Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

By FEARLESS FREDDIE

Thankful Giver

BRUTAL. Nathan Peterson’s half of terror ruined any chance Buffalo had of competing with the LA Chargers last weekend.

Tyrod Taylor gets the start this week in Kansas City, but Buffalo will be exposed as a defensive train wreck once again.

Freddie sees it this way:

CHIEFS 38, BILLS 24

Home teams are capitalized. Teams picked to win are listed first, followed by the predicted margin of victory. The official Las Vegas odds are in parentheses.

PROS

Thursday

DETROIT +3 over Minnesota (-3)

DALLAS +3 over LA Chargers (-2.5)

WASH +6 over NY Giants (+7)

Sunday

KANSAS CITY +14 over Buffalo (+11.5)

ATLANTA +7 over Tampa Bay (+10.5)

CINCY +7 over Cleveland (+9.5)

INDY +1 over Tennessee (-3)

NEW ENGLAND +14 over Miami (+17.5)

Carolina +6 over NY JETS (+4.5)

PHIL +7 over Chicago (+14.5)

Seattle +3 over SAN FRAN (+7)

OAKLAND +3 over Denver (+5)

LA RAMS +7 over New Orleans (+2.5)

Jacksonville +7 over ARIZONA (+5.5)

PITTS +12 over Green Bay (+15)

Monday

BALTIMORE +7 over Houston (+8)

WEEK: 7-7 (.500) v line 6-8 (.429)

YEAR: 97-47 (.674) v line 74-70 (.514)

COLLEGES

Thursday

MISS ST +14 over Mississippi (+15)

Friday

Miami +10 over PITTSBURGH (+13.5)

TCU +21 over Baylor (+24.5)

UCF +7 over South Florida (+10)

Va Tech +7 over VIRGINIA (+7.5)

Saturday

Georgia +9 over GA TECH (+11)

OKLA ST +35 over Kansas (+40.5)

Ohio State +7 over MICHIGAN (+12)

MEMPHIS +24 over E Caro (+28)

Penn St +17 over MARYLAND (+22)

Wisconsin +20 over MINN (+17.5)

AUBURN +3 over Alabama (-4.5)

Boise St +3 over FRESNO ST (+7.5)

OKLAHOMA +20 over WVU (+22.5)

Mich St +9 over RUTGERS (+13.5)

NWESTERN +14 over Illinois (+16.5)

Clemson +9 over S CAR (+13.5)

LSU +7 over Texas A&M (+10)

STANFORD +3 over N Dame (-2)

WASH +7 over Wash St (+10)

WEEK: 18-2 (.900) v line 13-7 (.650)

YEAR: 183-37 (.832) v line 112-108 (.509)

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