Free NFL Picks For Today 1/7/2020
Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers Pick Prediction 1/11/2019
Vikings at 49ers—NFL pick is Minnesota Vikings +7. Must respect the Vikings defensive performance at New Orleans last week holding the Saints to only 20 points in a Minnesota overtime win. They put good pressure on Drew Brees. Vikings are a different team when both Adam Thielen and Dalvin Cook are both healthy and in the lineup. They were 10 of 18 on third down in a playoff game at New Orleans. Vikings did sit starters in Week 17. 49ers have failed to cover four of their past five at home. They have been in five straight games decided by one possession. Due in part opposing teams have been about to gather passing yards on San Francisco. 49ers offense and defense lower third in the league in the red zone. Minnesota offense top third in the red zone and defense second best. This game can land 6, 4 or 3 and you win no matter who wins. Play Minnesota +7.
Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens Pick Prediction 1/11/2019
Titans at Ravens—NFL free pick is Tennessee Titans +9. Titans have covered four straight on the road and five straight on the road against winning home teams. Tennessee has a potent running attack as they average 142 yards per game and five per rush. That allows quarterback Ryan Tannehill to be effective in the passing game. The veteran did complete 70.3% of his passes with 22 touchdowns and 6 picks. On the road Tannehill has been accurate with 73.4% completion rate. Tennessee offense number one in the red zone and defense 8th best on third down. Recently against good defensive teams the Ravens offense were held to 24 points to Buffalo and 20 to San Francisco resulting in one possession wins. Getting more than one possession in this spot must take the underdog here. Play Tennessee +9.
Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs Pick Prediction 1/12/2019
Texans at Chiefs—Free pick is Houston Texans +10. Texans wide receiver has been upgraded to probable for Sunday’s game. Houston came through in the final 20 minutes game of the AFC Wildcard overcoming a 16-0 lead to win 22-19 in overtime against a good defensive team in the Buffalo Bills. Additional clutch wins for the Texans came late in the season winning at home to the Colts and Patriots plus a huge road win at Tennessee in Week 15 to help seal the division title. Back in Week 6 the Texans did beat the Chiefs 31-24 behind 472 yards offensively. Houston offense a top third team on third down and red zone. Chiefs last to three AFC South opponents this season with losing both at home. KC does have three defeats at home this season. Texans defense has allowed 21 or fewer points in three of four games. DeShaun Watson was clutch for the Texans and that positive momentum carries into the Divisional Round. Play Houston +10.
Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers Pick Prediction 1/12/2019
Seahawks at Packers—NFL pick is Seattle Seahawks +4. Just can’t go against a Seahawks team that is 8-1 straight up on the road this season where they have averaged 371 yards per game. Matt LaFleur is a first year head coach in his first playoff game in that position. Russell Wilson is having a great year completing 66.1% of his throws with 31 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. On the road this season Wilson completing 70.5%. the Packers at home gave up a lot of yardage with 366 yards. Green Bay has been held to 23 points or fewer in four straight games. Packers 23rd in the NFL on third down. Play Seattle +4.