NFL picks week 15 against the spread: Miami over New York Jets tonight good bet

Published 6:26 am Saturday, December 17, 2016

It’s NFL week 15 and that means it’s time for picks against the spread because you don’t want to end this season like the Rams — a loser.

Here are NFL week 15 picks against the spread (from AP writer Barry Wilner), and good luck.

KNOCKOUT LEAGUE TIP: If anybody is still going in such a pool, we didn’t help last week with the Colts. Perhaps the TEXANS will be more successful.

No. 8 Pittsburgh (minus 3) at No. 21 Cincinnati

Bengals advertising tickets available. Terrible Towel-wavers grab them.

BEST BET: STEELERS, 27-17

No. 23 Carolina (plus 4) at No. 13 Washington, Monday night

Just a feeling the Panthers will fight until season’s end.

UPSET SPECIAL: PANTHERS, 27-24

No. 17 Tennessee (plus 6) at No. 3 Kansas City

Thought about this for Upset Special, didn’t have the guts.

CHIEFS, 20-16

No. 4 Oakland (pick-em) at No. 25 San Diego

Thought about this for Best Bet, but uncertain about Derek Carr’s finger.

RAIDERS, 22-17

No. 5 Detroit (plus 5) at No. 6 New York Giants

Wish we could be sure about Matthew Stafford’s finger.

GIANTS, 17-16

No. 12 Tampa Bay (plus 9) at No. 2 Dallas

Like Titans, Bucs impressing with late run. But Cowboys rebound …

COWBOYS, 23-20

No. 15 Miami (minus 2) at No. 27 New York Jets, Saturday night

Tannehill injury could keep Dolphins out of playoffs. Jets won’t do it.

DOLPHINS, 13-10

No. 26 Philadelphia (plus 6) at No. 14 Baltimore

Ravens absolutely need this one, Eagles playing out string.

RAVENS, 21-13

No. 12 Green Bay (minus 4 1-2) at No. 28 Chicago

Packers absolutely need this one, Bears playing out string.

PACKERS, 27-17

No. 1 New England (minus 3) at No. 10 Denver

Broncos absolutely need this one, Patriots hardly playing out string.

PATRIOTS, 20-15

No. 19 Indianapolis (plus 4 1-2) at No. 16 Minnesota

Colts can’t beat Texans in Indy, won’t win this one either.

VIKINGS, 16-13

No. 30 Jacksonville (plus 6) at No. 18 Houston

Good chance for Texans to grab control of AFC South again.

TEXANS, 22-13

No. 31 San Francisco (plus 14) at No. 9 Atlanta

Good chance for Falcons to grab control of NFC South again.

FALCONS, 32-13

No. 24 New Orleans (plus 3 1-2) at No. 22 Arizona

What’s happened to the Saints’ prolific offense? Might surface here.

CARDINALS, 30-27

No. 32 Cleveland (plus 10 1-2) at No. 20 Buffalo

First win for Browns? Nope, but at least they will cover.

BILLS, 20-13

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Last Week: Against spread (9-6-1). Straight up: (11-5)

Season Totals: Against spread (99-98-8). Straight up: (123-83-2)

Best Bet: 8-6 against spread, 9-5 straight up.

Upset special: 5-8-1 against spread, 5-9 straight up