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Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 17

Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 17

The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 11-5 (.688); season 159-79-2 (.668). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 8-8 (.500); season 122-111-7 (.524). 

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Baltimore (8-7) at Cincinnati (5-9-1) 

Sunday, 10 a.m. 

Ravens 27, Bengals 24

TV: None. DirecTV: 705. 

Line: PK. O/U: 41 1/2.

The Ravens are a better organization and they’re determined to finish strong after a devastating loss at Pittsburgh. The Bengals are shutting...

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