I’m going to have a laborious time catching MDS if we don’t disagree on extra video games. This week, we disagree most sensible on two.
Most optimistic-case, I’ll trim his eight-sport margin to six. Worst-case, he’ll have a 10-sport lead with seven weeks left.
Final week, we every went 9-5. For the twelve months, he’s now 89-forty six. I’m at eighty one-54.
Chargers at Raiders
MDS’s catch: The Chargers made an announcement with a generous capture over the Packers on Sunday, nonetheless I unruffled pronounce the Raiders are underrated and can resolve their playoff hopes alive with a capture.
MDS’s decide: Raiders 22, Chargers 17.
Florio’s catch: Jon Gruden is support, child. And the Raiders are making their last twelve months in Oakland one to raise in suggestions.
Florio’s decide: Raiders 24, Chargers 17.
Chiefs at Titans
MDS’s decide: Chiefs 24, Titans 20.
Florio’s catch: Patrick Mahomes or Matt Moore, it won’t topic against an up-and-down Titans personnel that is a loss or two away from one other surprising winning streak.
Florio’s decide: Chiefs 27, Titans 17.
Cardinals at Buccaneers
MDS’s catch: The Bucs have suffered some heartbreaking losses when the breaks didn’t lumber their map. These items usually balance out over the route of a season, and I demand the Bucs to have a seriously greater file over the the rest of the season.
MDS’s decide: Buccaneers 30, Cardinals 20.
Florio’s catch: A file four-sport shedding streak for Bruce Arians comes to an discontinue against his broken-down personnel.
Florio’s decide: Buccaneers 26, Cardinals 17.
Giants at Jets
MDS’s catch: Two of the worst groups within the NFL fragment a stadium, and I demand quite a entire lot of empty seats even with every groups effectively taking half in at home. Neither of these groups has done anything to inspire self assurance, nonetheless the Giants are taking half in a shrimp bit greater ultimate now and can assemble away with a capture.
MDS’s decide: Giants 20, Jets 17.
Florio’s catch: The Snoopy Bowl gets carried out between a couple of Charlie Browns who have had the football yanked away from them.
Florio’s decide: Giants 23, Jets 17.
Falcons at Saints
MDS’s catch: The Falcons’ defense is a multitude, and Drew Brees have to unruffled cruise to a generous sport.
MDS’s decide: Saints 38, Falcons 24.
Florio’s catch: The Falcons might per chance per chance per chance per chance shock the Saints. They would per chance per chance per chance. They won’t.
Florio’s decide: Saints 31, Falcons 20.
Payments at Browns
MDS’s catch: The Browns merely can’t be as disagreeable as they’ve regarded up to now this season. I pronounce a generous special groups play will score the distinction, and the Payments will detect the road.
MDS’s decide: Browns 17, Payments sixteen.
Florio’s catch: It’s now or below no cases for the Browns. And it can per chance per chance per chance indeed be below no cases. However they’re as a result of capture at home, where they’ve generated an zero-3 file up to now this season.
Florio’s decide: Browns 24, Payments 20.
Ravens at Bengals
MDS’s catch: Against some groups, the Ravens’ defense will likely be ripe for a letdown this week. No longer against the Ryan Finley-led Bengals offense.
MDS’s decide: Ravens 28, Bengals 3.
Florio’s catch: This one has upset doable written in all places it, nonetheless indubitably John Harbaugh won’t let the Ravens bolt, day out, and drop after a season-defining capture over the Patriots.
Florio’s decide: Ravens 31, Bengals 17.
Lions at Bears
MDS’s catch: A focus on over with from the Lions’ defense have to be the article to assemble Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears’ offense support no longer off song.
MDS’s decide: Bears 28, Lions 24.
Florio’s catch: The Bears aren’t correct, nonetheless they aren’t rotten. And with their support against the wall, it’s time to assemble a capture against a Lions personnel that also hasn’t realized easy the map to.
Florio’s decide: Bears 23, Lions 20.
Dolphins at Colts
MDS’s catch: The Colts are unruffled ultimate within the thick of the playoff hunt. They won’t let the Dolphins assemble two wins in a row.
MDS’s decide: Colts 24, Dolphins thirteen.
Florio’s catch: The Colts will score a technique to withhold this one nearer than it goes to be, and then they’ll score a technique to capture. So long as Adam Vinatieri doesn’t hit the turf earlier than hitting the ball. Once more.
Florio’s decide: Colts 20, Dolphins 17.
Rams at Steelers
MDS’s catch: I’m impressed with the map the Steelers have carried out after their ugly starting up to the season, nonetheless I accurate can’t stare the Mason Rudolph-led offense invent worthy against a correct Rams defense.
MDS’s decide: Rams 20, Steelers 7.
Florio’s catch: The Glorious Bowl XIV rematch is a sneaky big sport, with the loser having a wrench thrown into their postseason plans. Name it a gut feeling, nonetheless the Steelers score a technique — even with Pittsburgh native and broken-down Pitt standout Aaron Donald support in town.
Florio’s decide: Steelers 24, Rams 20.
Panthers at Packers
MDS’s catch: The Packers turned in a frightful efficiency against the Chargers last week, nonetheless they want to unruffled assemble support no longer off song this week.
MDS’s decide: Packers 28, Panthers 17.
Florio’s catch: The Panthers can thank the Chargers for what’s about to happen to them at Lambeau Subject.
Florio’s decide: Packers 28, Panthers 14.
Vikings at Cowboys
MDS’s catch: Dak Prescott isn’t getting ample credit for the outstanding season he’s having. With a generous sport in prime time against a correct Vikings defense, he’ll starting up to assemble extra credit.
MDS’s decide: Cowboys 30, Vikings 21.
Florio’s catch: Yet one more generous sport for the Vikings and Kirk Cousins. Yet one more generous different to change the narrative that Cousins can’t bring in a generous space. Yet one more failure to assemble it done.
Florio’s decide: Cowboys 27, Vikings 17.
Seahawks at 49ers
MDS’s catch: Russell Wilson is an MVP candidate working the Seahawks’ offense, nonetheless he’ll wrestle against the outstanding 49ers defense.
MDS’s decide: 49ers 21, Seahawks thirteen.
Florio’s catch: The 49ers won’t lumber undefeated, and it’s starting up to feel love they’re as a result of lose. The Seahawks are correct ample to be these to bring that first defeat.
Florio’s decide: Seahawks 23, 49ers thirteen.