2005 Season NFL Football Past Picks

August 20, 2005

This pick was released to clients on December 31, 1969 at 9:00PM ET.


Cleveland at Detroit

Saturday 08/20 01:00 PM Eastern

1 unit on Cleveland +6.5 (-110) (risk 1 to return 1.91)  RESULT: WIN

I understand that everyone thinks Cleveland is about the worst team in the league. But should the Detroit Lions really be laying 6.5 to anyone in the preseason? I don't think so. Mariucci and the Lions lost their first game and scored just 3 points against the Jets. Last year they went 2-2 SU and 1-3 ATS in the preseason. A number of good situations line up here that favor dogs of 4.5+ and winning teams off a home win. Romeo Crennel has reason to win in the preseason. As a new coach, he wants to get the team thinking with a winning attitude. And, as a coach taking over a poor team, every win helps with confidence. This line is just too big. Cleveland for one star.



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