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Full list of Week 7 straight-up picks with confidence levels

Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks to throw the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

The NFL returns for Week 7 and we get the lightest schedule of the 2021 regular season. Six teams are on bye this week, including the Bills, Cowboys, Vikings, Steelers, Chargers, and Jaguars.

This week, we open with the Broncos and Browns facing off on Thursday Night Football. With Baker Mayfield out and Teddy Bridgewater banged up but likely playing, this could be a tough one to watch. Sunday features some one-sided matchups, but Chiefs-Titans and Bengals-Ravens are big for AFC playoff positioning. The week wraps with the Seahawks hosting the Saints on Monday Night Football.

We’re back this week with straight picks factoring in confidence level. We offer winners with high, medium, low, and no levels of confidence. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicate a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win. Last week, we went 8-6, which moves us to 55-39.

High confidence (19-4)

Rams over Lions
Cardinals over Texans
Packers over Washington
Buccaneers over Bears

Medium confidence (21-11)

Ravens over Bengals
Patriots over Jets
49ers over Colts

Low confidence (11-16)

Dolphins over Falcons***
Panthers over Giants
Chiefs over Titans
Seahawks over Saints***

No confidence (4-8)

Eagles over Raiders***
Broncos over Browns***

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