Adam Silverstein
Adam Silverstein
Florida Favorite
CBS Sports' deputy managing editor, Adam has been picking college football and NFL since 2002. Born and raised in Florida, he has been covering sports since 1996 when he began his own newsletter and has not stopped following the ins and outs of the games we love. Though he will take the occasional underdog, Adam often looks for value with the favorites, especially after sharp money comes in and lines fall below key numbers. Since joining SportsLine in 2017, he's a strong 150-119 in the NFL, including 62-43 ATS (59 percent) in 2019. For Adam Silverstein media inquiries, contact SportsLine@CBSInteractive.com.
Record: 16-12-1
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Tampa Bay @ Green Bay | 01/24 | 8:05 PM UTC



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+268 16-12-1 IN LAST 29 NFL ATS PICKS
+1070 15-4 IN LAST 19 GB ATS PICKS
+545 12-6-2 IN LAST 20 TB ATS PICKS

Tampa Bay 30 @ New Orleans 20 | 01/17 | 11:40 PM UTC

New Orleans -2.5


ANALYSIS: Did not think this line would slide under a field goal, but with the Saints expected to be without Taysom Hill and Latavius Murray, there is some momentum toward the Buccaneers. Let's take advantage. New Orleans has proven to be one of the best teams in the league all season, while Tampa Bay delivers uneven performances week to week, even in victories. The Saints defense has strengthened down the stretch, and they have their two best players -- Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas -- healthy for the second game in a row. This line gives me 2.5 points of value with a team that is on a 4-1 ATS streak at home with that lone defeat by the Chiefs. Unless the Bucs get a lot of PI calls, the Saints should take this.

+268 16-12-1 IN LAST 29 NFL ATS PICKS
+858 24-14 IN LAST 38 NO ATS PICKS
+545 12-6-2 IN LAST 20 TB ATS PICKS

Cleveland 17 @ Kansas City 22 | 01/17 | 8:05 PM UTC

Kansas City -8


ANALYSIS: The absence of Clyde Edwards-Helaire is not enough for me to back off the Chiefs now that the line has dropped two points ahead of kickoff. I did think Kansas City was overvalued as a double-digit favorite, but it is going to be able to move the ball just fine. Lots of money has been made over the years trusting Andy Reid off bye weeks, and I like KC to put it all together in crunch time as Cleveland comes down off its high from last week. The Chiefs have been one of the most frustrating teams to bet on ATS this season, but I like Travis Kelcie to have a tremendous outing and be the difference maker in the game.

+268 16-12-1 IN LAST 29 NFL ATS PICKS
+672 20-12-2 IN LAST 34 KC ATS PICKS
+400 14-9 IN LAST 23 CLE ATS PICKS

Baltimore 3 @ Buffalo 17 | 01/17 | 1:15 AM UTC

Baltimore +2.5


ANALYSIS: The expectation was this line would get to a full field goal ahead of kickoff, but it ultimately did not. I still like the Ravens at +2.5 but much prefer the extra half point if you can get it. With the weather looking to be frigid in Buffalo, the Ravens' ability to run the ball should be paramount. Lamar Jackson has taken a step forward recently, even if Josh Allen is the best quarterback in the game. I like Baltimore's cornerbacks to limit the Bills receivers, and I expect the Ravens to limit possessions by running clock on the ground. Baltimore may win this game straight up, but I'll take any points I can get in what may be the best game of the round.

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+599 17-10-1 IN LAST 28 BAL ATS PICKS

L.A. Rams 18 @ Green Bay 32 | 01/16 | 9:35 PM UTC

Green Bay -6.5


ANALYSIS: The Packers are my highest-rated team in the league entering the NFL Playoffs, and they are under a touchdown at home against a team with a middling offense. There's a reason Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers are so successful at Lambeau Field in January, and it's the familiarity with the elements (along with the fact that Rodgers is one of the best quarterbacks of all-time). The Rams defense is great and deserves a lot of respect, but it's one thing to shut down the struggling Seahawks and quite another to stop Rodgers and the Packers. Green Bay's balance will get the cover, and Jared Goff is a tough matchup anyway let alone with an injured thumb in cold weather.

+268 16-12-1 IN LAST 29 NFL ATS PICKS
+1070 15-4 IN LAST 19 GB ATS PICKS
+297 13-9 IN LAST 22 LAR ATS PICKS