Free NFL Picks For Today 11/26/2019
Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Pick Prediction 11/28/2019
Bears at Lions—NFL pick is Chicago Bears -2.5. The best unit on the field in this game will be the Chicago defense. At 5-6 the Bears can ill afford many more losses if they are to get back into the playoff picture. Chicago did win the first meeting at home 20-13. They have won two of three after their home win to the Giants on Sunday. Defensively Chicago has allowed 17 points or fewer in three straight and four of their past five games. Lions have lost four straight and seven of eight after a bad 19-16 road defeat at Washington. Lions have failed to cover six straight games. Matthew Stafford is listed as out until late December with fractured bones in his back. First Thursday game after a Sunday game for backup Jeff Driskel. At home this season the Lions defense is surrendering 449 yards with 332 passing. Things should be easier for Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky throwing against the Detroit defense. Lions defense 28th in the league on third down and 23rd in the red zone. Play Chicago -2.5.
Buffalo Bills vs. Dallas Cowboys Pick Prediction 11/28/2019
Bills at Cowboys—NFL free pick is Dallas Cowboys -6.5. Dallas offense is upgraded at home where they post 475 yards and 30.2 points per game. In his home stadium Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is completing 65.9% of his passes for 338 yards and 9.3 yards per pass attempt. Bills quarterback Josh Allen not accurate downfield passer. A young quarterback who faces Thursday afternoon road game after playing on Sunday. Cowboys have defended well at home holding opponents to 19 points per game. Dallas offense second best in the league on third down and third best in the NFL. Buffalo offense 20th moving the chains on third down. When the Bills have stepped up in competition they struggled with losses scoring 10 at home to New England and 13 home to Philadelphia. Titans defense held Buffalo to 14 points. Plus, they generated only 16 points in a road defeat at Cleveland. Play Dallas -6.5.
New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Pick Prediction 11/28/2019
Saints at Falcons—Free pick Atlanta Falcons +7. These are two divisional rivals facing off in this spot. Falcons won the first meeting in New Orleans 26-9 holding the Saints offense to just 310 yards. Saints defense did surrender 256 yards passing and three touchdowns to Falcons quarterback Kyle Allen in their 34-31 home win. Falcons do move the football at home for 372 yards with 316 in the passing game. On the season Matt Ryan does complete 67% of his passes. At home Atlanta does defend the run holding opponents to 3.6 yards per rush. This game can land 3, 4 or 6 and you win no matter who wins. Play Atlanta +7
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Buccaneers at Jaguars—NFL pick is Tampa Bay Buccaneers +1. Tough to back this Jacksonville team. They have looked poor on both sides of the football during this three game losing streak. Their defense has looked very bad surrendering 423 yards with 233 rushing for 6.8 yards per rush. In the passing game during this span the Jaguars are allowing 72.9% completion rate. Buccaneers have won and covered two of three with 412 yards of offense and 316 yards coming in the passing game. Jacksonville has lost their past three games by 20 points or greater averaging just 13 points per game. On the season the Jaguars are 22nd on third down offensively and 28th in the red zone. Play Tampa Bay +1.
Washington Redskins vs. Carolina Panthers Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Redskins at Panthers—NFL free pick is Washington and Carolina to play under the total of 40 points. Panthers have played a lot of good offensive teams on their schedule. Now they face a bad offensive team in the Redskins in this spot. Recent games the Redskins were held to 9 points at Buffalo, 9 at Minnesota and shut out at San Francisco. Panthers have talent on defense that will give rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins some trouble in this road spot. Haskins was ineffective in his only road start at Buffalo. Redskins have played to under in their past four on the road. The under came in six of their past eight head to head meetings. Washington offense is 32nd and last on third down and red zone. Expect the Redskins to keep the ball on the ground to help protect Haskins and there will be check downs. Carolina with their good running attack will most likely use to protect a lead and milk clock. Play Washington and Carolina under 40.
Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Browns at Steelers—Free pick is Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers to play under the total of 40 points. Steeler offense has struggled with Ben Roethlisberger out for the season. Past three games the team has posted 282 yards and 13.3 point per game. Steelers have shuffled quarterbacks last week and the combined completion rate in that span just 53.2% with 5.4 yards per attempt. The other side of the ball the Steelers defense is holding opponents to 281 yards in that window of games. Browns offense on the road is posting only 349 yards. Baker Mayfield in his first meeting against the Steelers completed only 53% of his passes and that was a home game. Steelers defense will rise at home to make things difficult for Baker Mayfield who has thrown 14 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Pittsburgh has played to under in eight of eleven and three straight. Play Pittsburgh and Cleveland under 40.
New York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Jets at Bengals—NFL pick is Cincinnati Bengals +3.5. Cincinnati announces that Andy Dalton returns as the starting quarterback. Dalton is an upgrade to the Bengals offense. Under Ryan Finley the Cincinnati offense averaged only 265 yards, 47.1% completion rate and 11 points per game. Jets hit the road where they are 1-4 straight up with the lone win at Washington. On the road New York averages only 233 yards and 17.4 points per game. Cincinnati past two games held the Raiders to 17 points on the road and 16 at home to Pittsburgh last week. This is a desperate team looking for their first win with a veteran quarterback a leader returning under center. New York defense 25th on third down and 29th in the red zone. Play Cincinnati Bengals +3.5.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Eagles at Dolphins—NFL free pick is Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins to play over the total of 44.5. Dolphins defense has been shredded past two games giving up 41 last week at Buffalo and 37 prior at home to the Buffalo Bills. In those losses the Dolphins defense gave up an average of 445 yards per game. Eagles were able to put up 31 points at Buffalo and home to the New York Jets with both games going over the total. With Ryan Fitzpatrick under center Miami is capable to get points on the Eagles pass defense. Over their past five games the Dolphins are averaging 20 points per game. Miami defense sits 26th on third down and 23rd in the red zone. Eagles offense does a good job of moving the chains sitting seventh on third down. Play Philadelphia and Miami over 44.5.
Green Bay Packers vs. New York Giants Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Packets at Giants—Free pick is Green Bay Packers -6.5. Packers have responded well after each loss this season with a win and cover. Giants are on a six game losing streak after their five point defeat at Chicago. New York has struggled in pass defense this season surrendering 260 yards and 67.8% completions to their opponents. New York a struggling offense as in their past three games averaging only 265 yards per game. New York has lost and failed to cover four of five at home. The home losses came by 19 to Dallas, 6 to Arizona, 18 to Minnesota and 14 to Buffalo. Their only win came to a down Washington team. Packers offense second best in the league inside the red zone. Play Green Bay -6.5.
Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Titans at Colts—NFL pick is Indianapolis Colts -2.5. Tough to back Tennessee on the road where they have lost and failed to cover three of their past four games. On the road Titans generate just 335 yards and 18.8 points per game. Recent losses away from home came bay 10 at Carolina and 16 at Denver. Titans defense showing signs of weakening as in their past three games allowing 423 yards, 300 passing and 27.7 points per game. Colts do have a recent 33-13 home win to Jacksonville and have covered two straight overall after their three point loss at Houston on a Thursday night. Colts defense holding up well a in that window of three games giving up 311 yards and 16.3 points per game. Indy has covered three straight against Tennessee. Titans offense 25th in the league on third down and 29th defensively inside the red zone. Colts offense upper third in the NFL on third down and red zone. Play Indianapolis -2.5.
LA Chargers vs. Denver Broncos Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Chargers at Broncos—NFL free pick is LA Chargers -2.5. LA will come off the bye week after their loss at Kansas City. LA has done the better job of moving the football as in their past three games throwing for 276 yards per game. Denver is dealing with quarterback issues. It is possible that Drew Lock a rookie gets a start in this spot. Brandon Allen is completing only 46.4% of his passes. Broncos gained only 134 offensive yards in their loss at Buffalo last week. Broncos offense ranks 30th on third down and 27th in the red zone. Despite his issues prefer Phillip Rivers over Lock or Allen for Denver. Play LA Chargers -2.5.
Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Raiders at Chiefs—Free pick is Oakland Raiders +10. Raiders were embarrassed last week at the New York Jets. Usually teams respond following a bad loss like that. Tough to back KC laying this many points because the KC defense surrendering 387 yards at home. Especially with Oakland quarterback Derek Carr completing 70.9% of his passes with 15 touchdowns and 6 picks. Chiefs run defense has struggled past three games allowing 5.8 yards per run. Raiders have talent at running back with a good run attack could set up plays downfield in the passing game. Play Oakland +10.
New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans Pick Prediction 12/1/2019
Patriots at Texans—NFL pick is New England Patriots and Houston Texans to play under the total of 50 points. Patriots have played to under in four of their past five games. Texans have gone under in four straight. Patriots offense has struggled as in their past three games averaging 307 yards and 16.7 points per game. Defensively on the road the team is holding opponents to 260 yards and 10.7 points per game. Texans defense comes off a good defensive performance against the Colts giving up 17 points in their win. Patriots defense number one on third down and red zone. Play New England and Huston under 45.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks Pick Prediction 12/2/2019
Vikings at Seahawks—NFL free pick is Seattle Seahawks -3. Seattle has won seven of their past eight after their 17-9 win at Philadelphia. Seahawks offense in very good form as in their past three games averaging 392 yards with 155 rushing for 5.7 yards per run. Vikings defense suddenly in that span allowing 404 yards. They have failed to cover three of four games. Minnesota has allowed 377 yards or greater in five of their past six games. They allowed an offensively challenged Denver team 394 yards. Teams are having success throwing on this Vikings defense. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is completing 67.3% of his passes with 24 touchdowns and 3 picks. Play Seattle -3.