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NFL Week 5: Betting, Fantasy, Injuries, Matchups and More

Can the Philadelphia Eagles remain the league’s lone undefeated team after a road game against Arizona and one of the league’s most exciting quarterbacks, Kyler Murray?

Which superstar is likely to have the biggest performance as the NFL returns to London for a second straight week?

Will a pair of high-profile divisional showdowns in the AFC North and AFC West live up to their primetime billing to close out the week?

As we get set for this weekend’s Week 5 matchups, The 33rd Team’s experts — with more than 1,000 years of NFL coaching, playing and executive experience — break down all of those questions and much more, including fantasy, DFS and betting analysis from some of the industry’s best.

 

Betting Advice

>> 15 Favorite Player Props (Josh Larky, Ryan Reynolds, Ben Wolby)

>> Main Slate Player Props (Brian O’Connell)

>> Take These Overs and Other Prop Bets (Larky)

>> Teams to Fade … or Not (Chris Farley)

>> Betting Previews for Every Week 5 Game (Reynolds)

>> Tampa Over Atlanta Leads Circa Picks to Make (Farley)

>> Picks to make on Underdog, PrizePicks (Larky)

>> Betting, DFS, and Fantasy Info to Know (Michael Bobal)

Fantasy Advice

>> Josh Larky’s PPR Rankings (Larky)

>> Kevin Wheeler’s Rankings (Kevin Wheeler)

>> Kickers and Defenses to Stream (Zach Cohen)

>> Navigating Tough Start-Sit Decisions (Larky)

>> Fantasy Stats to Know (Alex Caruso)

>> Four Players to Trade For Now (Josh Fewster)

>> Two High-End Trade Targets (Fewster)

 

DFS Advice

>> Dallas Goedert and Other Main Slate DFS Picks (Kyra Wiaterowski)

>> DFS Advice for Five Sunday Games (Jordan Vanek)

>> Stacks and Runbacks for Your Main Slate Tourney Games (Vanek)

>> This Week’s DFS Quarterback Pool (Larky)

Week 5 Games (All Times ET)

 

N.Y. Giants vs. Green Bay, in London (9:30 a.m.)

>> International Games Aren’t Much Different Than Road Games (Joe Thomas, Mitchell Schwartz)

>> Giants Facing Big Challenge vs. Packers in London (Chuck Pagano)

>> Saquon Barkley Leading Race for Comeback Player (Rich Gannon)

>> Is Aaron Rodgers Set for a Monster Game? (Michael Vick)

>> DFS: Doubs or Lazard? (Vanek, Greg Jennings)

>> Betting: Packers vs. Giants (Reynolds)

 

Detroit at New England (1 p.m.)

>> Detroit Lighting it Up (Robert Smith)

>> Detroit is NFL’s Best Offense Through Four Weeks (T.J. McCreight)

>> Coach’s Room: Assessing Bailey Zappe’s Debut (Wade Phillips, Marty Mornhinweg, Eric Mangini)

>> Betting: Lions at Patriots (Reynolds)

 

L.A. Chargers at Cleveland (1 p.m.)

>> Brandon Staley’s Homecoming (Jade McCarthy)

>> Chubb and Hunt Carrying Browns (Eddie George)

>> Chubb Leads NFL’s RB Power Rankings (McCreight)

>> Betting: Chargers at Browns (Reynolds)

 

Houston at Jacksonville (1 p.m.)

>> Advice for Trevor Lawrence (Vick)

>> Fantasy: Keep Dameon Pierce in Lineups (Fewster)

>> Betting: Texans at Jaguars (Reynolds)

 

Atlanta at Tampa Bay (1 p.m.)

>> Like Tom Brady Says, Plenty of Bad Football in NFL (Ronde Barber)

>> Are Bucs, Falcons Contenders or Pretenders? (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Betting: Falcons at Buccaneers (Reynolds)

 

Pittsburgh at Buffalo (1 p.m.)

>> Can Kenny Pickett Perform vs. Bills’ Defense? (Matt Cassel)

>> Coach’s Room: Pickett’s Impact on Steelers (Phillips, Mornhinweg, Mangini)

>> Steelers Can Help Pickett with Aggressive Play-Calling (Paul Burmeister)

>> With Pickett at QB, George Pickens is in Top Rookie Conversation (Jennings)

>> Minkah Fitzpatrick Wins Ed Reed’s Most Dominant Award (Ed Reed)

>> Betting: Can Bills Cover Huge Spread? (Tank Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Steelers at Bills (Reynolds)

 

Miami at N.Y. Jets (1 p.m.)

>> Is Teddy Bridgewater Better Fit as Miami’s QB? (Wayne Chrebet, Laveranues Coles)

>> Tyreek Hill Tops NFL WR Power Rankings (McCreight)

>> The Tua Tagovailoa Injury Effect (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Zach Wilson Has to Use Legs More (Vick)

>> An Open Letter and Advice for Zach Wilson (Marc Trestman)

>> Fantasy: Stream Zach Wilson This Week (Maxx Forde)

>> Betting: Dolphins at Jets (Reynolds)

Chicago at Minnesota (1 p.m.)

>> Vikings heading in Right Direction (Gannon)

>> Justin Jefferson Back in Form (Gannon)

>> Betting: Bears at Vikings (Reynolds)

 

Tennessee at Washington (1 p.m.)

>> Fantasy: Keep Terry McLaurin in Lineups (Fewster)

>> Betting: Titans at Commanders (Reynolds)

 

Seattle at New Orleans (1 p.m.)

>> Geno Smith in Total Command of Seahawks (Smith)

>> Seattle Has One of League’s Most Efficient Offenses (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Betting: Seahawks at Saints (Reynolds)

 

San Francisco at Carolina (4:05 p.m.)

>> San Francisco On Top of Defense Power Rankings (McCreight)

>> 49ers Own NFL’s Most Efficient Defense (Sports Info Solutions)

>> San Francisco Has to Get George Kittle More Inviolved (Chase Daniel)

>> Fantasy: Trade for Kittle If You Can (Fewster)

>> Betting: Can Baker Mayfield Bounce Back? (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: 49ers at Panthers (Reynolds)

 

Philadelphia at Arizona (4:25 p.m.)

>> Eagles Top Contender in Season’s First Quarter (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Miles Sanders Has Most Favorable RB Matchup (George)

>> Keys to Slowing Down Jalen Hurts and Eagles’ Offense (Marvin Lewis, Mike Zimmer)

>> J.J. Watt Will Do What’s Best for His Health (Wade Phillips)

>> DFS: A.J. Brown or DeVonta Smith? (Jennings, Vanek)

>> Betting: Can Eagles Remain League’s Lone Unbeaten Team? (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Eagles at Cardinals (Reynolds)

 

Dallas at L.A. Rams (4:25 p.m.)

>> Rams vs. Cowboys Scouting Report (McCreight)

>> Explaining Dak Prescott’s Thumb Injury (Cassel)

>> Cooper Rush is Carrying Cowboys (Cassel, Trey Wingo)

>> Is Micah Parsons Next Lawrence Taylor? (Joe Banner)

>> How Can Rams Overcome Offensive Struggles? (Gannon)

>> Betting: A QB Controversy vs. a Super Bowl Slump (Williams, Farley)

>> Betting: Cowboys at Rams (Reynolds)

 

Cincinnati at Baltimore (8:20 p.m.)

>> Ravens vs. Bengals Scouting Report (McCreight)

>> Baltimore DBs vs. Cincinnati WRs is Top Matchup (Rod Woodson)

>> Bengals DC Lou Anarumo Discusses Team’s Season (Wingo)

>> Ravens Seeking Revenge in First Meeting with Bengals (Pagano)

>> Ravens Have Some Soul-Searching to Do (Reed)

>> DFS: Data to Know for Picking Bengals vs. Ravens (Vanek)

>> Betting: Bengals at Ravens (Reynolds)

 

Las Vegas at Kansas City (Monday, 8:15 p.m.)

>> Chiefs Have NFL’s Most Efficient Offense (Sports Info Solutions)

>> Raiders at Chiefs Scouting Report (McCreight)

>> How the Raiders Can Beat Kansas City (Gannon)

>> Shell Defenses Have Slowed Down Mahomes (Woodson)

>> Week 5 QB Power Rankings: Mahomes No. 1 (McCreight)

>> Is Patrick Mahomes an Alien? (Cassel, Wingo)

>> Monday Night DFS Showdown (Vanek)

>> How to Bet Raiders-Chiefs (Reynolds)

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