NFL Predictions Week 5: Game Picks, Odds and Complete Matchup Guide

October 8, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's a big problem associated with taking road favorites in the NFL, and most handicappers know it.
That problem is exacerbated when the road favorite has an impost of 10 points or more. Even the most inexperienced handicappers know that's a bet that needs to be avoided.
However, reality has been suspended in Week 5, as the New England Patriots go to Dallas and have been installed as 10-point favorites.
According to Odds Shark, 70 percent of the bets that have been made on that game have been placed on the Patriots.
It is very difficult to make a case for the Cowboys this week. The Patriots are undefeated and their offense is rolling, while Dallas is reeling after losing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant to injuries.
The Dallas defense has had a hard time holding its position in its last two games against the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints. The big problem for the Cowboys is not the defense, however. Without Romo, Brandon Weeden has been at the controls o...

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