NFL Predictions: 2015 Week 16 Picks

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 16 of the 2015 season.

Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for the straight-up predictions ONLY, not the picks against the spread. What are confidence points?

Last Week: 13-3
Last Week against the spread: 8-7-1
Last Week confidence points: 124 of 136

This Week: 10-6
This Week against the spread: 7-9
This Week confidence points: 73 of 136

Overall: 147-93
Overall against the spread: 118-116-6
Overall confidence points: 1308 of 1929

San Diego Chargers (4-10) at Oakland Raiders (6-8)
Prediction: Oakland 27, San Diego 17
Actual Score: Oakland 23, San Diego 20
Spread Pick: Oakland -6
Actual Score: Oakland 23, San Diego 20
Confidence Points: 8

Washington Redskins (7-7) at Philadelphia Eagles (6-8)
Prediction: Washington 24, Philadelphia 20
Actual Score: Washington 38, Philadelphia 24
Spread Pick: Washington +3
Actual Score: Washington 38, Philadelphia 24
Confidence Points: 9

New England Patriots (12-2) at New York Jets (9-5)
Prediction: New England 27, NY Jets 23
Actual Score: NY Jets 26, New England 20
Spread Pick: New England -3.5
Actual Score: NY Jets 26, New England 20
Confidence Points: 10

Houston Texans (7-7) at Tennessee Titans (3-11)
Prediction: Houston 23, Tennessee 16
Actual Score: Houston 34, Tennessee 6
Spread Pick: Houston -3.5
Actual Score: Houston 34, Tennessee 6
Confidence Points: 1

Cleveland Browns (3-11) at Kansas City Chiefs (9-5)
Prediction: Kansas City 27, Cleveland 14
Actual Score: Kansas City 17, Cleveland 13
Spread Pick: Kansas City -11
Actual Score: Kansas City 17, Cleveland 13
Confidence Points: 14

Indianapolis Colts (6-8) at Miami Dolphins (5-9)
Prediction: Miami 20, Indianapolis 17
Actual Score: Indianapolis 18, Miami 12
Spread Pick: Miami -3
Actual Score: Indianapolis 18, Miami 12
Confidence Points: 3

San Francisco 49ers (4-10) at Detroit Lions (5-9)
Prediction: Detroit 24, San Francisco 14
Actual Score: Detroit 32, San Francisco 17
Spread Pick: Detroit -10
Actual Score: Detroit 32, San Francisco 17
Confidence Points: 7

Dallas Cowboys (4-10) at Buffalo Bills (6-8)
Prediction: Buffalo 23, Dallas 16
Actual Score: Buffalo 16, Dallas 6
Spread Pick: Buffalo -6.5
Actual Score: Buffalo 16, Dallas 6
Confidence Points: 5

Chicago Bears (5-9) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-8)
Prediction: Tampa Bay 24, Chicago 20
Actual Score: Chicago 26, Tampa Bay 21
Spread Pick: Tampa Bay -3.5
Actual Score: Chicago 26, Tampa Bay 21
Confidence Points: 6

Carolina Panthers (14-0) at Atlanta Falcons (7-7)
Prediction: Carolina 30, Atlanta 17
Actual Score: Atlanta 20, Carolina 13
Spread Pick: Carolina -7
Actual Score: Atlanta 20, Carolina 13
Confidence Points: 13

Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5) at Baltimore Ravens (4-10)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 27, Baltimore 14
Actual Score: Baltimore 20, Pittsburgh 17
Spread Pick: Pittsburgh -10.5
Actual Score: Baltimore 20, Pittsburgh 17
Confidence Points: 15

Jacksonville Jaguars (5-9) at New Orleans Saints (5-9)
Prediction: New Orleans 31, Jacksonville 20
Actual Score: New Orleans 38, Jacksonville 27
Spread Pick: New Orleans -3
Actual Score: New Orleans 38, Jacksonville 27
Confidence Points: 2

St. Louis Rams (6-8) at Seattle Seahawks (9-5)
Prediction: Seattle 30, St. Louis 20
Actual Score: St. Louis 23, Seattle 17
Spread Pick: St. Louis +13
Actual Score: St. Louis 23, Seattle 17
Confidence Points: 16

Green Bay Packers (10-4) at Arizona Cardinals (12-2)
Prediction: Arizona 27, Green Bay 24
Actual Score: Arizona 38, Green Bay 8
Spread Pick: Green Bay +4.5
Actual Score: Arizona 38, Green Bay 8
Confidence Points: 11

New York Giants (6-8) at Minnesota Vikings (9-5)
Prediction: Minnesota 24, NY Giants 20
Actual Score: Minnesota 49, NY Giants 17
Spread Pick: NY Giants +6.5
Actual Score: Minnesota 49, NY Giants 17
Confidence Points: 12

Cincinnati Bengals (11-3) at Denver Broncos (10-4)
Prediction: Denver 24, Cincinnati 21
Actual Score: Denver 20, Cincinnati 17
Spread Pick: Cincinnati +3.5
Actual Score: Denver 20, Cincinnati 17
Confidence Points: 4

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