The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under).
Last week’s record 13-3 (.813); season 22-9 (.710). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 10-6 (.625); season 14-16-1 (.467).
Baltimore (2-0) vs. Jacksonville (1-1)
Sunday, 6:30 a.m.
Ravens 21, Jaguars 14
TV: None (live stream on Yahoo.com).
Line: Ravens by 4. O/U: 39.
This pits two bad offenses and two good defenses. Ravens are a bit more cohesive on defense, even though the Jaguars looked very good in Week 1. Ravens less...