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Comparing Football Predictions For NFL Week 7

October 23, 2015 by  
Filed under NFL Football, Picks and Predictions

Football game predictions

Every week football fans are bombarded with different experts and systems that will give the best chances of placing the right bet, so we are taking a look at the predictions several different experts and systems are making for the NFL Week 7 games. Simply take a look at their picks, and see which one has the best record so far.

Game Around The NFL – Kevin Patra CBS Sports – Dave Richard Nate Silver ELO Microsoft Cortana
Seahawks at 49ers Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks
Bills at Jaguars Bills Bills Bills Bills
Saints at Colts Colts Colts Colts Colts
Steelers at Chiefs Steelers Steelers Steelers Steelers
Jets at Patriots Jets Patriots Patriots Patriots
Falcons at Titans Falcons Falcons Falcons Falcons
Texans at Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins
Bucs at Redskins Redskins Buccaneers Redskins Redskins
Vikings at Lions Vikings Vikings EVEN Vikings
Browns at Rams Rams Rams Rams Rams
Raiders at Chargers Chargers Chargers Chargers Chargers
Cowboys at Giants Giants Cowboys Giants Giants
Eagles at Panthers Eagles Panthers Panthers Panthers
Ravens at Cardinals Cardinals Cardinals Cardinals Cardinals

It seems that for this week’s games, most of the experts and betting systems are in agreement, with a few that diverge and give better odds of winning to the underdogs. Each expert and system has a win-loss record which could help you decide which picks to use:

We can already tell that a regular, low-end type of handicapping system that uses basic information, as Microsoft Cortana uses is not as accurate. The two football experts and the very complex ELO system take a lot of information into account, and are much more accurate. What every sports fan should want to get out of this is getting 55% or more right picks; which all get, with Cortana having the lowest at 59% accuracy.