The NFL has been tough to negotiate from a betting stand point but as teams develop their characteristics things begin to level out and become easier in NFL Week Six October 17th. NIne straight up underdogs won their games outright in the NFL and the only big winners last week were the sportsbooks. The NFL Picks Against the Spread for Week Five were 3-2 last week which is better than most but there is room for improvement. The following picks include two large road underdogs and one big home dog.
Seattle Seahawks vs Chicago Bears: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The Seattle Seahawks have played horrible on the road and the Chicago Bears offensive line should be accomplices for their quarterbacks concussions over the last few weeks. Embarrassing is the only apt description of the Chicago Bears offensive line. The Seatttle Seahawks poor road performances outweigh the Chicago Bears offensive line performance. Take the Chicago Bears -7 over the Seattle Seahawks. See Full breakdown of Seattle Seahawks vs Chicago Bears,
Atlanta Falcons vs Philadelphia Eagles: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The Atlanta Falcons are 3-2 against the point spread while the Philadelphia Eagles are 2-3. The Philadelphia Eagles will need to solve their defensive woes against the deep ball or Roddy White and Matt Ryan will have a big day in this game.
Kevin Kolb should get the start in this game but Michael Vick is lettting it be known he would enjoy taking snaps against his former team. Home field is the only deciding factor in this very even game. Take the Philadelphia Eagles -1 over the Atlanta Falcons. See full breakdown of Atlanta Falcons vs Philadelphia Eagles.
Oakland Raiders vs San Francisco 49ers: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
How little respect is there for the Oakland Raiders? The Oakland Raiders have two wins entering this game against the 0-5 San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders are six and a half point underdogs on the 49ers home field.
Both the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49er are 2-3 overall against the spread but the Oakland Raiders appear to be the better team. This game comes down to Alex Smith, the worst quarterback in the NFL. Take the Oakland Raiders +6.5 points and they will win straight up. See full breakdown of Oakland Raiders vs San Francisco 49ers.
San Diego Chargers vs St Louis Rams: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The San Diego Chargers play well on the road offensively but they cannot close the deal. With the St Louis Rams getting 8.5 points on their home field in St Louis they may not win this game but 8.5 points could be an easy cover for them. Look for this game to be high scoring and the St Louis Rams to get the back door cover of the 8.5 points. Take the St Louis Rams +8.5 points over the San Diego Chargers but San Diego will win straight up.See full breakdown of San Diego Chargers vs St Louis Rams.
Detroit Lions vs New York Giants: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The Detroit Lions have been playing at a higher level than they have in the past three years and their reputation may have more to do with this large spread than anything else. The line was set by the Las Vegas Hilton Superbook at nine points and was bet to 10 quickly.
The New York Giants offensive line will have their hands full with an overpowering Detroit Lions defensive line and this could detrmine the game. The New York Giants will win this game straight up but the Detroit Lions will cover the 10 point spread. See full breakdown of Detroit Lions vs New York Giants.
Links to Picks For Remaining Nine NFL Games Picked Against the Spread:
Ravens Vs Patriots: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Colts Vs Redskins: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Cowboys Vs Vikings: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Browns Vs Steelers: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Chiefs Vs Texans: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Dolphins Vs Packers: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Saints Vs Buccaneers: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Titans Vs Jaguars: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Jets Vs Broncos: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
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