Week 5 of the 2020 NFL regular season is officially underway, and picks are in for the DraftKings Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship. The Bears beat the Buccaneers to open the week on Thursday Night Football, and the upset cost 65 people an early point. Congrats to the 88 folks who picked the Bears to cover!
The DK contest runs through Week 16 and requires entrants pick five games per week against the spread. They can skip two weeks during the 16-week schedule as byes, but otherwise, they’re making five picks per week. The lines are set on Wednesday and remains static until the games kick off.
This week, the betting public is heavily backing the Browns and Bengals in the DraftKings Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship. 41.4 percent of all entries are taking the Browns to cover as slim underdogs to the Colts, and 37.1 percent of entries are taking the Bengals as double digit dogs against the Ravens. Raiders as a road dog is third at 33.5 percent.
The Titans, Patriots, and Broncos were the least popular picks in Week 5, but Covid-19 has thrown all of that for a loop. The Chiefs, Ravens, and Saints are the three least popular picks among teams definitely playing.
Good luck to all in Week 5!
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