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Week 10 NFL betting tips: Saints trending up after big win over Rams

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

The NFL playoff picture is starting to take shape. Since 2002, the year the league expanded to 32 squads, teams with a positive point differential have made the playoffs almost two-thirds of the time (164 of 248). That's encouraging news for a 3-5 team like the Indianapolis Colts (plus-18 point differential) but not-so-good news for the 5-3 Washington Redskins (minus-12) and 5-3 Cincinnati Bengals (minus-16).

The Redskins' grip on a playoff spot might be the most tenuous. Not only did they...