Free NFL Picks For Today 9/11/2019
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans Pick Prediction 9/15/2019
Jaguars at Texans—NFL pick is Jacksonville Jaguars +9. Jacksonville has talent and faced a Chiefs team in Week 1 that played many starters in the preseason and was in as good as game shape as any teams. It was an extension of the preseason for Jacksonville in Game 1. Gardner Minshew should promise at quarterback for an injured Nick Foles. Minshew was a respectable 22 of 26 for 275 yards with two touchdowns and a pick. The completion rate should have been better if not for receiver drops. 428 yards offensively was a major improvement from the offense. Houston enters play on a short week after losing to New Orleans on Monday night. Texans defense did surrender 510 yards to the Saints and an alarming 148 rushing yards for 7 yards per run. Houston allowed 7 of 11 on third down. Jaguars have covered five of their last seven in Houston. Play Jacksonville Jaguars +9.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders Pick Prediction 9/15/2019
Chiefs at Raiders—NFL free pick Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders to play over the total of 53 points. KC opened the season putting up 40 points on the Jaguars defense on the road last week. They converted 10 of 14 on third down. Chiefs were the most game ready team having played starters in the preseason. They moved the football for 491 yards with 378 passing with 73.5% completion rate. Oakland faced a quarterback in Denver in Joe Flacco who has no mobility. Mahomes is a much different quarterback. Raiders defense could be impacted by the short week. KC defense did surrender 426 yards to the Jacksonville offense with backup quarterback Gardner Minshew throwing for 275 yards. Oakland offense looked sharp in the win against the Broncos with 357 yards with 259 passing and 84.6% completion rate by Derek Carr. Raiders converted 10 of 14 on their third downs. The teams have played to cover the total in five of their past six in Oakland. Play Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders over the total of 53 points.
New Orleans Saints vs. LA Rams Pick Prediction 9/15/2019
New Orleans Saints vs. LA Rams—Free pick is LA Rams -2.5. LA returns home with a 1-0 record as they get past Carolina on the road 30-27. Panthers have talent defensively. LA showed balance on offense as they run for 166 yards and 5.2 yards per rush. Passing game looked rusty for the Rams but no starters played in the preseason but were able to win in this spot. On the road they still converted on 9 of 17 on third down. Short week for New Orleans as they pulled out a two point win at home to Houston Texas on Monday night. Saints surrendered 414 yards to the Texans offense with 180 rushing for 7.8 yards per run. New Orleans has failed to cover four straight against winning teams. LA has been fast starters winning seven of eight September games. Play LA Rams -2.5.
Chicago Bears vs. Denver Broncos Pick Prediction 9/15/2019
Bears at Broncos—NFL pick is Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos to play under the total of 40.5 points. This game has the look of a defensive struggle. Bears offense generated only three points at home to Green Bay and now must hit the road in elevation against the Broncos. Bears could gain only 254 yards in their opener with a miserable 3 of 15 on third down. The Chicago defense deserved better as they held Aaron Rodgers and the Packers to only ten points, 2 of 12 on third down and 213 yards offensively. Now it is a step down in class for Chicago facing a stationary target at quarterback in Joe Flacco. Broncos could only score 16 points on a Raiders defense that was near the bottom of the league last year. Dating back to last season the Broncos have played to under the total in five straight. Bears have gone under in six straight. Play Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos under the total of 40.5 points.