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NFL picks, Week 8: Predicting every game against the spread

The NFL is back for Week 8, which means it’s time for a pick of every game against the spread!

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks to throw a pass against the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 17, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

The NFL returns for Week 8 and we have one wild game under our belt. The Packers went on the road to beat the Cardinals at State Farm Stadium and pulled it out with a late interception to send the traveling Packers home happy. Unfortunately, this week’s slate is pretty rough and that might end up being the best game of the weekend.

We get three big divisional matchups that could offer some interest. The Colts host the Titans, the Browns host the Steelers, and the Saints host the Bucs. The other interesting matchup is going to depend on the injury report. The Cowboys and Vikings are playing on Sunday Night Football, and we still don’t know if Dak Prescott is going to play. He’s a game-day decision, so if you think he’ll play, get your bets in now. If you think he’ll sit, you have to decide if Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard can do enough to keep the offense moving.

With that, we’re back with more picks against the spread. Last week was a rough one. I did manage 3-2 with my best bets, but I was 4-8-1 overall. All odds below come courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook. Each week, I’ll also pull out my five best bets. These are based on Sunday morning lines, so they’re not necessarily best bets I grabbed earlier in the week before some of the current line movement.

Titans (+2.5) over Colts
Steelers (+4.5) over Browns
49ers (-4) over Bears
Bucs (-4.5) over Saints
Rams (-16.5) over Texans

Here are all my picks for Week 7.

Packers vs. Cardinals (-6.5): Packers — WIN
Rams vs. Texans (+16.5): Rams
Steelers vs. Browns (-4.5): Steelers
Eagles vs. Lions (+3.5): Lions
49ers vs. Bears (+4): 49ers
Panthers vs. Falcons (-3): Falcons
Dolphins vs. Bills (-14): Bills
Bengals vs. Jets (+11.5): Bengals
Titans vs. Colts (-2.5): Titans
Patriots vs. Chargers (-4.5): Chargers
Jaguars vs. Seahawks (-4): Seahawks
Washington vs. Broncos (-3.5): Washington
Bucs vs. Saints (+4.5): Bucs
Cowboys vs. Vikings (-3): Vikings (pending Dak Prescott injury)
Giants vs. Chiefs (-10): Chiefs

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