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Man what a brutal two weeks. We are in a funk. No bueno.

I couldn't even get the Thursday night game right this week; Miami won outright and by a bigger margin than what Baltimore was favored by. Good grief.

I need to take a long step back here and self scout. We need to have a players only meeting and regroup. And, to keep the cliches coming, I think at this point less is more. Yeah, I am scaling back even more ... and giving you fewer picks to fade! We are going with a single solitary best bet this week. Singular. As in, one. And, in full disclosure, at this rate I don't even feel all that great about this one.

Raiders +2.5 vs. Chiefs

Latest Odds: Las Vegas Raiders +2.5

I like the Raiders' pass rush. They can get pressure with four, with regularity. Maxx Crosby and Yannick Ngakoue are doing the job. It reminds me of the Titans a little bit in what they can do up front. And we can all see what quarterback pressure has done to Patrick Mahomes, going back to the Super Bowl. It gives him fits. The Chiefs don't handle it that well, and they seem intent not to run the football or limit the scope of their offense. 

I see more turnovers coming for Kansas City. I think the Raiders can win this game outright. I will take these points and cross my fingers.

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