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Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 13

Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 13

The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 11-5 (.688); season 116-59-2 (.663). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 9-6-1 (.600); season 91-81-5 (.529). Tennessee and Cleveland have the week off.


Kansas City (8-3) at Atlanta (7-4) 

Sunday, 10 a.m. 

Falcons 27, Chiefs 23

TV: None. DirecTV: 705. 

Line: Falcons by 4 1/2. O/U: 49.

Chiefs are coming off an emotional win. The Chiefs’ defense is going to hold up, but their...