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Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 3

Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 3

The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to (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

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...

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