Week 4 NFL Picks: Tough Games to Avoid Betting Big

September 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The wisest gamblers are the ones that stay away from the games that just look tough to bet on. Every week, there’s a number of contests that the bookmakers offer with spreads that are too tough to get any sort of significant advantage on and represent a glorified coin flip.
Those are the kind of matchups you will want to avoid in Week 4 of the NFL season and beyond if you are trying to become a successful bettor that cashes in on 55 percent—or more—of his or her plays.
Let’s take a look at the latest lines for every game on the slate, check out my predictions for each of them and highlight a handful of contests you would be smart to distance yourself from.
DETROIT LIONS (-3) vs. Chicago Bears
This NFC North battle just begs you to stay away, as these two bitter rivals are quite close over the past few years, especially against the spread.
Detroit has the narrow edge over the past 20 matchups, going 12-8 ATS in that span. The ...

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