Week 15 NFL Picks: Road Underdogs That Will Cover the Spread

December 15, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are plenty of marquee matchups that will result in nail-biters for teams still vying for position in the NFL postseason picture in Week 15.
However, several road underdogs are being underestimated and slightly disrespected by the oddsmakers. That is a dangerous trap that could leave unsuspecting, casual bettors placing fiat on the favorites without being fazed.
In order to avoid such a fate, here is a look at a trio of road teams facing critical, season-defining games that will cover the inflated spreads placed upon them.
(Note: All spreads courtesy of Odds Shark.)
Indianapolis Colts (+11) at Houston Texans
Since their bye week in Week 8, the Texans have only beaten one winning team. That occurred at Soldier Field against Chicago—a sloppy 13-6 affair in which starting Bears QB Jay Cutler was knocked out of the game.
The Colts, meanwhile, had their bye all the way back in Week 4 and have only beaten one winning team since—their...

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