NFL Picks and Predictions – Week 5

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 01: Tyrod Taylor
ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 01: Tyrod Taylor /

Welcome to week five of the NFL season.  Here is some analysis and picks on each game for the week.  NFL Picks and Predictions – Week 5

NFL Picks – Bills vs Bengals

In the first of our NFL Picks, the Buffalo Bills enter week 5 on a two game winning streak.  They went on the road and beat the Atlanta Falcons and now look to beat the Cincinnati Bengals.  However, I think the Bengals will win.  As long as they protect the football, they have too much offense for the Bills to overcome.

Winner:   Bengals

Score prediction:       20-17  Bengals  

Points spread:      Bengals  -3

Over/under39.5 – Under

NFL Picks – Jets vs Browns

The New York Jets have come out of nowhere to win two straight games.  The Cleveland Browns are still looking for their first win and they probably feel this game is their best chance to get it.  But they won’t get it this week.  The Browns defense isn’t bad, it’s their offense that’s the problem.  Jets win.

Winner:   Jets

Score prediction:       20-19  Jets 

Points spread:      Browns  -1

Over/under39.5 – Under

NFL Picks – 49ers vs Colts

The San Francisco 49ers are 0-4 but have been knocking on the door for a win the past few weeks.  While the Colts were blown out by the Seahawks.  It will be a close game but I think the 49ers get win number one against the Colts.  .

Winner:   49ers

Score prediction:       23-22  49ers

Points spread:      Colts  -1.5

Over/under:  44.5 – Over

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NFL Picks – Titans vs Dolphins

Marcus Mariota may or may not play against the Dolphins due to a hamstring injury.  However, even if he doesn’t, the Titans will still win.  They have a strong running game and the Dolphins are a team in turmoil.  Their offense is terrible making their defense’s job just that much harder.  Six points in the last two games is not going to cut it for the Dolphins, not even if Matt Cassell starts for the Titans.

Winner:   Titans

Score prediction:       21-19  Titans  

Points spread:      Titans -1.5

Over/under:  42 – Under

NFL Picks – Chargers vs Giants

Both of these teams are 0-4 and in search of their first win of the season.  I think it will be the Chargers who gets it.  I like their pass rushers Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa and the one of the Giants big weaknesses is on the offensive line.  Bad news for Eli Manning

Winner:   Chargers

Score prediction:       24-23  Chargers  

Points spread:      Giants -3

Over/under:  45 – Over

NFL Picks – Cardinals vs. Eagles

The Eagles are on a roll having won three games straight.  I think they’ll win a fourth. Their defense will be without Fletcher Cox, but I think the Eagles offense has enough to get by the Arizona Cardinals.

Winner:   Eagles

Score prediction:       24-20  Eagles  

Points spread:      Eagles -6.5

Over/under:  45 – Under

NFL Picks – Jaguars vs Steelers

The Jaguars defense is one of the best in the league, but their offense is inconsistent.  One week they look really good and the next they don’t.  That’s not good when going against a team as consistent as the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Steelers win.

Winner:   Steelers

Score prediction:       27-20  Steelers

Points spread:      Steelers  -7.5

Over/under:  43 – Over

NFL Picks – Ravens vs Raiders

The Ravens are struggling on offense and the Raiders won’t have their starting quarterback Derek Carr.  So this won’t be a high scoring game.  However, I think the Raiders will do just enough to get this over the Ravens at home.

Winner:   Raiders

Score prediction:       20-17  Raiders

Points spread:      Raiders  -3

Over/under39.5 – Under

Here are the NFL picks of the other games from week 5

Chiefs vs Texans 

Packers vs Cowboys

Seahawks vs Rams

Panthers vs Lions