FREE NFL WEEK 2 UPSET PICKS
The first week of the NFL season is in the books. A number of underdogs barked loudly while some rolled over and died. We cashed two of our three suggestions with the Browns and Bengals. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won outright as 10-point pups and
The Chicago Bears allowed Aaron Rodgers to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in NFL history, but still cashed against the spread. The Sam Darnold era also kicked off in fine fashion on MNF after the Jets skunked the Lions. The Week 2 NFL betting picks slate is chalky
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UPSET PICK #1: BUFFALO BILLS +7
WARNING: This selection isn’t for the weak hearted. Yes, you’re reading this correctly. I’m recommending to take your hard earned money and make an investment on the Buffalo Bills this Sunday. Yes, the same Bills team that got its clocked cleaned 47-3 in Baltimore last Sunday. Yes, the same Bills team that will send rookie QB Josh Allen under center for his first career NFL start. And finally, yes the Bills team that entered the 2018 season with a 6 game season win total after reaching the playoffs a year ago
LA’s defense looked lost last week without an ability to rush the passer. The absence of Joey Bosa was huge and he won’t suit up for this one either. Now they’re forced to hit the east coast for an early kick against a Buffalo team that won six of eight home games last season.
Sean McDermott’s not an idiot. At least I don’t think so; for now. He’ll devise a game plan that keeps his rookie out of harm’s way which in turn allows Buffalo to stick close. LA’s getting nearly 85 percent of the action
UPSET PICK #2: OAKLAND RAIDERS +6
Say what you will about the Raiders second half performance against the Rams, they had one of the best teams in the league on the ropes through the first 30 minutes. Even after committing 10 penalties for 145 yards! While I faded Oakland in that spot, I came away impressed with the offenses ability to spread the field and get the pigskin into the waiting hands of Jared Cook. The dude’s a behemoth and will give a Denver defense that allowed DFS stud TE Will Dissly to carve them up for 105 yards and a TD on only three receptions. Cook’s in store for another big showing.
I expected Denver to beat the ever living snot out of Seattle last week as I have the Seahawks headed towards major regression in 2018. That didn’t turn out to be the case. While Von Miller and company sacked Russell Wilson six times, it was done against one of the worst offensive lines in the league. Oakland possesses one of the best that only allowed a Rams defensive front anchored by Suh and Donald to amass one sack. Derek Carr threw for over 300 yards last week. After throwing three picks, I’m expecting a much better effort against a division rival. Sprinkle some beer money on the Raiders $$$-line as well. I think
Chucky scores his first win!
UPSET PICK #3: NEW YORK GIANTS +3
I’ll admit, I was all in on the Cowboys plus the points last week at Carolina. I figured the ground game would be enough to keep them in it all the way
If a couple things went differently last week, the G-Men would’ve beaten the Jags. New York actually outgained Jacksonville
New York simply has more firepower and the defensive prowess to go into “Jerry World” and
pull off the mild upset. The fact that the Cowboys swept this rivalry a year ago only lends
more credence to this selection. G-Men outright!
FREE NFL WEEK 1 UPSET PICKS
The opening week of the 2018 NFL betting season is here! The slate has been entirely wiped clean. Every team has a shot at attaining Super Bowl glory. Every fan base is drinking their respective team’s Kool-Aid. That’s only natural. For every New England Patriot, there’s a Jacksonville Jaguar that can come out of nowhere and make NFL bettors boatloads of cash.
There are value spots littered up and down the Week 1 slate, and I’m here to sift through them and hopefully weed out some winners. Let’s dig in and see which underdogs actually have a shot of cashing tickets!
CLEVELAND BROWNS +4
Plenty of value has already been soaked out of this line after it originally opened with the Steelers installed 6.5 point road favorites. Though
The Steelers are without a doubt one of the best teams the game has to offer, but Mike
Tomlin’s troops haven’t been dependable investments when laying points away from Heinz
Field. In fact, Pittsburgh only managed a 3-4 ATS tally as road chalk last season to move to 10-10 ATS over the last 20 occurrences. They struggled to put the Browns away as 10 point favorites at FirstEnergy Stadium last season ultimately winning by a 21-18 final count. The fact that this line continues to plummet even though the Steelers are seeing better than 60 percent of the action tells me this game could go either way. With
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CINCINNATI BENGALS +3
I’ll admit, I was very surprised to see Bengals management hold onto Marvin Lewis this past offseason. I thought for sure someone new would be calling the shots in the ‘Natti with the team failing to qualify for the postseason each of the last two seasons. Not winning once they got there any time under his watch also added fuel to the fire. Regardless, Lewis is back and that gives the Bengals the upper hand in this Week 1 tilt with the Colts breaking in an entirely new coaching staff to go along with schemes on both sides of the ball.
While the return of Andrew Luck has the city of Indianapolis going wild, he’s still got one of if not the worst offensive lines in the league protecting him. That spells big trouble in my opinion with a defensive line that has guys like Carlos Dunlap, Geno Atkins
DALLAS COWBOYS +3
The Cowboys were one of the bigger disappointments in the league last season. A year removed from going 13-3 and Ezekiel Elliott bursting onto the scene, Big D only managed to win nine games a year later and missed out on the playoffs. On the
With that, why the hell are they only laying three points at home in this Week 1 tilt against the NFL odds? The line wreaks! What makes it all the
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