Free NFL Picks For Today 10/14/2020
Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Bears at Panthers—NFL pick is Carolina Panthers -2.5. Panthers carry a three game win streak after beating a desperate Atlanta team on the road by seven last week. Impressive wins at the Chargers by five and home to Arizona by ten points. Mike Davis is rushing for 4.8 yards per attempt and good after contact. Teddy Bridgewater is completing 73% of his throws. Team is sixth best in the league on third down. Bears offense produced just 243 yards last week and 269 yards the week prior. They rushed for 35 yards against the Bucs and 28 yards against the Colts all at home the past two weeks. Offense is 29th on third down and 25th in the red zone. Not much downfield passing for Nick Foles who averages 6 yards per pass attempt. That is below Mitch Trubisky. Play Panthers -2.5.
Detroit Lions vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Lions at Jaguars—NFL free pick is Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions to play over the total of 54.5 points. This is an AFC vs. NFC matchups where the offenses have the edge as these defenses only see their opponent once every four years. This is a battle between the 30th ranked defense in the Jags against the 28th for the Lions. Jacksonville surrendering 280 yards passing per game with 8.4 yards per attempt which is last in the league. Behind Gardner Minshew the Jaguars can move the football through the air averaging 268 yards passing per game. Matthew Stafford for Detroit can exploit a Jacksonville defense that has allowed 30 points or greater in their past four games. Play Jaguars and Lions over 54.5.
Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Browns at Steelers—Free pick is Cleveland Browns +3.5. Steelers wins have come against the Giants, Texans, Broncos and Eagles who have combined for a 3-15-1 record. Now they step up in class to a Cleveland team that is improved coming off a four game win streak after a nine point win against a good defensive team in Indianapolis. They are getting great production on the ground as the team averages 5.5 yards per game making things easier for Baker Mayfield. As a result, the Browns are in the upper half of the league on third down and sixth best in the red zone. Points per game is 31 good for fourth best. Cleveland defense has forced 10 turnovers past three games. Despite facing weak teams, the Steeler defense has struggled on third down ranking 28th in the league. Play Browns +3.5.