Week Three consensus selections

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 1:06 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Below are the PFW consensus selections for this week, based on the editors' picks made one week in advance of the games. We also show three best bets — a fourth best bet, an over/under pick, is available each week with a subscription to PFW Online or the Handicapping Inner Circle.

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Home team in caps. Asterisk (*) denotes team will cover pointspread but lose game. (#) indicates best bet. Some Over/Unders not available.

Sunday
New England -9 vs. BUFFALO (51½) ... New England

Detroit -3½ vs. MINNESOTA (44½) ... Detroit

PHILADELPHIA -7½ vs. N.Y. Giants (49) ... N.Y. Giants*

CAROLINA -3 vs. Jacksonville (41½) ... Carolina(#)

CINCINNATI -2 vs. San Francisco (40) ... San Francisco

NEW ORLEANS -4 vs. Houston (52½) ... New Orleans

CLEVELAND -3 vs. Miami (41) ... Miami

TENNESSEE -6 vs. Denver (41) ... Denver*

SAN DIEGO -14½ vs. Kansas City (44½) ... San Diego(#)

Baltimore -4 vs. ST. LOUIS (381?2) ... Baltimore

N.Y. Jets -3½ vs. OAKLAND (42) ... N.Y. Jets

Green Bay -3½ vs. CHICAGO (46) ... Green Bay(#)

TAMPA BAY -1 vs. Atlanta (45) ... Atlanta

Arizona -3 vs. SEATTLE (41) ... Arizona

Sunday night
Pittsburgh -10½ vs. INDIANAPOLIS (39) ... Pittsburgh

Monday night
DALLAS -6 vs. Washington (45) ... Washington*

 

Last week vs. spread ... 8-8

Season to date vs. spread ... 13-19

Last week best bets ... 0-4

Season to date best bets ... 1-7

Last week straight-up ... 14-2

Season to date straight-up ... 23-9