Week 5 NFL Picks Straight Up: Our Experts Like Weekend’s Biggest Favorites, Split on Packers-Lions

Oct 07, 2018 8:00 PM EDT
  • Our experts make Week 5 NFL picks -- straight up -- for every game on Sunday and Monday.
  • Our staffers like big favorites throughout the weekend but are split on the two pick'ems: Broncos-Jets and Packers-Lions.
  • Two of our 10 panelists like the Browns to upset the Ravens as home underdogs, while only one likes Cowboys overs Texans.

The Action Network staff continues to make picks — straight up — for every game this season. Week 5 is up next.

Here’s our panel of 10 experts making picks this week: BlackJack Fletcher, Chad MillmanChris Raybon, Geoff Schwartz, Ian Hartitz, Jonathan Bales, Stuckey, Peter Jennings, PJ Walsh and Sean Koerner.

Week 5 NFL Picks


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Sunday, Oct. 7

Denver Broncos at New York Jets (PK)

Broncos (5): Fletcher, Jennings, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz

Jets (5): Bales, Hartitz, Koerner, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on CBS


Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (PK)

Lions (6): Hartitz, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Stuckey, Walsh

Packers (4): Bales, Fletcher, Jennings, Schwartz

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on FOX


New York Giants at Carolina Panthers (-6.5)

Panthers (10): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on FOX


Tennessee Titans (-5.5) at Buffalo Bills

Titans (9): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Stuckey, Walsh

Bills (1): Schwartz

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on CBS


Atlanta Falcons at Pittsburgh Steelers (-3)

Steelers (9): Bales, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Falcons (1): Fletcher

Kickoff at 1 p.m. on FOX


Baltimore Ravens (-3) at Cleveland Browns

Ravens (8): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Walsh

Browns (2): Koerner, Stuckey

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on CBS


Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (-6)

Bengals (10): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on CBS


Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs (-3)

Chiefs (6): Bales, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon

Jaguars (4): Fletcher, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on CBS

Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers (-5.5)

Chargers (10): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 4:05 p.m. ET on CBS


Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles (-3)

Eagles (7): Bales, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz

Vikings (3): Fletcher, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX


Los Angeles Rams (-7.5) at Seattle Seahawks

Rams (9): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Stuckey, Walsh

Seahawks (1): Schwartz

Kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX


Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers (-4)

Cardinals (5): Fletcher, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey

49ers (5): Bales, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Walsh

Kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX


Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans (-3)

Texans (9): Bales, Fletcher, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Cowboys (1): Hartitz

Kickoff at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC


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Monday, Oct. 8

Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints (-6.5)

Saints (10): Bales, Fletcher, Hartitz, Jennings, Koerner, Millman, Raybon, Schwartz, Stuckey, Walsh

Kickoff at 8:15 p.m. ET on ESPN


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