Week Four consensus selections

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 1:36 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.

Thursday night
BALTIMORE -13 vs. Cleveland ... Cleveland* 

ATLANTA -7½ vs. Carolina (49½) ... Atlanta(#)

New England -3 vs. BUFFALO ... New England(#)

DETROIT -4½ vs. Minnesota ... Detroit    

San Diego -1 vs. KANSAS CITY (44½) ... Kansas City

Seattle -3 vs. ST. LOUIS (42½) ... St. Louis  

San Francisco -3 vs. N.Y. JETS (40½) ... San Francisco(#)    

HOUSTON -11½ vs. Tennessee (45) ... Tennessee* 

ARIZONA -6½ vs. Miami (40½) ... Miami*     

Cincinnati -1½ vs. JACKSONVILLE (43) ... Cincinnati 

DENVER -6 vs. Oakland (47) ... Denver     

GREEN BAY -7½ vs. New Orleans (54) ... Green Bay  

TAMPA BAY -3 vs. Washington (48) ... Tampa Bay  

Sunday night
PHILADELPHIA -2½ vs. N.Y. Giants (47) ... N.Y. Giants

Monday night
DALLAS -3 vs. Chicago (44) ... Dallas  


Last week vs. spread ... 7-8-1

Season to date vs. spread ... 23-22-2    

Last week best bets ... 0-4  

Season to date best bets ... 3-9  

Last week straight-up ... 6-10 

Season to date straight-up ... 26-21