• Thu
    May 20
  • 11:30 pm
    TOR
    MTL
    -222
    180
  • 2:30 am
    COL
    STL
    -233
    185
  • 2:00 am
    LAL
    GSW
    -303
    240
  • 1:00 am
    EDM
    WIN
    -147
    120
  • Wed
    May 19
  • 11:30 pm
    MEM
    SAS
    -149
    125
  • 1:00 am
    BOS
    WAS
    -135
    110
  • Tue
    May 18
  • 10:30 pm
    IND
    CHA
    -161
    135
  • 8:00 pm
    VAN
    CGY
    108
    -130
  • 12:00 am
    CAR
    NSH
    -196
    160
  • Mon
    May 17
  • 11:30 pm
    WSH
    BOS
    120
    -139
  • FINAL
    CHI
    MIL
    175
    -227
  • FINAL
    POR
    DEN
    -345
    260
  • FINAL
    SAC
    UTA
    450
    -667
  • FINAL
    NOP
    LAL
    375
    -500
  • FINAL
    OKC
    LAC
    475
    -714
  • FINAL
    MIN
    DAL
    340
    -455
  • FINAL
    DET
    MIA
    220
    -278
  • Sun
    May 16
  • FINAL
    FLA
    TBL
    -110
    -110
  • FINAL
    BKN
    CLE
    -500
    375

NFL Divisional picks quarterly review

October 11, 2020

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With the NFL season reaching the quarter poll, I wanted to briefly take a look back at our divisional previews and recommended bets for divisional winners.

Divisional Previews

The results so far are exceptional, which is needed as I’ve had a rough start to the season from a games perspective. Let’s run through each division and present some NFL predictions.

Cleveland

AFC North

Betting Play: Browns +500

After an ugly week 1 loss to the Ravens, the Browns have gelled as a team and won three in a row. They sit at 3-1, a half game back of the Steelers, who they will still play twice. This one feels very good and quite live at +500

AFC South

Betting Play: Titans +160

The Titans sit at 3-0 atop their division, but are currently going through COVID-19 nightmares. I strongly believe this one cashes but they could be in for their first loss of the season in week 5 against the Bills.

AFC West

Betting Play: None

The Chiefs were the obvious division winner and sit atop the division at 4-0. There was simply no need to lay the monster figure required on the Chiefs.

Buffalo

AFC East

Betting Play: Bills +120

The Bills are a perfect 4-0 and already have a two game lead in the division. This one feels like it was larceny and is quite a favorite to cash at a plus figure.

chicago

NFC North

Betting Play: Bears +380

This long shot is looking live, sitting at 4-1 after a Thursday night football win against the Bucs. They trail the Packers by a half game in the division, but are quite live at a very large plus figure.

NFC South

Betting Play: Saints -130

The Saints are currently a half game back of the Bucs in the division. I still favor the Saints for this division, but it is admittedly wide open between them and the Bucs. The Panthers have also made their presence known while the season is essentially over in Atlanta.

NFC West

Betting Play: None

The most difficult division to call is showing why. The Rams are one game back of the Seahawks with the 49ers and Cards two games back. This one is still wide open.

Unibet

NFC East

Betting Play: Eagles +140

There is good news and bad news here. The bad news is the Eagles are just 1-2-1. The good news trumps the bad news however, as that record currently leads the division and the Eagles still look like the best bet to win football’s weakest division.

If the season ended today, the divisional plays would end 3-3 for +0.9 units. Profit is always nice, but we have two very live plus teams in the Browns and Bears nipping at the heels of the divisional leaders. This could improve. 

TJ
TJ Calkins
TJ Calkins was raised in a gambling loving household. He knew how to handicap horse races and follow line movements well before his tenth birthday. While sports betting remained a passion into adulthood, poker and Daily Fantasy Sports also became passions and remain as such today.