The Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-4 both SU and ATS on the season, and bettors are siding with their opponent this week as they look to crack into the win column at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
According to the NFL Consensus Picks here at VSB 62% of the support on the Steelers vs. Jaguars matchup has been thrown to Pittsburgh, which was set at -7 on the NFL odds heading into Thursday night. Jacksonville, though, is 6-2 ATS in its last eight games against the Steelers, giving some hope to their supporters on the betting lines.
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The Atlanta Falcons are also sitting with 62% support as a road underdog against the New York Giants, with the Cincinnati Bengals picking up 60% support in their game against the New England Patriots. The Bengals vs. Patriots matchup had opened at New England -2.5, but was bet up to a pick’em by the end of the week.
Other picks on the NFL Consensus at VSB include Green Bay over Minnesota (59%), San Diego over the Jets (59%), and Chicago over Carolina (57%).
As for the totals for this week, each of the Ravens vs. Colts, Steelers vs. Jaguars, and Jets vs. Chargers games are leaning heavily toward the OVER, with the OVER going 6-2 for totals bettors in six of the last eight games between New York and San Diego.
The top UNDER consensus pick is in the Arizona at Denver matchup, with the total for that game at 47.5 heading into the weekend. The UNDER is 4-1 in Arizona’s last five games as a road underdog and 4-1 in Denver’s last five games as a home favorite. However, the OVER is 6-0 in the last six games between the two teams.
Check out the latest Consensus Picks for Week 5 of the NFL season right here.