This article is part of our NFL Picks series.
NFL Week 8 is here and we get close to a full slate of games to enjoy with only two teams on bye. Week 7 provided us with some interesting takeaways; the Seahawks might be for real, or the Chargers are in big trouble. Maybe both are true. The Packers and Buccaneers are both officially in panic mode amid inexplicable losing streaks. And don't look now but the Bengals and Raiders might be starting to figure things out after sluggish starts. Same for the Titans.
In terms of our results from last week's piece, I went 7-7 ATS -- an improvement from some tough slogs but not exactly helpful towards getting me back above .500. Totals went 6-8 in my favor, so the 10-4 record on totals in Week 6 was likely a mirage. Through seven weeks, the under is hitting 59.3 percent of the time and underdogs are covering 57.4 percent of the time according to RotoWire's NFL historical spreads page. Last week, both the over-unders and the spreads split evenly at 7-7 apiece.
Below, you'll find the complete odds for Week 8 of the NFL season along with my picks on spreads and totals for each matchup. Be sure to keep up with RotoWire's extensive collection of NFL picks articles each week of the season. And you can maximize your betting experience by using the best betting promos across a wide range of sportsbooks with a variety of great signup offers.
Be sure to check out Michael Rathburn's NFL Week 8 line movement piece where he breaks down the notable spread changes that bettors should pay attention to as the week unfolds.
NFL Week 8 Betting Picks For Each Game
|Date||Game Matchup||Week 8 Picks|
|Thursday, October 27||Buccaneers vs. Ravens||Buccaneers +1.5; U45.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Jaguars vs. Broncos||Broncos +3; U39.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Falcons vs. Panthers||Falcons -4.5; U42.0|
|Sunday, October 30||Cowboys vs. Bears||Cowboys -9.5; U43.0|
|Sunday, October 30||Lions vs. Dolphins||Lions +3.5; O51.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Vikings vs. Cardinals||Vikings -3.5; O48.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Saints vs. Raiders||Raiders -1.5; U49.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Jets vs. Patriots||Patriots -1.5; U40.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Eagles vs. Steelers||Eagles -10.0; O43.0|
|Sunday, October 30||Texans vs. Titans||Titans -2, O40.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Colts vs. Commanders||Commanders +3; O40.0|
|Sunday, October 30||Rams vs. 49ers||49ers -1.5, O42.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Seahawks vs. Giants||Giants +3, U44.5|
|Sunday, October 30||Bills vs. Packers||Packers+12, O47.5|
|Monday, October 31||Browns vs. Bengals||Bengals -3, O47.5|
Predictions for NFL Week 8
In this article, we also take a look at NFL Week 8 odds and our predictions for each NFL game.
Week 7 Record ATS: 7-7
Week 7 Record on Totals: 6-8
Season Record ATS: 35-39-2
Season Record on Totals: 31-44-1
Buccaneers vs. Ravens
|Buccaneers vs. Ravens||Ravens -1.5||Tampa Bay +105; Ravens -118||45.5|
I'll take the buy-low opportunity on the Bucs. Their recent struggles are well-documented but this is still a good roster quarterbacked by Tom Brady. The Ravens continue to look shaky even in their wins.
Spread Pick: Buccaneers +1.5 (PointsBet)
Total Pick: Under 45.5 (PointsBet)
Jaguars vs. Broncos
|Jaguars vs. Broncos||Jaguars -2.5||Jacksonville -145; Denver +132||39.5|
It's safe to say we're not putting our best foot forward abroad this week, but enough about politics. This game will be a tough watch, there's no way around it. We have the lowest total of the week and a pair of teams that are 2-5 ATS and straight up. I hate to pick either in this spot, but I'll take the Broncos and the points.
Spread Pick: Broncos +3 (DraftKings)
Total Pick: Under 39.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Falcons vs. Panthers
|Falcons vs. Panthers||Falcons -4.5||Carolina +190; Atlanta -210||42.0|
This line was Atlanta -6.5 just a few days ago. Of course, a shocking Panthers win over the Bucs coupled with the Falcons finally failing to cover have impacted the spread. This is a good spot to get the Falcons at a good value as I think the Panthers game last week will stand as one of the biggest aberrations of the entire NFL season.
Spread Pick: Falcons -4.5 (DraftKings Sportsbook)
Total Pick: Under 42.0 (PointsBet)
Cowboys vs. Bears
|Cowboys vs. Bears||Cowboys -9.5||Dallas -435; Chicago +360||42.5|
Chicago's surprising win Monday night has taken this number down from Dallas -10.5 to 9.5. That's favorable movement to back the Cowboys with as the Bears still check in with the highest sack rate allowed and that's a recipe for disaster against Dallas' pass rush. It will also be Dak Prescott's second game back so rust will be less of a factor.
Spread Pick: Cowboys -9.0 (DraftKings)
Total Pick: Under 43.0 (DraftKings)
Dolphins at Lions
|Dolphins at Lions||Dolphins -3||Miami -164; Lions +145||51.5|
The Lions have fallen on hard times and the optimism that surrounded the team early in the year has dwindled. I like them this week as home underdogs, though. Early money is pouring in on Miami so it might be best to wait and see if the line climbs if you're thinking about backing Detroit.
Spread Pick: Detroit +3.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Total Pick: Over 51.5 (PointsBet)
Vikings vs. Cardinals
|Vikings vs. Cardinals||Vikings -3.5||Minnesota -190; Arizona +165||48.5|
Both teams will be well-rested with the Cards coming off the mini-buy and the Vikings coming off a real bye. Despite last week's result, I think the Cardinals are deeply flawed and likely won't be gifted multiple defensive touchdowns again.
Spread Pick: Vikings -3.5 (PointsBet)
Total Pick: Over 48.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Saints vs. Raiders
|Saints vs. Raiders||Raiders -1.5||New Orleans +112; Las Vegas -130||49.5|
These are two teams that have given me a lot of trouble this year in this column. I've run out of patience with the Saints while I might need to start giving the Raiders more credit. The offense looked impressive Sunday, even if it was against the Texans, and looked good against the Chiefs before the bye. I'll take the Raiders as slight road favorites.
Spread Pick: Raiders -1.5 (PointsBet)
Total Pick: Under 49.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Jets vs. Patriots
|Jets vs. Patriots||Patriots -1.5||New York +110; New England -125||40.5|
As much as people like saying running backs don't matter, they do for the Jets with Zach Wilson at quarterback. The Breece Hall loss is significant. Even with New England laying an egg Monday night, the Pats are the right side here.
Spread Pick: Patriots -1.5 (DraftKings Sportsbook)
Total Pick: Under 40.5 (PointsBet)
Eagles vs. Steelers
|Eagles vs. Steelers||Eagles -10.0||Philadelphia -460; Pittsburgh +410||43.5|
I'm still getting used to seeing Pittsburgh with these big + numbers next to their name. I liked the Steelers as touchdown dogs last week in Miami but I think this matchup goes differently. The Eagles are the best team in the NFC and arguably the second-best team in the NFL. And they're at home. Off a bye.
Spread Pick: Eagles -10.0 (PointsBet)
Total Pick: Over 43.0 (DraftKings)
Texans vs. Titans
|Texans vs. Titans||Titans -2.0||Tennessee -125; Houston +114||40.5|
Don't look now but Tennessee has reeled off four straight wins since being embarrassed on national TV by the Bills in Week 2. The Titans may not be a good team, but they deserve a little more respect than just two points at Houston.
Spread Pick: Titans -2 (DraftKings Sportsbook)
Total Pick: Over 40.5 (PointsBet)
Colts vs. Commanders
|Colts vs. Commanders||Colts -3||Indianapolis -138; Washington +130||40.0|
It's a shame we don't get a Carson Wentz revenge game after his memorable 2021 season in Indy. Alas, we do get to see Indianapolis usher in the Sam Ehlinger era at least. And knowing what I know about Ehlinger, I'll take Washington and the points.
Spread Pick: Commanders +3 (DraftKings)
Total Pick: Over 40.0 (DraftKings)
Rams vs. 49ers
|Rams vs. 49ers||49ers -1.5||Los Angeles +105; San Francisco -118||43.0|
Let's not let a couple of bad games cloud our perception of the 49ers. Injuries are a concern on defense, of course, but the Rams have been a mess basically all season. I think San Francisco gets back on track here and continues its regular-season dominance over Los Angeles.
Spread Pick: 49ers -1.5 (PointsBet)
Total Pick: Over 42.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Seahawks vs. Giants
|Seahawks vs. Giants||Seahawks -3.0||Seattle -145; New York +135||44.5|
The Giants are 6-1 overall, 6-1 against the spread, and have won four straight. Last week it was not too hard to see they were the right side as road underdogs against the Jaguars. Vegas continues to dare us to bet against the Giants as they have the same spread this time around, though it'll be against a better opponent this time around. Both have outperformed their talent levels to this point and this actually sets up as the best game in the afternoon window.
I'll take the Giants straight up in a close one.
Spread Pick: Giants +3 (DraftKings Sportsbook)
Total Pick: Under 44.5 (FanDuel Sportsbook)
Bills vs. Packers
|Bills vs. Packers||Bills -10.5||Buffalo -500; Green Bay +440||47.5|
You've seen the stat going around all day on Twitter. This is the first time Aaron Rodgers has been a double-digit underdog in his career. I'm not of the belief that Green Bay will turn it around in any meaningful fashion this year, though if this team has anything left in the tank, it will put up a fight Sunday night. At 11 points, that's a lot of leeway for a Rodgers-led team.
Spread Pick: Packers +11 (DraftKings)
Total Pick: Over 47.5 (PointsBet)
Browns vs. Bengals
|Browns vs. Bengals||Bengals -3.0||Cleveland +155; Cincinnati -170||47.0|
It's starting to look like the Bengals are hitting their stride while the Browns look very much like a team that's stuck with Jacoby Brissett at quarterback for a long stretch. A ton of money is going to come in on the Bengals so beware of that, but I'll ride with Cincy in this spot.
Spread Pick: Bengals -3 (DraftKings)
Total Pick: Over 47.5 (DraftKings)
NFL Week 8 Best Bets
Next, we take a look at our favorite Week 8 NFL best bets at the best NFL betting sites.
BetMGM Best Bets for NFL Week 8
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- Saints-Raiders UNDER 50
- Commanders +3
- Packers +12
Caesars Sportsbook Best Bets for NFL Week 8
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- Cowboys -9.5
- Titans -2
WynnBET Best Bets for NFL Week 8
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- Bucs Moneyline +110
- Eagles -10
DraftKings Best Bets for NFL Week 8
Let's take a look at NFL Week 8 best bets on DraftKings Sportsbook.
- Giants Moneyline +130
- Titans Moneyline -125
FanDuel Best Bets for NFL Week 8
FanDuel Sportsbook is an industry leader in the sports betting space. Let's take a look at our favorite betting picks with FanDuel odds.
- Broncos-Jaguars UNDER 39.5
- Rams-49ers OVER 42.5
BetRivers Best Bets for NFL Week 8
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- Falcons -4.5
- 49ers Moneyline (-117)
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- Commanders Moneyline +135
- Lions +3