Welcome to the NFL playoffs and a terrific slate of Wild Card weekend games.

Let's get right to the picks.

Jets (+2 ½) over Bengals, Jets straight up

Cowboys (-4) over Eagles, Cowboys straight up

Ravens (+3 ½) over Patriots, Patriots straight up

Cardinals (-2 ½) over Packers, Cardinals straight up

Last week’s record: 10-6 against the spread 13-3 straight up

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Overall record: 167-88 straight up; 134-117-6 against the spread


Mascaro's picks (home team in caps): BENGALS (-2.5) over Jets, COWBOYS (-4) over Eagles, PATRIOTS (-3.5) over Ravens, CARDINALS (-2.5) over Packers

Last week: 6-10

Season: 132-119-6