NFL Survivor Pool Picks Week 15

by Matt Fischer

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Week 15 NFL Survivor Pool Picks

Seahawks put a beating on the Vikings Monday night to get me on a winning streak and ready to make a playoff push at 8-6.  

With just three weeks remaining it’s going to get tougher to make a pick but I’m sticking to the strategy to pick winners and finish the NFL season on a winning streak.

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 8-6 record for this 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 14 NFL Survivor Pool picks.  The Chiefs and Rams 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), Cowboys (week 9), Chiefs (week 10), Chargers (week 11), Colts (week 12), Titans (week 13) and Seahawks (week 14).

The Bears, Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, Lions, Seahawks and Vikings are all predicted week 15 winners so they’re eliminated from contention at the start.  We cut from 16 to 9 teams to consider in NFL week 15 to begin the process.

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 the Steelers and Giants are predicted one point winners so they’re out of consideration.  We’re down to 7 teams remaining for our NFL week 15 survivor pool pick.

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 Texans and Saints are predicted road winners this week so they’re out of consideration for our week 15 NFL Survivor Pool Pick cutting us down to five teams.

Eliminate Low Ranking Winners

Next, I look for teams that aren’t in our 20 of the power rankings.  The #25 Bengals and #26 Falcons are no longer in contention for our week 15 NFL survivor pool pick.  Three teams remain.

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.  None of the three teams left play a team in the top 16 so the Rams, Ravens and Broncos are still alive for my week 15 NFL survivor pool pick.


Final Week 15 NFL Survivor Pool Pick Candidate

After cutting down our list of potential NFL Survivor Pool Picks for week 15, three teams remain and I’ll rank them in order of confidence.

3 –  Denver Broncos – This is a tough game for Denver.  I like the way the Browns have been playing so I’m steering clear of the Broncos as the pick this week.

2 – Los Angeles Rams – The Rams are going to bounce back this week against a weak Eagles secondary in primetime.  It was tough to choose between them and the Ravens.

1 – Baltimore Ravens – This Ravens team is playing really well.  Tough loss in OT last week in Kansas City.  I’m taking them over the Rams because the Formulator predicts them by 13 and the Rams only winning by 12. Take the Baltimore Ravens to survive NFL Week 14.

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