Free NFL Picks For Today 10/16/2020
Denver Broncos vs. New England Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Broncos at Patriots—NFL pick is New England Patriots -9.5 points. Indications are that Cam Newton will return on Sunday for New England. Patriots run game is supporting Newton as the team averages 5.1 yards per rush and run for 178 yards per game. Cam Newton is completing 68.1% of his passes. Patriots defense played well against Kansas City. Hard to feel confident backing the Broncos with Drew Lock or Brett Rypien, young quarterbacks facing a Bill Belichick defense. Lock averaging only 6.2 yards per pass attempt. Broncos offense 25th on third down and 28th in the red zone. Patriots defense doing a good job getting off the field on third down. Play New England -9.5.
Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Texans at Titans—NFL free pick is Houston Texans +3.5. Texans following the firing of Bill O’Brien responded with a 30-14 home win to Jacksonville posting 486 yards of offense. Tennessee had failed to cover four straight until they beat Buffalo on Tuesday. Huge rest advantage for Houston as the Titans return on an early Sunday game after playing on Tuesday night. Prior to beating Buffalo, the Titans wins have come by three points or fewer. Defensively they have given up 30 points to both Jacksonville and Minnesota. Play Texans +3.5.
Green Bay Packers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pick Prediction 10/18/2020
Packers at Buccaneers—Free pick is Green Bay Packers -1. Green Bay coming off the bye week and getting healthy as wide receiver Davante Adams is expected to return to the field. Packers tops in the NFL in scoring offense with 38 points per game. They are supporting Aaron Rodgers in the passing game by running for 5.1 yards per carry which opens play action for big plays downfield. Tom Brady for Tampa Bay averaging only 6.5 yards per attempted pass ranking in the lower half of the league. They do struggle moving the chains on third down sitting 21st. Bucs run game generates only 4.1 per rush. Play Packers -1.