John Halpin


Every favorite won straight up in Week 15, except for maybe the Chargers (depending on the line you saw). The season has pretty much followed that script. Should I just pick all favorites from now on and save myself the time of trying to think about … anything? On to […]

John Halpin’s Week 16 NFL Picks


Lose Carson Wentz, get Aaron Rodgers back. What a weird season we’re having. On to the Week 15 picks, with selections being both straight up and against the spread unless noted otherwise. If you have any questions, catch me on Twitter (@jhalpin37). (Home team in CAPS.) Week 14 records: 8-8 […]

John Halpin’s Week 15 NFL Picks


While watching NFL RedZone on Sunday, I saw Texans QB Tom Savage throw an interception in the end zone with just over a minute remaining, sealing a 17-13 loss. “Nice job,” I thought to myself. “They covered the spread.” About an hour later, I saw TITANS 24, TEXANS 13 scroll […]

John Halpin’s Week 14 NFL Picks



Favorites have been the way to go this season, with a record of 121-53 (69.5%) straight up and 90-77-7 (53.9%) versus the spread. If I had picked favorites in every game, I’d be in first or second place in the SU standings. But that wouldn’t be any fun, right? On […]

John Halpin’s Week 13 NFL Picks


Considering my background as a fantasy sports analyst, it’s nice to see fellow fantasy guys Jamey Eisenberg (CBS Sports) and Jeff Ratcliffe (Pro Football Focus) tied atop the Pickwatch standings after 11 weeks. If I go 16-0 for the next three weeks, I might join them. Might. On to the […]

John Halpin’s Week 12 NFL Picks