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    If you live in Nevada, Oregon, Montana or Delaware, you're in luck. Otherwise, go to Canada or Europe and get your bet on for the NFL weekend! All games are Sunday unless otherwise noted.

    1. Kansas City at New England (-5.0), Saturday — I get it. The Chiefs have 11 straight games and the Patriots are battered. But here's the deal, the Patriots are at home, in the playoffs, have had two weeks to rest and prepare, and more importantly, the Chiefs one true offensive weapon is out. Jeremy Maclin is the Chiefs' only guy who can stretch the field and be a consistent threat to opposing defenses, and he's out after suffering a high ankle sprain last week.

    2. Green Bay at Arizona (-7.0), Saturday — The Cardinals can make a really solid case for being the best team in football all-around. Losing the Honey Badger on defense hurt, but that unit is still playing good football and plays exceptionally most of the time at home. The Packers used a bad Redskins team to get back on track last week after a slow start, but this isn't the Redskins.

    3. Seattle at Carolina (-1.5) — I really have no idea what to do here, and this game is going to be a dandy. But give me the Panthers based off one thing (I'm reaching, but in a game like this, you have to) and that's the fact the Seahawks are making a trip across the country for a noon game for the second straight week. That's rough, I don't care if you're traveling first class with not a worry in the world.

    4. Pittsburgh at Denver (-7.0) — This game has blowout written all over it. The Steelers will be struggling to score as they've been decimated by injury. Even if Big Ben plays, as he says he will, he's not going to be close to 100 percent after suffering a sprained AC joint and torn ligaments in his throwing shoulder last week.

    Last week:1-3. 2015 season:33-39-2.

    (Missed Week 12, Week 13 and Week 17)