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Beat the Spread Week 9: The lone performance stands out

After soaring low, the Eagles fly high

NFL: OCT 27 Eagles at Bills Photo by Gregory Fisher/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 8 Recap

Week 8 Favorite Underdog Outcome Feslen RK 1101 Pete Mark Sixtus Heath
Week 8 Favorite Underdog Outcome Feslen RK 1101 Pete Mark Sixtus Heath
Min-16 Minnesota Vikings Washington Redskins 6
BUF -2 Buffalo Bills Philadelphia Eagles 20 20
CHI -1 Chicago Bears Los Angeles Chargers 2 2
DET -6.5 Detroit Lions New York Giants 1.5
TEN -2.5 Tennessee Titans Tampa Bay Buccaneers -1.5 -1.5
IND -6 Indianapolis Colts Denver Broncos 4 4
LAR -13.5 Los Angeles Rams Cincinnati Bengals -0.5 -0.5
NO -10 New Orleans Saints Arizona Cardinals -12 -12
JAX -6 Jacksonville Jaguars New York Jets -8 -8 -8
NE-13 New England Patriots Cleveland Browns -1 -1
SF -5.5 San Francisco 49ers Carolina Panthers -32.5
HOU -6.5 Houston Texans Oakland Raiders 3.5 3.5
GB -4 Green Bay Packers Kansas City Chiefs -3 -3
PIT -14.5 Pittsburgh Steelers Miami Dolphins 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Total Week 8 26 -3 -18.5 0 -3 0

First the good. Four of us all picked the Dolphins on a +15 and we were collectively right to the tone of 1.5. Then the bad, the Bears were nickel and dimed across the board save Feslen who took the Eagles at a +20 this week and for that, he triumphantly sits in 2nd place.


  1. Mark: 47.5 pts
  2. Feslen: 16.5
  3. RK 1101: 10.5pts
  4. Pete 10 pts
  5. Sixtus -11.5
  6. Heath -40 pts

Beat the Spread Week 9

Week 9 Favorite Underdog
Week 9 Favorite Underdog
SF -10 San Francisco 49ers Arizona Cardinals
HOU -1.5 Houston Texans Jacksonville Jaguars
BUF -9.5 Buffalo Bills Washington Redskins
NYJ -3 New York Jets Miami Dolphins
PHI -5 Philadelphia Eagles Chicago Bears
IND -1.5 Indianapolis Colts Pittsburgh Steelers
CAR -3.5 Carolina Panthers Tennessee Titans
OAK -2 Oakland Raiders Detroit Lions
SEA -6 Seattle Seahawks Tampa Bay Buccaneers
GB -3.5 Green Bay Packers Los Angeles Chargers
CLE -3 Cleveland Browns Denver Broncos
NE -3 New England Patriots Baltimore Ravens
DAL -7.5 Dallas Cowboys New York Giants
Total Week 9