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Beat the Spread Week 8: Pinnacle performances proliferate

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A rare peak performance from the crew

NFL: OCT 20 Saints at Bears Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

How to play:

Here is the way this game works. I will supply the Weeks matchups. With each matchup will be the line as of the last 24 hours. What you need to do is:

  • Step 1: Pick 3 teams who are NOT the favorites that you think will cover the spread
  • Step 2: Well…that’s it

What you are trying to do, is select the three teams most likely to beat the spread in the comments below. You will get the points POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE that each team earns vs. the Spread. Also, if you miss a week, 5 points will be deducted from your score, so once you start, you can’t quit!

Beat the Spread Week 7 Recap

Week 7 Favorite Underdog Feslen RK 1101 Pete Mark Sixtus Heath
Week 7 Favorite Underdog Feslen RK 1101 Pete Mark Sixtus Heath
KC-3 Kansas City Chiefs Denver Broncos
LAR -3 Los Angeles Rams Atlanta Falcons
BUF-17 Buffalo Bills Miami Dolphins 7
JAX -4 Jacksonville Jaguars Cincinnati Bengals -6
MIN -1.5 Minnesota Vikings Detroit Lions
GB -4.5 Green Bay Packers Oakland Raiders
NYG -3 New York Giants Arizona Cardinals 9 9 9 9
SF-10 San Francisco 49ers Washington Redskins
TEN -2 Tennessee Titans Los Angeles Chargers -1 -1
CHI -3 Chicago Bears New Orleans Saints 14 14 14
SEA -3.5 Seattle Seahawks Baltimore Ravens 17.5 17.5
DAL-3 Dallas Cowboys Philadelphia Eagles 30
NE -10 New England Patriots New York Jets -23
Total Week 7 16 30 22 20.5 30.5 0

Well. Well. Well. Aren’t we the collective geniuses this week. Mark it down celebrate it, create an anniversary. We collectively went +114 on the week and that includes Heath who didn’t pick and again went -5. High point was Sixtus who selected Ravens (+17.5) and the Saints (+14) in the 2nd highest score this year. This great week pushed him from -39 to -8.5 moving out of last place into fifth.

Standings

  1. Mark: 47.5 pts
  2. Pete 28.5 pts
  3. RK 1101: 13.5 pts
  4. Sixtus -8.5
  5. Feslen: -9.5 pts
  6. Heath -35 pts

Beat the Spread Week 8

Week 8 Favorite Underdog
Week 8 Favorite Underdog
Min-16 Minnesota Vikings Washington Redskins
BUF -2 Buffalo Bills Philadelphia Eagles
CHI -1 Chicago Bears Los Angeles Chargers
DET -6.5 Detroit Lions New York Giants
TEN -2.5 Tennessee Titans Tampa Bay Buccaneers
IND -6 Indianapolis Colts Denver Broncos
LAR -13.5 Los Angeles Rams Cincinnati Bengals
NO -10 New Orleans Saints Arizona Cardinals
JAX -6 Jacksonville Jaguars New York Jets
NE-13 New England Patriots Cleveland Browns
SF -5.5 San Francisco 49ers Carolina Panthers
HOU -6.5 Houston Texans Oakland Raiders
GB -4 Green Bay Packers Kansas City Chiefs
PIT -14.5 Pittsburgh Steelers Miami Dolphins
Total Week 8