The Browns are a six-point favorite, and I’m leaning Cleveland in this one. The Browns looked atrocious last week, while the Bengals gave the Chargers all they could handle. I could see people being high on Joe Burrow and Cincy after that game, but I’m just not buying it. I think we see a big bounce-back from the Browns to get the win and the cover.
Each Thursday, I put together a list of straight up picks for the weekly schedule. I’ll have picks against the spread over the weekend, but this is a chance to just pick winners and losers. This year though, I’ve changed up the approach. Instead of simply picking winners and losers, I’m also grouping the picks by confidence — high confidence, medium confidence, low confidence, no confidence.
If you run through last week’s picks, you’ll see I was 2-2 with my high confidence picks and my low confidence picks, 5-2 with my medium confidence picks, and 1-0 with my no confidence pick. Below I’ve posted all my picks, with my record in that confidence level in parenthesis. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicate a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win. This week is a bit chalk-heavy.
High confidence (2-2)
Medium confidence (5-2)
Low confidence (2-2)
No confidence (1-0)
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