We started spreading the holiday cheer around early here at Best Bets. We needed a bounce back week and we got one, going 3-0 last week and doing so pretty comfortably. And I was all over the Lions on Thursday — though I forgot to Tweet it out before kickoff as I dealt with a mad Planes, Trains and Automobiles type travel day up to NYC for “The NFL Today.” (The dude at the Avis counter on 43rd street told me I literally got the last rental car available in all of NYC. First time hauling a flat bed 4×4. Drove better than I expected.)
Anywho, let’s see if we can keep the heater going here. I will be honest, I am not in love with the remaining slate of games. Too many matchups of bad teams for my liking. But if you have been paying attention to this space, I have been riding two teams that I believe continue to have value, and I am going to stick them here. On the season we now stand at 16-11. Still not good enough.
Here are the two point spreads I like the most in Week 12:
New York Giants
You know the Eagles are going to run the ball. There still isn’t much you can do about it. I can’t imagine what was going through the heads of the struggling Giants players and coaches as they watched the Eagles-Saints film last week. (I came this close to making the Eagles a best bet as well in Week 11, but didn’t want to press my luck.) Jalen Hurts…