Good afternoon, Bears fans! Welcome back to another episode of Six Picks, a series where I’ll go through my favorite spread matchups every weekend and explain my reasoning surrounding each pick. It should be a fun way to talk about all sorts of NFL teams and (hopefully) make some money while we’re at it.... or at least all you non-Texans can.
Bears analysis from the Tampa Bay and Carolina games kept me away from working on this series, but Monday Night’s Rams game doesn’t need any extra coverage so I whipped up another edition! Overall this feels like a week for taking favorites — with scoring higher than ever, spreads that are anywhere from -3.5 (Rams) to -10.5 (Eagles) just don’t feel as dangerous as they used to when it comes to betting. With strong teams taking on weak opponents, some of who may be beginning to tank, Week 8 feels like a week for “Goliath” much more than “David”.
Check out the picks below and let me know what you think!
How do you feel about this week’s selections?