Free NFL Picks Week 8: Washington Redskins vs. Tennessee Titans

A.J. Green catching the ball in the air

Kevin Stott

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:40 PM UTC

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 6:40 PM UTC

WR extraordinaire AJ Green and the Cincinnati Bengals head across The Pond to Wembley Stadium in London to play Pierre Garçon and the upstart Washington Redskins in the third International Series NFL contest this season. Let’s handicap this unique neutral Site matchup and make a couple of NFL picks, hopefully whispering some more keyboard words of wisdom after a profitable 4-2-1 Week 7.




Predicted Final Score: Bengals 29 Redskins 24


With the Who Deys 3-4 and needing the win more than 4-3 Washington, this is a great chance for Cincinnati to get to .500 and back in the Playoff picture.


Washington Redskins vs. Cincinnati Bengals

FOX, 9:30 a.m. EDT

Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins (4-3 SU/ATS, 159 PS-162 PA) face Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals (3-4 SU/ATS, 140 PS-162 PA) Sunday morning in NFL Week 8 at Wembley Stadium in London (Partly Cloudy, 61°F) in the third of four International Series games this NFL Regular Season. Offshore sportsbooks have Cincinnati 2½- (-120, BookMaker) to 3-point (BetOnline) favorites with the Total in a 46 - 47 range. The Money Line for this inter-conference matchup has the Bengals -150 with the underdog Redskins +130.

Washington Redskins

The Redskins (+8850 to win Super Bowl, at Heritage, 4-1 ATS L5 overall) looked as if they might come in beat-up, but now it seems HC Jay Gruden (18-22 ATS) will be well-stocked with TE Jordan Reed cleared to practice, but he and CB Josh Norman need to clear Concussion Protocol Thursday to play. Expect them to go as well as T Trent Williams. With QB Kirk Cousins (9-12 ATS vs. Non-Division) and Washington (+700 to win NFC East at BetOnline, where new sign-ups receive a 50% Free Play Bonus, having many productive Skill guys like RB Matt Jones, TEs Reed and Vernon Davis and WRs DeSean Jackson, Jamison Crowder and Pierre Garçon, this team can score (2,740 Total Yards, #3 in NFL). Washington (Overs 5-2) saw its 4-game Win Streak snapped Week 7 in Detroit.

Cincinnati Bengals

QB Andy Dalton (33-18-5 vs. Non-Division) and the Bengals (67/1 to win Super Bowl at BetDSI) come in very healthy and RB Jeremy Hill (Questionable) should feature. But the best player on the pitch at Wembley will be Cincinnati (4-0 ATS L4 Week 8) WR AJ Green (50 receptions, 775 yards, 3 TDs) and with Hill, WR Brandon LaFell, and TE Tyler Eifert, this team can also rack up the yardage quickly (2,748 Total Yards, #2 NFL).


Trends, Betting Approach, Picks; L10 Wembley Games Have Been High-Scoring

The Bengals The Bengals (+380 to win AFC North at BetDSI) are 3-0 ATS the L3 against the Redskins since 1992 and Cincinnati is 15-7-2 ATS it's L24 overall while the Redskins are 1-4 ATS their L5 Week 8 and 5-1 ATS their L6 vs. a team with a Losing Record. A Trend from Wembley Stadium in this series: There have been 499 points scored in L10 NFL games here (57, 55, 65, 41, 48, 43, 25, 52, 61, 52; average 49.9 ppg) and with these Offenses and QBs, the Over is a pick here along with Skins Overs 11-4-1 the L16 Week 8, 10-2 L12 overall and 8-0 L8 played on Grass. Cincinnati (6-1 ATS L7 Grass) Money Line.


Free NFL Pick: Bengals -148  & Over 47Best Line Offered: at Pinnacle

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