Who Will Win Each Game, and More Importantly, Who Will Cover the Spread
I had several games last week that I was really on the fence about. However instead of going with my instincts and picking the upsets, I played it safe and went with the favorites and it really cost me. Overall, I took a pretty good beating. In fact, in straight up picks this was my worst week ever. Luckily, Pittsburgh came through with a victory in the Monday night game to keep me from posting a losing record picking the winners. Unfortunately, I wasn't quite so lucky against the spread. Instead, the Steelers covering the number cost me a winning record.
So once all was said and done, I came out of it with a 7-6 record straight up (winners) and a 6-7 record against the spread. Which leaves with a season record of 81-47 straight up and 65-62-1 against the spread. Which means I'm still on the winning side against the line...(read the entire article)