Last Updated on December 24, 2020
It is Week 16 already in the NFL, which means just two weeks remain in the regular season. FOX Sports’ Colin Cowherd has certainly turned a corner as far as his “Blazin’ 5” picks in the last couple weeks as he started very slow in terms of NFL betting picks for the 2020 season. Each and every week on “The Herd”, Cowherd provides his five favorite picks against the spread in the NFL. It’s called his “Blazin’ 5” and has been a popular segment. While Cowherd is a polarizing personality, you love him or hate him. With that said, he does provide a great segment of picks and analysis each week on five NFL games. At ActionRush, we have tracked his success (or lack thereof) in the last two seasons. Entering this week, Cowherd is 37-36-2. Let’s find out who he likes this week.
Colin Cowherd’s NFL Picks This Week
Each week on “The Herd”, host Colin Cowherd breaks down is favorite five games and picks five teams against the spread. In addition, he discusses why he likes each pick. Here is a look at Cowherd’s picks for Week 16, with odds from FOX Bet Sportsbook.
- Rams +2 vs. Seattle
- Dallas +2.5 vs. Eagles
- Jaguars +7.5 vs. Bears
You may be wondering why there are only three picks this week. Here is why.
Blazin 5 🔥 went 4-1. Third straight winning week. Not doing Blazin 5 this week. Will give you couple picks though. They WILL count. First one — Rams +2 v Seattle. 💪
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) December 21, 2020
Colin Cowherd NFL Week 16 Betting Picks and Analysis
Dallas +2.5. Jags +7.5. Next two picks. https://t.co/EiGwOgmL9f
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) December 23, 2020
While there is no “Blazin’ 5” picks this week during Christmas as Cowherd is off, he still provided some picks via his Twitter. Of course, these do not come with analysis but he does like the Rams, Cowboys, and Jaguars for Week 16 in the NFL.
Derrick Henry 🆚 Green Bay's run defense, AND you're getting 3.5 points?
— FOX Bet (@FOXBet) December 23, 2020
Colin Cowherd’s NFL Blazing Five picks record rises to 37-36-2
— FOX Bet (@FOXBet) December 19, 2020
Last week was a great one for Colin Cowherd, as he went 4-1 with his picks to go over .500 on the season. There are two weeks left in the regular season, can Cowherd stay above .500? Here is a look at how he did last week.
- Broncos (+6) vs. Bills – Loss
- Dolphins (-1.5) vs. Patriots – Win
- Washington (+5.5) vs. Seahawks – Win
- Cardinals (-6.5) vs. Eagles – Win
- Saints (+3.5) vs. Chiefs – Win
For the last two seasons, we have tracked each of Cowherd’s picks each and every week. Here is a look at how he has done in 2020 with his NFL picks against the spread.
- Week 1: 2-3
- Week 2: 2-3
- Week 3: 4-1
- Week 4: 1-3-1
- Week 5: 1-4
- Week 6: 2-3
- Week 7: 3-2
- Week 8: 4-1
- Week 9: 1-4
- Week 10: 4-1
- Week 11: 1-4
- Week 12: 2-2-1
- Week 13: 3-2
- Week 14: 3-2
- Week 15: 4-1
Year-to-date record: 37-36-2
Cowherd’s NFL Blazin’ 5 Picks record was 42-41-3 in 2019
Last season, Cowherd finished just above .500 on the year. With his record just over .500 through 15 weeks in 2020, could we see two straight years over .500 for Cowherd? Time will tell, but here is how he performed last year in the regular season and the playoffs.
- 42-41-3 in the regular season
- 0-3 in the Wild Card Round
- 3-1 in the NFL 2020 Divisional Round
- 1-1 in the AFC and NFC Championship
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