Regular Season 2012

Regular season games, predicitons, picks and football game recaps during the 2012 regular season.

Will Washington Redskins make the spread against Dallas Cowboys in week 17?

Will the Washington Redskins win the game against the Dallas Cowboys in week 17?

Covering the last week in the regular season for our “Offsides” articles, a co-operative collection of opposing views from Football Betting World and OddsOnBetting, we look at the game between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys.

As far as the Wildcard Playoff spots are concerned, this is one of the most important games of this week. Both of these teams are in an absolute must win scenario. Washington must win to hold their 4th seed spot, and with the win clinch the Division.

Dallas must win to have any kind of chance to win a spot in the wild card round. For the Cowboys it is a little more complicated. For them to get in they must win Sunday, and the Bears, Vikings and the Seahawks must lose. Not very likely for that to all happen, but it is mathematically possible.

Dallas has had a bit of a strange season, a few times they looked like were getting things together but then something would get kind of quirky and they would suddenly look like they couldn’t win games they should have dominated.

Then in some games they would get behind and come back and win. They come in to this final game at 8 and 6 so they will finish the season with at least a close to 50% record, but if it wasn’t for some of the mistakes they had made earlier in the season they would have a much better record.

Last week’s game against the Saints is a perfect example. At one point mid way through the game they were down by 14 points, but with only 5 minutes left in the game they got it together and turn on the defense a bit and stopped the drives of Drew Brees. Then on offense, Tony Romo was able to convert on some nice plays and they tied the score as the clock wound down and went into overtime.

But true to what has plagued Dallas a lot this year, what was looking like what was going to be a game for Dallas after an exciting come back, a turnover led to the winning drive by the Saints. I mention this to bring up that even though Tony Romo threw for 416 yards; the Cowboys have found ways to lose games in which it appeared they would win.

They can not have that kind of game against the Redskins. This football game is just too important to do so. In fact it’s kind of ironic that this is the late game on Sunday, the very last game of the regular season since it is so important to both of them.

What are the odds on Washington winning against the Cowboys and can they cover?

As of Monday night I checked a few different books and most of them have the Washington Redskins winning this game by 3 points. I recall at least one book had the line at 3.5 so be sure to check the odds when you place a bet.

Let’s take a closer look at whether the Redskins can in fact comfortably cover that spread. First of all, Washington has a fairly strong defense. They are ranked 6th against the pass and have 17 interceptions and 36 sacks against their opponents so they can be an obvious threat to quarterbacks.

Even though Dallas quarterback tony Romo has been throwing for a good amount of yards in games recently, if we look at the games where he was under a lot of pressure from his opponents defenses we see those are the games were he makes the most mistakes. This is due mostly to the fact that although Dallas has done a decent job of acting under pressure when their backs are against a wall as a team, Romo himself does not exactly handle pressure well in the backfield.

I think that Washington will take advantage of this and linebackers like Perry Riley and Ryan Kerrigan will force him to hurry a number of plays and try and raise his potential for making mistakes. Romo has already thrown 16 interceptions this year, and increasing that number will be one of the goals of the Redskin defense.

The tradeoff on that extra pressure is the difficultly in making sure they don’t leave themselves wide open in the secondary, but that is something that Washington has been improving on quite a bit since mid season as is evidenced by their record. They have won the last 6 games and they have already beaten Dallas once this year, 5 weeks ago in week 12.

The Redskins have the 5th ranked offense in the league. They currently hold the number one rank in rushing and that rank comes mainly from the effectiveness of running back Alfred Morris who is over 1400 yards this year. In addition to his running plays, a lot of the rushing credit goes to the mobility of quarterback Robert Griffin III. Often when it appears a play action play is falling apart, he just has an uncanny ability to make things happen and turn what looks like will be a loss into yards gained and very often into a first down.

Yes I do think that the Cowboys heart will be in the right place, but I do not think it will be enough to stop the Redskins from getting the job done and I think Washington will finish the season showing that they truly deserve the Division title and how hard they have worked to get there.

Not only will they cover the 3 point spread, I think they could cover a 6 point spread. I am not sure how I feel about them going all the way or whether they will make it to the final round, but they will be playing in the wild card game in January.

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Picks for week 16 with results and final scores regular season 2012

Week 16 2012 Regular Season Picks and football game final score results

With the season winding down there were a number of very important games this week with quite a few teams in the NFC that were in must win situations if they want to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot.

It’s been a very exciting season and there were a number of teams that turned around a bad start to the season and there have been a few teams that have made.

If you came here looking for the results and final scores for the week 16 2012 games, after the football games take place, I will update the page with the final scores so you can see the results of the game to compare against my picks and what the odds were at the time for that game.

Atlanta Falcons against the Detroit Lions

The books had this game with the Falcons winning by 3.5 points on Monday afternoon. I picked the Falcons to win by 7 points. By Friday night the line had moved to 4 points. The Atlanta Falcons win this game over the Detroit Lions 31 to 18.

Indianapolis Colts against the Kansas City Chiefs

Oddsmakers had the Colts winning this game by 6 points. I picked them as having no problem on making that spread and extended it to allowing 8 points. The Indianapolis Colts win this game 20 to 13.

Washington Redskins against the Philadelphia Eagles

The bookies have this game with the Redskins winning by 4.5 points. I picked Washington as clear winners and stated that they could win by 6 points even without Griffin.

The Washington Redskins win this game with a final score of Washington 27 to Philadelphia 20.

San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks

This week’s installment of our Offsides series of opposing views up an upcoming game is an NFC West matchup. The books had the line moving sometimes between even to favoring the 49ers to win the game by 1 point. I picked San Francisco to win by 3 points. A very impressive game by the Seahawks. They pretty much dominated the entire game and won against the 49ers with a final score of 42 to 13.

Pittsburgh Steelers against the Cincinnati Bengals

This is really a great AFC matchup and both teams are in must win positions. Oddsmakers have picked the Steelers to win this game over the Bengals by 3.5 points. I went against the bookies on this and picked Cincinnati to win this game by 3 points.

The Bengals do in fact win this game with a final score of 13 to 10. This was very important to Cincinnati as it allows them to hold on to the 6th seed playoff spot.

New Orleans Saints against the Dallas Cowboys

As of Friday evening the sportbooks had the line on this game at 1 point with Dallas winning. I wanted to take the Saints in this game but just can’t the way they have played the last few weeks. I suggested Dallas would be the side to bet even if the points were slightly higher.

The New Orleans Saints win this game in overtime 34 to 31 against the Dallas Cowboys.

Cleveland Browns against the Denver Broncos

On Friday night the odds on this game at the bookies was Denver winning the game by 13.5 points. I think that the Broncos had a clear advantage to win and picked Denver to cover the spread. Peyton Manning does it again and the broncos win 34 to 12.

New York Giants against the Baltimore Ravens

The Giants are favorites in the game by 1 point over the Ravens by some books and by up to 2.5 points on others. I picked the Giants to win by 4 points. The Giants just could not get it together and the Ravens won this game 33 to 14.

Tennessee Titans against the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are the clear favorites in this game. The books have them winning by 12.5 to 14 points. Saturday afternoon Bet Online had them winning by 13 points. I think Green Bay has a clear win and covers the points fine.

Coming as no surprise to me the Packers win this game with a clear edge, like I stated. They win with a final score of 55 Green Bay to 7 Tennessee.



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Will Green Bay Packers make the spread against Tennessee Titans in week 16?

Will the Green Bay Packers win the game against the Tennessee Titans in week 16?

The Green Bay Packers, picked as 13 point favorites over the Tennessee Titans meet in week 16 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. The Packers at 10 and 4 lead the NFC North and have clinched the division title as well as home field advantage for the playoffs.

Tennessee has not had the greatest of years and at 5 wins and 9 losses they have not had any playoff hopes for a few weeks. It’s interesting to look at their rankings since the Titans’ offense and defense is ranked 23rd and the Packers have an offensive rank of 17th and 14th for their defense.

As well as Green Bay has played some games you might think that they would hold a little higher position especially in passing. The Packer passing game is ranked 13th and this will likely cause a lot of problems for the Titans.

Their defense is 19th against the pass and they allow an average of just over 7 yards per attempt. But their biggest defense stat that will work against them is that they are ranked 25th against passing touchdowns.

I did see that linebacker Will Witherspoon is probable for the game with Green Bay after a hamstring injury, and that will help the Titan line a bit but they need more help than that honestly. They come in to this game after having lost the last 3 of the last 4 games and looking back over the last few games I think it will be difficult to have any confidence this week against Green Bay.

What are the odds on this football game?

Checking the line at Bet Online the line has the Packers winning by 13 but at Bet Fred and William Hill the line is 12.5 points.

With Alex Green and James Starks not expected to play in this game the Packers will likely not access their running game very much, although they can still go to Cedric Benson, and possibly Randall Cobb since he did participate in practice after a recent shoulder injury.

The Green Bay Packers has won many of their games this year due to their game in the air. I think this week’s game will show some of the reasons why Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Packers, has a super bowl ring and is a pro bowl quarterback pick. I think that against the Titans he will throw at least 2 touchdowns and would be surprised if he doesn’t throw for 300 yards or more.

Now he will have to be careful since Tennessee has 16 interceptions this year, so they certainly have some potential on their defense and have been known to make big plays and force turnovers.

With the point spread at just below 2 touchdowns I think the Green Bay Packers will have a clear win and I see them covering the points.

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Will New York Giants make the spread against Baltimore Ravens in week 16?

Will the New York Giants win the game against the Baltimore Ravens in week 16?

Tied for 1st place in the NFC East the New York Giants are another NFC team that although they are mathematically still in the hunt, they have seen their playoffs hopes become a more difficult battle these past few weeks.

Not only would the Giants have to win this week, but losses would also have to be suffered by Washington, Minnesota, Chicago, and Dallas. It is not very likely that each of the above losses will take place this week so the chances of NY going to the playoffs have all but vanished at this point.

Last year’s Superbowl Champions NY Giants had showed quite a bit of promise heading in the back stretch of the regular season but 2 key losses in the last 4 weeks with NFC Conference rivals Atlanta and Washington was enough to bump them out of the seed spots they had been holding for the wild card spots.

The Giants have the 10th ranked offense and they are ranked 9th for their air game and 15th on the ground so they have proven that they can play championship football, but they just have too many times found themselves with their backs up against the wall.

Traditionally during the first part of the season they managed to pull it together and get the win but mistakes here and there made ended up costing them a few key games. Although not the absolute worst in the league, the 15 interceptions Eli Manning threw this year hasn’t exactly helped their cause.

Even though their post season play may not materialize this year, there is no reason why they shouldn’t end the regular season with win in the last 2 weeks.

Who are the bookies favorites and what is the point spread for the Ravens and Giants game?

Since the line on this game was different at a few of the books I watch frequently I checked the odds again late Friday night when I wrote this article.

Bet Online as well as Sportsbetting each had the Giants picked to win by 1 point. Both Bet Fred as well as William Hill had the Giants winning by 2.5 points. I wonder if they are just being conservative or if the hammering that NY took last week from Atlanta made the bookies a little gun shy.

In fact I expected NY to win and certainly did not expect to see a 34 to 0 loss. I don’t think many saw the shutout coming.

A few of the analysts I have read the past few days are calling for the Ravens to win this game. Whether they are expecting to see the same kinds of mistakes this week that led to their loss to the Falcons last week, or if they feel the Baltimore is just playing better, I have to disagree.

I am picking the NY Giants to win the game against the Baltimore Ravens by 4 points. I am not however confident that even if they do manage to win this game as well as next week against Philadelphia that they will make it to the playoffs since the odds are really stacked against them at this point since they would have to see at least 3 of their conference rivals loose at least one if not both of their final games.

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Will Denver Broncos make the spread against Cleveland Browns in week 16?

Will the Denver Broncos win the game against the Cleveland Browns in week 16?

Leading the AFC West, having won the division and coming in to this game on a 9 game winning streak the Denver Broncos host the Cleveland Browns at home in Denver. Bet Online as well as most of the other top sportsbooks have picked Denver to win this game with a 13.5 point spread.

The Browns come in to this game after winning 3 of their last 4 games after having a pretty rough start at 2 wins and 8 losses. They have suffered various player injuries throughout the early parts of the season. Between that and the line changes at times and the Browns were just never able to find the right combination to put together the wins they needed in the early part of the year.

The Cleveland offense is ranked 26th and their defense is ranked 22nd and they really have not been able to cultivate any kind of consistency on either side of the football. With the Bronco defense ranked at number 4 it wouldn’t surprise me if we see a very high percentage of 3 and outs for the Browns offense.

The spread is high can the Broncos cover against the Browns?

In previous Broncos games, we have seen time and again that as the game progresses, the play calling and audibles Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls from the line of scrimmage seem to improve with each passing quarter. The more time Manning has to analyze his opponent’s defense, the more effective his drives become.

I have seen nothing from the Cleveland defense so far this year that will keep this from happening in this game. I look for Denver to dominate the majority of this football game.

As far as covering the points in this game I do not see that being a problem at all. Denver has already clinched their division title and with a win this week and a New England loss or tie they would also clinch the first round bye week.

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Will Dallas Cowboys make the spread against New Orleans Saints in week 16?

Will the Dallas Cowboys cover the spread in the game against the New Orleans Saints in week 16?

This game is another NFC Conference showdown. With an 8 and 6 record Dallas is tied with Washington and the NY Giants for the lead in the NFC East, and New Orleans at 6 and 8 is tied with Tampa Bay for second in the NFC South.

Many would look at that record and might be quick to choose the Cowboys over the Saints, but let’s look closer at this. These two currently have the 3rd and 8th ranked offense in the league. The Saints ranked 3rd overall and 2nd in passing. Dallas ranked 8th overall and 4th in passing.

One would automatically see that we have a few teams here that certainly like to throw the football. Looking at the quarterback’s stats for each team, we see that they each have over 4000 yards and are completing in the low to mid 60% range.

In each of the last 3 games Dallas quarterback Tony Romo threw for 268 to 341 yards in each game. In the last 3 Saints games, Drew Brees quarterback for New Orleans has thrown for 307 to 354 yards in each game.

Dallas is coming into this game after winning the last 4 games straight, and also note they have won 5 of the last 6 games, losing only to the Redskins. New Orleans has only won 1 of their last 3 games, and only 3 of their last 6.

When we look at the defenses of each team we see the underlying reason. The New Orleans Saints have the worst ranked defense in the league this year. They have allowed more yards per game than any other team, and are 31st against the pass.

I do not see the Dallas offensive line having a lot of trouble giving Romo the kind of time he needs to possibly take control and set the pace of their offensive drives. The Saints also have the worst record for first downs allowed and kind of adds to their overall rank.

The Cowboy defense has a ranking of 14th and is 14th against the pass, but Drew Brees is why the Saints are 2nd in the league in passing so it will certainly be an interesting game with a lot of play action.

What is the point spread on the game between the Cowboys and the Saints?

As of Friday evening the bookies had the odds on this with Dallas winning with the spread at 1 point. I think that is a somewhat fair assessment. Both teams have shown they can make some of the big plays needed to win games, and Dallas has shown that more the last few weeks, so they have earned that edge.

I think I could easily justify a bet on either team as long as the spread was at only 1 point. I can see cases where I could argue for either side, which is what a friend of mine over at OddsOnBetting and I do each week with our “Offsides” articles.

But in the case of the odds on the Saints Cowboys game, I say take the Cowboys and give up the point. I would like to feel otherwise, but after the game 3 weeks ago where Brees threw 5 interceptions, and 2 last week against the Giants, it’s hard to have confidence in the Saints.

I say even if the line was higher I would probably take Dallas, but who knows, the Saints may eaven come out and kick the Cowboys butts, but I don’t think I would bet on that happening.

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Will Pittsburgh Steelers make the spread against Cincinnati Bengals in week 16?

Will the Cincinnati Bengals win the football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 16?

This is one of the most important AFC Matchups this week, and the single biggest game for either team in the final two weeks of the regular season. The playoff hopes for both Cincinnati and Pittsburgh ride on the outcome of this football game.

The Bengals only need 1 win either this week or next to secure their playoff spot. In order to keep the 6th seed spot, the Bengals must win this game. If Cincinnati wins, and the Colts or Ravens lose, they will move up 1 or 2 seed spots.

For Pittsburgh to have any playoff hopes at all they must beat the Bengals or their hopes of post season play are gone. As you can see there is plenty of incentive driving each of them toward the win.

These two teams met in week 7 back on October 21st. Pittsburgh won that game 24 to 17. Cincinnati has won 5 of their last 6 games. The loss they suffered in the last 6 weeks was to Dallas and that was a close one losing by only one point 2 weeks ago. Pittsburgh has lost 4 of their last 6 games.

On the surface these two teams are closely matched in terms of time of possession against their opponents with the Steelers doing a little better with 1st downs. The Cincinnati offense is ranked 18th overall with Pittsburgh sliding in at 19th. Their defenses are actually somewhat close as well with the Steelers holding the #1 overall best ranked defenses and the Bengals at 6th.

I think a lot of this game will be determined by how well either of them can force turnovers and stopping their opponents from getting the first downs needed to keep drives alive. Can the Bengals keep Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in check and reduce his effectiveness and can the Bengals force, and then capitalize on turnovers against the Steelers like they did last week against the Eagles?

In fact Philadelphia had hopes of reaching the playoffs also until the loss dealt them last week by Cincinnati so the Bengals could be the acting spoilers again this week.

What are the odds on the football game and will the spread be covered?

As of Friday afternoon most of the major sports books had the Pittsburgh Steelers as favorites to win over the Cincinnati Bengals by 3.5 points. If you go strictly by the numbers then I say yes, bet the Steelers.

I personally will not bet the Steelers this week though. For my own personal picks, I am going with the Bengals. Pittsburgh has made a number of mistakes in some crucial games the past few weeks and I think those mistakes, although they could be minor will continue again this week.

The Bengals have a good bit of momentum coming in to this game, and they will not only be watching for those mistakes, but they will also be trying to do what they can to encourage and create them.

Cincinnati’s biggest obstacles to overcome will be the fact that Pittsburgh is ranked 4th against the run and 1st against the pass, so the first half momentum will be one of the keys to winning the game. Quarterback Andy Dalton will have to throw the ball some and add to the overall mix since the Steelers will be keeping a close eye on running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis who has averaged approximately 100 yards per game the last few weeks.

I think this will be one of the upsets this week and we will see the Bengals win this game over the Steelers by 3 points. Whether you agree with my picks for which football team to bet on or not, be sure to bet safely and do not risk more than you can afford to lose.

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Will San Francisco 49ers beat the Seattle Seahawks in week 16?

Will the San Francisco 49ers win the football game against the Seattle Seahawks in week 16?

For this week’s “Offsides” article, the game that Frank Benjamin, my friend over at OddsOnBetting, and I decided to write up is one of the best and most exciting upcoming football games of the week. That matchup is the NFC West showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks.

The 49ers come in to this game with a record of 10 wins 3 losses and 1 tie, and the Seahawks are at 9 and 5 so they are fairly closely matched in terms of records. Looking at their offense rank, the 49ers are ranked 11th overall and 2nd on the ground. The Seahawks are ranked 16th overall and 3rd on the ground. Passing ranks is close also, SF at 26th and Seattle at 27th. Even their defense is a close rank at 2nd for San Francisco and 3rd for the Seahawks.

Seattle has to win this game since they have 4 NFC teams that are only one game out and could easily unseat them from their 5th seed position in the wildcard round. A loss by the Seahawks with a win by 2 of the four teams breathing down their neck could cause them to drop out of the spot and back into the hunt for the last game of the season.

With a win, the Seahawks guarantee a spot in either the 5th or 6th seed spot. This does not mean that San Francisco doesn’t have any incentive to win. They need one more win to take the division title. A win by the 49ers and a loss by Green Bay and they would clinch the first round bye and would guarantee the 1st or 2nd seed spot.

As we get down to the last games of the season the competition has heated up considerably. The schedule this year certainly makes a lot of sense with a number of the division and conference matchups this late in the season making many games in the back stretch being crucial for their playoff positions. This game is very important and we couldn’t have picked a better game to argue.

What do the sportsbooks say about this game, who are they picking and what is the point spread?

That is a good question. I started this article late Monday night, just after watching the Jets lose to the Titans. At the time I started the article Bet Online had the line at San Fracisco as favorites winning by 1 point. A few hours ago they still had the line at even and a few of the other books I check regularly are at even. I will check this line again in the next day or two, and if the line moves I will try and get back in here and update the article at the bottom of the page.

Both of these teams have a bit of momentum coming in to this game. Each of them have won 3 of the last four games they played. With two really great offenses facing off on Sunday, a portion of the burden of gaining control of the game may hinge on how well each opponent’s defenses can stop drives and get their teams’ offenses back on the side of the ball.

The biggest threat on the ground for the Seahawks is running back Marshawn Lynch with 1379 yards this year and 10 touchdowns. On the 49ers side of the ball the threat is Frank Gore. Gore is over 1100 yards and is averaging 4.8 yards per carry, so both offenses have explosive backs that have a number of big plays under their belt for the season.

Neither team is ranked very high in defense against the run so each one of them will have their hands full. The main strength that each of them has shown this year has been their game on the ground.

But after San Francisco won last week against the New England Patriots, quarterback Colin Kaepernick showed that he could help his team to victory even after what appeared to be a successful comeback from behind by the Patriots in the 4th quarter, but Kaepernick led 2 successful drives one ending in a touch down and one in a field goal to win the game as the 4th quarter wound down.

With the continued success of the San Francisco quarterback Kaepernick, I think that overall the 49ers are a much more balanced football team. As we head in to the last 2 weeks of the season and into the playoffs, I think the teams that can show the balanced approach, both in the air and on the ground, as well as at least some strength or big play makers on the defense is what it will take to have a successful playoff run and compete in the post season.

I think this approach will help take San Francisco to victory this week. As far as the 49ers covering the spread, Yes, I do believe they could cover a spread up to 3 points making them a safe bet even if the line moves slightly over the next day or so.

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Will Washington Redskins make the spread against Philadelphia Eagles in week 16?

Will the Washington Redskins cover the spread against the Philadelphia Eagles in week 16?

In an amazing come from behind wrapping up of the regular season, the Washington Redskins have been putting on an impressive show for football fan. They started the season with a 3 and 6 and have won the last 5 games.

This has earned them the 4th seed spot in the wild card round for the NFC. They are tied for first place in the NFC East Division with the Cowboys and the Giants. They would currently win a tiebreaker in their division at this point. A win against their division rivals Eagles and a loss by Dallas and New York and they would clinch the Division Title.

The Eagles and Redskins met during week 11 and the Redskins won that game 31 to 6. That was their first game after a bye week and Washington has not lost a game since then. It is still not known whether quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in the football game on Sunday, since he had recently had a knee injury.

After last week’s game in which quarterback Kirk Cousins gave an impressive display and had a great game I think the Washington Redskins are building a team that will be playoff caliber for years to come. In the game against the Browns Cousins completed 70% and threw for 329 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Washington is in an interesting situation by having two very talented rookie quarterbacks. RG3 has clearly shown his worth this season and if Cousins can turn in another game like he did against the Eagles I see no reason why the Skins can’t win the game against the Eagles.

What is the line and are the Redskins a slam dunk over the Eagles?

I don’t think that Washington should treat the game as a slam dunk. Yes I do think they will win, but a slam dunk it is not. The sports books have this game with Washington winning by 4.5 points. I think the line partially comes from the fact the Eagles quarterback Nick Foles can be explosive and he has had games recently over 250 yards.

To be honest though, even if RG3 does not play and Washington depends solely on Cousins this week, I would set the line a little higher. I will pick the Redskins to win this game by 6 points. And I would be tempted to go even higher if Griffin plays.

One of the places where the Eagles are venerable is their offensive line. As an example in the game against Tampa Bay 2 weeks ago the Buccaneers defense managed to sack Foles 6 times for over 40 yards.

And don’t forget about the running game that Washington has going for them. Although it has been directly affected with the yards that RG3 has gotten this year, rookie running back Alfred Morris is also having a fantastic year and will be looking to add many more yards and carries to his stats this week.

The Washington Redskins truly are preparing the way for a playoff run and will be there in the first round. Whether you want to bet on regular season games, or if you are ready to bet on the playoffs or even make your superbowl picks,m you need a good sportsbook to place your bets safely. Bet Online is that sports bookie just for that.


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Will Indianapolis Colts make the spread against Kansas City Chiefs in week 16?

Will the Indianapolis Colts cover the spread against the Kansas City Chiefs in week 16?

In one of the very important football games taking place this week, the Indianapolis Colts take on the Kansas City Chiefs. Coming in to this game the Colts have earned the 5th seed playoff spot in the AFC and they are looking for a win this week to solidify their spot.

Kansas City has had a season filled with mistakes and poor performances in the vast majority of their games. With a record of 2 wins and 12 losses they are currently tied with the Jacksonville Jaguars for the worst record in the league.

This is obviously not a record they are happy with nor is one they want to let get worse, but the reality of the situation is that they are already looking at building and working for improving for the season next year.

Although they do not have a lot of strengths on the field, Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles in his 5th year is having a decent year despite the inability for Kansas City to win games. He is over 1200 yards and is averaging just less than 5 yards per carry; the rest of the offense has just not been able to put things together to support when he does make a big play.

Although Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is not having a record breaking year, he has turned in a number of decent games and is just less than 4000 yards this year. Between his passing and running backs like Vick Ballard and Donald Brown the Chiefs will not win this game.

Should I bet the Colts to cover the spread?

Monday evening when I wrote this article the odds makers had the Colts to win this game by 6 points. I think this is a safe bet. This early the line could move on this game and I say even if it does move a little, take the bet and give the points.

I would be comfortable taking the Colts over the Chiefs as long as the spread is no more than 8 points. But with the line at 6, it is a definite yes, bet on Indianapolis to win over Kansas City and cover the points.

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