NFL Contest Picks: Week 11

Tier 1

Colts -2 vs Titans

Tier 2

Jaguars +5.5 vs Steelers

Vikings +2.5 vs Bears

Tier 3

Texans -3 vs Redskins

Broncos +7 vs Chargers

Tier 4

Bengals +6.5 vs Ravens (if Joe Flacco doesn’t start)

Lions +4 vs Panthers

Tier 5

Cowboys +3.5 vs Falcons

Buccaneers +1.5 vs Giants

Cardinals -5.5 vs Raiders

Eagles +8.5 vs Saints

Rams -3.5 vs Chiefs

NFL Picks: Week 11 Power Ratings and Cheat Sheet

Here are the two charts for this week:

Team After Week 9 After Week 10
Rams (2.5) 11.5 11
Saints (3.5) 10 10.5
Chiefs (3) 10 10
Steelers (2.5) 8.5 10
Patriots (3.5) 10.5 9.5
Vikings (3) 8.5 8.5
Chargers (1.5) 8 8.5
Eagles (3) 8 7
Packers (3.5) 6.5 7
Ravens (3) 6.5 6.5
Bears (2.5) 5.5 6.5
Panthers (2.5) 7 6
Texans (2.5) 6 6
Falcons (2.5) 5.5 5
Cowboys (2) 4 5
Colts (2.5) 4 5
Seahawks (3) 4 4.5
Titans (2) 4 4.5
Jaguars (2) 4.5 3.5
Broncos (2.5) 3.5 3.5
Bengals (2) 4 2.5
Redskins (2) 2.5 2.5
Buccaneers (2) 2 2
Lions (2.5) 3 1.5
Browns (2.5) 0 1
49ers (1.5) 1 0.5
Giants (2) 0 0.5
Dolphins (2) 1 0
Cardinals (2) -1 -1
Jets (2) 0 -2
Raiders (1.5) -3 -5
Bills (2) -6 -5
Game Look ahead line Tuesday line My line
Packers at Seahawks Seahawks -2 Seahawks -3 Seahawks -0.5
Panthers at Lions Panthers -2.5 Panthers -4 Panthers -2
Cowboys at Falcons Falcons -4.5 Falcons -3 Falcons -2.5
Bengals at Ravens Ravens -4.5 Ravens -4 Ravens -7
Vikings at Bears Bears -2 Bears -3 Bears -0.5
Eagles at Saints Saints -6.5 Saints -8 Saints -7
Titans at Colts Colts -3 Colts -2 Colts -3
Texans at Redskins Pick ’em Texans -3 Texans -1.5
Buccaneers at Giants Buccaneers -1 Giants -1.5 Giants -0.5
Broncos at Chargers Chargers -7 Chargers -7 Chargers -6.5
Raiders at Cardinals Cardinals -3 Cardinals -4 Cardinals -6
Steelers at Jaguars Steelers -3.5 Steelers -6 Steelers -4.5
Chiefs at Rams Rams -1.5 Rams -3.5 Rams -3.5

NFL Contest Picks: Week 10

 

Tier 1

Bengals +5.5 vs Saints

Tier 2

Lions +6.5 vs Bears

Buccaneers -3 vs Redskins

Tier 3

Jaguars +3 vs Colts

Seahawks +9.5 vs Rams

Eagles -6.5 vs Cowboys

Giants +3 vs 49ers

Tier 4

Browns +4 vs Falcons

Titans +6.5 vs Patriots

Jets -6.5 vs Bills

Tier 5

Cardinals +16.5 vs Chiefs

Chargers -9.5 vs Raiders

Dolphins +9.5 vs Packers

NFL Picks: Week 10 Power Ratings and Cheat Sheet

Here are the two charts for this week:

Team After Week 8 After Week 9
Rams (2.5) 12 11.5
Patriots (3.5) 10 10.5
Saints (3.5) 9.5 10
Chiefs (3) 9 10
Vikings (3) 8 8.5
Steelers (2.5) 8 8.5
Eagles (3) 8 8
Chargers (1.5) 7.5 8
Panthers (2.5) 6.5 7
Ravens (3) 7 6.5
Packers (3.5) 7 6.5
Texans (2.5) 6 6
Bears (2.5) 5 5.5
Falcons (2.5) 5 5.5
Jaguars (2) 4.5 4.5
Cowboys (2) 4.5 4
Seahawks (3) 4.5 4
Bengals (2) 4 4
Titans (2) 3.5 4
Colts (2.5) 3 4
Broncos (2.5) 3.5 3.5
Lions (2.5) 4 3
Redskins (2) 4 2.5
Buccaneers (2) 2.5 2
Dolphins (2) 1 1
49ers (1.5) 0 1
Browns (2.5) 1 0
Jets (2) 0 0
Giants (2) 0 0
Cardinals (2) -1 -1
Raiders (1.5) -1 -3
Bills (2) -4 -6
Game Look ahead line Tuesday line My line
Panthers at Steelers Steelers -6.5 Steelers -4 Steelers -4
Bills at Jets Jets -7 Jets -7.5 Jets -8
Falcons at Browns Falcons -1.5 Falcons -4.5 Falcons -3
Saints at Bengals Saints -4.5 Saints -5 Saints -4
Redskins at Buccaneers Pick ’em Buccaneers -3 Buccaneers -1.5
Patriots at Titans Patriots -6.5 Patriots -6.5 Patriots -4.5
Dolphins at Packers No line Packers -9.5 Packers -9
Jaguars at Colts Colts -1.5 Colts -3 Colts -2
Lions at Bears Bears -3.5 Bears -6.5 Bears -5
Cardinals at Chiefs Chiefs -14.5 Chiefs -16.5 Chiefs -14
Chargers at Raiders Chargers -8 Chargers -10 Chargers -9.5
Seahawks at Rams Rams -8.5 Rams -10 Rams -10
Cowboys at Eagles Eagles -6 Eagles -6.5 Eagles -7
Giants at 49ers 49ers -2 49ers -3 49ers -2.5

NFL Contest Picks: Week 9

 

Top five picks:

Vikings -4.5 vs Lions

Steelers +3 vs Ravens

Buccaneers +6 vs Panthers

Falcons +1.5 vs Redskins

Chargers +2 vs Seahawks

Two more:

Browns +8 vs Chiefs

Titans +6.5 vs Cowboys

Slight leans:

Jets +3 vs Dolphins

Bills +10 vs Bears

Texans +1 vs Broncos

Saints -1.5 vs Rams (bet the Saints as home underdogs)

Patriots -6 vs Packers (wait until line drops and bet Patriots on Sunday)

Podcast: NFL Midseason Review and Preview

 

Andy and Nate look back at the NFL season, and discuss teams that have surprised and disappointed. They look ahead to the final nine weeks and pick teams to buy and sell going forward. They begin the show by discussing Todd Gurley’s smart move and bad beats.

Nate’s power ratings and cheat sheet for Week 9

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NFL Picks: Week 9 Power Ratings and Cheat Sheet

Here are the two charts for this week:

Team After Week 7 After Week 8
Rams (2.5) 12.5 12
Patriots (3.5) 10 10
Saints (3.5) 9 9.5
Chiefs (3) 9 9
Vikings (3) 9 8
Eagles (3) 7.5 8
Steelers (2.5) 7.5 8
Chargers (1.5) 7.5 7.5
Ravens (3) 7.5 7
Packers (3.5) 6 7
Panthers (2.5) 5.5 6.5
Texans (2.5) 5.5 6
Bears (2.5) 5 5
Falcons (2.5) 5 5
Jaguars (2) 5 4.5
Cowboys (2) 4.5 4.5
Seahawks (3) 4 4.5
Lions (2.5) 5 4
Bengals (2) 4 4
Redskins (2) 3.5 4
Titans (2) 3.5 3.5
Broncos (2.5) 3.5 3.5
Colts (2.5) 2.5 3
Buccaneers (2) 2.5 2.5
Browns (2.5) 2 1
Dolphins (2) 1 1
Jets (2) 1.5 0
Giants (2) 1 0
49ers (1.5) 1 0
Raiders (1.5) -0.5 -1
Cardinals (2) -1 -1
Bills (2) -3 -4
Game Look ahead line Tuesday line My line
Raiders at 49ers 49ers -2.5 49ers -3 49ers -2.5
Lions at Vikings Vikings -6.5 Vikings -5 Vikings -7
Chiefs at Browns Chiefs -7 Chiefs -9 Chiefs -5.5
Steelers at Ravens Ravens -3 Ravens -3 Ravens -2
Buccaneers at Panthers Panthers -4.5 Panthers -6.5 Panthers -6.5
Jets at Dolphins No line Dolphins -3 Dolphins -3
Falcons at Redskins Redskins -1 Redskins -1.5 Redskins -1
Bears at Bills No line Bears -10 Bears -7
Texans at Broncos Texans -1.5 Broncos -1 Pick ’em
Chargers at Seahawks Pick ’em Seahawks -1.5 Pick ’em
Rams at Saints Pick ’em Saints -1.5 Saints -1
Packers at Patriots Patriots -7.5 Patriots -5.5 Patriots -6.5
Titans at Cowboys Cowboys -4 Cowboys -6.5 Cowboys -3