Week Six Picks in Review

Posted: October 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

ImageWeek five was a struggle for SkoodSports. After the first month saw us go nine games above .500, we sank to 3-11 on the week and fell to 38-37-1 on the year. Let’s see if there will be a rebound as October football continues:

Blue = Correct answer
Red = Incorrect answer
Black = Push/Tie

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) AT Tennessee Titans (1-4)

The Spread: Pittsburgh by 6
The Pick: Pittsburgh
The Score: Pittsburgh, 30-14
The Verdict: Tennessee, 26-23

Detroit Lions (1-3) AT Philadelphia Eagles (3-2)

The Spread: Philadelphia by 3.5
The Pick: Detroit
The Score: Philadelphia, 28-25
The Verdict: Detroit, 26-23

Oakland Raiders (1-3) AT Atlanta Falcons (5-0)

The Spread: Atlanta by 9
The Pick: Atlanta
The Score: Atlanta, 35-21
The Verdict: Atlanta, 23-20

Cincinnati Bengals (3-2) AT Cleveland Browns (0-5)

The Spread: Cincinnati by 1
The Pick: Cincinnati
The Score: Cincinnati, 23-20
The Verdict: Cleveland, 34-24

St. Louis Rams (3-2) AT Miami Dolphins (2-3)

The Spread: Miami by 3.5
The Pick: St. Louis
The Score: St. Louis, 24-17
The Verdict: Miami, 17-14

Indianapolis Colts (2-2) AT New York Jets (2-3)

The Spread: New York by 3
The Pick: Indianapolis
The Score: Indianapolis, 17-13
The Verdict: New York, 35-9

Kansas City Chiefs (1-4) AT Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3)

The Spread: Tampa Bay by 4
The Pick: Kansas City
The Score: Kansas City, 23-21
The Verdict: Tampa Bay, 38-10

Dallas Cowboys (2-2) AT Baltimore Ravens (4-1)

The Spread: Baltimore by 3.5
The Pick: Dallas
The Score: Dallas, 20-17
The Verdict: Baltimore, 31-29

Buffalo Bills (2-3) AT Arizona Cardinals (4-1)

The Spread: Arizona by 4.5
The Pick: Arizona
The Score: Arizona, 28-14
The Verdict: Buffalo, 19-16

New England Patriots (3-2) AT Seattle Seahawks (3-2)

The Spread: New England by 3.5
The Pick: Seattle
The Score: New England, 23-20
The Verdict: Seattle, 24-23

New York Giants (3-2) AT San Francisco 49ers (4-1)

The Spread: San Francisco by 6
The Pick: San Francisco
The Score: San Francisco, 27-17
The Verdict: New York, 26-3

Minnesota Vikings (4-1) AT Washington Redskins (2-3)

The Spread: Washington by 2
The Pick: Washington
The Score: Washington, 20-17
The Verdict: Washington, 38-26

Green Bay Packers (2-3) AT Houston Texans (5-0)

The Spread: Houston by 3.5
The Pick: Green Bay
The Score: Green Bay, 27-24
The Verdict: Green Bay, 42-24

Denver Broncos (2-3) AT San Diego Chargers (3-2)

The Spread: San Diego by 1
The Pick: Denver
The Score: Denver, 31-23
The Verdict: Denver, 35-24

Another poor week. I didn’t even pick the correct winner until Washington-Minnesota (thanks to spreads, it’s not really necessary to do so and succeed). A 6-8 record isn’t great and it pushed my season record to below .500 for the first time at 44-45-1. Hopefully this is an improvement and by next week, SkoodSports will be back on the winning side of things.




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