Intriguing Week 1 matchups in the NFL

The NFL regular season will be here before we know it. Here are some Week 1 matchups to look forward to. Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (-4), Sept. 5 Green Bay has a new head coach in Matt LaFleur, and if quarterback Aaron Rodgers excels in LaFleur's system, the Packers could get back to the top of the NFC. Chicago will try to solidify its position as the best team in the NFC North after last year's 12-win season. [...]

Los Angeles Rams Open As Super Bowl 54 Co-Favorite

The blood on Jared Goff's hand isn't even dry, but sports betting is a forward-looking type of hobby so let's wait a minute to digest the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl 53 and look ahead to the Super Bowl 54 futures. Los Angeles Rams +750 to win Super Bowl 54 No touchdowns in Super Bowl LIII? Apparently...no problem? Yes, they just lost the Super Bowl three hours ago, but that hasn't faded their future value in the eyes' of [...]

SBLIII – Do NFL Running Backs Matter?

Over the past few seasons, a very strange debate has broken out. Do NFL running backs matter in the grand scheme of the game? With Super Bowl LIII barreling down our throats on Sunday, February 3rd, it's a discussion worth having especially when you consider how much one team is paying for the services of their running game compared to their opponent. Yes, of course we're talking Todd Gurley here. Before we broach his impact on this subject, we should [...]

2019 NFL Pro Bowl Betting – The Super Bowl has a higher total

The NFL has made it a mission to turn the 2019 Pro Bowl betting matchup into something more than just a glorified, meaningless, celebration. They’ve sort of succeeded? The last two Pro Bowls have been dink and dunk contests both won by the AFC, 20-13 in 2016 and 24-23 in 2017, and each has turned the clock back on the idea that the OVER in the Pro Bowl is guaranteed money like it used to be. You want to know [...]

NFL Week 17 Free Picks – Drama, Karma and Playoff Implications!

The final week of the current NFL Regular Season is here and wouldn’t you know it? Drama’s present in plenty of games. At least nine games could have serious playoff implications. There's even future consequences for teams involved in otherwise meaningless skirmishes. Will the Giants stick with Eli Manning? Could the Buccaneers actually extend Jameis Winston? Which coaches will finally burn up on the hot seat? NFL Week 17 isn’t time to turn off the television and plan your New [...]

NFL Week 16  Free Picks – A Truly Difficult Sunday of Handicapping

Nick Foles took Carson Wentz’s place under center for the Philadelphia Eagles and promptly led the defending champs to a big upset win over the Los Angeles Rams in what would be a shocker if we hadn't also seen this same backup quarterback become a Super Bowl MVP. Foles must continue his late season heroics when the Eagles host AFC South winner Houston on Sunday. If the season ended today, the Texans would be the second seed in the AFC, [...]

NFL Week 16 Free Pick – Pittsburgh vs. New Orleans

The big game of Week 16 is in New Orleans where the Saints (12-2) host the Steelers (8-5-1) in a key interconference clash with playoff implications.  New Orleans has already won the NFC South division and can secure the NFC No. 1 playoff seed with a win. The Steelers are in first place in the AFC North but just a half game in front of the Ravens. Pittsburgh still has a 70% chance to win the division according to fivethirtyeight.com [...]

NFL Week 15 Late Games Feature New England at Pittsburgh

With only a pair of NFL Week 15 late games, all of the attention will be on the marquee matchup of the week. Pittsburgh can evaporate any concerns about their playoff potential by matching New England, who are coming off a stunning loss to Miami. In the other game, San Francisco gets another crack at Seattle just two weeks after being embarrassed by them in a blowout. Check out my free picks for both games below! New England Patriots (-2.5) [...]

NFL Week 15 Free Picks – Sunday’s Best Bets!

Every matchup I'm about to break down for my NFL Week 15 free picks means something. Soon, front offices around the league will start looking at players at key positions and coaching staffs that underperformed. If you’re one of those players or coaches, you’ve got a ton to play for in the final 3 weeks even if there’s no chance of a postseason berth. There are also plenty of playoff implication games in Week 15. Minnesota must beat the Miami [...]

Scully’s Week 15 NFL Free Picks

James Scully went a solid 3-2 ATS last weekend to bring his season long record up to 31-34 ATS. He returns to bring you his best Week 15 NFL free picks during a decisive weekend that will be sure to clarify the playoff picture! *ATS (Against the Spread) / SU (Straight Up) * PK indicates pick *home team in caps Cleveland Browns +3 vs Denver Broncos (Saturday 8:20 p.m. ET) Two teams going different directions and I like Cleveland (+3) [...]