Free NFL Picks For Today 12/10/2019
New York Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens Pick Prediction 12/12/2019
Jets at Ravens—NFL pick is New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens to play under the total of 45. Jets offense has struggled in their road games this season by averaging 15.5 points and 239 yards per game. They have played to under in three straight. Must respect the play of the Jets defense as in their past five games holding opponents to 282 yards and 15.3 points per game. Opponents in that window running for 78 yards and 3.2 yards per attempt. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams keeps this Jets team fierce and playing hard. Ravens defense in that span holding opponents to 253 yards and 13.3 points per game. Jets offense will find it hard getting points on the scoreboard. Sam Darnold completion rate past two games only 57.1% with 6.1 yards per attempt. Ravens build a lead then milk clock in fourth quarter. Jets offense 31st on third down. Ravens defense second best in the red zone. Play New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens under 45 points.
Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Seahawks at Panthers—NFL free pick is Seattle Seahawks =6. Seahawks faced a short week and suffered a defeat at the LA Rams last week. Seahawks still control their destiny for an NFC West title as long as they keep on winning. Seahawks are 6-1 on the road and covered five of seven. Seahawks have move the ball with balance over their past three games with 266 yards and 166 on the ground for 5.5 yards per run. Panthers following the firing of a popular coach were pounded 40-20 at Atlanta. They gave up 461 yards to the Falcons offense with 159 rushing and 302 through the air. There is no longer any home field advantage for Carolina as the fans have stopped showing off as evidence in their recent game against Washington. Panthers offense 29th on third down and the defense 25th in the red zone. Seahawks enter ready and motivated to dominate this game following a loss last week. Play Seattle -6.
Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Texans at Titans—Free pick is Tennessee Titans -3. Tough schedule of recent games for Houston. They faced back to back physical battles against the defenses of the Patriots and Broncos. Following that battle with New England the Texans were pounded at home by the Broncos. Now they must travel to battle yet another physical defense in the Tennessee Titans. It will be close to maximum playoff type hold field advantage in Tennessee which could lead to false start and communication breakdowns by the Texans. Pressure on DeShaun Watson will be about the heaviest this season. Tennessee switch to Ryan Tannehill has brought much needed improvement offensively to compliment a very good defense. Titans have won four straight and six of their past seven after a 42-21 win at Oakland. Past three games Tennessee averaging 438 yards with 178 rushing for 5.6 yards per rush. On the season Tannehill completing 7.4% of his passes with 15 touchdowns and five picks. In that three game window the Titans putting up 38.3 points and holding opponents to 19. Play Tennessee -3.
Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Broncos at Chiefs—NFL pick is Denver Broncos +11.5. Broncos have won two straight after an impressive 38-24 road win at Houston last week. They moved the football effectively with 391 yards and 301 in the passing game. Rookie Drew Lock was a four year starter in the SEC school Missouri. He is completing 72.7% of his passes with five touchdowns and two picks. Kansas City has won three straight two of those wins against struggling offenses in the Chargers and Patriots. KC at home is giving up 378 yards with 151 rushing. Concern about the throwing hand of Patrick Mahomes as it required an X-Ray which showed no break. Denver does have capable running backs in Phillip Lindsey and Royce Freeman. Broncos are number one defensively in the NFL inside the red zone. Broncos generate enough offense to cover here. Play Denver +11.5.
Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Bears at Packers—NFL free pick is Chicago Bears +5. Chicago showing enough improvement to back them in this huge game for the Bears playoff hopes. It is now a three game win streak after their 31-24 home win to Dallas on Thursday night. In their win at Detroit the Bears moved the football for 419 yards and on the Cowboys defense it was 382 yards offensively. Trubisky past two games is averaging 282 yards and 75% completion rate with six touchdowns and two picks. Green Bay had trouble separating at home to Kansas City winning 20-15 at home. Past three games Packers offense averaging only 287 yards with 19.7 points per game. Bears defense seventh in the league on third down. Green Bay averaging only 331 yards and 18 points per game in division games. Play Chicago +5.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Buccaneers at Lions—Free pick is Tampa Bay and Detroit to play over the total of 47.5. Jameis Winston has been cleared to play with is condition in his thumb. Buccaneers offense has looked sharp as in their past three games averaging 434 yards and 33.7 points per game. In their win against the Colts, Winston threw for 456 yards and four touchdowns as he plays for a contract next season. Lions have been a better offensive team at home averaging 378 yards per game. In his home start against a good defensive team in the Bears, David Blough completed 22 of 38 for 280 yards with two touchdowns and a pick. Dome setting makes this ideal for the Bucs offense. Lions defense has been bad this season. At home they are giving up 28 points and 443 yards per game with 332 in the passing game. Lions defense 28th on third down and 29th in the red zone. Play Detroit and Tampa Bay over the total of 47.5.
New England Patriots vs. Cincinnati Bengals Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Patriots at Bengals—NFL pick is New England Patriots -9. New England facing some videotaping controversy and that could spark a positive reaction on the field for them in this spot against the Bengals. New England has faced five playoff contending teams in a row and now face a bad team. They have pounded the bad teams on their schedule with wins by 14 to Cleveland, 33 at the Jets, 21 at home to the Giants and 26 at Washington. At home Cincinnati defense surrendering 422 yards and 27.5 points per game. Bengals have been held to 17 points or fewer in seven of ten games. Cincinnati has failed to cover four of five at home. On the road Patriots defense holding opponents to 13.1 points and 262 yards per game. Bengals offense 31st in the red zone with the defense 27th on third down. Play New England -9.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Oakland Raiders Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Jaguars at Raiders—NFL free pick is playing Jacksonville Jaguars and Oakland Raiders over the total of 45.5. These are two defenses in miserable form. Past three games the Jaguars are surrendering 437 yards with 38.3 points per game. Team is allowing 163 rushing yards with 5.2 per rush with opposing quarterbacks throwing for 274 yards and 69.2% completion rate. Raiders defense in that span giving up 404 yards with 389 passing with 66% completion rate. Derek Carr and the Raiders offense have a defense they can exploit like they did to a bad defensive team at home in the Detroit Lions were they put up 31 points and 450 yards. Oakland defense 27th in the red zone. Raiders have played to over in three of four at home. Play Jacksonville and Oakland over the total of 45.5.
Cleveland Browns vs. Arizona Cardinals Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Browns at Cardinals—Free pick is Cleveland Browns -2. Arizona is going through a six game losing streak after their home loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers who were utilizing a third string quarterback. Cardinals in their past two games averaging only 216 yards and 12 points per game. Cleveland enters play with momentum of winning three of their past four games to get within one game of a .500 record. Past three games Browns defense holding opponents to 21 points per game. In that span Arizona defense giving up 422 yards and 31 points. Cardinals defense has surrendered 28 or greater points in five of their past six games. Cardinals offense 30th in the red zone with offense 31st on third down. Play Cleveland -2.
Minnesota Vikings vs. LA Chargers Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Vikings at Chargers—NFL pick is Minnesota Vikings -2. Chargers got a victory last week at a Jacksonville team that have now been blown out in five straight games. Prior to that win the Chargers had lost three straight after a loss to Denver who was using a third string rookie quarterback. Minnesota has shown the ability to move the football on the road with 380 yards with 134 rushing for 4.9 yards per rush. LAC offense at home is generating only 21.2 points per game. They couldn’t score over 17 points in losses at home to the Steelers and Broncos and these are two teams with good defenses and struggles offensively. Vikings are a good defense with a good offense. Vikings offense second best in the red zone with the defense fourth best. Play Minnesota -2.
Atlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Falcons at 49ers—NFL free pick is Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers to play over the total of 46.5. San Francisco returns home after tough physical games on the road to the Ravens and Saints resulting in one possession win and loss. 49ers defense did give up 26 points to Seattle and 27 to Arizona which both went over the total. 49ers at home have played to over in three of four. Atlanta has shown improvement offensively as they come off the 40-20 home win to Carolina last week. Past four road games Falcons posted 29 at Carolina, 26 at New Orleans, 33 at Arizona and 32 at Houston. 49ers will be without Richard Sherman in the secondary with injury. 49ers defense coming off back to back physical battles will give up points here. Atlanta generates enough points to push this over. 49ers offense has scored 33.8 points per game at home with 392 yards. Falcons defense on the highway surrendering 389 yards and 25.7 points. Play Atlanta and San Francisco over the total of 46.5.
LA Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Rams at Cowboys—Free pick is LA Rams +1. LA has responded well following their home loss to Baltimore. They went into Arizona and pounded the Cardinals 34-7. Then on Sunday night the Rams looked as their best this season in a 28-12 home win to Seattle. LA has averaged 502 yards per game in those two victories. The running game has come to life for the Rams as 147 yards in those two game windows. They are back in the playoff picture with an 8-5 record. Rams have covered five of their past seven games. Dallas has lost two straight after a 31-24 defeat to Chicago. Cowboys defense surrendered 382 yards to the Bears in that loss with 23 of 31 passing and three touchdowns to Mitchell Trubisky. Past three games Cowboys putting up only 16 points per game. LA has won two straight against the Cowboys. Play LA Rams +1.
Buffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Bills at Steelers—NFL pick is Pittsburgh Steelers -1.5. Steelers in the playoff picture with an 8-5 record. They have won three straight and seven of their past eight after their 24-17 win at Cleveland. They have recent home wins to LA Rams and Indianapolis at home. Steelers defense has been outstanding as in their past three games allowing 253 yards and 13.3 points per game. Bills coming off a physical hard-hitting game at home to Baltimore where they fell 24-17. Buffalo has struggled facing the good teams from the AFC. Pittsburgh rush defense has been very good and the Bills rank 27th in passing yardage. Play Pittsburgh -1.5.
Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints Pick Prediction 12/15/2019
Colts at Saints—NFL free pick is Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints to play over the total of 45 ½ points. Colts have played to over the total in two straight as they give up 38 last week at Tampa Bay and two weeks ago surrendered 31 points at home to Tennessee. Colts defense gave up 542 yards to the Bucs with 467 yards passing. In their prior road game, the Texans gained 396 yards on the Indianapolis defense with 297 passing. Saints’ defense has been struggling at home past three allowing 48 to the 49ers, 31 to Carolina and 26 to Atlanta. On offense the Saints have scored 31 or greater points in five of their past seven games after putting up 46 at home to the 49ers last week. Past three games New Orleans putting up 387 yards with 277 passing and 69.4% completion rate. Indianapolis was able to move the ball through the air the past two games against Tennessee and at Tampa Bay. Play Indianapolis and New Orleans over 45.5.