed bye week after a horrid performance at home where they were beaten badly by Miami, 30-9. In that game, players were accused of giving up. Is i...

11

Atlanta at New Orleans
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta PICK ()

The Atlanta Falcons have run the table through the first half of the season at 8-0 and remain the only unbeaten team in the NFL. There are still a lot of non-believers out there...

11

Buffalo at New England
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Buffalo PICK ()

As long as the New England Patriots still have Tom Brady and a host of great receivers, they are going to be putting up points in bundles. They often score big enough to ou...

11

Denver at Carolina
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Denver PICK ()

The Denver Broncos took a calculated risk on Peyton Manning in the offseason with hopes that after a year off and several surgeries, he'd be back at or near the same level h...

11

Detroit at Minnesota
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit PICK ()

The Vikings looked like the most improved team in the league early on when they jumped out of the gate at 4-1 witha nice win double-digit win over San Francisco mixed in. T...

11

Los Angeles at Tampa Bay
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles PICK ()

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been on a roll offensively, having scored 144 points over their last four games or 36 points per game. Many will look at that and have them in mind...

11

New York at Cincinnati
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on New York PICK ()

The Bengals are truly a mediocre team. Despite their good start, many thought that the Bengals weren't going to be a deep playoffs team last season. They quickly showed...

11

Tennessee at Miami
Sunday 11/11 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Tennessee PICK ()

I don't think the wheels have fallen off a team more than they did for the Titans last week against the Chicago Bears. Tennessee was blown out 51-20 in a game that was humer...

08

Indianapolis at Jacksonville
Thursday 11/08 08:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Indianapolis (moneyline)

The Indianapolis Colts were in danger of matching the Detroit Lions’ record for futility last year as they opened 0-13. But they then won two of their last three and now s...

Week 9

05

Philadelphia at New Orleans
Monday 11/05 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia PICK ()

Both the Eagles and Saints have been major disappointments this season. The Saints more so as their defense has completely disintegrated. New Orleans ranks 30th at defending the...

04

Pittsburgh at New York
Sunday 11/04 04:25 PM Eastern
1 unit on New York PICK ()

It's hard to deny that the Giants have been the best team in football when the games get big over the last several years. They own a pair of Super Bowl rings over the last f...

04

Minnesota at Seattle
Sunday 11/04 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Minnesota PICK ()

The Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks both took it on the chin last week and will be looking to rebound. Seattle is certainly an improved team. But if not for a replace...

04

Tampa Bay at Las Vegas
Sunday 11/04 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay PICK ()

Both the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter this game at 3-4. The winner will reach the halfway point with a .500 record and will probably feel a sense of accomp...

04

Baltimore at Cleveland
Sunday 11/04 01:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Baltimore PICK ()

The Cleveland Browns got a big win at home last week in taking down the San Diego Chargers in a defensive battle 7-6. They will have to make a better effort against a balanced a...

04

Buffalo at Houston
Sunday 11/04 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

It wasn't that long ago that the Houston Texans were known as an offensive team that couldn't play defense. That has changed over the last couple of years as this is now...

04

Denver at Cincinnati
Sunday 11/04 01:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Cincinnati PICK ()

The buzz couldn't be higher for this Broncos team right now. Peyton Manning is playing at the same high level he was before the injury. In some cases, he may be even be...

04

Detroit at Jacksonville
Sunday 11/04 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Jacksonville PICK ()

We were on the Jags last week as they went to Lambeau Field with no one giving them a chance. They not only gave the Packers a game, but they had the ball with a few m...

04

Miami at Indianapolis
Sunday 11/04 01:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Miami PICK ()

The Indianapolis Colts got the elephant off their back last week in Tennessee, as they won on the road for the first time in 11 tries. It certainly didn't come easy, as they...

01

Kansas City at Los Angeles
Thursday 11/01 08:25 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Chiefs’ season has been dismal to say the least, and a huge part of that can be summed up in one word: turnovers. This team is a lot better than their 1-6 record on th...

Week 8

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San Francisco at Arizona
Monday 10/29 08:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Francisco PICK ()

After a 4-0 start, Arizona turned back into a pumpkin having lost their last three. It shouldn't be that surprising as the offense is 27th in the NFL in rushing and pas...

28

New Orleans at Denver
Sunday 10/28 08:20 PM Eastern
2 units on New Orleans PICK ()

The bad news for the New Orleans Saints is the fact that their defense has allowed 24 or more points in eight straight games going back to last year. The good news is that they ...

28

New York at Dallas
Sunday 10/28 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on New York PICK ()

There will be a lot of talent on the field when the Giants take on the Cowboys Sunday. There just seems to be something off with this Dallas team. They are less than the sum of ...

28

Carolina at Chicago
Sunday 10/28 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Carolina PICK ()

The Chicago Bears have been a big surprise in the NFC having raced off to a 5-1 start. They have a winnable game at home vs. the Carolina Panthers but will they really bring the...

28

Indianapolis at Tennessee
Sunday 10/28 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Tennessee PICK ()

The Indianapolis Colts have already surpassed their win total from a year ago. They now head to Tennessee to do battle with the Titans who have won two straight games after star...

28

Jacksonville at Green Bay
Sunday 10/28 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Jacksonville PICK ()

The Jacksonville Jaguars head to Lambeau Field after falling to 1-5 on the season last week. The Jags blew a sizable lead vs. Oakland, bowing in overtime. This is a bad tea...

28

Los Angeles at Cleveland
Sunday 10/28 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles PICK ()

The Browns are a mess, and don't seem to be able to draft their way out of it. They are once again off to a bad start at 1-6 with little hope in site. Going back to last yea...

25

Tampa Bay at Minnesota
Thursday 10/25 08:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota (moneyline)

The Buccaneers made a lot of changes this offseason starting with the hiring of Greg Schiano from Rutgers. Schiano brought in a new attitude and some new players to fill a ...

Week 7

22

Detroit at Chicago
Monday 10/22 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit PICK ()

Few predicted before the season began that the Lions would be entering this game at 2-3, especially with St. Louis, Tennessee and Minnesota on the schedule. But here they are, l...

21

Jacksonville at Las Vegas
Sunday 10/21 04:25 PM Eastern
4 units on Jacksonville PICK ()

We backed the Raiders last week vs. Atlanta. Despite getting over a touchdown in that game, the Raiders could have won. They dominated the game. That play however was more a pla...

21

New York at New England
Sunday 10/21 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on New York PICK ()

When you first look at this game, your gut has to be telling you that the Pats will win by 25+ points. That may very well be true. But, more often than not, what looks too easy ...

21

Arizona at Minnesota
Sunday 10/21 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona PICK ()

We faded Arizona in a big way last week and that worked out. This week I believe the pendulum has swung too far and it's time to back the Cards. Two of the surprises so far ...

21

Baltimore at Houston
Sunday 10/21 01:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Houston had to take an ego hit last week as Aaron Rodgers tortured their defense, much the same Peyton Manning did in putting up 25 points against them in week three. Joe F...

21

Tennessee at Buffalo
Sunday 10/21 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Buffalo PICK ()

The Bills are in a four-way tie for first place in what has become a mediocre AFC East. All four teams are tied with identical 3-3 marks through six games. The Titans perhaps sa...

21

Washington at New York
Sunday 10/21 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York (moneyline)

The Giants can sometimes look so good it is scary. They played amazing football at the end of last year, propelling them to a Super Bowl win, and they did it last week to t...

18

Seattle at San Francisco
Thursday 10/18 08:25 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco (moneyline)

The Seattle Seahawks are off to a suprisingly good start at 4-2. They come into this one with the same record as San Francisco, who lost last week in spectacular fashion to...

Week 6

14

Minnesota at Washington
Sunday 10/14 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Minnesota PICK ()

Despite getting off to a 4-1 start on the season, the Minnesota Vikings are still not getting any respect from the oddsmakers. The Vikes are the only team to take down the ...

14

New York at San Francisco
Sunday 10/14 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on New York PICK ()

There is no doubt that the San Francisco 49ers have been anointed the chosen ones through the first five weeks of the NFL season. That has gotten a boost off of a pair of manhan...

14

Buffalo at Arizona
Sunday 10/14 04:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Buffalo PICK ()

Some of the bloom came off the rose last week as the Arizona Cardinals were beaten soundly by the St. Louis Rams. A lot of the chinks in the armor were revealed, as the Cards...

14

Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Sunday 10/14 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Kansas City PICK ()

The Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Bucs each have just one win each to show for the season. The Buccaneers have had one less opportunity as they will be coming off their b...

14

Las Vegas at Atlanta
Sunday 10/14 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Las Vegas PICK ()

The Oakland Raiders are off a much-needed bye week and head to Atlanta to take on the 5-0 Falcons. Atlanta is getting a huge year out of QB Matt Ryan who leads the NFL in p...

11

Pittsburgh at Tennessee
Thursday 10/11 08:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Tennessee PICK ()

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off a big rivalry game with Philadelphia, a game in which they had to grind it out for 60 minutes for a 16-14 win. It is tough to come back from that...

Week 5

08

Houston at New York
Monday 10/08 08:35 PM Eastern
2 units on New York PICK ()

On the surface this looks like an easy Texans blowout. The Jets are in shambles coming off a 34-0 home loss. New York has beaten two mediocre teams in Buffalo and Miami, but the...

07

Buffalo at San Francisco
Sunday 10/07 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Buffalo PICK ()

The San Francisco 49ers re-asserted their air of invincibility last week with a 34-0 whitewashing of the Jets. The Niners took out their frustrations from a loss in Mi...

07

Denver at New England
Sunday 10/07 04:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Denver PICK ()

Talk about a tough schedule! The Broncos have had to face Atlanta, Houston and Pittsburgh. They got a bit of a break with Oakland last week and now face New England with San Die...

07

Atlanta at Washington
Sunday 10/07 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Atlanta PICK ()

The Washington Redskins have made vast improvements on offense this year with rookie QB Robert Griffin III. They look eerily similar to Carolina last year when that team started...

07

Cleveland at New York
Sunday 10/07 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland PICK ()

The New York Giants desperately needed that game vs. Philly last week, but they fell short by 2 points. They have a tough schedule this year with San Francisco on deck, and...

07

Miami at Cincinnati
Sunday 10/07 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Miami PICK ()

The Miami Dolphins started the season with a blowout loss at the hands of Houston. They then returned the favor vs. Oakland with a blowout win 35-13. Given how good Houston is, ...

07

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
Sunday 10/07 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their bye week, and I don't think any team needed it more. They have been dinged up, and that is in part is because this is an aging t...

04

Arizona at St. Louis
Thursday 10/04 08:25 PM Eastern
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The Arizona Cardinals are 4-0 for the first time in 38 years. The name on the uniform doesn't say Green Bay, New England, or San Francisco so there are a lot of non-believer...

Week 4

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New Orleans at Green Bay
Sunday 09/30 04:25 PM Eastern
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The New Orleans Saints had a long summer with Bounty Gate and the resulting distractions and suspensions of both players and coaches. It has shown itself on the field. At 0...

30

Cincinnati at Jacksonville
Sunday 09/30 04:05 PM Eastern
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There are more bettors getting down on Cincinnati this week than any other game on the Sunday card. Over 85% of the public money is on the 2-1 Bengals as they clearly don't ...

30

Miami at Arizona
Sunday 09/30 04:05 PM Eastern
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Arizona's schedule over the first three weeks included Seattle, Philadelphia at home, and New England on the road. Coming into the year, I am sure no one saw 3-0 coming. The...

30

Los Angeles at Kansas City
Sunday 09/30 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Kansas City Chiefs were down 24-6 to the Saints last week, but rallied back for a stunning 27-24 overtime win to leave the Saints at 0-3. That was a good spot for the Chiefs...

30

New England at Buffalo
Sunday 09/30 01:00 PM Eastern
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For the second week in a row we get tremendous value backing a great team. We took New England last week and cashed. We'll do it again this week. The New England Patriots ar...

30

San Francisco at New York
Sunday 09/30 01:00 PM Eastern
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Many pundits had the San Francisco 49ers gold plated into the Super Bowl after their first two weeks of the season. That may still be the case, but “the invincible ones&rd...

Week 3

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Green Bay at Seattle
Monday 09/24 08:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Here we are in the closeout game of week three, and we continue to see perception in the gambling world based on last year. If we pay attention, we see every year that what...

23

New England at Baltimore
Sunday 09/23 08:25 PM Eastern
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A pair of teams that are expected to be standing deep into the postseason come into this one off tough losses. New England lost by 2 points as a prohibitive favorite thanks to a...

23

Houston at Denver
Sunday 09/23 04:25 PM Eastern
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The Denver Broncos have high expectations after signing Peyton Manning to lead the offense. After his first game this season, many in Denver started booking flights to the Super...

23

Philadelphia at Arizona
Sunday 09/23 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona PICK ()

Last week the Arizona Cardinals created some shockwaves in the NFL when they went to New England as a nearly two TD underdog and won the game outright 20-18. The Cardinals&rsquo...

23

Detroit at Tennessee
Sunday 09/23 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Detroit Lions won 10 games a year ago and made the playoffs. All is good right? Let's look a bit deeper. This team started out 5-0 in 2011 and looked to really be p...

23

Jacksonville at Indianapolis
Sunday 09/23 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Indianapolis Colts already have their first win under their belt, something that took until week 15 of last year to accomplish. Despite the win and the hype of new QB Andrew...

23

Kansas City at New Orleans
Sunday 09/23 01:00 PM Eastern
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I predicted that the Saints would have a rough go of it in 2012, taking them UNDER their season win total as a Top Play. Right now that bet's looking pretty good. This team ...

23

Tampa Bay at Dallas
Sunday 09/23 01:00 PM Eastern
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A couple things stand out to me in this game. Both of these teams came up short of the playoffs last season - Tampa Bay by a long shot. The Buccaneers brought in Greg Schiano fr...

Week 2

16

Cleveland at Cincinnati
Sunday 09/16 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Bengals were a misleading playoffs team a year ago, as they were out-gained from the line of scrimmage for the season. This team was beaten badly in their opener at Baltimor...

16

Kansas City at Buffalo
Sunday 09/16 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City PICK ()

The Kansas City Chiefs are going to be in an ornery mood this week, coming off an embarrassing loss. Ornery doesn't always matter if you are facing a superior team, but...

16

Las Vegas at Miami
Sunday 09/16 01:00 PM Eastern
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Many people feel that this is going to be a long, ugly season for Miami. Game one did nothing to change that. The Fins are going with an inexperienced rookie QB in Ryan Tan...

16

New Orleans at Carolina
Sunday 09/16 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans PICK ()

We faded New Orleans successfully last week. I wrote in the preseason about how I thought the Saints were in for a much tougher season this year as compared to 2011. Lo and beho...

16

Tampa Bay at New York
Sunday 09/16 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay PICK ()

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers certainly looked like a renewed team last week under the guidance of first-year head coach Greg Schiano. Tampa Bay played defense last week much the sam...

Week 1

10

Los Angeles at Las Vegas
Monday 09/10 10:15 PM Eastern
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The Dennis Allen era begins in Oakland tonight as the Raiders host the San Diego Chargers. The Raiders have not been in the playoffs since 2002, nor have they completed the seas...

09

Seattle at Arizona
Sunday 09/09 04:25 PM Eastern
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If quarterback is an important position in the NFL, this game is an easy pick. Russell Wilson won the Seattle starting quarterback position during the preseason, beating out Mat...

09

Atlanta at Kansas City
Sunday 09/09 01:00 PM Eastern
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Falcons QB Matt Ryan is a master at home where the Falcons are 14-3 with him taking snaps. But question marks arise on the road, and his playoffs resume is an ugly 0-3. Last yea...

09

Miami at Houston
Sunday 09/09 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Miami Dolphins have to feel a bit jaded entering the 2012-13 season. They opened as a +7 point underdog over the summer, only to see the line explode to 12.5 - by far the mo...

09

St. Louis at Detroit
Sunday 09/09 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

When an NFL total is posted on the high side, as this one is at 46, often the matchup involves a pair of potent offensive teams. That certainly is the case on one side here as t...

09

Washington at New Orleans
Sunday 09/09 01:00 PM Eastern
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The Saints took a big hit in the offseason, losing not only several key players in "Bounty Gate," but also their head coach and their defensive coordinator. The Saints...

Preseason

30

Denver at Arizona
Thursday 08/30 11:00 PM Eastern
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Peyton Manning looked great (finally) last week as he went 10-for-12 for 122 yards and two touchdowns vs. the starting 49ers defense which was ranked 2nd in the league last seas...

30

Los Angeles at San Francisco
Thursday 08/30 10:00 PM Eastern
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The San Diego Chargers have been a perfect 3-0 in the NFL preseason as they head to the final week on the road in San Francisco vs. the 2-1 49ers. Jim Harbaugh is only in his se...

30

Baltimore at St. Louis
Thursday 08/30 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Baltimore Ravens really put it on the line in their dress rehearsal masacre of Jacksonville by a final verdict of 48-17. This is a solid team, with a lot of veterans, and th...

30

Buffalo at Detroit
Thursday 08/30 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The Lions have had a lot of coaches in recent years, and the pressure to win in the preseason was certainly greater than it was for most teams. They ended a long term of futilit...

30

Cincinnati at Indianapolis
Thursday 08/30 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati PICK ()

There is one thing the Indianapolis Colts have proven over the years, regardless of their coach. The organization simply eliminates risk of injury when it comes to meaningless g...

30

Minnesota at Houston
Thursday 08/30 07:00 PM Eastern
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Gary Kubiak has been at the helm in Houston long enugh to coach seven seasons of preseason games. The fact that his QB Matt Schaub went down with a season-changing injury during...

30

Atlanta at Jacksonville
Thursday 08/30 06:30 PM Eastern
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The Jacksonville Jaguars opened NFL exhibition with a pair of wins, but when the dress rehearsal was on in week three vs. the Ravens, they were thrashed 48-17. That's e...

29

New England at New York
Wednesday 08/29 07:00 PM Eastern
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This will be a rematch of the Super Bowl from last season, but I don't think revenge will come into play - especially dring week 4 of the NFL preseason. These clubs will be ...

25

Houston at New Orleans
Saturday 08/25 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Houston Texans have looked good on their way to a 2-0 start in the preseason, winning both at home and on the road. The Saints have had an extra game because they played in ...

25

Detroit at Las Vegas
Saturday 08/25 07:00 PM Eastern
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The Oakland Raiders have been on the short end of a pair of games that played just the opposite of each other. They lost a defensive struggle to Dallas 3-0, and then a shootout ...

25

Pittsburgh at Buffalo
Saturday 08/25 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

Many feel that this Buffalo team can turn the corner this season after a 6-10 campaign from a year ago. They haven't shown a heck of a lot in their first two here at 0-2. Ch...

24

Los Angeles at Minnesota
Friday 08/24 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Chargers have been perfect in their first two preseason games. They take to the road to play at Minnesota who is 1-1. The Chargers have had the luxury of hosting their first...

24

Atlanta at Miami
Friday 08/24 07:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Atlanta Falcons head on the road winless in their first two NFL preseason games. They will play at Miami, who has yet to taste victory also at 0-2. Mike Smith appears to hav...

24

Philadelphia at Cleveland
Friday 08/24 07:30 PM Eastern
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The Eagles and the Browns have both been impressive in their first two games, with each entering this one at 2-0. Andy Reid has been coaching a long time in Philadelphia, and he...

19

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh
Sunday 08/19 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Colts impressed last week, cruising to a 38-3 win over St. Louis. Andrew Luck looked great and everything went Indy's way, including a 2-0 turnover advantage. Things wil...

18

Dallas at Los Angeles
Saturday 08/18 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Dallas (moneyline)

The Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders played a sleeper in Game 1, with the Raiders emerging victorious on a third quarter field goal for the rare 3-0 win. The Cowboys won b...

18

Kansas City at St. Louis
Saturday 08/18 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis PICK ()

There is no argument that no team looked worse than St. Louis last week. They were thrashed on the scoreboard by the hapless Indianapolis Colts 38-3. The Colts scored early and ...

18

New York at New York
Saturday 08/18 07:00 PM Eastern
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The Giants fell behind Jacksonville 7-0 in their opener, but the Super Bowl champs rallied for 24 straight points to take a 24-7 lead, and it looked like the rout was on. It was...

17

Las Vegas at Arizona
Friday 08/17 10:00 PM Eastern
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Ken Wisenhunt has made his MO clear. Just get through the preseason and don't worry about winning. Prior to this year he was just 8-12 in these games. So far in 2012, he'...

17

Buffalo at Minnesota
Friday 08/17 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Minnesota Vikings were projected to be in for a long season, and what they did in game one last week did little to change that thinking. The Vikings’ QB...

17

Detroit at Baltimore
Friday 08/17 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit (moneyline)

The Baltimore Ravens found themselves in a 14-0 hole last week to the Falcons, but rallied back with 31 points for a 31-17 win. The scoreboard certainly looked impressive when t...

17

Miami at Carolina
Friday 08/17 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Miami (moneyline)

Miami’s first-year head coach Joe Philbin saw his Dolphins get down 14-0 early to in-state rival Tampa Bay last week, finally falling 20-7. Despite the fact that these are...

17

Tennessee at Tampa Bay
Friday 08/17 07:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Tennessee (moneyline)

Mike Munchak took over the sidelines for Tennessee last season and won three of the four games played in the preseason. The tone was set a week ago when Matt Hasselback dropped ...

16

Cleveland at Green Bay
Thursday 08/16 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Green Bay Packers played a sloppy game in their opener, fumbling three times and throwing an interception for a total of four turnovers. Despite the sloppy play the Packers ...

12

St. Louis at Indianapolis
Sunday 08/12 01:30 PM Eastern
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It should be a whole new ballgame for the Indianapolis Colts this exhibition season. They had Peyton Manning forever, and they were typically no-shows in the preseason as Mannin...

11

Houston at Carolina
Saturday 08/11 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Carolina (moneyline)

The Carolina Panthers were the most improved offensive team in the league a year ago. It was all about Cam Newton. He turned around what was the worst offense in the league...

10

Arizona at Kansas City
Friday 08/10 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The Chiefs have good reason to play well here. After going 4-12 in 2009 they went 10-6 in 2010 and hopes were high last season. They dissappointed last season, going 7-9. As a r...

10

Cleveland at Detroit
Friday 08/10 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER PICK

The Lions were an exciting team a year ago, as they can score a lot of points. But they give up a lot as well. Jim Schwartz has a 10-2 record in the preseason now in his fo...

09

Denver at Chicago
Thursday 08/09 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER PICK

The Chicago Bears struggled offensively last year, so they brought in Mike Tice to coordinate and give the offense a boost. They also brought in Jeremy Bates who tutored Cutler ...

09

New Orleans at New England
Thursday 08/09 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER PICK

The New Orleans Saints fresh off their Hall of Fame game win vs Arizona, take to the road to square off with New England. If this were a regular season game the over would be ge...

09

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia
Thursday 08/09 07:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Pittsburgh (moneyline)

Andy Reid has a well-known history of not caring in the preseason and his record (21-31) reflects it. What is even more prounounced however is how he does in openers. The Eagles...

09

Washington at Buffalo
Thursday 08/09 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Buffalo (moneyline)

The Washington Redskins have been in search of a stable QB for so long, and they may have one in Robert Griffin. His impact here will likely be minimal as he isn't going to ...

05

Arizona vs. New Orleans
Sunday 08/05 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The NFL preseason begins with the Hall of Fame game, which was cancelled last year due to the strike. This game usually pits an AFC team vs. an NFC team, but this year we have a...