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2013 NFL Season-to-Date

Upsets, Picks, Predictions and Performance
WhatIfSports.com
February 3, 2014

Each Tuesday, we provide our NFL Predictions for the upcoming week straight up and against the spread. Below, we break down our prediction performance (whether our favored team actually wins), as well as some weekly picks like Upset of the Week (a team we pick to win outright that is an underdog) and Lock of the Week (the team that wins the highest percentage against the spread).

All of our NFL content, including our Power Rankings and links to all other NFL content can be found here.

You can see our 2012 picks performance here.


Super Bowl XLVIII
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 0-1 (0.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 1-0 (100.0%)
Super Bowl XLVIII: Seahawks 23 vs. Broncos 24 - 50.7 win% (incorrect, Seahawks won 43-8)
Link to Super Bowl XLVIII Pick

NFL Conference
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 2-0 (100.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 0-2 (0.0%)
AFC Conference: Patriots 23 @ Broncos 25 - 58.3 win% (correct, Broncos won 26-16)
NFC Conference: 49ers 17 @ Seahawks 19 - 57.9 win% (correct, Seahawks won 23-17)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Patriots - 58.3 win% SU (correct, Broncos won 26-16)
Link to NFL Conference Picks

NFL Divisional
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 4-0 (100.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 2-1 (66.7%)
AFC Divisional: Colts 21 @ Patriots 24 - 56.6 win% (correct, Patriots won 43-22)
AFC Divisional: Chargers 23 @ Broncos 30 - 69.7 win% (correct, Broncos won 24-17)
NFC Divisional: Saints 20 @ Seahawks 25 - 64.7 win% (correct, Seahawks won 23-15)
NFC Divisional: 49ers 19 @ Panthers 17 - 57.0 win% (correct, 49ers won 23-10)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Chargers - 69.7 win% SU (correct, Broncos won 24-17)
Link to NFL Divisional Picks

NFL Wild Card
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 2-2 (50.0)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 4-0 (100.0%)
AFC Wild Card: Chiefs 24 @ Colts 20 - 59.8 win% (incorrect, Colts won 45-44)
AFC Wild Card: Chargers 20 @ Bengals 23 - 54.3 win% (incorrect, Chargers won 27-10)
NFC Wild Card: Saints 26 @ Eagles 24 - 51.2 win% (correct, Saints won 26-24)
NFC Wild Card: 49ers 23 @ Packers 21 - 56.1 win% (correct, 49ers won 23-20)
Lock of the Week: Chiefs over Colts - 59.8 win% SU (incorrect, Colts won 45-44)
Link to NFL Wild Card Picks

NFL Week 17
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 14-2 (87.5%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 5-7 (41.7%)
Game of the Week: Packers 25 @ Bears 24 - 54.0 win% (correct, Packers won 33-28)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Raiders - 79.3% SU (correct, Broncos won 34-14)
Upset of the Week: Lions (+3.0) cover against Vikings (correct, Vikings won 14-13)
Link to Week 17 NFL Picks

NFL Week 16
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 11-5 (68.8%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 6-6 (50.0%)
Game of the Week: Saints 23 @ Panthers 22 - 52.6 win% (incorrect, Panthers won 17-13)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Texans - 77.1% SU (correct, Broncos won 37-13)
Upset of the Week: Saints (+3.0) cover against Panthers (incorrect, Panthers won 17-13)
Link to Week 16 NFL Picks

NFL Week 15
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-7 (56.3%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 7-3 (70.0%)
Game of the Week: Packers 24 @ Cowboys 28 - 64.1 win% (incorrect, Packers won 37-36)
Lock of the Week: Saints over Rams - 84.8% SU (incorrect, Rams won 27-16)
Upset of the Week: Bears (+1.5) cover against Browns (correct, Bears won 38-31)
Link to Week 15 NFL Picks

NFL Week 14
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-7 (56.3%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 3-6 (33.3%)
Game of the Week: Seahawks 21 @ 49ers 17 - 63.4 win% (incorrect, 49ers won 19-17)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Titans - 70.5% SU (correct, Broncos won 51-28)
Upset of the Week: Seahawks (+2.5) cover against 49ers (correct, 49ers won 19-17)
Link to Week 14 NFL Picks

NFL Week 13
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 12-4 (75.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 3-8 (27.3%)
Game of the Week: Cardinals 22 @ Eagles 23 - 50.8 win% (correct, Eagles won 24-21)
Lock of the Week: Patriots over Texans - 77.7% SU (correct, Patriots won 34-31)
Upset of the Week: Bears (+1.0) cover against Vikings (incorrect, Vikings won 23-20)
Link to Week 13 NFL Picks

NFL Week 12
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 6.5-7.5 (46.4%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 5-8 (38.5%)
Game of the Week: Cowboys 28 @ Giants 25 - 60.3 win% (correct, Cowboys won 24-21)
Lock of the Week: Saints over Falcons - 77.8% SU (correct, Saints won 17-13)
Upset of the Week: Cowboys (+3.0) cover against Giants (correct, Cowboys won 24-21)
Link to Week 12 NFL Picks

NFL Week 11
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-6 (60.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 3-8 (27.3%)
Game of the Week: 49ers 22 @ Saints 24 - 58.0 win% (correct, Saints won 23-20)
Lock of the Week: Seahawks over Vikings - 70.0% SU (correct, Seahawks won 41-20)
Upset of the Week: Jets (+1.0) cover against Bills (incorrect, Bills won 37-14)
Link to Week 11 NFL Picks

NFL Week 10
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 7-7 (50.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 4-6 (40.0%)
Game of the Week: Panthers 17 @ 49ers 18 - 55.8 win% (incorrect, Panthers won 10-9)
Lock of the Week: Seahawks over Falcons - 72.6% SU (correct, Seahawks won 33-10)
Upset of the Week: Raiders (+9.5) cover against Giants (correct, Giants won 24-20)
Link to Week 10 NFL Picks

NFL Week 9
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-4 (69.2%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 8-5 (61.5%)
Game of the Week: Saints 27 @ Jets 19 - 73.5 win% (incorrect, Jets won 26-20)
Lock of the Week: Seahawks over Buccaneers - 78.9% SU (correct, Seahawks won 27-24)
Upset of the Week: Dolphins (+2.5) cover against Bengals (correct, Dolphins won 22-20)
Link to Week 9 NFL Picks

NFL Week 8
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 10-3 (76.9%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 2-8 (20.0%)
Game of the Week: Redskins 22 @ Broncos 30 - 71.0 win% (correct, Broncos won 45-21)
Lock of the Week: 49ers over Jaguars - 80.9% SU (correct, 49ers won 42-10)
Upset of the Week: Falcons (+2.5) cover against Cardinals (incorrect, Cardinals won 27-13)
Link to Week 8 NFL Picks

NFL Week 7
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 10-5 (66.7%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 5-6 (45.5%)
Game of the Week: Cowboys 26 @ Eagles 25 - 50.9 win% (correct, Cowboys won 17-3)
Lock of the Week: Seahawks over Cardinals - 69.3 win% SU (correct, Seahawks won 34-22)
Upset of the Week: Ravens (+1) cover against Steelers (incorrect, Steelers won 19-16)
Link to Week 7 NFL Picks

NFL Week 6
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 12-3 (80.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 9-4 (69.2%)
Game of the Week: Saints 24 @ Patriots 26 - 53.4 win% (correct, Patriots won 30-27)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Jaguars - 91.4 win% SU (correct, Broncos won 35-19)
Upset of the Week: Panthers (+1) cover against Vikings (correct, Panthers won 35-10)
Link to Week 6 NFL Picks

NFL Week 5
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 8-6 (57.1%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 5-7 (41.7%)
Game of the Week: Seahawks 21 @ Colts 19 - 56.1 win% (incorrect, Colts won 34-28)
Lock of the Week: Broncos over Cowboys - 69.5 win% SU (correct, Broncos won 51-48)
Upset of the Week: Eagles (+1) cover against Giants (correct, Eagles won 36-21)
Link to Week 5 NFL Picks

NFL Week 4
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-6 (60.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 4-7 (36.5%)
Game of the Week: Eagles 20 @ Broncos 27 - 53.6 win% (correct, Broncos won 52-20)
Lock of the Week: Colts over Jaguars - 79.4 win% SU (correct, Colts won 37-3)
Upset of the Week: Bears (+2.5) cover against Lions (incorrect, Lions won 40-32)
Link to Week 4 NFL Picks

NFL Week 3
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 9-7 (56.3%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 3-9 (25.0%)
Game of the Week: Falcons 22 @ Dolphins 21 - 53.6 win% (incorrect, Dolphins won 27-23)
Lock of the Week: Seahawks over Jaguars - 84.8 win% SU (correct, Seahawks won 45-17)
Upset of the Week: Giants (+1) cover against Panthers (incorrect, Panthers won 38-0)
Link to Week 3 NFL Picks

NFL Week 2
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 12-4 (75.0%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 9-5 (64.3%)
Game of the Week: Cowboys 29 @ Chiefs 24 - 63.0 win% (incorrect, Chiefs won 17-16)
Lock of the Week: Texans over Titans - 62.8 win% SU (correct, Texans won 30-24)
Upset of the Week: Cowboys (+3) cover against Chiefs (incorrect, Chiefs won 17-16)
Link to Week 2 NFL Picks

NFL Week 1
Winning Percentage Straight Up: 10-6 (62.5%)
Winning Percentage Against the Spread: 7-6 (53.8%)
Game of the Week: Packers 19 @ 49ers 20 - 53.5 win% (correct, 49ers won 34-28)
Lock of the Week: Patriots over Bills - 68.9 win% SU (correct, Patriots won 23-21)
Upset of the Week: Falcons (+3) cover against Saints (incorrect, Saints won 23-17)
Link to Week 1 NFL Picks

*(Any pick below 52.5% to win ATS is a NO PICK)

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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