The first quarter of the NFL concluded with a tough betting week for anyone making NFL picks. There were just three home teams who won games during the slate of Week 4 games, so many bettors felt the hurt.
The Against The Spread duo salvaged their week with a respectable 2-3 record although the universal carnage across NFL picks pages across social media. Although Week 4 was humbling, the first four weekends of action still finds our hosts on the positive side of things, and they look for more NFL picks to put that house money on during Week 5.
Eagles will dominate the Jets
Put, these are two teams heading in vastly different directions. The Eagles are hoping to win this soft matchup, as well as catch a potential break-in Dallas if Green Bay can swipe a victory from the Cowboys.
Knowing that the Eagles can end the day with a share of first place in the NFC with a Packers win in Dallas, expect Philly to come out swinging like a heavyweight fighter against the hapless Jets.
With Sam Darnold still at risk with his health and dealing with mononucleosis, Luke Falk may get the call on the road, in a tough environment, albeit against a susceptible secondary.
Slight defensive limitations aside, the 13.5 spread does not scare the Against the Spread hosts. This play of the Eagles is as safe as can be with the Jets not showing much life thus far this season.
The Eagles are getting healthier, and this could be a game that is over before halftime. Carson Wentz is getting his targets back to full strength, and the running attacks are multi-faceted with Justin Howard, Miles Sanders, and veteran Darren Sproles.
The Birds fly high at home, and the Jets stay grounded on I-95.
The Pack to attack Big D?
Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers are Devante Adams-less heading into a significant NFC clash in Dallas this Sunday. 3.5 points favor the Cowboys, and while this could be a shootout game, look for it to go down to the wire in what could even be a walk-off win.
When looking at the NFL picks for Week 5, the “over” can certainly be enticing with the offensive talent on the field.
Look for Rodgers to utilize his other targets, and perhaps lean on tight end Jimmy Graham more with Adams dealing with turf toe. Aaron Jones will certainly be relied upon as well with a limited receiving corps.
On the Dallas side of things, look for Ezekiel Elliot to take advantage of a lackluster Packers run defense, which should soften the blow of the injured Tyron Smith out indefinitely. Dak Prescott, meanwhile, looks to rebound from a poor offensive performance last week in New Orleans.
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