2016 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks Week 5

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CONSENSUSAZ
61%
NE
66%
PHI
61%
CHI
51%
MIA
54%
BAL
51%
MIN
71%
PIT
66%
ATL
54%
CIN
59%
BUF
59%
OAK
63%
NYG
63%
CAR
79%
WeekSeason
Name Affil Picks W L % W L %
Josh KatzowitzForbesAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 5.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 5.5
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
GB
- 7.5
CAR
- 6
7750%14910558%
Tom RockNewsdaySF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
7653%13811354%
Nate DavisUSA TodayAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6.5
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 5.5
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7.5
--7653%13711354%
Christopher GasperBoston GlobeAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
9469%13010854%
Best Passing Game (YPG)PickwatchAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 3
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
8561%13110954%
Jamey EisenbergCBSAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
7653%13811754%
Joe MannielloNewsdaySF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
7653%13611653%
Tom PelisseroUSA TodayAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6.5
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
GB
- 7.5
--8561%12510853%
Will BrinsonCBSAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 5.5
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
8561%13711953%
Frank SchwabYahooAZ
- 4
NE
- 10
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 5.5
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
9469%13411853%
Jared DubinCBSAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 5.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
9469%13411853%
Rick GosselinDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 0
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
9469%13311852%
David MooreDallasMorningNewsSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
HOU
+ 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
6746%13311852%
Mike Middlehurst-SchwartzUSA TodayAZ
- 4
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6.5
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7.5
--6746%13111752%
Sam FarmerLosAngelesTimesSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3.5
CHI
+ 5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
HOU
+ 7
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 2
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 6.5
TB
+ 6
6842%13111752%
Best Offense (PPG)PickwatchAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
10376%12711452%
Andrew LynchFOXSF
+ 3.5
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7.5
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1.5
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
CAR
- 6
8657%13211952%
Bob GlauberNewsdaySF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
5838%13211952%
Brandon GeorgeDallasMorningNewsSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 4
MIN
- 6.5
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
5838%13112052%
Jon MachotaDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 4
HOU
+ 6.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
5838%13112052%
Avg Points DifferencePickwatchSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
HOU
+ 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
8561%13112151%
Lorenzo ReyesUSA TodayAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
HOU
+ 6.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 5.5
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
--7653%12311451%
Scott ThurstonBoston GlobeSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
HOU
+ 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
5838%13012151%
Kevin SherringtonDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
6746%12912251%
Dana LarsonDallasMorningNewsSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 0
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
5838%12912251%
WalterFootballWalterFootballSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 11
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7.5
TB
+ 6
7750%13112451%
Best QB (QBR)PickwatchSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
TB
+ 6
8561%12011451%
Kate HairopoulosDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 0
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
9469%12812350%
Expert ConsensusPickwatchAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
--MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
7558%12512250%
Sportsbettingstats.comNoneAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 5.5
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
TB
+ 6
7750%12512250%
Vinnie IyerSporting NewsAZ
- 4
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 7
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
TB
+ 7
7653%12812550%
Dave RichardCBSAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
31023%12912650%
Jason La CanforaCBSAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
HOU
+ 5.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
7653%12712650%
Ryan WilsonCBSAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
6746%12812750%
Home TeamsPickwatchSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
5838%12612650%
Jarrett BellUSA TodayAZ
- 4
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
--10376%11411549%
Rushing Yards AllowedPickwatchAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
9469%565749%
Craig MillerDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6.5
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
7653%12412749%
Road TeamsPickwatchAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7
TB
+ 6
8561%11912249%
Eric EagerProFootballFocusSF
+ 3.5
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 4
HOU
+ 6.5
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 5.5
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
--5838%11311649%
FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
--MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
5741%11912349%
Kimberley A. MartinNewsdayAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
TB
+ 6
7653%12312849%
Neil GreenbergTheWashingtonPostSF
+ 4
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7.5
CAR
- 7
5935%11812348%
Ben VolinBoston GlobeSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
TB
+ 6
5838%12313048%
John BreechCBSAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
6746%12313248%
Mario MergolaSporfolioAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 3
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7.5
TB
+ 6
5935%11312347%
Pete PriscoCBSAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 5.5
PIT
- 7
ATL
+ 6
CIN
- 1
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
8561%12213447%
Mike ClayESPNSF
+ 4
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 4
HOU
+ 6.5
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 5.5
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
--10376%12013247%
Newy ScruggsDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 4
HOU
+ 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 0
LAR
- 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
7653%11913247%
Case KeeferLasVegasSunSF
+ 4
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 5.5
CIN
- 0
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7.5
TB
+ 7
6842%12113547%
Nora PrinciottiBoston GlobeSF
+ 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
5838%11212547%
Jim McBrideBoston GlobeAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4.5
MIA
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3.5
MIN
- 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
LAR
- 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
6746%11813446%
Best Defense (PPG)PickwatchAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
MIN
- 6
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
7653%11513546%
Passing Yards AllowedPickwatchAZ
- 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 1
BUF
+ 3
SD
+ 4
NYG
+ 7
CAR
- 6
4930%516245%
Best Run Game (YPG)PickwatchSF
+ 3
CLE
+ 10.5
PHI
- 3
IND
- 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 3.5
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
ATL
+ 6
DAL
+ 1
BUF
+ 3
OAK
- 4
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
5838%506344%
Tim CowlishawDallasMorningNewsAZ
- 3
NE
- 10.5
PHI
- 3
CHI
+ 4.5
TEN
+ 3.5
BAL
- 4
MIN
- 6.5
PIT
- 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 0
LAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 3.5
GB
- 7
CAR
- 6
6746%10614542%
Vic TafurSFGateSF
+ 3.5
CLE
+ 10.5
DET
+ 3
CHI
+ 4
MIA
- 4
WAS
+ 4
HOU
+ 6
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 6
CIN
- 0
BUF
+ 2.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYG
+ 7
--3925%10214141%