Free NFL Picks For Today 8/20/2019
New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals Pick Prediction 8/22/2019
Giants at Bengals—NFL pick is New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals to play over the total of 42 points. Giants offense has looked good as all four quarterbacks have played well. They put up 31 on the Jets and 32 on the Bears last week with both games flying over the total. New York defense showed weakness in the preseason in defending the run up the middle. Bengals have experience in the backfield in Joe Mixon and Giovanni Bernard. Bengals backup quarterback Ryan Finley has played well in the preseason with a completion rate of 75% tossing three touchdown with a pick for 259 yards. Cincinnati’s defense was pounded when they faced the Chiefs in the opener 38-17. Cincinnati defense faced weak quarterback rotation in the Redskins last week. Cincinnati is averaging 248 yards passing in the preseason with a 65.2% completion rate. Play New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals to play over the total of 42 points.
Washington Redskins vs. Atlanta Falcons Pick Prediction 8/22/2019
Redskins at Falcons—NFL free pick is Atlanta Falcons +3. Tough to back the Redskins with their quarterback rotation of Case Keenum, Dwayne Haskins and Jalen McClendon on the road. Washington offense is generating only 241 yards and 11.5 points per game. Atlanta at least is showing signs of defending holding opponents to 249 yards per game. Redskins defense is surrendering 376 yards per contest in the preseason with 285 yards passing as opponents are putting up 26.5 points per game on them. Colt McCoy is out as he has not recovered from his broken leg from last season. Play Atlanta Falcons +3.
Carolina Panthers vs. New England Patriots Pick Prediction 8/22/2019
Panthers at Patriots—NFL Pick is New England Patriots -3. New England makes their preseason home debut and it looks like Tom Brady will get the start in the dress rehearsal week. Patriots have looked sharp in their first two games winning and covering each. Team is averaging 411 yards and 26.5 points per game in their first two games. Passing yardage is 283 yards. They are getting good work from backup quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and rookie Jarrett Stidham. New England is completing 70.8% of their passes. Cam Newton and running back Christian McCaffrey in the preseason nor linebacker Luke Kuechly. The Panthers star linebacker has been dealing with injuries in his career so his play may be limited. Cam Newton is coming off shoulder surgery and McCaffrey took part in 90% of the Panthers offensive snaps last year. Because of the short turnaround from Saturday the Patriots sat many of their starters last week. Carolina backup quarterback play has not been good as Kyle Allen and Will Grier have struggled. Panthers are completing only 53.8% of their passes in the preseason. New England is limiting opponents to 199.5 yards per game on offense. Play New England -3.