2012 NFL Predictions: Week 3

September 22nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 3.

Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from that day. Full predictions to be released Saturday.

Last Week: 10-6
Last Week against the spread: 8-6-2

This Week: 7-9
This Week against the spread: 6-9-1

Overall: 26-22
Overall against the spread: 21-24-3

New York Giants (1-1) at Carolina Panthers (1-1)
Prediction: Carolina 23, NY Giants 17
Actual Score: NY Giants 36, Carolina 7
Spread Pick: Carolina -3
Actual Score: NY Giants 36, Carolina 7

St. Louis Rams (1-1) at Chicago Bears (1-1)
Prediction: Chicago 24, St. Louis 16
Actual Score: Chicago 23, St. Louis 6
Spread Pick: Chicago -6 1/2
Actual Score: Chicago 23, St. Louis 6

Buffalo Bills (1-1) at Cleveland Browns (0-2)
Prediction: Buffalo 23, Cleveland 17
Actual Score: Buffalo 24, Cleveland 14
Spread Pick: Buffalo -3
Actual Score: Buffalo 24, Cleveland 14

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) at Dallas Cowboys (1-1)
Prediction: Dallas 20, Tampa Bay 17
Actual Score: Dallas 16, Tampa Bay 10
Spread Pick: Tampa Bay +8
Actual Score: Dallas 16, Tampa Bay 10

New York Jets (1-1) at Miami Dolphins (1-1)
Prediction: NY Jets 22, Miami 16
Actual Score: NY Jets 23, Miami 20
Spread Pick: NY Jets -3
Actual Score: NY Jets 23, Miami 20

San Francisco 49ers (2-0) at Minnesota Vikings (1-1)
Prediction: San Francisco 27, Minnesota 14
Actual Score: Minnesota 24, San Francisco 13
Spread Pick: San Francisco -7 1/2
Actual Score: Minnesota 24, San Francisco 13

Kansas City Chiefs (0-2) at New Orleans Saints (0-2)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, Kansas City 16
Actual Score: Kansas City 27, New Orleans 24
Spread Pick: New Orleans -9
Actual Score: Kansas City 27, New Orleans 24

Cincinnati Bengals (1-1) at Washington Redskins (1-1)
Prediction: Washington 24, Cincinnati 20
Actual Score: Cincinnati 38, Washington 31
Spread Pick: Washington -3
Actual Score: Cincinnati 38, Washington 31

Detroit Lions (1-1) at Tennessee Titans (0-2)
Prediction: Detroit 23, Tennessee 17
Actual Score: Tennessee 44, Detroit 41
Spread Pick: Detroit -4
Actual Score: Tennessee 44, Detroit 41

Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2) at Indianapolis Colts (1-1)
Prediction: Indianapolis 26, Jacksonville 20
Actual Score: Jacksonville 22, Indianapolis 17
Spread Pick: Indianapolis -3
Actual Score: Jacksonville 22, Indianapolis 17

Philadelphia Eagles (2-0) at Arizona Cardinals (2-0)
Prediction: Philadelphia 20, Arizona 17
Actual Score: Arizona 27, Philadelphia 6
Spread Pick: Arizona +3 1/2
Actual Score: Arizona 27, Philadelphia 6

Atlanta Falcons (2-0) at San Diego Chargers (2-0)
Prediction: Atlanta 24, San Diego 21
Actual Score: Atlanta 27, San Diego 3
Spread Pick: Atlanta +3
Actual Score: Atlanta 27, San Diego 3

Houston Texans (2-0) at Denver Broncos (1-1)
Prediction: Houston 26, Denver 17
Actual Score: Houston 31, Denver 25
Spread Pick: Houston -3
Actual Score: Houston 31, Denver 25

Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Oakland Raiders (0-2)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 20, Oakland 13
Actual Score: Oakland 34, Pittsburgh 31
Spread Pick: Pittsburgh -4 1/2
Actual Score: Oakland 34, Pittsburgh 31

New England Patriots (1-1) at Baltimore Ravens (1-1)
Prediction: Baltimore 23, New England 20
Actual Score: Baltimore 31, New England 30
Spread Pick: Baltimore -3
Actual Score: Baltimore 31, New England 30

Green Bay Packers (1-1) at Seattle Seahawks (1-1)
Prediction: Green Bay 24, Seattle 17
Actual Score: Seattle 14, Green Bay 12
Spread Pick: Green Bay -3 1/2
Actual Score: Seattle 14, Green Bay 12