Here are OddsFanatic’s 2021 NFL Betting Tips Week 5 for you!
Odds/Point Spread: Chiefs (-3.5)
The Buffalo Bills are 3-1 this season. The Bills defeated the Texans by a score of 40-0 in their most recent game. Josh Allen threw for 248 yards with two touchdowns against the Chiefs. He was 20 of 29 for a QB rate of 103.8 and 1 interception. The Bills’ Devin Singletary was the team’s leading rusher with 14 carries for 79 yards (5.6ypa). Stefon Diggs had 7 catches for 114 yards and a 16.3 average, as he hauled in 7 passes.
The Bills ran the ball 40 times for a total of 199 yards, which translates to an average of 5.0 yards per attempt. Overall, they ran 71 plays for 450 yards. The Bills surrendered 11 pass completions on 21 attempts for 61 yards and a completion percentage of 52.4 percent. On the ground, the Bills allowed 48 yards on 18 tries, which comes out to 2.7 yards per carry given up.
The Bills have 1,616 total yards this season. As a team, the Bills have 53 first downs and have been flagged 22 times for 194 yards. In terms of touchdown scores, the Bills have 9 through the air and 6 on the ground. The Bills have given up four touchdowns on defense (2 INTs and 2 fumbles lost). They are 5th in the NFL with an average of 145.3 yards on the ground as a unit. The Buffalo Bills average 33.5 points per game during the course of a game, which is why they’re known for putting up big numbers on the scoreboard.
The Bills are first in the NFL when it comes to team defense, allowing only 11.0 points per game. This season, the opposing offenses are averaging 3.2 yards each rush and 68.0 yards on the ground per game. They’ve given up 272 yards on the ground in 4 games this season. In terms of passing yards, the Bills have given up 595, which makes them first in the NFL. They’re allowing 148.8 yards through the air per game, with a completion percentage of 56.2 percent. Overall, the Bills are surrendering 216.8 yards per game, which puts them first in the league. They’ve scored 3 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown.
The Chiefs are 2-2 this season, having won their first and last game in this NFL season so far. The Chiefs won by a final of 42-30 when they faced the Eagles in their most recent game. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes (5 TDs) completed 24-30 passes for 278 yards and a touchdown while having a 131 QB rating. He threw one interception and had a longest pass completion of 44 yards.
The star of the week was Tyreek Hill, who caught 11 passes for 186 yards (16.9 yards per catch) and two touchdowns. Clyde Edwards-Helaire carried the football 14 times for 102 yards for Kansas City, gaining 7.3 yds every attempt. The Chiefs gained 471 yards in the game, with 63 plays (7.5 yards per play). Kansas City went for 6.3 yards per tote against the Eagles, totaling 200 yards on 32 carries. The Chiefs allowed 19 rushing attempts for 103 yards (5.4 yards per carry) during the game against Philadelphia. The defense allowed a 66.7 completion rate and 358 passing yards per game.
The Chiefs are 3rd in the league, averaging 33.5 points per game during the first half of this season. Kansas City have 1,189 passing yards this season, good for 5th among all NFL teams, along with an average of 297.3 pass yards per game. They have rushed for 521 yards this year, averaging 130.3 yards per game on the ground. The Chiefs have an average of 427.5 yards per game, placing them second in the NFL. Kansas City has incurred 184 penalty yards on 23 infractions, which is 25th in the NFL in terms of assisting the opponent. They’ve thrown 4 interceptions and lost 3 fumbles, yet they’ve scored 68 first downs.
The Chiefs give up 31.3 points per game, putting them in 31st place in the NFL. For the season, Kansas City has permitted a total of 584 yards on the ground (146.0 per game) as well as 8 rushing touchdowns. They’ve given up 7 pass touchdowns and 291.8 yards each game, putting them 27th in the league. The Chiefs’ defense has been on the field for 255 plays, which is 18th in the NFL. They have given up 125 points this season. For the season, their defense has recorded four turnovers (one fumble recovery and three interceptions).
Who will win the Buffalo Bills/Kansas City Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Bills +3.5
The Tennessee Titans are 2-2 this season. In their most recent game, the Titans lost to the Jets by a score of 27-24 in Week 4. Tennessee’s Ryan Tannehill threw for 298 yards with one touchdown in Sunday’s 27-24 loss to New York. He completed 30 of 49 passes for a rating of 85.2, and he didn’t throw any interceptions in the contest. Derrick Henry was Tennessee’s top rusher with 33 rushes for 157 yards (4.8 yards per carry).
By averaging 9.3 yards per catch, Jeremy McNichols gathered 74 yards on 8 receptions. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball 37 times and gained 177 yards, which is a 4.8-yard average per tote. They produced 93 plays throughout the game, for a total of 430 yards. Tennessee gave up 21 completions on 34 attempts for 289 yards and a completion percentage of 61.8 percent. The Titans gave up 66 yards on 25 rushes, which is 2.6 yards per rush allowed in the rushing game.
The Tennessee Titans have compiled 1,578 yards this season. As a unit, the Titans have 56 first downs and 24 infractions for 224 yards. Tennessee has scored 5 aerial and 5 rushing touchdowns this season in terms of scoring touchdowns. The Titans have handed the ball to the other team 7 times, with 3 interceptions and 4 fumbles lost. They’re strong in the ground game, averaging 163.8 yards rushing per game, which puts them fourth in the NFL. In terms of scoring, the Tennessee Titans average 23.8 points per game.
The Titans are 26th in the NFL when it comes to opposing teams scoring, giving up 27.8 PPG. For the season, the opposition is averaging 3.9 yards on each rushing attempt and 91.5 yards on the ground per game. They’ve given up 356 rushing yards in four games this season. The Titans have given up 1,067 yards through the air, putting them 23rd in the NFL. They’ve given up 266.8 yards through the air and allowed a 61.9 percent completion rate. So far this season they’re giving up 358.3 yards each game, putting them 17th in the football league. Tennessee has given up eight touchdowns through the air and five on the ground.
The Jaguars are 0-4 for the season. In their most recent game, the Jaguars fell by a score of 24-21 against the Bengals. Trevor Lawrence had 204 yards of total offense and a rating of 96.5. He didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest completion was 52 yards long. He completed 17 of 24 passes. Laviska Shenault Jr. was a target for the Jaguars, catching 6 passes for 99 yards (16.5 yards per catch).
Jacksonville’s James Robinson ran the rock 18 times for 78 yards, totalling 4.3 yds per carry in the loss to the Bengals. The Jaguars gained 341 yards in the game, with 55 plays (6.2 yds per play). The Jaguars’ rushing attack struggled mightily in the recent game with a meager 4.6 yards per carry. On 30 rushes, they managed to accumulate just 139 yards. Jacksonville allowed 78 yards (3.5 yards per carry) on 22 attempts. The passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 78.1 percent, with 342 yards on 25 out of 32 passes.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are ranked 26th in the league when it comes to how many points they score, with 18.5 points per game. The Jaguars have thrown 837 yards in total this season, with an average of 209.3 passing yards per game, placing them 27th in the NFL. They average 112.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 449 this season. Jacksonville rank 23rd in the NFL with 321.5 yards per game, and their offensive production never really took off. The Jaguars’ offense has accumulated 206 penalty yards on 23 infractions, which is 27th in the NFL when it comes to committing mistakes. They’ve surrendered 2 fumbles and 7 picks, while takeaways has resulted in 37 first downs.
For the season, Jacksonville has given up 425 yards rushing (106.3 yards/game) and six touchdowns by ground. They have given up 6 touchdowns through the air and have allowed 312.3 yards per game, which ranks them 30th in the league. On the season, their defense has recorded one takeaway (1 interception). They’ve given up a total of 115 points. The Jaguars’ defense has gone through 261 plays, placing them 22nd in the NFL. Jacksonville are giving up 28.8 points per game, putting them 27th in the NFL standings.
Who will win the Tennessee Titans/Jacksonville Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Jaguars +7.5
Odds/Point Spread: Raiders (-7.5)
The Chicago Bears are 2-2 on the season heading into their game against the Raiders. The Bears defeated the Lions 24-14 in their most recent game. Jordan Fields connected on 11/17 for 209 yards through the air. He recorded an 82.7 percent QB rate and was intercepted once. The Bears’ David Montgomery was the team leader for rushing yards with 23 carries for 106 yards (4.6 yards per carry).
Darnell Mooney accumulated 125 receiving yards on 5 catches for a 25.0-yard average. The Bears ran the ball 39 times for 188 yards, which translates to 4.8 yards per carry. On that day, they put up 57 plays for 373 yards. Chicago gave up 24 pass completions on 38 attempts for 258 yards, with a completion percentage of 63.2 percent. The Bears gave up 90 yards on 25 attempts, yielding an average of 3.6 yards per run allowed in the rushing game.
The Chicago Bears’ 16.0 points per game and they average 122.8 yards on the ground as a team, which puts them 10th in the NFL. In this NFL season the Bears have 948 total yards this season. As a unit, the Bears have 27 first downs and 22 penalties for 200 yards. They’ve given up the ball four times, three of which have been three interceptions and one a fumble. Chicago has scored one touchdown through the air and five on the ground thus far this season. The Bears rank 10th in the NFL in team defense, giving up 22.8 points per game.
Chicago is allowing 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 112.0 rushing yards each game this season. They’ve given up 448 rushing yards through four games. The Bears have given up 952 yards through the air, putting them 15th in the NFL. They’ve given up 238.0 yards through the air and have given up a 65.6 percent completion percentage. The Bears allowed 350.0 yards per game thus far this season, which puts them 12th in the NFL. They’ve given up 8 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns.
The Las Vegas Raiders are 3-1 in 2021 NFL season. The Raiders lost 28-14 when they faced the Chargers last time out. Josh Jacobs rushed the ball 13 times for 40 yards and had 3.1 yds per carry in Las Vegas’ loss to Los Angeles. The Raiders’ leading receiver was Hunter Renfrow, who gathered 6 catches for 45 yards (7.5 yards per reception). Derek Carr completed 21 of 34 passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns, while his quarterback rating was 84.9.
He had one interception and a longest completion of 51 yards. Las Vegas had 34 run attempts for 168 yards (4.9 yard per rush). The Las Vegas Raiders’ pass defense allowed a completion rate of 64.1 percent, giving up 212 yards on 25 for 39 passing in the game. They had a total of 213 yards on 56 plays (3.8 yards per play). In week four the Raiders had a rough day as they rushed for 2.7 yards per carry and finished with 48 yards on 18 attempts.
The Las Vegas Raiders have an average of 406.5 yards per game, placing them fifth in the NFL. They average 80.5 yards on the ground per game and have carried it 322 yards this season. The Las Vegas attack has committed 264 yards of penalties and 30 infractions, putting them in the top five in the NFL in terms of giving up free yardage. They’ve recovered 3 picks while allowing opponents to recover zero fumbles, and they’ve scored 60 touchdowns. Through four weeks of play this season, the team has amassed 1,304 yards through the air and an average of 326.0 passing yards per game, placing them 2nd in the NFL. In terms of how well they perform, the Raiders rank 9th in the NFL with a scoring average of 26.0 points per game.
The team is allowing 529 rushing yards per game (132.3 yards per game) and six touchdowns on the ground this season. They’ve given up five passing touchdowns and have allowed 229.5 yards per game, putting them 14th in the NFL. Las Vegas have already picked up three takeaways (two fumbles recovered and one interception), which is good. They have allowed 100 points this season. Raiders’ defense has been on the field for 276 plays, which is 27th in the league. They are giving up 25.0 points per game, putting them 21st in the NFL.
Who will win the Chicago Bears/Las Vegas Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Raiders -7.5
Odds/Point Spread: Chargers (-1.5)
The Cleveland Browns enter Week 5 with a 3-1 record this season. The last game the Browns played was against the Vikings, in which they won by a score of 14-7. The best rusher for the Browns was Nick Chubb, who rushed for 100 yards on 21 carries (4.8 yards per carry). By removing the zero-target game, Rashard Higgins’ stats improved considerably. He left with an average of 15.8 yards per catch after accounting for 63 yards on 4 catches.
Baker Mayfield went 15 of 33 for 155 yards with no interceptions. He had a QB rating of 59.5 and did not throw a mistake during the game. The Browns gave up 65 yards on 23 rushes, or 2.8 yards per run allowed. In the last game, the Browns allowed 20 completions on 38 attempts for 190 yards and a completion percentage of 52.6 against the Vikings. They ran 74 plays for 327 yards in the four quarters before the final whistle. The Cleveland Browns ran the ball 38 times for 184 yards, which equates to an average of 4.8 yards per carry.
The Browns have amassed 1,557 yards in total this season. Cleveland has scored 46 first downs and committed 25 infractions for a loss of 278 yards. Cleveland has scored two touchdowns through the air and nine rushing touchdowns to reach the goal line. They’ve given the ball away four times, resulting in two interceptions and two fumbles. As a unit, the Browns are averaging 177.0 yards on the ground, which is first in the league. The Cleveland Browns average 25.0 points per game in the endzone.
In terms of opposing offenses scoring, the Browns are in fourth place in the NFL with 16.8 points per game allowed. They average 3.1 yards per carry on the ground and 66.5 rushing yards each game this NFL season. In four games, they have given up 266 rushing yards thus far. The Browns have given up 735 yards through the air, putting them in third place in the NFL. Through the air, they’ve given up 183.8 yards per game and a completion percentage of 57.7%. During the season, they’re giving up 250.3 yards each game which puts them in second place in the NFL. The Browns have given up 6 air scores and 2 on the ground.
The Chargers enter this game with a 3-1 record. The Chargers won their previous game by a final score of 28-14 when they faced the Raiders. Justin Herbert (3 TDs) went 25/38 for 222 yards, while his quarterback rating was 107.6. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his longest connection went 34 yards. Austin Ekeler ran the football 15 times for 117 yards and finished with 7.8 yards per attempt for Los Angeles in a 28-14 win over Las Vegas on Sunday.
The Chargers targeted Keenan Allen frequently, catching 7 of his 36 passes for 36 yards (5.1 yds per catch). The Los Angeles Chargers rushed for 4.9 yards per carry, finishing the game with 168 yards on 34 rushes. They managed 380 yards on 75 plays (5.1 yds per play). The Chargers’ pass defense gave up a completion rate of 61.8 percent, allowing 165 yards in 21 out of 34 passing attempts. Los Angeles gave up 18 rushes for 48 yards (2.7 yds each carry).
The Los Angeles Chargers’ offense is ranked 15th in the NFL, generating 23.8 points per game. The Chargers have amassed a total of 1,134 yards through the pass and an average of 283.5 passing yards per game thus far in the season, which ranks them 6th in the league. In terms of rushing, the Chargers have an average of 107.5 yards per game and have carried the ball for 430 yards in total. They have an average of 391.0 yards per game, which is 11th in the NFL. The Los Angeles squad has a penalty yardage of 348 on 33 infractions, which is third in the NFL. They’ve given away three picks, but they’ve lost one fumble and scored 62 first downs.
The Chargers are giving up 18.5 points per game, putting them No. 7 in the NFL. For the season, the Chargers have permitted 558 rushing yards (139.5 yards per game) and two touchdowns on the ground. They’ve given up six passing touchdowns and 192.5 yards per game, putting them fifth in the NFL. The Chargers’ defense played 241 snaps, placing them 9th in the league. They have given up 74 points in 4 games. They’ve accumulated 7 takeaways (3 fumbles and 4 interceptions) this year.
Who will win the Cleveland Browns/Los Angeles Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Browns +1.5
Odds/Point Spread: Ravens (-6.5)
This season, the Indianapolis Colts are 1-3. Last week, the Colts won their last game against the Dolphins by a score of 27-17. Carson Wentz finished the game with a passer rating of 115.1 after going 24-of-32 for 228 yards with two touchdowns. And he didn’t throw an interception in the contest. Indianapolis’ offense was led by running back Jonathan Taylor, who rushed for a team-high 16 attempts for 103 yards (6.4 yards per carry).
By averaging 9.8 yards per catch, Michael Pittman Jr. accumulated 59 yards on six receptions. The Indianapolis Colts ran the ball 33 times for 139 yards, or 4.2 yards per carry, against the Miami Dolphins. They produced 67 plays for a total of 349 yards in the game. They gave up 20 completions on 30 attempts for 168 yards and a 66.7 completion rate. The Colts gave up 35 yards on 16 rushes, an average of 2.2 yards per rush surrendered on the ground.
In terms of scoring touchdowns, the Indianapolis Colts are averaging 20.8 points per game. The Colt, on offense, average 112.0 yards on the ground, which is 15th in the NFL. Indianapolis has accumulated 1,304 yards in total this season. They have generated 44 first downs as an offense and committed 17 infractions for a total of 193 yards. They’ve given up the ball four times (2 interceptions and 2 fumbles). Indianapolis has scored 5 passing and 2 rushing touchdowns this season with regards to scoring stats.
The Colts have given up 867 yards, which is ninth in the NFL, when it comes to passing yardage. They are giving up 216.8 yards per game through the air, with a completion percentage of 68.2 percent. They’ve already given up over 330 yards in each game this season, bringing them to eighth in the NFL. The Colts have scored 11 passing and one rushing touchdowns. They’ve given up an average of 4.2 yards on each rushing attempt and 114.0 yards on the ground per game this year. Overall, they have given up 456 rushing yards through four games. The Colts are ranked 16th in the NFL in terms of team defense, giving up 24.3 points per game.
The Ravens are 3-1 this season, having won their most recent game against the Broncos with a final score of 23-7. Lamar Jackson (1 TD) gained 316 yards on 22 of 37 passes, with a QB rate of 96.2, in the Ravens’ 23-7 victory over the Broncos. He didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest connection went for 49 yards. Marquise Brown was the Ravens’ top pass-catcher in this game, catching four passes for 91 yards (22.8 yds per catch).
Latavius Murray rushed for 59 yards on 18 carries, averaging 3.3 yards per rush. The Ravens obtained 406 yards, which translates to 5.8 yards per play (70 plays). Baltimore Ravens rushed for 3.4 yards per carry and gained 102 yards on 30 rushes. The Ravens allowed 17 rushing attempts for 106 yards (6.2 yds per rush). The Baltimore defense gave up a completion rate of 51.4 percent and surrendered 148 yards on 19 of 37 passing.
The Ravens, as you might expect, are eighth in the NFL when it comes to points scored with 26.3 per game. Baltimore has 1,022 passing yards and 255.5 yards per game through the air throughout the season, placing them 13th in the NFL. The offense averages 164.5 yards on the ground, and they’ve rushed for 658 in 4 games. The Baltimore Ravens rank fourth in the NFL with 420.0 yards gained per game. Baltimore has 250 penalty yards on 25 infractions, which is 16th in the NFL when it comes to committing errors. They’ve committed three turnovers and allowed their opponents to recover two fumbles, and they’ve accumulated 46 first downs.
Baltimore’s ground game has given up 343 rushing yards (85.8 per game) and five touchdowns this season. They have given up six touchdowns through the pass and 273 yards/game, placing them 24th in the NFL. The Baltimore’s defense has four turnovers this season (1 fumble and 3 interceptions). This season, they have given up 92 points in total.The Ravens defense has been on the field for 248 plays, which ranks 11th in the league. The Ravens are giving up 23 points per game, which has them ranked 12th in the NFL.
Who will win the Indianapolis Colts/Baltimore Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Ravens -6.5