I went 10-6 last week straight up, and 5-10-1 against the spread. For the season, that puts me at 123-69 straight up and 90-94-8 against the spread. For a comparison, check out the "experts" over at ESPN.com.
What follows are my picks for the NFL's Week 14:
*Thursday, December 6*
Denver (9-3) at Oakland (3-9) - 8:20 p.m. (Line: Denver by 10)
The Broncos have won seven straight games, but the last three have been fairly close. The Raiders have lost five in a row.
---RJ's Pick: Denver by 5
*Sunday, December 9*
St. Louis (5-6-1) at Buffalo (5-7) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: BUFFALO BY 3)
The Rams are 0-3 against AFC East teams so far this year. The Bills are 3-2 at home.
---RJ's Pick: Buffalo by 6
Dallas (6-6) at Cincinnati (7-5) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: CINCINNATI BY 3.5)
This is a huge game for both teams. The Cowboys haven't held an opponent under 20 points since Week Nine (a loss). The Bengals have won four in a row.
---RJ's Pick: Cincinnati by 7
Kansas City (2-10) at Cleveland (4-8) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: CLEVELAND BY 5.5)
Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has rushed for at least 100 yards in three of his last four games. Browns rookie WR Josh Gordon has caught 15 passes for 229 yards over his last three games.
---RJ's Pick: Cleveland by 2
Tennessee (4-8) at Indianapolis (8-4) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: INDIANAPOLIS BY 5)
The Titans are 0-4 against divisional opponents so far this season. The Colts are 5-1 at home.
---RJ's Pick: Indianapolis by 8
Chicago (8-4) at Minnesota (6-6) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: Chicago by 3)
The Bears have lost three of their last four games. Their lone victory in that stretch came against Minnesota. The Vikings are 5-1 at home this year. Quarterback Christian Ponder has thrown for more than 200 yards just twice in his last six games, and for more than 150 yards just three times in his last six outings.
---RJ's Pick: Minnesota by 3
Philadelphia (3-9) at Tampa Bay (6-6) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: TAMPA BAY BY 7)