Week 15 NFL Picks
Baltimore -6 (-105)
Baltimore, coming off a lackluster loss vs New England last Monday night, welcome the banged up and depth depraved Philadelphia Eagles into town. As we all know, Philly has a rookie QB, and rookie QBs who have their first start vs a John Harbaugh coached Ravens team at home are 0-7 , both straight up and ATS, with a QB passer rating of 52.3. I expect the Ravens to bounce back with a vengeance this Sunday vs a Philly team who has been on fumes the past few weeks, and is waning on offense since losing one of the best 3 Down Running Backs in football, Darren Sproles, to injury.
Arizona -3 (EVEN)
Arizona hasn’t been playing all that well the last few games, but have still kept things close despite their dysfunctional season. Why I like them this week: the Saints come into Glendale banged up as 2nd Half rookie WR Michael Thomas, who has played well, is most likely to miss the game, and QB Drew Brees has been shut down the last few weeks and was rested this week in practice due to a sore calf ailment (it’s called: “the olds”). The Saints were essentially eliminated from playoff contention with their loss in Tampa last week, and I expect them to take a giant dump on the road vs a Cardinals team who still has plenty of weapons to attack the league’s worst defense.
Cleveland +11 (-110) and ML +480
We continue banging our heads against the wall (like most sharps in America) and taking this team week after week, hoping for the eventual breakthrough that covers up all the losses the past few weeks. Miracle Covers contributor (and Buffalo Bills fan) Nick reports that the Browns always play the Bills tough, the Bills might already be tuning out their coach and they are essentially out of the playoff hunt, and Bills (and Karna’s Fantasy Team) QB Tyrod Taylor is banged up. Add the fact the weather in Buffalo this weekend is calling for snow showers, I expect this to be a closegame, so I’ll take the line “bigly” and place a small side wager that they’ll win the game as well. The Browns owe me one (hundred thousand dollars).
Green Bay -6
Kansas City -5.5