2017 NFL Week 6 Odds, Picks: SportsLine's proven computer model loves Pats, Texans

By NFL Online
Oct. 11, 2017

The sixth weekend of the NFL will attract average Joes bets to professional bettors.

The Kansas City Chiefs are three-point favorites over the Pittsburgh Steelers, the rested New Orleans Saints are favored by 3.5 against the Detroit Lions, and the Jacksonville Jaguars are 2.5 point favorites over the Los Angeles Rams in a game that opened as a selection them

With so many eye-popping games and so many NFL odds in motion, you'll want to know what advanced computer model SportsLine is picking up.

The SportsLine projection model was an incredible 174-80-2 in straight NFL picks last season - better than the 98 experts tracked by NFLPickWatch.

SportsLine's computer picks would also have won more than 96 percent of the CBS Sports Office Pool Manager leagues that made pickups last season.

It's fresh from a week in which he called the Dolphins upset the titans earlier in the week, long before Tennessee QB Marcus Mariota was ruled out. He also called the Jets hitting the Browns on the road when the Cleveland opened as a 1.5-point favorite.

With week 6 already here, the computer simulated each encounter 10,000 times and came up with some amazing results.

A team that adores: Houston Texans, who are favored by 10 at home against the Browns. Deshaun Watson of the Texans QB has represented 10 touchdowns in the past two weeks, and SportsLine predicts Houston will easily win and cover, 30-17. Look for more to hit too much.

Another team The proven model of SportsLine is all-in: the New England Patriots. They are favorites of 9.5 points against the Jets, and the SportsLine model thinks they will still be covered against a division rival on the road, 26-16. Look for an easy bass in this game as well.

A surprise: the Green Bay Packers, just out of a huge win in Dallas, will fight on the road against Minnesota Vikings. SportsLine is projecting a thin 22-21 Packers win. Take Minnesota (+3.5) and the points.

The model is also calling another favorite on the road to get absolutely stunned, which means a great payday for anyone who bets on the big house of the poor.

What NFL Selections Can You Make With Confidence In Week 6? Check out the NFL odds below and then visit SportsLine to see which NFL teams are winning over 50 percent of the simulations, plus see which side of the game Chiefs-Steelers big is a virtual, all-around blocking of the model that would have won 96 percent of the pools of football last season, as well as selections of 16 experts.

Philadelphia Eagles in Carolina Panthers (-3,5, 46)

Cleveland Browns in Houston Texans (-10, 46.5)

Chicago Bears in Baltimore Ravens (-6.5)

Miami Dolphins in Atlanta Falcons (-11.5, 47)

Detroit Lions in New Orleans Saints (-4, 50)

Green Bay Packers in Minnesota Vikings (+3.5)

San Francisco 49ers in Washington Redskins (-9.5, 46.5)

New England Patriots in the New York Jets (+9.5, 47.5)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Arizona Cardinals (+2.5, 44.5)

The Los Angeles Rams at Jacksonville Jaguars (-2.5, 43.5)

Pittsburgh Steelers in Kansas City Chiefs (-4, 46)

Los Angeles Chargers in Oakland Raiders (no line)

New York Giants in Denver Broncos (-12, 40)

Indianapolis Colts on Tennessee Titans (no line)

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