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...
Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws to an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. The New Orleans Saints beat the Dallas Cowboys 34–31 in overtime.