Sunday, September 11, 2016

Week 1 NFL Picks Against a 9-Year-Old

Week 1 of the 2016 NFL season is upon us. The offseason is now a distant memory, and we are ready to kickoff another disappointing 17 weeks of being outsmarted by an elementary student.

This is our 6th year to pick games against my oldest son. He's 8 today, but he will be 9 by Sunday. Of the 5 years we have done this, he has won 3 times. JDaddy and I have each won once. We are also joined by Uncle J, who recently retired from the basketball court but can still be seen singing at a local pub near you (if local means Corpus Christi/Port A to you).

I can't stand to look,it's like a car wreck, but if you're interested, here are the final tallies from years past.


Here are the overall records. I will show them two ways. 1) Since 2011 - this will only include The Kid, JDaddy, and me. 2) Since 2012 - this will include Uncle J, since he started with us in 2012. You'll notice that while the kid has won 3 outta 5, he's not on top of our all-time record. His 109-142-5 really threw him off.

Since 2011
JDaddy: 612-632-36
The Kid: 609-635-36
CDog: 609-635-36

Since 2012
JDaddy: 496-502-26
CDog: 492-506-26
The Kid: 488-510-26
Uncle J: 482-516-26

The lesson? If you want to see how a kid picks against an adult, you're in the right place. If you want advice to take to your local bookie, you are free to go somewhere else for your sports talk.

On to the picks!

Week 1 NFL Lines and Picks - 2016

GameJDaddyCDog9 Year OldUncle J
Carolina (-3) at DenverCarolinaCarolinaDenverCarolina
Tampa Bay (+3) at AtlantaTampa BayAtlantaAtlantaTampa Bay
Minnesota (-2.5) at TennesseeTennesseeMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Cleveland (+4) at PhiladelphiaClevelandClevelandPhiladelphiaPhiladelphia
Cincinnati (-2.5) at NY JetsCincinnatiNY JetsNY JetsCincinnati
Oakland (+1) at New OrleansNew OrleansNew OrleansOaklandOakland
San Diego (+6.5) at Kansas CityKansas CityKansas CityKansas CitySan Diego
Buffalo (+3) at BaltimoreBuffaloBuffaloBuffaloBaltimore
Chicago (+6) at HoustonHoustonHoustonChicagoHouston
Green Bay (-5.5) at JacksonvilleGreen BayGreen BayGreen BayGreen Bay
Miami (+10.5) at SeattleSeattleMiamiMiamiMiami
NY Giants (PK) at DallasDallasNY GiantsNY GiantsDallas
Detroit (+3.5) at IndianapolisDetroitIndianapolisDetroitIndianapolis
New England (+6) at ArizonaArizonaArizonaArizonaArizona
Pittsburgh (-3) at WashingtonPittsburghPittsburghPittsburghWashington
Los Angeles (-2.5) at San FranciscoLos AngelesSan FranciscoLos AngelesLos Angeles


Post a Comment