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Not sure who to pick? No problem! We’ve reached out to some of the top handicappers in the biz to help you make your selections. Meet our experts below and see who they’re picking for this weekend’s busy slate of games.
Meet the Experts
Scott Shapiro (BetAmerica)
Scott has been a sports fanatic since a young age. He grew up in South Jersey where he was a Philadelphia Eagles season ticket holder during his teen years. He started playing fantasy football and competing in weekly NFL pools in high school and has been handicapping games ever since.
Rohit Ponnaiya (Covers)
Rohit might be the newest member of the Covers editorial team but he’d like to compare himself to Patrick Roy as a rookie, after receiving baptism by fire during the 2018 Bowl Season. Rohit is an obsessed fan of the NFL, NBA, and NHL, and also closely follows fringe sports like the CFL and rugby.
Ben Rolfe (Oddschecker)
Ben is a football and baseball handicapper for OddscheckerUS. He has been a football fan since 2006, has been betting on games since 2010 and has publishing his expert picks since 2017. Hit him up on @benrolfe15 to chat football, baseball and a number of other sports.
Our experts picked the spread and total for all 12 games below.
|JAX vs. CAR (-3.5)||JAX + (Over)||JAX + (Over)||CAR (Under)|
|NE (-14.5) vs. WAS||NE (Under)||NE (Over)||NE (Under)|
|BUF vs. TEN (-3.5)||BUF + (Under)||BUF + (Over)||BUF + (Under)|
|ARI vs. CIN (-3.5)||CIN (Over)||ARI + (Under)||CIN (Under)|
|ATL vs. HOU (-4.5)||HOU (Under)||ATL + (Over)||HOU (Over)|
|TB vs. NO (-3.5)||TB + (Under)||NO (Over)||TB + (Over)|
|MIN (-4.5) vs. NYG||NYG + (Over)||MIN (Under)||MIN (Under)|
|CHI (-4.5) vs. OAK||CHI (Over)||CHI (Under)||OAK + (Under)|
|NYJ vs. PHI (-12.5)||PHI (Over)||PHI (Under)||PHI (Under)|
|DEN vs. LAC (-6.5)||DEN + (Under)||LAC (Under)||LAC (Under)|
|GB vs. DAL (-3.5)||DAL (Under)||GB + (Under)||DAL (Under)|
|IND vs. KC (-10.5)||IND + (Under)||KC (Over)||KC (Under)|
Locks of the Week
Scott: Cowboys -3.5
Dallas came back down to earth in their first game against real competition in New Orleans on Sunday night, but they head home to take on a Packers team that has been brutal against the run and may be without star WR Davante Adams. The Cowboys run the ball down Green Bay’s throat and contain Aaron Rodgers and company in one of Week 5’s premier matchups.
Rohit: Packers vs. Cowboys (Under 46.5)
Despite offensive stars like Aaron Rodgers and Ezekiel Elliot, these teams have been winning with defense. The Cowboys are holding opponents to 14 ppg while the Packers are allowing 17.2 ppg. Rodgers and Co. have looked out of sync with new coach Matt LaFleur and Dallas mustered just 10 points against New Orleans last week. Bet the Under.
Ben: Cowboys -3.5
We just saw the Packers get run all over by the Eagles and now they have to contend with Ezekiel Elliott. Despite the rest discrepancy, the Cowboys offense should be able to dominate this Packers defense and move the ball at will on the ground. The Packers offense will struggle to see the same success through the air this week against a Cowboys defense which is better than what the Eagles rolled out last week.