Beating the Book: Handicapping Week 3

Beating the Book: Handicapping Week 3

This article is part of our Beating the Book series.

Last week was mediocre. I went 8-8, won my best bet (Colts), but only went 2-3 in the Supercontest. I got unlucky on a couple games – Leonard Fournette breaking the long TD to cover against the Panthers and Cam Newton getting stopped short of the goal (after a missed two-point conversion and missed FG earlier) – but I'm sure I got lucky on some I'm not remembering, and usually that kind of thing evens out over time. 

This week, I especially like the Saints, Patriots, and the Seahawks and Broncos were easy calls for me too. I'll post my Supercontest picks in the comments.  

THURSDAY NIGHT

Dolphins +3 at Jaguars

This line opened as a pick 'em, and when I first looked it was Dolphins +2.5, so I loved the Jaguars. Now it's up to three, and my lean is more lukewarm. Still back Jacksonville. 

Jaguars 24 - 20

EARLY GAMES

Raiders +6 at Patriots

I'm a Cam Newton believer, especially after watching the Seattle game. The Raiders are traveling east on a short week off a huge win. Lay the wood. 

Patriots 31 - 20

Rams +2.5 at Bills

The Rams have surprised me early on, but I don't see why they're not getting the full three on the road against a stout Bills squad. Take the home favorite. 

Bills 23 - 20

Texans +4 at Steelers

The Texans are a desperate animal, but I'd still need more than four on the road against one of

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