This article is part of our Beating the Book series.I was 13-1 by my scoring method, selling myself out on the Bears when I knew the Packers were the right play. Otherwise, I was more or less true to myself in what turned out to be a 4-10 week.
I could complain about bad beats on Thursday night (blocked PAT cost me the cover) or with the Browns in Detroit, but that would give too much importance to the actual real-world result. What does it matter if one team blocks an extra point? Why should I make it my problem? Sure, the bookie might be coming to my house with a gun, looking to collect, but that's only because he's confused about the nature of reality at the deepest level.
This week, I particularly like the Chargers and Patriots.
Titans +7 at Steelers
I did an experiment this week and created the final scores before looking at the lines. I had this one 23-16, but I can't pick a push. When in doubt, take the dog. Except if it's on the road during a
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