Welcome back for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. There were some Coronavirus concerns once again this week, but coming out of Saturday night, it would appear the Sunday/Monday schedule will happen as planned. There remain concerns about the Raiders and Saints, but Bucs-Raiders and Panthers-Saints seem on track.
Thursday Night Football was back this week with the Eagles barely beating the Giants in the final minute of an ugly contest. I thought the Eagles would cover as 4.5-point favorites, but came up short in their 22-21 victory.
Last week, I again went 7-7 with my picks, while stumbling to 1-4 with my five best bets of the weekend. It moves me to 48-42-1 on total picks and 19-11 on my best bets. A year ago, I went 131-117-4, finishing with a 52.78 win percentage. That’s barely turning a profit, but for a season’s worth of picks, that’s not too bad. I did not track my best bet percentage over the course of the season, but will make sure to do that this year.
I’m going to pick my five “best bets” each week, similar to what you might use in the DraftKings Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship. Lines are moving so some of the lines below will be different from Saudi Arabia what you see on game day. Look for value where you can!
In the meantime, here are my five picks of choice for this weekend:
Here’s my full list of picks for Week 7.
Giants @ Eagles (-4.5) — Eagles — LOSS
Browns @ Bengals (+3.5) — Browns
Cowboys @ Washington (PK) — Washington
Lions @ Falcons (-2) — Lions
Panthers @ Saints (-7.5) — Panthers
Bills @ Jets (+11.5) — Bills
Packers @ Texans (+3.5) — Packers
Seahawks @ Cardinals (+3.5) — Cardinals
49ers @ Patriots (-1.5) — 49ers
Chiefs @ Broncos (+9.5) — Broncos
Steelers @ Titans (-1.5) — Titans
Jaguars @ Chargers (-7.5) — Jaguars
Bucs @ Raiders (+3.5) — Bucs
Bears @ Rams (-6) — Bears
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