Week 7 NFL Experts' Picks Against The Spread

After a bad Week 5, our experts showed improvement in Week 6. While Tom and Zac were slightly below .500, Al and Brian had impressive efforts. Al went 9-4-1 and Brian flipped the script en route to a surprising 10-3-1.

Week 6 results:

Brian Rauf: 10-3-1

Al King: 9-4-1

Tom Downey: 6-7-1

Zac Bellman: 5-8-1

Season Standings:

Al: 18-10-1

Brian: 14-14-1

Tom: 13-15-1

Zac: 10-20-1

Anyway, it's time for the actual picks. All lines are courtesy of VegasInsider.com as of Wednesday, Oct. 15.

New York Jets (+9.5) at New England:

Tom: New England

Brian: New England

Al: New England

Zac: Jets

Only Zac thinks the Jets will be able to cover against Touchdown Tom and the Patriots. The line opened at -8.5, but has gone up to -9.5. UPDATE: Tom has to take laps.

Cincinnati (+3) at Indianapolis:

Tom: Cincinnati

Brian: Indianapolis

Al: Indianapolis

Zac: Indianapolis

All of our experts, save for Tom, are picking the Colts and Andrew Luck. Tom picked the Bengals, but he's not super-confident in the selection.

Tennessee (+5.5) at Washington:

Tom: Titans

Brian: Titans

Al: Titans

Zac: Titans

Everyone thinks the Titans will at least cover. A few of us were surprised the Redskins were favored by so much.

Miami (+3) at Chicago:

Tom: Chicago

Brian: Chicago

Al: Chicago

Zac: Miami

Zac is the only one who thinks the Dolphins can cover against Da Bears.

Cleveland (-5.5) at Jacksonville:

Tom: Jacksonville

Brian: Jacksonville

Al: Cleveland

Zac: Cleveland

Brian and Tom think the Jaguars will manage at least a cover. Al and Zac are backing the Brownies.

Seattle (-7) at St. Louis:

Tom: Seattle

Brian: Seattle

Al: Seattle

Zac: Seattle

No Harvin, no problem for the Seahawks, according to our experts.

Carolina (+7) at Green Bay:

Tom: Carolina

Brian: Carolina

Al: Green Bay

Zac: Green Bay

Brian and Tom think the Panthers will cover only. Al and Zac trust the Packers.

Atlanta (+7) at Baltimore:

Tom: Baltimore

Brian: Atlanta

Al: Atlanta

Zac: Atlanta

All of experts except Tom think the Falcons can at least cover.

Minnesota (+7) at Buffalo:

Tom: Minnesota

Brian: Minnesota

Al: Buffalo

Zac: Buffalo

We're split on this game. Al and Zac are circling the bandwagons, while Tom and Brian are rolling with the Vikings.

New Orleans (+3) at Detroit:

Tom: Detroit

Brian: Detroit

Al: New Orleans

Zac: Detroit

Only Al thinks the Saints will at least be able to cover.

Kansas City (+4) at Chargers:

Tom: San Diego

Brian: Chargers

Al: Chargers

Zac: Kansas City

Zac thinks the Chargers win, but the Chiefs cover. He's the lone dissenter. This line opened at -6 in favor of the Super Chargers.

New York Giants (+5) at Dallas:

Tom: Dallas

Brian: New York

Al: Dallas

Zac: Dallas

Brian thinks the Giants cover, but the Cowboys win. Everyone else is picking Dallas. The line opened at -3 in favor of Dallas, but has gone all the way up to -6 as of Friday.

Arizona (-3.5) at Oakland:

Tom: Arizona

Brian: Arizona

Al: Arizona

Zac: Arizona

Our degenerate gamblers pickers are all over the Cardinals.

San Francisco (+6.5) at Denver:

Tom: San Francisco

Brian: Denver

Al: Denver

Zac: San Francisco

Tom and Zac both think the Broncos will win, but the 49ers will squeak out a cover.

Houston (+3.5) at Pittsburgh:

Tom: Pittsburgh

Brian: Houston

Al: Pittsburgh

Zac: Houston

We're split here, with Tom and Al putting their faith Big Ben.

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