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.
Atlanta -3½ vs. DETROIT (51) ... Atlanta
GREEN BAY -11½ vs. Tennessee (47) ... Green Bay
CAROLINA -8½ vs. Oakland (46) ... Carolina
MIAMI -4½ vs. Buffalo (41½) ... Miami
PITTSBURGH -4½ vs. Cincinnati (43½) ... Pittsburgh
New England -14 vs. JACKSONVILLE (49) ... New England
Indianapolis -6 vs. KANSAS CITY (41½) ... Indianapolis
DALLAS -3 vs. New Orleans (51½) ... New Orleans
Washington -4½ vs. PHILADELPHIA ... Washington
TAMPA BAY -3 vs. St. Louis (44) ... St. Louis*
N.Y. Giants -2 vs. BALTIMORE (47½) ... N.Y. Giants
HOUSTON -7½ vs. Minnesota (43½) ... Houston
DENVER -13 vs. Cleveland (44½) ... Cleveland*
Chicago -5½ vs. ARIZONA (36) ... Chicago
N.Y. JETS -3 vs. San Diego (41) ... N.Y. Jets
SEATTLE E vs. San Francisco (40) ... San Francisco
Last week vs. spread ... 8-8
Season to date vs. spread ... 109-108-7
Last week best bets ... 1-3
Season to date best bets ... 30-28-2
Last week straight-up ... 8-8
Season to date straight-up ... 135-88-1