UA-59049186-1 NFL Picks: 2020 Week 4 - Good if it Goes

NFL Picks: 2020 Week 4

Thursday night's NFL matchup features two 0-3 teams.

Somebody’s 0 has got to go. Unless it’s a tie. (Photo: Action Network)

Last week: 10-5-1 straight up, 8-8 against the spread, 1-3 best bets, 0-1 lock of the week
Season: 32-15-1 straight up, 24-23-1 against the spread, 5-5 best bets, 1-2 lock of the week

Lines for this week’s NFL games come from the Westgate Superbook. Bold indicates a best bet . Bold and italic indicates the lock of the week.

Away

Line

Home

Straight Up

Against the Spread

Denver

+1

New York Jets Denver Denver
Indianapolis

-2.5

Chicago Chicago Chicago
New Orleans

-4

Detroit New Orleans New Orleans
Arizona

-3.5

Carolina Carolina Carolina
Jacksonville

+3

Cincinnati Cincinnati Cincinnati
Cleveland

+4.5

Dallas Dallas Dallas
Minnesota

+4.5

Houston Minnesota Minnesota
Seattle

-6.5

Miami Seattle Seattle
Los Angeles Chargers

+7

Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Los Angeles Chargers
Baltimore

-13

Washington Baltimore Baltimore
New York Giants

+12.5

Los Angeles Rams Los Angeles Rams Los Angeles Rams
New England

+7

Kansas City Kansas City New England
Buffalo

-3

Las Vegas Buffalo Buffalo
Philadelphia

+7

San Francisco San Francisco Philadelphia
Atlanta

+7

Green Bay Green Bay Atlanta

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15 games this week after the NFL announced the postponement of the Titans vs. Steelers game. Four best bets this week. The Rams look more than good enough to cover the 12.5 they’re laying to a dreadful Giants team. I considered the Texans vs. Vikings to be a pick ’em game. 4.5 is enough to call that one a best bet. Miami looked good last Thursday against Jacksonville, but face a major uptick in level of competition this week against the Seahawks, who, so far, look like the best team in the NFL. Seattle covers 6.5. Buffalo is my lock of the week as they head to Vegas (still weird to type that) to take on the Raiders. Vegas looked good on Monday night in week 2 against New Orleans, but after the Patriots handled the Raiders in week 3 and the Saints turned in another disappointing performance Sunday night against the Packers, that week 2 game looks more like an indictment of the Saints than a selling point for the Raiders. I know Buffalo almost blew a game they should have won handily, but I like them to cover 3 in Sin City.

UPDATE (10/3): Cam Newton has tested positive for COVID-19, the game has been moved to Monday or Tuesday, and the line is off.

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