Picks against the spread for Week 6 NFL games



Picks against the spread for Week 6 NFL games

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10 Окт 2019 в 05:34am
The 2018 NFL season is officially in full swing 2019 Kaden Smith Jersey , which means regular season betting is back. I’m back for another year of picks in the Westgate SuperContest. SB Nation’s partners over at Odds Shark are sponsoring my entry again. The contest requires selecting 5 games each week and picking them against the spread. I finished 2-2-1 in Week 6, which brings me to 13-10-1 for the season. Overall for last week I scuffled along at 8-6-1.The San Francisco 49ers are a 9.5 point underdog on Monday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers. Some sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark are offering 10.5 points, but for the most part it’s 9.5 — including at the SuperContest. If the line had been 10 or higher I might have been tempted by the 49ers, but without getting that needed hook, I’m staying away from this one. The 49ers are scuffling, but Green Bay has not been overly impressive this season. I could see a close game, I could see a Packers blowout — it’s a wide open one and I’m just not comfortable picking either way.Here are my five SuperContest picks for Week 6.VIKINGS (-10) over CardinalsWASHINGTON (-1) over PanthersBuccaneers (+3.5) over FALCONSBRONCOS (+6.5) over RamsTITANS (+2.5) over RavensI don’t normally like taking a double digit favorite, but after last week’s game, I think it is reasonable to bet against Arizona in Minnesota. If the 49ers don’t turn the ball over five times, I think they probably win that game by double digits. Kirk Cousins is a much better quarterback than C.J. Beathard, he’s got some big-time weapons in the passing game, and he’s backed by a stout Vikings defense. The Cardinals could surprise them, particularly with Minnesota coming off a close road win over the Eagles, but I really think this is a game the Vikings win going away.I stuck with home teams for the most part. The one road team is the Bucs in the return of Jameis Winston as their starting quarterback. He’s had success against Atlanta, and if O.J. Howard plays, they could do some damage against a banged up Falcons defense. The Bucs are a tough team to figure out given the transition at quarterback, but I like them here.The Rams are on a roll, but if Denver is going to keep this close, this is the ideal situation. The Broncos have played well at home, including nearly upsetting the Kansas City Chiefs two weeks ago. Add in cold weather with a chance of snow, and I’m ready to take the Broncos with the cover.I went 8-6-1 overall in Week 5. Here are all my picks for Week 6:GIANTS vs. Eagles (-3): Eagles — LOSSVIKINGS vs. Cardinals (+10): VikingsBROWNS vs. Chargers (-1): BrownsDOLPHINS vs. Bears (-3): DolphinsWASHINGTON vs. Panthers (+1): WashingtonJETS vs. Colts (+2.5): JetsBENGALS vs. Steelers (+2.5): SteelersFALCONS vs. Buccaneers (+3.5): BuccaneersSeahawks vs. Raiders (+3 — London): SeahawksTEXANS vs. Bills (+9.5): BillsBRONCOS vs. Rams (-6.5): BroncosCOWBOYS vs. Jaguars (-3): CowboysTITANS vs. Ravens (-2.5): TitansPATRIOTS vs. Chiefs (+3.5): PatriotsPACKERS vs. 49ers (+9.5): Packers SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10)OPEN CAMP: July 25 Kaden Smith San Francisco 49ers Jersey , Santa Clara, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Coach Kyle Shanahan’s first year with San Francisco was tale of two seasons. 49ers lost first nine games – including record five straight by three points or fewer. But San Francisco posted most dramatic in-season turnaround in NFL history by winning final five games after putting midseason acquisition Jimmy Garoppolo in as starting quarterback.IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: CB Richard Sherman, RB Jerick McKinnon, C Weston Richburg, LB Jeremiah Attaochu, G Jonathan Cooper, LB Korey Toomer, T Mike McGlinchey, WR Dante Pettis, LB Fred Warner.IMPORTANT LOSSES: RB Carlos Hyde, S Eric Reid, CB Dontae Johnson, DE Elvis Dumervil, C Daniel Kilgore, T Trent Brown, G Brandon Fusco,CAMP NEEDS: Biggest question marks are at cornerback and pass rusher. Sherman was signed after being cut loose by Seattle and is working his way back from Achilles tendon injury. He is no longer elite shutdown cornerback but is being counted on by Niners. Ahkello Witherspoon showed promise as rookie but will need to step up if San Francisco will have top-flight defense. 49ers were unable to make major upgrades to pass rush in free agency or draft and are hoping for better production from last year’s first-round pick Solomon Thomas, as well as free-agent acquisition Attaochu.EXPECTATIONS: Full season of Garoppolo has created high hopes in San Francisco for franchise that has second-fewest wins in NFL in past three seasons with 13. Garoppolo is undefeated in seven starts as pro and earned $137.5 million contract in offseason based on his strong play after trade from New England. Garoppolo won’t be able to get San Francisco back to playoffs for first time since 2013 on his own. He will need to find go-to receiver, hope McKinnon thrives as featured back, and defense led by emerging star tackle DeForest Buckner improves.—