Week 15 NFL Picks Against the Spread (Hanson)

Here are my Week 15 NFL picks against the spread:

Jacksonville Jaguars +2.5 (over Buffalo Bills)

The Jaguars are expected to be without Maurice Jones-Drew and Cecil Shorts on Sunday, but (it feels weird saying this) the Jags are one of the hottest teams in the NFL.

Winners of three straight and four of their past five, the Jaguars are home 'dogs against a Bills team that got thumped by three touchdowns on the road last week by the Bucs.

Even with some of the Jags' injuries, this line makes no sense to me as both teams are 4-9 and EJ Manuel is coming off a four-interception performance.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers +6 (over San Francisco 49ers)

At one point in the season, the Jags and Bucs were the last two remaining winless teams and a combined 0-16. Like the Jags, however, they are winners of four of their past five games.

In general, the 49ers are a much better team than the Bucs, but San Francisco is coming off a tough win against the Seahawks. Over the past four seasons, the teams that have played the Seahawks the previous week have compiled a cumulative record of 18-37-4 ATS.

While I don't expect the Bucs to pull off the upset at home, I like their ability to keep this game closer than the spread indicates.

Pittsburgh Steelers +2.5 (over Cincinnati Bengals)

Over the past four games, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has played mistake-free (or at least interception-free) football. During that stretch, he has thrown 11 touchdown passes and no picks.

On the road this season, the Bengals 3-4 straight up on the road. Three of those seven games have gone into overtime and two of their three wins on the road were by a field goal. In the Bengals' past 15 games, the road team has covered only twice.

While the Bengals are one of the league's best all-around teams and I wish they were giving an extra half-point, I like the Steelers to get the win at home in primetime.

Five of our contributors make three weekly picks ATS every week and they will be posted here.

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