Week 5 NFL Experts' Picks Against The Spread

We have completed four weeks of the NFL Season, which means it is time for Chat Sports' spread picks to return. With a fourth of the season over, we should have am idea of just how good all the teams are, or at least can be.

So, in theory, our experts should look smart with their selections. In theory.

All lines are courtesy of VegasInsider.com as of Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Thursday Night: Minnesota (+9) at Green Bay

Tom Downey: Minnesota

Brian Rauf: Minnesota

Al King: Green Bay

Zac Bellman: Green Bay

Tom and Brian both have the Vikings covering, but think the Packers will ultimately come away victorious. Interestingly, the line has moved down to -8 in favor of the Packers, after opening at -9.5. When the picks were submitted, the line was at -9.

Chicago (+2.5) at Carolina

Tom: Carolina

Brian: Chicago

Al: Chicago

Zac: Chicago

The spread opened with the Bears as three point favorites. Only Tom thinks the Panthers will be able to cover.

Cleveland (+1.5) at Tennessee

Tom: Cleveland

Brian: Cleveland

Al: Cleveland

Zac: Cleveland

This line has fluctuated, as it opened with the Titans as three point favorites. The line dropped as low as -1.5, and was at -2 as of Friday. We've got a unanimous decision, with all four of our experts picking the Browns.

St. Louis (+7) at Philadelphia

Tom: Philadelphia

Brian: Philadelphia

Al: Philadelphia

Zac: Philadelphia

The line opened at -8.5 in favor of the Eagles and is down to -6.5 as of Friday. All four of our experts think the Eagles will be able to win and cover.

Atlanta (+4) at NY Giants

Tom: Atlanta

Brian: Atlanta

Al: Atlanta

Zac: Atlanta

This line opened at -1.5 in favor of New York and has been betted all the way up to -4. However, our experts all pick the Falcons to at least cover.

Tampa Bay (+10.5) at New Orleans

Tom: New Orleans

Brian: New Orleans

Al: New Orleans

Zac: New Orleans

Our degenerate gamblers experts all think the Saints will bounce back from a rough showing against the Cowboys Sunday night.

Houston (+4) at Dallas

Tom: Dallas

Brian: Dallas

Al: Dallas

Zac: Dallas

Speaking of those Cowboys, we all think they'll continue their strong play against the Texans. This line opened at -3 in favor of Dallas and has gone up to -6. Luckily, our experts made their picks Wednesday, when the line was at -4.

Buffalo (+7) at Detroit

Tom: Buffalo

Brian: Buffalo

Al: Buffalo

Zac: Detroit

Zac is the lone dissenter in this game, as the rest of us think the Bills will at least be able to cover.

Baltimore (+3.5) at Indianapolis

Tom: Indianapolis

Brian: Baltimore

Al: Indianapolis

Zac: Indianapolis

Brian is the only one who thinks the Ravens will be able to least cover this week. The Colts opened as -4.5 favorites.

Pittsburgh (-6.5) at Jacksonville

Tom: Pittsburgh

Brian: Jacksonville

Al: Pittsburgh

Zac: Jacksonville

We're split with this game, as Tom and Al have the Steelers winning and covering. Zac thinks the Jaguars will at least be able to cover, and Brian says the Jaguars will het their first win of the season.

Arizona (+7) at Denver

Tom: Arizona

Brian: Arizona

Al: Denver

Zac: Arizona

Al is the only one going with the Broncos, who haven't covered a spread yet this season.

Kansas City (+6.5) at San Francisco

Tom: San Francisco

Brian: San Francisco

Al: Kansas City

Zac: Kansas City

The line opened with the 49ers as -7.5 favorites. Zac and Al think the Chiefs will at least cover this week.

NY Jets (+6.5) at San Diego

Tom: San Diego

Brian: San Diego

Al: San Diego

Zac: NY Jets

This line opened with the Chargers as seven point favorites. Everyone but Zac thinks the Chargers will win and cover.

Cincinnati (-1) at New England

Tom: Cincinnati

Brian: Cincinnati

Al: Cincinnati

Zac: Cincinnati

Somehow, the Patriots opened as 1.5 favorites. That changed quickly and we all think the Bengals will win and cover.

Seattle (-7.5) at Washington

Tom: Seattle

Brian: Seattle

Al: Seattle

Zac: Washington

Zac is the only one who thinks the Redskins will be cover against the Seahawks.

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