We’re almost at the midway point of the 2019 NFL season and we’re...
...a perfect .500 on picks!
“But Ryan, I want to make money!”
You fool. I have essentially spent $0 and thoroughly enjoyed some really terrible football so far this season. Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!
How does Week 8 look and what are the best games to throw some money at? Let’s check it out!
Note: I used Bovada’s odds on Thursday afternoon.
Minnesota Vikings (-17.0) vs. Washington
There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth because of how terrible this game is tonight, but I’m going to thoroughly enjoy it until the Vikings miss a meaningless third quarter field goal and win by only 16 points. I can’t wait!
But in all seriousness, Minnesota blows out bad teams. Washington is a bad team. You do the math.
Bet on the Vikings to win big tonight.
New England Patriots (-13.5) vs. Cleveland Browns
This Patriots defense is going to have its way with Baker Mayfield. Tom Brady has slightly regressed each of the past three or four seasons and Bill Belichick has spent that time building an elite defense. I am absolutely sick about all of this.
Bet on the Patriots to win in a blowout.
San Francisco 49ers (-6) vs. Carolina Panthers
The Panthers are a sneaky pick to win this game outright — not just cover, but win. I’m not buying it. San Francisco is at home, key players are getting healthy, and their defense is one of the best in football.
Bet on the 49ers to win by a touchdown.
Jacksonville Jaguars (-6.5) vs. New York Jets
If Jacksonville can fix their red zone offense, this one won’t even be close. As it stands, I think they win by a touchdown.
Bet on the Jaguars to win by at least seven points.
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