This article is part of our Beating the Book series.
This week is also tough as eight of my lines were right on the button, and all but one (the Steelers) were within two points. The teams I like best as of Wednesday morning are the Colts, Steelers, Chargers, Bills and Bengals. I struggled most on the Giants-Titans, Buccaneers-Ravens, Redskins-Jaguars and Cardinals-Falcons.
As usual, I'll put my Supercontest picks in the comments.
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Chargers +3.5 at Chiefs
Usually I avoid the road dog on the short week, but I actually think the Chargers are the better team given their superior defense. Accordingly, I made the line 2.5 and am taking the points.
Chiefs 27 - 24
Texans -6 at Jets
I hate the Jets, but this is too many points on the road in what could be a bad weather game. Take the home dog.
Texans 23 - 19
Browns +3 at Broncos
Broncos 20 - 19
Dolphins +7 at Vikings
Funny, this line was eight on Tuesday, and I was set to take the Dolphins as I made it 7.5, but it's down to seven today, and that means I'm on the Vikings