By Simon Chester
While the Pittsburgh Steelers had arguably their best week of the season so far last Sunday, sadly the same cannot be said for the BTSC staff picks. Jeff Hartman was a pedestrian 7-7 against both the spread and the totals, while I led you astray with a 5-9 record ATS and only a marginally better 8-6 record versus the totals. Hoping to prove our picking skills are not going the same way as Eli Manning’s football career, we aim to do better in Week 6.
With more road favorites than we’ve seen all season and a number of games featuring spreads of more than a touchdown, there’s a very different feel to this weekend's action compared to the lines we’ve been seeing lately. As the dominant teams attempt to separate themselves from the pack, several key games on the schedule this Sunday should highlight the contenders and expose the pretenders.
If the Cleveland Browns really have turned a corner this season, a home game against the Los Angeles Chargers is one they should win, while the Kansas City Chiefs could make a real statement about their potential in 2018 with a win over the New England Patriots in Foxboro....