Free NFL Picks For Today 10/29/2019
San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals Pick Prediction 10/31/2019
49ers at Cardinals—NFL pick is San Francisco 49ers -9.5. San Francisco playing great defense holding opponents to 224 yards and 11 points per game. This is an offense that is running for 181 yards gaining 4.7 yards per rush. Arizona defense has struggled giving up 407 yards with 130 rushing for 4.7 per attempt. Cardinals pass defense lacking allowing 71.2% completions and 277 yards. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is completing 69.8% of his passes. With his run game clicking Garoppolo will exploit this Cardinals defense. Arizona has double digit loses to the good teams in their schedule by 25 last week at New Orleans, 17 at home to Seattle and 18 home to Carolina. 49ers defense third best on third down and second best in the red zone. Cardinals offense 32nd in the red zone. Arizona surrendered 513 yards at New Orleans. First year head coach and quarterback face their first short week Thursday game. Play San Francisco -9.5.
Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Texans vs. Jaguars—NFL free pick Houston Texans -2. Houston has won three straight against Jacksonville including their first meeting at home. Houston offensively past three games averaging 417 yards with 276 yards with Deshawn Watson completing 69.6% of his passes. In that span Jaguars running for only 3.9 yards per rush and 53.7% completion rate with two of those opponents Jets and Bengals. Team is putting up 27 points per game in that span. Jaguars have had trouble getting wins against the good teams on the schedule. Their four wins have come to the Jets, Bengals, Broncos and Titans. Jaguars had under 300 yards of offense in those defeats to the Saints, Texans and Titans. Jags offense 24th on third down and 30th in the red zone. Texans offense better in stress situations sitting fourth in the league on third down and seventh in the red zone. Play Houston -2.
Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia Eagles Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Bears at Eagles—Free pick is Philadelphia Eagles -4.5. Philadelphia returns home after three on the road. Their numbers are better at home defensively holding opponents to 271 yards and only 60 rushing yards for 3 yards per rush. Chicago offense struggles with only 281 yards per game. Team is running for only 3.6 yards per rush and the passing game only 5.4 yards per attempt. Chicago head coach Nagy sticking with Mitch Trubisky at quarterback despite ineffectiveness and a three game losing streak. Eagles were targeting many of their injured to return this week. Philadelphia is getting production on the ground coming off a 218 rushing performance at Buffalo last week. Bears defense not as sharp on the road allowing 264 yards passing and 69.9% completion rate. Philadelphia offense 2nd on third down and sixth in the red zone. In recent games Bears defense allowed 424 yards to New Orleans with a backup quarterback and 398 yards to Oakland all in losses. Bears offense 26th on third down. Play Philadelphia -4.5.
Tennessee Titans vs. Carolina Panthers Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Titans at Panthers—NFL pick is Tennessee Titans +4. Panthers four game win streak ends in a 51-13 road loss at San Francisco coming off the bye week. Their wins in that streak did not come against strong defensive teams in the Buccaneers, Jaguars, Texans and Cardinals. Now the Panthers meet another good defense in the Titans. Titans defense holding opponents to 335 yards and 16.9 points per game. Titans have won two straight after their 27-23 home win to Tampa Bay. Ryan Tannehill has picked up the Titans offense with 73.1% completion rate with five touchdowns and two picks. Carolina defense not as strong at home allowing 381 yards and 25.7 points per game. Titans defense sixth in the league on third down. Panthers offense 27th on third down and defense 27th in red zone. Play Tennessee +4.
Washington Redskins vs. Buffalo Bills Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Redskins at Bills—NFL free pick is Washington and Buffalo to play under the total of 37 points. Past three games the Redskins offense averaging only 227 yards with 8.7 points per game. In that span they are running the football 25 times and passing 14. This is an offense sitting 31st on third down and 28th in the red zone. Redskins quarterback Case Keenum is in concussion protocol. Dwayne Haskins is completing only 54% of his passes with no touchdowns and four picks. Bills are only averaging 19 points per game. At home the Bills have run effectively with 131 yards and 5.2 yards per runs and their defense has been good. Redskins have played to under in five straight averaging seven points per game. Play Washington and Buffalo under 37.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Seattle Seahawks Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Bucs at Seahawks—Free pick is Tampa Bay Buccaneers +6.5. Seahawks have not been impressive at home. In Week 1 it was a 21-20 win to Cincinnati and what followed was a mistake filled 33-27 loss to New Orleans. They get lucky as the Rams miss a makeable field goal in a 30-29 win. Then came a 30-16 home loss to Baltimore to fall to 0-4 against the spread. Seahawks dealing with cluster injuries on defense and to their center. Buccaneers have had their issues with mistakes but have been competitive. They do move the football for 370 yards and put up 28 points per game. At home Seahawks defense surrendering 377 yards and 28 points per game with 277 passing. Past two games Bucs allow 268 yards to Carolina and 246 to Tennessee. Play Tampa Bay +6.5.
Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Lions at Raiders—NFL pick is Oakland Raiders -2. Finally, a true home game for Oakland since way back on September 15th. They have covered three of four after a three point loss at Houston. Raiders getting production on the ground with 131 yards with 4.8 yards per rush. Quarterback Derek Carr is completing 71.2% of his passes with 11 touchdowns and 4 picks. Tough to back the Lions as this defense has given up 420 yards with 289 passing. Lions not good against the run allowing 130 yards per game with 4.7 yards per rush. Past three games Raiders offense generating 420 yards per game. Lions pass game not as good on the road and Raiders defending the run well this season. Oakland offense third on third down this season. Lions defense not getting off the field on third down ranking 29th in the NFL. Play Oakland -2.
Green Bay Packers vs. LA Chargers Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Packers at Chargers—NFL free pick is Green Bay Packers -3. There is no home field advantage for the Chargers until their move to their new stadium in Los Angeles and spend money in marketing the team. Green Bay moves to 7-1 with a road win at Kansas City. Packers offense clicking as in their past three games are putting up 434 offensive yards with 318 passing and a 70% completion rate by Aaron Rodgers. Chargers not getting production from their run game as in their past three games averaging 35 rushing yards with 2.3 yards per rush and 18 points. Green Bay has covered six of their eight games. LAC has lost and failed to cover their past three at home including losing to a Steelers team utilizing a third string quarterback in a prime time Sunday night game. Chargers defense 30th in the league on third down. Packers offense third best in red zone. Play Green Bay -3.
Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Browns at Broncos—Free pick is Cleveland Browns +2. Denver will be without quarterback Joe Flacco who is out with a neck injury. It will be Brandon Allen at quarterback. He has been with the Jaguars and Rams as a backup but has not seen action in regular season play. Broncos offense past three games averaging only 251 yards with 11.7 points per game. Browns past four losses have come against tough competition in Rams, 49ers, Seahawks and Patriots. They did pound the Ravens and Jets on the road. Broncos offense 30th on third down and 26th in the red zone. Browns offense has shown a pulse more times than the Broncos. Play Cleveland +2.
New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens Pick Prediction 11/3/2019
Patriots at Ravens—NFL pick is New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens to play under the total of 45 points. New England defense has been outstanding holding teams to 234 yards and 7.6 yards per game. Bill Belichick has had success facing young quarterbacks. Lamar Jackson faces a Belichick defense for the first time in his career. Ravens defense has shown improvement heading into their bye week holding the Bengals to 17 points and 16 to the Seahawks with both games going under. New England defense number one on third down and red zone. Patriots have played to under in six of their eight games. Play New England and Baltimore under the total of 45 points.
Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants Pick Prediction 11/4/2019
Cowboys at Giants—NFL free pick is Dallas Cowboys -7. Cowboys have covered five straight against New York and are 13-2 straight up and to the spread against the NFC East. Cowboys come off the bye week after a home 37=10 win to Philadelphia. Giants are on a four game losing streak following a 31-26 loss at Detroit. Giants offense the past three games is averaging only 282 yards with 3.9 yards per rush. Cowboys in that span balanced with 146 rushing yards for 4.8 per run and 308 passing with 68.5% completion rate. They met on opening night with the Cowboys pounding the Giants 35-17 with 494 offensive yards and 405 passing. Three other teams gained over 400 yards on this New York defense. Giants pass defense has been poor allowing 264 yards per game and 70.2% completion rate. Cowboy offense first on third and second defensively. Play Dallas -7.