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2019-20 NFL: Week 8 Sunday Picks

2019-20 NFL: Week 8 Sunday Picks

Fantastic week of NFL action coming up, particularly on Sunday, where we have a massive 13 game slate to look forward to. As usual, we have you covered with a full preview and picks for some of the key matchups of the day as well as our betting picks for EVERY game below.

You can check out our full season record for NFL betting picks here!

nfl week 8 sunday schedule

Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans Saints (1pm ET)

After losing their starting quarterback in Drew Brees early in the season, the Saints have stepped up in his absence, winning their last five games in a row to give them a two win lead in the NFC South division. They have got the job done with a mix of both defense and offense over the past five weeks, putting up 30+ in three of the wins and keeping their opponents to 10 or under in the other two.

The Cardinals picked up their third win of the season in Week 7 as they downed the Giants on the road by six points. It was the run game that led the charge for Arizona as Chase Edmons racked up 126 rushing yards and three touchdowns. The Cardinals currently sit on the bottom of the NFC West division but are just one game out of a possible wildcard berth.

There are some rumours that Drew Brees could return to the Saints line-up for this game, which could effect the spread later in the week. New Orleans have barely put a foot wrong over the past five weeks, going 5-0 straight up and 5-0 against the spread. We like them to cover 10.5 regardless of Brees’ status.

Pick: Saints -10.5 (-110 at SugarHouse) lock of the week NFL

Carolina Panthers at San Francisco 49ers (4.05pm ET)

The game of the day sees the 6-0 49ers hosting the Carolina Panthers from 4.05pm. The Panthers have had a great start to the season, starting 4-2 and currently sitting  just two games behind the 49ers in the NFC West. Their offense has been dynamic on the back of star running back Christian McCaffrey, who is averaging more than 150 all-purpose yards per game and has found the end-zone nine times already.

The 49ers have been without doubt, the surprise packet of the season so far. Their defense and run game has been outstanding throughout their six games, as they have allowed just 10.7 points per game, the second fewest in the NFL. They have also racked up 172.7 rushing yards per game, which trails only the Ravens.

The 49ers start as six point favorites here, which we think is a little high given the low scoring nature of some of their games this season. While they have covered that spread in five of their six wins, the quality of opponent they have faced has been pretty avearge, as they already boast wins over Washington, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh. They are 0-2 straight up in their last two games against the Panthers.

Pick: Panthers +6 (-110 at SugarHouse)

Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots (4.25pm ET)

The Patriots train continued to roll in Week 7 as they shutout the Jets in a domiannt performance on Monday night to move to 7-0. The Pats defence racked up five takeaways including four interceptions as they claimed a 33-0 win.

They’ll be up against another quarterback who has been extremely prone to a turnover so far this year in Baker Mayfield of the Browns. The Cleveland starting quarterback leads the league in interceptions with 11 through just six games. Cleveland will have the advantage of the extended break from their bye week heading into this game.

The Patriots start as 12.5 point favorites, which might be a little low given what happened the last time the Browns played a top tier defense. Mayfield threw two interceptions as the Browns were trounced 31-3 by the 49ers just two weeks ago, and they have covered in just one of their last four games.

Pick: Patriots -12.5 (-110 at SugarHouse)

NFL Week 8 SundayTipOdds
Denver Broncos at Indianapolis ColtsColts -5.5-110 at SugarHouse
Cincinnati Bengals at Los Angeles RamsUnder 48.5-110 at SugarHouse
Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans SaintsSaints -10.5-108 at SugarHouse
New York Giants at Detroit LionsUnder 49.0-110 at SugarHouse
Philadelphia Eagles at Buffalo BillsOver 43.0-110 at SugarHouse
New York Jets at Jacksonville JaguarsJaguars -5.5-112 at SugarHouse
Los Angeles Chargers at Chicago BearsBears -4-110 at SugarHouse
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tennessee TitansBuccaneers +2.5-110 at SugarHouse
Carolina Panthers at San Francisco 49ersPanthers +6-107 at SugarHouse
Cleveland Browns at New England PatriotsPatriots -12.5-110 at SugarHouse
Oakland Raiders at Houston TexansTexans -6.5-110 at SugarHouse
Green Bay Packers at Kansas City ChiefsPackers -3.5-110 at SugarHouse


 

 

 

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