I am back for another season and taking on the oddsmakers and helping you try to take down whatever type of football pool you’re in. Here are my Office Pool Picks for Week 8.
15 Eagles vs. PIT
14 Bills vs. GB
13 Cowboys vs. CHI
12 Dolphins at DET
11 Bengals at CLE
10 Vikings vs. ARI
9 Jaguars vs. DEN
8 Falcons vs. CAR
7 Titans at HOU
6 49ers vs. LAR
5 Raiders at NO
4 Ravens at TB
3 Colts vs. WAS
2 Giants at SEA
1 Jets vs. NE
Season Record: 62-44-1
Get ready for this week’s NFL action with Dan Clasgens & James Adams…
Each week I will pick two games, my “Play it Safe” selection as well as my “Out on a Limb” pick:
Play It Safe (5-2): Eagles vs. PIT
Man the Patriots hurt me in more ways than one last week. If you survived, the safest pick to me for Week 8 is rolling out Philly against a Steelers’ team that is missing key parts and enduring the growing pains of starting a rookie quarterback.
Out on a Limb (2-5): Bengals at CLE
Generally speaking I avoid road teams and divisional rivalries, but this Bengals’ offense is starting to gel and the one-dimensional Browns’ offense can ill afford to fall behind.
THURSDAY NIGHT SPECIALS
Look for my “Against the Spread” plays in a separate article that will run each Saturday this season. Here I will look at my Thursday night betting recommendation.
$110 Ravens +2 (DraftKings -110)
Season total: (4-3 on season; +$80 season total)
Until he proves me wrong, I am betting against Tom Brady. Baltimore is the better team and I always love when I think that and am getting points. Go Ravens!
Same Game Parlay Prop Bet (DraftKings)
$20 to win $110 (+475)
Season total: (-$10)
Lamar Jackson OVER 194.5 PaYd
Gus Edwards OVER 39.5 RuYd
Mike Evans OVER 64.5 ReYd
Mark Andrews UNDER 74.5 ReYd
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