NFL Picks Week 15: 3 Games Las Vegas Got Wrong
Every Sunday NFL fans gamble on football games.
Betting makes watching from your couch more fun and exciting, and it can even give yourself a nice ego boost after picking a few games correctly and winning some money off it.
Fans try and target games that they feel Vegas odds makers "got wrong" and each week their are a few point spreads that make you scratch your head.
Week 15 is no different. Here are a few games that Vegas got wrong and we should all consider betting on.
New England Patriots at Denver Broncos +7.5
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Tim Tebow, as everyone already knows, is on one of the greatest runs of clutch quarterbacking in NFL history.
Clearly Vegas doesn't respect that.
The Denver Broncos are getting 7.5 points this week at home against the New England Patriots, and that is way to much.
The Broncos' past five games have been decided by seven points or less and Tim Tebow seems to always have a shot to win at the end of games.
The Patriots' defense has shown serious weakness this season, especially against the pass. Tim Tebow should have a much easier time moving the ball against them than he does against other teams.
Yes, Tom Brady and the Patriots offense is good, but the games is in Denver and the crowd will be going wild.
This Broncos will keep this game close and cover the spread.
Baltimore Ravens at San Diego Chargers +1.5
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While some teams seem to get disrespected by odds makers too often, the San Diego Chargers get way too much respect from them too often.
The Chargers aren't good this season, it's as simple as that. The fact they are only getting 1.5 points against the Baltimore Ravens is sad.
One could make the case that the Ravens are the best team in the AFC. While they making the dreaded east coast to west coast trip, they still should be favored by more than 1.5 points.
It is speculated that Ray Lewis will make his return to the game this week, coming off an injury, which should energize the entire Baltimore defense.
A healthy dose of Ray Rice will chew clock and keep Philip Rivers off the field. The Ravens will win by more than three.
New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings +7
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Finally, a mix of teams getting too much and too little respect from odds makers.
The New Orleans Saints are on fire, winning five straight, and are closer and closer to becoming the team with the best chance at knocking off the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Playoffs.
The Minnesota Vikings are in a clear rebuilding process and are one of the worst teams in the league.
Yet, the Vikings are still only getting 7 points when the number should be closer to 10 or 11.
The Vikings are at home, but the Saints are a dome team and excel indoors. Drew Brees and the New Orleans offense should shred apart the Vikings' secondary.
The Saints are going to win this game by well more than 7 points, and I consider this pick my lock of the week.