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Week 9 NFL Picks: Will Packers beat Lions behind Hundley?

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APC is pretty well split on Monday’s game, but the majority of our writers are still picking the Packers to win.

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This week, APC’s picks are riding high after a stellar week eight, which surely means that all hell will break loose and our picks will be in the tank for week nine.

One of APC’s majority picks this week is in taking the Green Bay Packers to defeat the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on Monday night. It’s hardly a unanimous selection, however, as Green Bay has a 7-4 edge among this week’s eleven contributors. It’s a tough call, and online sportsbook Bovada currently has Detroit favored by a field goal, but it’s one we’re sticking with nonetheless.

If the Packers can indeed win behind Brett Hundley, that would put them just one game back of the idle Minnesota Vikings for the division lead, though Minnesota has a head-to-head victory. A loss would drop Green Bay into a tie with the Lions at 4-4 and would leave both teams two games back in the NFC North.

Here are our picks for this week’s games.

APC NFL Picks

Game Tex Jason Kris Jon M Matub Mike Paul Peter Shawn Zach APC Pick
Game Tex Jason Kris Jon M Matub Mike Paul Peter Shawn Zach APC Pick
IND @ BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL BAL*
MIN @ GB MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN*
CLE @ CHI CLE CHI CHI CHI CHI CLE CHI CHI CHI CHI CHI
DET @ CIN DET DET DET DET DET DET DET DET DET DET DET*
LAR @ TEN LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR LAR*
MIA @ KC KC KC KC KC KC KC KC KC KC KC KC*
BUF @ NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE*
ATL @ NO ATL NO ATL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
LAC @ NYJ LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC LAC*
DEN @ WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS WAS*
TB @ CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR*
JAX @ SF JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX JAX*
SEA @ DAL DAL DAL SEA DAL DAL SEA DAL DAL DAL DAL DAL
NYG @ ARI NYG ARI NYG NYG ARI NYG ARI ARI ARI NYG tie
PIT @ HOU PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT*
OAK @ PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI*

Week 8 Recap

APC had its best week ever in several years of picking games, as the blog’s majority pick went undefeated on the week! Also picking each game correctly was Kris Burke, whose 13-0 week made him the only one of the individual writers to do so.

All told, 12 of APC’s 13 contributors who made picks last week went 10-3 or better, and Kris’ perfect week now gives him (0.664 hit percentage) a two-game edge on Paul Noonan (0.647) for first place overall among all APC contributors.