Carolina was an extremely popular selection for NFL office pool picks last week. The Panthers only scored three points in a blowout loss to the Giants, though, letting down anyone who backed them with their NFL football pool picks. They will try to bounce back at Atlanta on Sunday, but are they one of the NFL picks to avoid? The Panthers will also be a tricky team to nail down in NFL confidence pool picks.
Carolina's game at Atlanta is one of several tough matchups in Week 8 to call, but a quality set of NFL simulations can help you with your selections. Before you make your NFL predictions, you need to see the Week 8 NFL football pool picks from SportsLine's proven model.
The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,700 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six years ago. It went a sizzling 24-14 on top-rated NFL picks last season, returning more than $800. The model also enters Week 8 of the 2021 season on an incredible 126-85 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
More importantly for NFL confidence pool players, the model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports office pool players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Top Week 8 NFL office pool predictions
One of the top Week 8 NFL pick'em predictions from the model: The Seahawks cruise past the Jaguars for a comfortable six-point win. The Seahawks have lost their last three games, but those have come against the Rams, Steelers and Saints. They will be in desperation mode against Jacksonville since a loss would put them behind the eight-ball in the NFL playoff picture.
Veteran quarterback Russell Wilson remains sidelined for the Seahawks, but backup Geno Smith has thrown three touchdowns and just one interception, so a matchup against Jacksonville's leaky defense could be just what he needs. The Jaguars are coming off their first win of the season, so this is a letdown spot for them.
Rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence has not played in an environment like Lumen Field during his young NFL career. SportsLine's model has the Seahawks winning in well over 65 percent of simulations.
How to make Week 8 NFL office pool picks
The model also made the call on every other Week 8 game and has strong picks for potentially close matchups like Cowboys vs. Vikings and Steelers vs. Browns. It's also calling for multiple underdogs to win outright. You can only see all of the model's NFL pool picks here.
So who should you pick in every Week 8 NFL game? And which underdogs win outright? Visit SportsLine now to get optimal NFL office pool picks, all from the advanced computer model that has ranked in the Top 10 on straight-up picks four of the last five years and went an outstanding 126-85 on top-ranked picks since 2017.