Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

HOME COOKING. Wild Card weekend is upon us. There is no reason not to pick against the four NFL home teams this weekend. That means fans in Indianapolis and Philadelphia will be celebrating on Saturday and those in Cincinnati and Green Bay will party hearty on Sunday.

The college football crown will go to top-ranked Florida State, which should have more than enough firepower to dismantle Auburn on Monday.

HOME teams are capitalized. Teams chosen to win the game are listed first, with the predicted margin of victory next. The official Las Vegas odds are in parentheses:



INDY +3 over Kansas City (+1.5)

PHILADELPHIA +3 over N. Orleans (+2.5)


CINCINNATI +6 over San Diego (+7)

GREEN BAY +3 over San Francisco (-2.5)

WEEK: 13-3 (.813). Vs. line 6-10 (.375)

YEAR: 153-87-1 (.635) vs. line 122-142 (.462)



Sugar Bowl

Alabama +10 over Oklahoma (+17)


Cotton Bowl

Missouri +3 over Oklahoma State (-2)

Orange Bowl

Ohio State +6 over Clemson (+2.5)


BCS Championship

Florida State +7 over Auburn (+9)

WEEK: 1-1 (.500) vs. line 2-0(1.000)

YEAR: 212-52 (.803) vs. line 122-142 (.462)