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 %
1Josh 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%15110658%
2Christopher 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%13210954%
3Best 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%13311054%
4Tom 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%13911554%
5Jamey 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%14011854%
6Nate 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%13711654%
7Joe 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%13811754%
8Tom 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%12610953%
9Jared 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%13611953%
10Will 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%13812153%
11Frank 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%13511953%
12Rick 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%13511953%
13Best 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%12911552%
14Mike 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%13211852%
15Andrew 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%13412052%
16David 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%13412052%
17Sam 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%13111952%
18Bob 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%13312152%
19Brandon 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%13312152%
20Jon 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%13312152%
21Scott 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%13312152%
22Avg 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%13212251%
23Best 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%12211551%
24Lorenzo 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%12311751%
25Kevin 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%13012451%
26WalterFootballWalterFootballSF
+ 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%13212651%
27Kate 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%12912550%
28Dana 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%12912550%
29Dave 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%13112750%
30Sportsbettingstats.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%
31Expert 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%12612350%
32Home 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%12812650%
33Vinnie 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%12912750%
34Jason 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%12812850%
35Ryan 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%12813049%
36Jarrett 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%11511749%
37Eric 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%11511749%
38Rushing 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%
39Craig 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%12512949%
40Road 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%11912448%
41FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightSF
+ 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%11912448%
42Neil 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%11912448%
43Ben 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%12513148%
44Kimberley 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%12413048%
45Mario 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%11412447%
46Pete 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%12413547%
47Mike 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%12213347%
48John 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%12313547%
49Case 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%12313647%
50Jim 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%12113447%
51Nora 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%11312647%
52Newy 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%11913546%
53Best 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%11713646%
54Passing 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%
55Best 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%
56Tim 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%10714742%
57Vic 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%