Week 14 consensus selections

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 1:42 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
Denver -10½ vs. OAKLAND (49) ... Denver

Baltimore PK vs. WASHINGTON (47½) ... Washington

CLEVELAND -5½ vs. Kansas City (37) ... Cleveland

PITTSBURGH -5 vs. San Diego ... Pittsburgh

INDIANAPOLIS -5 vs. Tennessee (48½) ... Indianapolis

N.Y. Jets -2½ vs. JACKSONVILLE (38) ... N.Y. Jets

Chicago -3 vs. MINNESOTA (39½) ... Chicago

Atlanta -3½ vs. CAROLINA (47) ... Carolina*

TAMPA BAY -7 vs. Philadelphia (46½) ... Tampa Bay

BUFFALO -3 vs. St. Louis (42) ... Buffalo

CINCINNATI -3 vs. Dallas (46) ... Cincinnati

SAN FRANCISCO -10½ vs. Miami (38½) ... San Francisco

N.Y. GIANTS -6 vs. New Orleans (52½) ... New Orleans*

SEATTLE -10½ vs. Arizona (34½) ... Arizona*

Sunday night
GREEN BAY -7 vs. Detroit (51) ... Green Bay

Monday night
NEW ENGLAND -4 vs. Houston (51½) ... New England


Last week vs. spread ... 6-8-2

Season to date vs. spread ... 94-92-6

Last week best bets ... 2-1-1

Season to date best bets ... 26-25-1

Last week straight-up ... 9-7

Season to date straight-up ... 116-75-1