Browns vs Jets Pick

Not the best game in Week 1 of the NFL season but I see enough value here where I will make it my first pick of the season. I like the Jets at home giving a field goal. Ryan Fitzpatrick will get the start at quarterback and I think he is slightly better than Geno Smith. Fitzpatrick  has been inconsistent in his career but he has been successful early in his stints with the teams he has played on. I really like the Jets defense with a solid front seven, and the return of Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie at cornerback.

I think the Browns will struggle early this season with Josh McCown under center. They have very little talent in their backfield and at receiver. I see this being a low-scoring game early and then the Jets will pull away in the second half while playing tight defense.

Pick: Jets (-3) over Browns

Browns Season Win Total Pick

Pick: Browns under 6.5 wins (-150)

I made four season win total picks last month and I have decided to add one more before the start of the NFL season. I was considering making this pick earlier, and now I feel even more confident after watching all 60 minutes of the Browns first two preseason games. Don’t think I have to write much here other than the Browns are one of the least talented teams in the NFL.

Josh McCown is not a NFL starting quarterback, they lack experience in the backfield and don’t have reliable weapons in the passing game. Asking them to win seven games is a lot especially in a division with three playoff contenders. The defense will keep them in games but years of poor drafting will catch up to them again this season. I see Cleveland winning five games at the most and anything more than that is overachieving.

NFL: Week 8 Picks

Continued my Thursday night struggles with another loss on a contest pick. Have five picks this Sunday after a 5-1 day in Week 7. Here are the rest of the picks for Week 8:

Lions (-3.5) vs. Falcons in London 

My line: Lions -3.5

Pick: Pass (Contest: Lions)

Vikings at Buccaneers (-3)

My line: Buccaneers -1

Pick: Pass (Vikings)

Bears at Patriots (-7) 

My line: Patriots -7

Pick: Pass (Bears)

Rams at Chiefs (-7)

My line: Chiefs -6

Pick: Rams

Seahawks (-6) at Panthers 

My line: Seahawks -3.5

Pick: Panthers

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NFL: Week 7 Picks

Started 0-1 in contest picks for the week. Here are the rest of my Week 7 NFL picks:

Bengals at Colts (-3)

My line: Colts -2.5

Pick: Colts

Titans at Redskins (-6)

My line: Redskins -4

Pick: Pass (Contest: Titans)

Dolphins at Bears (-3.5)

My line: Bears -4.5

Pick: Pass (Bears)

Browns (-6) at Jaguars

My line: Browns -4

Pick: Jaguars

 

Seahawks (-7) at Rams

My line: Seahawks -6.5

Pick: Pass (Seahawks)

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NFL: Standings and Over/Under Win Totals

Here are my NFL standings predictions with some over/under win totals that I like.

AFC East

1. Patriots

2. Jets

3. Dolphins

4. Bills- under 6.5 (-105)

AFC North

1. Ravens- over 8.5 (-115)

2. Steelers

3. Bengals- under 9 (-125)

4. Browns- under 6.5 (-130)

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