The 2019 NFL season may seem like it is still a long way away, but with rosters taking shape and training camp just around the corner, the late spring and early summer is the time to strike if you’re making 2019 NFL win total picks. The tides of the league change with free agency, the NFL Draft and the trade market. Identifying which teams are rising and which teams are falling as the rosters are changing provides NFL win total bettors a huge advantage. Before becoming one of the surprises of the 2018 season, the Chicago Bears had a big offseason where they spent aggressively in free agency and then made a big splash by trading for Khalil Mack before the season started. Could the Oakland Raiders or New York Jets be the next surprise after flashy offseasons of their own, or did they miss the mark? Before you place your 2019 NFL win total bets, be sure to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say about NFL win totals 2019.
This model nailed its top-rated NFL picks last year, finishing the season on a strong 16-6 run. For the season, it went 30-15 on all top-rated picks, extending its two-year run to a strong 78-49. It also went 170-84 on straight-up NFL picks during the regular season, ranking inside the top 10 on NFLPickWatch.com for the third straight year. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, it’s locked in on Vegas’ projected 2019 NFL win totals. We can tell you the model says the Minnesota Vikings go well under their total of nine wins.
In an NFC North division that has long been dominated by the Green Bay Packers, and now looks at the Bears as the cream of the crop, the Vikings will have their work cut out to get back to playoff form after a disappointing 2018 season. Minnesota went 8-7-1 last season despite welcoming most of their stars back from a team that went 13-3 the year prior and upgrading from Case Keenum to Kirk Cousins at quarterback. Cousins put up strong individual numbers, but the offense dropped from 10th to 19th in scoring because the running game fell from seventh in the NFL to 30th.
That’s largely due to a pitiful offensive line, and the Vikings took steps to improve that offensive line by drafting center Garrett Bradbury and guard Dru Samia, while signing veteran Josh Kline, who struggled in Tennessee in 2018. However, going the youth route means rebuilding that line is likely a multi-year process, and any further slip from a defense that went from No. 1 in scoring and yards allowed in 2017 to No. 9 and No. 4 in those categories in 2018 could wash away any gains made up front.
The model has also unearthed major discrepancies for four other NFL clubs, and generated each team’s exact win total this season, including the New York Giants. They finished with five wins last season amid a dismal season and sent Odell Beckham to the Browns. Oddsmakers have set their season win total at seven, and the projection model has a strong opinion on the 2019 fortunes for a New York team that won 11 games three years ago.
So which teams sail past their projected win totals? And how many wins will every single NFL team have this season? Visit SportsLine now to get the five best season win total picks, plus see every team’s projected 2019 record, all from an advanced computer model that keeps crushing its picks, and find out.