by Matt Fischer
Week 10 NFL Survivor Pool Picks
Seriously the Cowboys should never be trusted. They were the only team that made it through my survivor pick criteria last week and were disappointing Monday night to say the least. I’ve got that out of my system and am focused on surviving NFL week 10. Let’s get to it!
I want you to survive your eliminator pool this NFL season so I’m giving you my free survivor pool strategy all season. After 15-2 last season, it’s a 4-5 record for this season. I’ll get back to .500 and try to run the table the second half of the NFL season. My survivor pool picks are based upon our data driven NFL predictions and power rankings.
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Survivor Pool Pick Strategy:
There are easy steps to cut down your potential pick for your NFL survivor pool. Follow the strategy below to make week 10 NFL Survivor Pool picks. The Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans and Minnesota Vikings are on a bye week.
Eliminate the Teams Already Picked in 2018
We eliminate the four teams I’ve already picked including the Lions (week 1), Redskins (week 2), Vikings (week 3), Jaguars (week 4), Panthers (week 5), Packers (week 6), Eagles (week 7), Bears (week 8) and Cowboys (week 9). The Redskins, Packers, Bears and Eagles are predicted winners so they’re out for this week. The others are on a bye or predicted losers. We cut from 14 to 10 teams to consider in week 10…let’s hope that’s a good sign.
Eliminate Toss-Up Winners
Next, I eliminate toss-up games. That means we’re cutting the 1 point winners out of the list. This week there aren’t any are predicted one point winners so we’re still at 10 teams remaining for NFL week 10.
Eliminate Road Winners
Then we eliminate road teams. I don’t like taking road teams to win in the NFL at all. Just too risky when you need a win, go with a home team.
Eliminating predicted road winners, the Falcons, Patriots, Saints and Chargers are predicted road winners this week so they’re out of consideration for our week 10 NFL Survivor Pool Pick. Six teams remain.
Eliminate Low Ranking Winners
Next, I look for teams that aren’t in our 20 of the power rankings. This eliminates the San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets. Four teams are in contention for my week 10 NFL Survivor Pool Pick.
Eliminate Winners Playing Good Teams
Then, I look for our predicted winners that are playing teams ranked in the top 16 and take them out of consideration. This eliminates the Pittsburgh Steelers (against #7 Carolina Panthers) and the Los Angeles Rams (against #10 Seattle Seahawks). We have only two teams left for my week 10 NFL Survivor Pool Picks.
Final Week 10 NFL Survivor Pool Pick Candidate
After cutting down our list of potential NFL Survivor Pool Picks for week 10, only 2 teams remain, the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs. I’ll rank them in order of confidence.
2 – Indianapolis Colts – They’re playing a divisional foe and honestly this week’s pick is just obvious. Only take the Colts if the Chiefs aren’t available in your NFL survivor pool.
1 – Kansas City Chiefs – The Chiefs are overwhelming on offense. Few teams can keep up with them and Arizona simply won’t on Sunday. We project the Chiefs have a 99% chance of winning this game. The Chiefs are #1 in our power rankings while the Cardinals are #30. This week’s pick is obvious. Take the Kansas City Chiefs to survive NFL Week 10.
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