Week 2 of the 2022 NFL season was absolutely absurd, and when weeks are absolutely absurd, that means gamblers likely didn’t find consistent success. For example, maybe taking the Las Vegas Raiders or Baltimore Ravens first-half moneyline was a better bet than full-time moneyline. The 1 p.m. comebacks were incredible, as the Cleveland Browns made 37-year-old Joe Flacco look elite, and Tua Tagovailoa threw four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter.
One thing I learned was to stay away from the Detroit Lions, because they are responsible for two of my misses among my top five picks. I’m feeling more confident about this week compared to Week 2, so let’s take a look at what I’m thinking.
As always, credit to the CBS Sports research team for making me sound smart.
All odds come courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook
Top five picks ATS record: 3-7
Overall ATS record: 13-19
Straight up record: 14-17-1
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET (Fox)
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