John Halpin


Championship weekend was a mixed bag here. My “Pats win, Jags cover” pick was right on target. Heck, I even called the final score. The mood at Johnny Fantasy Estate was jubilant at 6:15 pm. ET last Sunday. And then, depression set in. I thought the Vikings were going to […]

John Halpin’s Super Bowl LII Pick



“Saints win, Panthers cover?” Nailed it. The rest of Wildcard Weekend? Not so much. On the way to my son’s Saturday afternoon basketball game, we listened on the radio as Travis Kelce scored the Chiefs’ second early touchdown against the Titans. I said, “I told you the Chiefs were gonna […]

John Halpin’s Divisional NFL Picks



With the lowest Wildcard Weekend spread being six points, we can be tempted to think it’ll be a boring quartet of games. Can any of the underdogs step up? On to the picks, with selections being both straight up and against the spread unless noted otherwise. If you have any […]

John Halpin’s Wild Card NFL Picks


This could be a typically weird Week 17, with some teams resting their players. Look for the Eagles, Rams, Chiefs and Jaguars to give players time off to prepare for the playoffs, even if the Jags suggest they’re playing to win. On to the Week 17 picks, with selections being […]

John Halpin’s Week 17 NFL Picks