I went 13-3 last week straight-up, and 8-8 against the spread. For the season, that puts me at 140-68 straight-up, and 106-96-6 against the spread. For a comparison, check out the "experts" over at ESPN.
Here are my picks for the NFL's Week 15 games:
*THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15TH*
Jacksonville 4-9 at Atlanta 8-5 8:20 p.m. [Line: Atlanta by 11]
The Jaguars are ranked dead last in the league in total yards of offense. The Falcons are 2-1 against the AFC South this year.
--RJ's Pick: Atlanta by 7
*SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17TH*
Dallas 7-6 at Tampa Bay 4-9 8:20 p.m. [Line: Dallas by 6.5]
The Cowboys have lost two heart-breakers in a row. The Buccaneers have dropped seven straight.
--RJ's Pick: Dallas by 13
*SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18TH*
Carolina 4-9 at Houston 10-3 1:00 p.m. [Line: Houston by 6.5]
The Panthers are giving up more than 27 points a game this season. The Texans clinched their first ever playoff berth by winning in Cincinnati last week, their seventh consecutive victory.
--RJ's Pick: Houston by 3
Washington 4-9 at New York Giants 7-6 1:00 p.m. [Line: Giants by 7]
The Redskins are 1-3 against divisional rivals so far this season. The Giants are the only team in the NFC with both a winning record and a negative point differential.
--RJ's Pick: Giants by 3
Miami 4-9 at Buffalo 5-8 1:00 p.m. [Line: Buffalo by 1]
The Dolphins fired head coach Tony Sparano earlier this week, replacing him on an interim basis with secondary coach Todd Bowles. The Bills have dropped six straight after a promising 5-2 start.
--RJ's Pick: Miami by 5
Seattle 6-7 at Chicago 7-6 1:00 p.m. [Line: Chicago by 3.5]
The Seahawks have won four of their last five. The Bears have lost three in a row, and have scored just one touchdown in their last two games.
--RJ's Pick: Seattle by 4
New Orleans 10-3 at Minnesota 2-11 1:00 p.m. [Line: Saints by 7]
The Saints have won five straight. The Vikings have lost five in a row.
--RJ's Pick: Saints by 20
Cincinnati 7-6 at St. Louis 2-11 1:00 p.m. [Line: Bengals by 6]
The Bengals have lost four of their last five games after starting the year 6-2. The Rams are averaging fewer than 12 points per game, worst in the NFL.
--RJ's Pick: Bengals by 12
Tennessee 7-6 at Indianapolis 0-13 1:00 p.m. [Line: Titans by 6.5]
Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck may not be able to play due to a calf injury, meaning rookie quarterback Jake Locker could get his first career start this week. The winless Colts have a point differential of minus-198, worst in the league.