When you’re on a roll, you’re on a roll. Another 3-1 week, as we make football betting enthusiasts some money down the stretch. I’m feeling it, people. Time to get on board. We’re officially in the last quarter of the schedule, so let’s take it up a notch and turn the corner into a pile of profit.
2017 Week 14 NFL Picks
Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals (-6)
You might think that I’d be on the Bengals after a tough loss and short week. Wrong. Cincy will be angry and will indeed take it out on the hapless Bears. The Bengals should be .500 and ready to contend for the postseason. Instead, they’re now playing out the string and that will be fuel for players trying to cash in on new deals or earn a job elsewhere next year. They’re embarrassed after blowing it on Monday night. Give me the Bengals.
Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs (-4)
Okay, I’ll beat a dead horse. I’ll bet against that sinking ship. I’ll stay away from Dead Man Walking. The Chiefs are tied for the division lead, but they’re reeling and can’t find a way to win games. Meanwhile, somehow the Raiders have gotten back to .500 and can stick to a wounded rival in this game. I’m not sold on Oakland as a true Super Bowl contender, but they’re playing better than K.C., so give me the points and take the Raiders.
Dallas Cowboys (-4.5) at New York Giants
Are you kidding me with this line? The Giants have fired their coach and re-installed Eli as the starter at QB. Emotion will be on their side. Even the fans will be extra in to it. Meanwhile, Dallas is a .500 team without Zeke. That means they win one and they lose one. Well, they won last week so you do the math. Give me the underdog Giants.
New York Jets (-1) at Denver Broncos
Can you believe this spread? Two months ago no one would have believed it. But here we are and the Broncos have quit on their season. New York seems to love playing for Josh McCown. Who are we to argue? Let’s take the better team and lay the single point. Give me the Jets.
Last Week: 3-1
Matthew Ross is a sports commentator and a radio host on TSN 690 Radio in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Follow him @MatthewWords.