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Beat the Spread Week 16: The tides have turned

Everyone flipped from how they did last week

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Cincinnati Bengals David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

Beat the Spread Week 15

Week 15 Favorite Underdog Feslen Pete Mark Sixtus
Week 15 Favorite Underdog Feslen Pete Mark Sixtus
Hou -6.5 Houston Texans New York Jets -0.5
DEN -2.5 Denver Broncos Cleveland Browns 3.5 3.5
BUF -2 Buffalo Bills Detroit Lions 1
CHI -6 Chicago Bears Green Bay Packers -1 -1
CIN -3 Cincinnati Bengals Oakland Raiders -11 -11
MIN -7.5 Minnesota Vikings Miami Dolphins -16.5
NYG -2 New York Giants Tennessee Titans 19
JAX -7.5 Jacksonville Jaguars Washington Redskins
BAL -7.5 Baltimore Ravens Tampa Bay Buccaneers -0.5
SEA -3.5 Seattle Seahawks San Francisco 49ers
NE -2.5 New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers
LAR -11.5 Los Angeles Rams Philadelphia Eagles
NO -6.5 New Orleans Saints Carolina Panthers 3.5
Total Week 15 -6.5 2 2 -8.5

Week 15 High Level Overview

  • 8 games netted positive amounts (vs. 8 in Week 4)
  • 5 games netted negative amounts (vs. 6 in Week 4)
  • Biggest variances: Titans +19; Dolphins -16.5

Current Totals

  1. Feslen 33 (The Browns paid off yet again, it was the Raiders who did Feslen in)
  2. Mark -51 (All small amounts up and down yielded a +2)
  3. Sixtus: -54 (Large variances wit hthe Raiders and Dolphins being a combined -27.5 but the Titans were +19).
  4. Pete: -63 (Pete and I each had a +3.5, +1 and -.5 with only one common pick between us)

Beat the Spread Week 16

Week 16 Favorite Underdog
Week 16 Favorite Underdog
TEN -10 Tennessee Titans Washington Redskins
LAC -4 Los Angeles Chargers Baltimore Ravens
CLE -9 Cleveland Browns Cincinnati Bengals
NE -13.5 New England Patriots Buffalo Bills
MIN -6 Minnesota Vikings Detroit Lions
IND -9 Indianapolis Colts New York Giants
MIA -4 Miami Dolphins Jacksonville Jaguars
GB -2.5 Green Bay Packers New York Jets
PHI -2 Philadelphia Eagles Houston Texans
ATL -3.5 Atlanta Falcons Carolina Panthers
CHI-4 Chicago Bears San Francisco 49ers
NO -6 New Orleans Saints Pittsburgh Steelers
KC -2.5 Kansas City Chiefs Seattle Seahawks
DEN -3 Denver Broncos Oakland Raiders
Total Week 16

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