NFL Week 5 Betting Odds Preview
A number of interesting divisional matchups highlight Week 5 in the NFL, starting with an AFC West clash between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Chiefs are 13-point home favorites. Kansas City has won 13 straight after getting past the New England Patriots 26-10 as an 11.5-point favorite last week. During their winning streak, the Chiefs are 12-1 against the spread. At home, Kansas City has won nine in a row straight up and ATS.
Last week the Raiders fell to the Buffalo Bills 30-23 as a 3-point underdog. Las Vegas has struggled on the road at 2-6 SU and 4-4 ATS in the last eight, and the Raiders are 1-9 SU and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games against divisional opponents.
The Chiefs have won five straight against the Raiders while going 4-1 ATS. At home to the Raiders, the Chiefs have won seven straight at 6-1 ATS.
Bengals have covered 10 of last 12 as road underdog
In the AFC North this week, the Baltimore Ravens are 13-point favorites at home to the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Ravens failed to cover last week in their 31-17 win over Washington as a 14-point favorite. Despite that push, Baltimore is still 7-2 SU and 6-2-1 ATS in its last nine games. However, as a home favorite, the Ravens are only 4-12 ATS in their last 16.
Cincinnati posted its first win of the season last week by defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-25 as a 1-point favorite. With that win, the Bengals improved to 4-0-1 ATS in their last five games. Cincinnati has been a strong bet as a road underdog at 10-2 ATS in its last 12.
The Ravens have won three straight against the Bengals but they’re only 1-2 ATS. In the last five games against Cincinnati, Baltimore is 1-4 ATS.
Cowboys have been solid bet vs NFC East teams
Despite their awful record, the Dallas Cowboys are 10-point home favorites this week against the New York Giants.
Dallas slipped to 1-3 SU and 0-4 ATS on the season last week with their 49-38 loss to the Cleveland Browns as a 3.5-point favorite. Dallas is 2-7 ATS in its last nine, but against divisional opponents the Cowboys are 9-1 SU and ATS in their last 10.
The Giants are 0-4 SU and 2-2 ATS following a 17-9 loss to the Los Angeles Rams as a 13.5-point underdog last week. New York has surprisingly been a solid bet on the road, having won five straight ATS and six of the last eight.
Dallas has won six straight vs the Giants both SU and ATS. At home to the Giants, the Cowboys are 6-1 SU and 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven.