Friday, December 16, 2011

NFL picks: Week fifteen: A whiff of the finish line


Forced to run with a 'quicky' picks column this week, Blame Christmas! Ho ho ho.





Running total - 103-95 ATS
Essential NFL pick links



The categories
  • Picks we love category
  • Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
  • Picks we are making but are not wildly enthused about

Cheat- list for ‘’Picks we love category’’
This week picks we love cheat-list:
  • Green Bay -13.5
  • Carolina +6.5
  • Detroit -1.5
  • New England -6.5


Week 15 picks.

Picks we love category
Dallas Cowboys (7-6) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-9) +6.5
Has anyone seen Tampa play lately? Yikes!
The score: Dallas 35 Tampa 17
The pick: Dallas -6.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
Miami Dolphins (4-9) at Buffalo Bills (5-8) -0.5
Unexpected landslide win by frustrated Bills team that aren't as bad as their recent stretch.
The score: Miami 17 Buffalo 30
The pick: Buffalo -0.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
Seattle Seahawks (6-7) at Chicago Bears (7-6) -4.5
The Hawks no like road trips!
The score: Seattle 13 Chicago 23
The pick: Chicago -4.5

Picks we are making but are not wildly enthused about
Cincinnati Bengals (7-6) at St. Louis Rams (2-11) +4.5
The Bungles can actually still make the playoffs. The Rams? Not so much.
The score: Cincinnati 24 St Louis 17
The pick: Cincinnati -4.5

Picks we love category
Green Bay Packers (13-0) at Kansas City Chiefs (5-8) +13.5
Sorry, what, this line is supposed to scare us?!
The score: Green Bay 43 Kansas 10
The pick: Green Bay -13.5

Picks we are making but are not wildly enthused about
Tennessee Titans (7-6) at Indianapolis Colts (0-13) +6.5
I hope someone comes out with a book about the inside story on the Colts season. What a mess.
The score: Tennessee 28 Indianapolis 20
The pick: Tennessee -6.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
New Orleans Saints (10-3) at Minnesota Vikings (2-11) +7.5
Why aren't the Saints facing double figure spreads?!
The score: New Orleans 30 Minnesota 20
The pick: New Orleans -7.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
Washington Redskins (4-9) at New York Giants (7-6) -7.5
If this was in Washington, maybe, but in NY, no...no...
The score: Washington 20 New York 35
The pick: New York -7.5

Picks we love category
Carolina Panthers (4-9) at Houston Texans (10-3) -6.5
Cam Newton can't wait to attack that spread! Texans, mission accomplished, take the foot of the gas a little.
The score: Carolina 34 Houston 30
The pick: Carolina +6.5

Picks we love category
Detroit Lions (8-5) at Oakland Raiders (7-6) +1.5
Is this a joke? A bad, bad joke?
The score: Detroit 28 Oakland 24
The pick: Detroit -1.5

Picks we are making but are not wildly enthused about
Cleveland Browns (4-9) at Arizona Cardinals (6-7) -6.5
Yuck. Nasty. Dislike!
The score: Cleveland 17 Arizona 13
The pick: Cleveland +6.5

Picks we love category
New England Patriots (10-3) at Denver Broncos (8-5) +6.5
Denver's recent run against bad teams or teams with issues. It stops here.
The score: New England 35 Denver 24
The pick: New England -6.5

Picks we are making but are not wildly enthused about
New York Jets (8-5) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-8) -2.5
Yuck and yuck, but slightly less yuck on the latter.
The score: New York 24 Philadelphia 27
The pick: Philadelphia -2.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
Baltimore Ravens (10-3) at San Diego Chargers (6-7) +2.5
Everyone loves the Ravens again, conveniently forgetting several nasty early season showings.
The score: Baltimore 24 San Diego 26
The pick: San Diego +2.5

Picks we don’t love, but, we certainly like, as it were, category
Pittsburgh Steelers (10-3) at San Francisco 49ers (10-3) -1.5
This could be a pretty low scoring affair.
The score: Pittsburgh 19 San Francisco 13
The pick: Pittsburgh +1.5




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