The road dogs are looking rather appetizing in Week 16. Here are three shoo-in’s to beat the spread and provide you with some holiday cheer:

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Minnesota Vikings +6.5 at Washington Redskins

The Redskins are coming off a highly emotional victory over a division-rival and are ripe for a letdown. The more they win, the less of an opportunity they have to score a high draft pick to get a quarterback.

Rex Grossman is wildly inconsistent and after a few good outings, he’s due for another horrific one, especially with Jared Allen breathing down his neck.

Sure the Vikings are nothing special, but they did win the head-to-head matchup last year despite being decimated by injuries.

Adrian Peterson is healthy again and Christian Ponder is making strides. This Vikings team has a lot more talent than their 2-12 record suggest.


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