The NFL where craziness happens….doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as the old NBA moniker. But if you’re like me always looking for money line parlays here’s an interesting note. The last 3 weeks only one 7 plus point favourite has lost out right and that was the Seahawks last week. As always do with that information what you will. This week, the Chiefs, Raiders, Eagles and Ravens are on the bye….but for everyone else….Lets keep the good times rolling. Past the midway point of the season I’m 72-56-4. Lets gooooooo
HOME TEAM IN CAPS
CARDS +6 over Seahawks
A reminder of my Thursday night football picks are available each and every week on my Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/sheldonalexander/) although it comes with the buyer beware of being 0 for the last 5 weeks on TNF and so I decided to fade myself this week. You see normally, I would have taken the Seahawks at home…but instead in an attempt to change my misfortunes I took the opposite and rolled with the Cards. Yes, the same Cards that managed the late TD setting up the backdoor cover only to miss the extra point leaving me WITH A PUSH!!!!! Of course right….LOL.
TITANS -4.5 over Bengals
The Bengals are done. Think about it, AJ Green has seen it all and has remained cool until last week when he finally had enough of Andy Dalton (I think LOL) and tried to take it out on Jalen Ramsey….
Chargers +4 over JAGS
Speaking of Mr. Ramsey…
But much like AJ Green’s frustrations boiling over with Andy Dalton, how many times in a row can I ride Blake Bortles and the Jags before it bites me in the ass right? So with that in mind I’m trying to get out ahead of it and I’m taking the Chargers 4th ranked pass rush and 26 sacks against Bortles who has the 2nd worst passer rating in the NFL vs the blitz at 60.3.
Browns +10.5 over LIONS
I don’t like it, but I’m going to my classic “taking the points” on a double digit spread rule. I don’t like this at all, but the Lions are on a short week…but again….it’s the Browns we’re talking about here.
Packers +5.5 over BEARS
The Bears favoured by more than a FG is TOO HIGH. Also, I refuse to watch a second of this game. Former Chicago star Jimmy Butler has moved on to Minnesota and because of that he decided to do an interview with ESPN while of all things….canoeing
Vikings – 1 over WASHINGTON
Speaking of Miiny. I love teams coming off a bye week and Minnesota was already riding a 4 game win streak heading into the break. How have they done it you ask? Well first off they run the ball to the tune of 132 rushing yards per game, during their run AND THEY PLAY DEFENCE!!! Meanwhile, Mr. Cousins hasn’t led his team to over 300 yards of total offence in the last two weeks and so I don’t think they’ll be able to do it this week against a Vikings team that ranks 4th in total defence and 3rd overall in scoring D. Plus, look at what ya mans is doing to his teammates….THIS IS A SET UP TING!!!
BILLS +3 over Saints
Home dog alert!!!! So if you follow us here on the #OnBlast NFL Fix, then you know that last week I pointed out the Bills upcoming schedule (@ LAR, @KC, vs NE) and so this is essentially a must win game for #BillsMafia if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive. I’m not thrown off by their weird performance on Thursday night (cause really, how crazy have the TNF games been), so I’m banking on the Bills 8th ranked rush defense to slow down the travelling Saints.
BUCS +2.5 over Jets
I’m taking the home dog here because I feel as if the Jets have become over valued and the Bucs have become over scrutinized. I’m not saying Tampa is good, but I’m not about to take the Jets who for some reason are favoured on the road despite 7 turnovers in the 4 road games. Add that to allowing nearly 400 yards to those same opponents?!?! I’ll gladly take Ryan Fitz-MAGIC against his former team, especially when he’s completing 63% of his passes and has a passer rating of 95.7 this season…..AND he doesn’t do this while trying to motivate his team.
COLTS +10 over Steelers
This is the week I’m sticking to my double digit spread rule. Check my twitter feed on Sunday for video of me smashing my phone after rooting for Jacoby Brissett and whatever chump the Browns start, in their search of a late game back door cover.
RAMS -11 over Texans
Yeah so about that whole double digit spread thing. HAVE YOU SEEN THE RAMS OFFENSE?!?!? Also, remember when the Texans started the season with Macho Man Tom Savage as their starting QB over Deshaun Watson? Yeah…..well like your boy Brian McKnight once famously sang Houston is “starting back at one.” But of course we couldn’t of had Watson healthy against the Rams for this game, because it’s the NFL and we’re not allowed nice things anymore.
Cowboys +3 over FALCONS
How “Bout Dem Cowboys…Zeke or no Zeke the Cowboys will be able to run the ball and the Falcons are 1-4 when they allow their opponents to rush for over 100 yards. Now with Zeke, the Boys have rushed for an average of 183 yards per game…I don’t the Morris/Smith/McFadden trio will fall off more than 80 yards behind that O-Line. Plus the Falcons appear to be joke on offense without my guy Shanny…..just look at what happened to Julio
But back to the Cowboys for a second, does anyone know the story behind the Tony Romo vs Deion Sanders BEEF?!?!? I have no idea, but I like it
NINERS +2.5 over Giants
Kyle Shanahan…Matt Ryan has made me a believer. So whatever you decide to do with Jimmy G, I’m in. Also the Giants are no longer believers in their coach. Do you wanna know how I know? Watch this performance by their defence on 3rd and 33
Patriots -7.5 over BRONCOS
I really want to take the Broncos here, but the QB situation in Denver is SO BAD. Plus, the Pats appear to be finding their yearly groove where we as football fans don’t even wonder anymore about the “how”, we just sit back and accept Brady and Belichick for the GANGSTERS that they are.
PANTHERS -9 over Dolphins
How do the Dolphins have so many night games?!?!? Out of protest alone I’m taking the Panthers. Well sort of, I also think Miami is done this year because all of the South Beach magic is being used up by “The U”. Have you seen
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