Beat the Book: Week 1

September 10, 2023

It’s time to go on the record with some picks and make some money! Here’s my Week 1 Beat the Book picks, including the addition of a few player props.

Earlier this week I posted my Office Pool Picks. I publish that here Thursday weekly and include my picks for survivor and confidence pools there along with my top bet from Thursday’s NFL action. Then follow that up during the weekend with this weekly feature.

I will track my progress through the Super Bowl here on

Here are my recommended bets for Week 1:

5 units
Jaguars -4.5

2 units each
UNDER 41.5 SF/PIT (-110 Bet MGM)
OVER 45.5 LAR/SEA (-113 FanDuel)


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PARLAY OF THE DAY (3-team / all ML bets)
2 units / +364 (DraftKings)
Bengals ML
Vikings ML
49ers ML

2 units
Giants ML (+150 BetRivers)

3 units / +200 – DraftKings
Falcons +3.5
Chargers +4
Broncos +3.5
Texans +16.5

Lamar Jackson UNDER 50.5 RuYd (FanDuel) bet 1.1 units to win 1 unit
Travis Etienne OVER 60.5 RuYd (DraftKings) bet 1.15 units to 1 unit
Alexander Mattison OVER 62.5 RuYd (Caesars) bet 1.04 units to win 1 unit
Rhamondre Stevenson OVER 19.5 ReYd (FanDuel) bet 1.1 units to 1 unit
Mike Williams OVER 58.5 ReYd (Caesars) bet 1.19 units to win 1 unit
Tyler Higbee OVER 5.5 receptions (DraftKings) bet 1 unit to win 1.24 units

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