Free NFL Picks For Today 10/17/2019
Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers Pick Prediction 10/20/2019
Raiders at Packers—NFL free pick is Oakland Raiders +6. Oakland will be coming off a bye week while the Packers faced the Lions on Monday night so has a short week. Ideal spot for the Raiders. Team is getting production from their ground game with 134 yards per contest and 4.9 yards per attempt. That is helping Derek Carr in the passing game as the veteran quarterback has a completion rate of 73.3%. He has thrown no picks the past two games and went 25 of 32 for 229 yards in the win against the Bears taking no sacks. Last two games for Oakland 188 rushing yards on the Colts and 169 against the Bears. Offense the team is eighth best on third down. Raiders defense has forced two turnovers in each of their past two games. Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams dealing with a toe injury. Green Bay offense has struggled moving the chains sitting 28th on third down. Play Oakland Raiders +6.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Pick Prediction 10/20/2019
Vikings at Lions—NFL pick is Minnesota Vikings -1. Minnesota has won and covered their past three head to head meetings. Vikings have won three of four after their 38-20 home win to Philadelphia. Vikings defense playing well holding opponents to 310 yards per game. Minnesota is running effectively with 159 yards per game with 5.1 yards per rush. Detroit defense has struggled defending the run allowing 133 yards per game with 5.1 yards per carry. This can aid Kirk Cousins in the passing game with play action hitting his targets downfield in the passing game. Detroit lower third in league on third down and red zone. Also a short week for the Lions to get ready for this divisional opponent. Play Minnesota -1.