The NFL reminded us how merciless it may be in Week 9, as seven of the large favorites did not cowl the unfold as we outlined earlier within the week in our Betting Recap.
Fortunately, a brand new week is upon us and the Sports activities Illustrated betting group is able to ship the very best of our Greatest Bets.
As all the time, it was a really busy week within the NFL. Odell Beckham Jr. signed with the Rams and offers Matthew Stafford the very best trio of vast receivers within the league. Whereas it’s apparent Los Angeles is all-in on successful the Tremendous Bowl this yr, don’t anticipate its odds to win the Lombardi Trophy to leap simply because they signed a large receiver as (*10*) nonetheless has them listed behind the Cardinals, Payments, and Buccaneers.
In different information, Cam Newton returned to the place it began for the 2015 MVP by signing with Carolina to exchange Sam Darnold, who’s out for the foreseeable future.
Aaron Rodgers is predicted again after his battle with COVID-19, and Russell Wilson returns after lacking the final month with a damaged bone in his hand.
Every week we spotlight the similarities and disparities amongst our analysts’ picks earlier than diving into every of our greatest bets.
Table of Contents
- 1 Week 10 Bets we agree:
- 2 Week 10 Bets we disagree
- 3 Week 10 Greatest Bets
- 4 Jen Piacenti’s Greatest Wager: Rams -4
- 5 Casey Olson’s Greatest Wager: Rams -4
- 6 Richard Johnson’s Greatest Wager: Saints Moneyline (+125)
- 7 Frank Taddeo’s Greatest Wager: Chiefs -2.5
- 8 Will Legal guidelines’ Greatest Wager: Rams -3.5
- 9 Invoice Enright’s Greatest Wager: Titans -3
Week 10 Bets we agree:
- There’s by no means been an occasion the place ALL of our writers are on the identical group. That adjustments this week as we’re ALL OVER the Rams laying the factors
- Two of our analysts are taking the Buccaneers at -9.5 towards Washington.
- Two writers are banking on the Chiefs to cowl the two.5 factors over the Raiders.
Week 10 Bets we disagree
- The most important disparity this week is between the Saints and Titans. Three of us are grabbing Tennessee at -3, whereas Frank Tadeo is taking the Saints and the factors and Richard Johnson boldly requires an outright upset by taking the Saints on the Moneyline (+125).
- Three of us who just like the Vikings (+3) however, as soon as once more, Taddeo finds himself on the alternative finish of the favored decide by taking the Chargers laying three.
- Taddeo and Johnson are on reverse ends of the Cowboys-Falcons sport.
- Two of us are banking on a rebound for the Payments, whereas Taddeo thinks the 12.5 factors is an excessive amount of for Buffalo to cowl towards an AFC East rival.
- Jen Piacenti is taking the Packers -3.5, however two of our different writers are grabbing the factors with Seattle.
Whereas I like our group to be extra aligned on picks because it offers extra of a transparent image of who to guess on, every author has their very own emotions and opinions about these spreads and groups as clearly simply define above.
Cheers to a different week of worthwhile picks!
Week 10 Greatest Bets
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Jen Piacenti’s Greatest Wager: Rams -4
This implies we may get to see Von Miller on the sector with Aaron Donald, Jalen Ramsey, and Leonard Floyd vs…Jimmy Garappolo and the remainder of the fumbling and bumbling soccer group in San Francisco. Los Angeles leads the league in third down conversions at 50.6%, whereas San Francisco is way behind at 33.3%. The Rams have 23 passing touchdowns this yr (second-most within the league), whereas the 49ers have 11. The Rams common 29 factors per sport, the Niners common 23. These groups are trending in reverse instructions, and the Rams absolutely must make a press release after final week’s loss. They win this by greater than a area purpose.
Jen’s Season File: 32-23
Casey Olson’s Greatest Wager: Rams -4
There appears to be some inner pleasure because the Rams additional increase their roster with the addition on OBJ. That, coupled with the starvation to bounce again after the dreadful displaying towards the Titans final week, ought to result in a really motivated squad visiting the 49ers. The 49ers are oddly 0-4 at dwelling this season, whereas the Rams are 4-0 whereas on the highway. Final week, the 49ers allowed the Cardinals to return in and run up 437 yards and 31 factors, and we may see one thing related with a fairly banged-up squad on each side of the ball.
I’ll take the highway favourite.
Casey’s Season File: 26-21-1
Richard Johnson’s Greatest Wager: Saints Moneyline (+125)
I do know it is a narrative that no person respects the Titans, however with an offense like they put out final Sunday I’ve no purpose to respect the Titans. This time round, I do not suppose they will get two decide sixes to assist their trigger. Saints outright.
Richard’s Season File: 16-28-1
Frank Taddeo’s Greatest Wager: Chiefs -2.5
This play is extra a fade of the Raiders, who regarded flat final week towards the Giants attributable to the entire off-the-field points. The Chiefs have been tough to belief versus the quantity, posting a 9-16 ATS (36%) mark over their final 13 common season video games. Nevertheless, Kansas Metropolis has received eight of the final 10 match-ups SU towards the Raiders, whereas posting a 6-4 ATS mark. The Chiefs are 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS on the highway towards the Raiders within the final 5 matchups.
Let’s again Patrick Mahomes on the discounted value of lower than a area purpose below the lights in Sin Metropolis on Sunday Night time soccer.
Frank’s Season File: 19-31
Will Legal guidelines’ Greatest Wager: Rams -3.5
Los Angeles has misplaced 4 straight to its division rivals from the Bay Space, however none of these losses occurred with Matthew Stafford below heart. Dwelling-field benefit hasn’t executed a lot this season for the 49ers, who’re 0–4 ATS at dwelling. I do not anticipate that to vary towards Los Angeles, which ought to get a elevate from the anticipated debut of Von Miller (however in all probability not Odell Beckham Jr., who doubtless wants one other week studying the playbook of his new group). The star-studded Rams are on a distinct degree than the 49ers this season and can be trying to win huge over their division rivals, particularly after a wake-up name towards Tennessee final week during which Stafford made a few uncharacteristic errors and Los Angeles dedicated 12 penalties for 115 yards. Clear up these errors and L.A. ought to win this NFC West matchup by a good margin, because it’s arduous to anticipate an identical bounce-back efficiency from a 49ers protection that was simply torched by Colt McCoy.
Will’s Season File: 9-7
Invoice Enright’s Greatest Wager: Titans -3
Tennessee is the most well liked group within the league. The Titans destroyed the Chiefs, beat the Payments, and took down the Rams. They’re nonetheless not getting respect from the Sportsbook or the general public. Favored by a area purpose at dwelling towards Trevor Siemian? Titans are 7-2 towards the unfold and the Saints haven’t coated the unfold when listed as a 3 level underdog on the highway.
Invoice’s Season File: 27-24-1
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