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Place Your Bets: Week 5

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    NEWSLETTERS

    If you live in Nevada, Oregon, Montana or Delaware, you're in luck. Otherwise, go to Canada or Europe and get your bet on for the NFL weekend! All games are Sunday unless otherwise noted.

    1. Baltimore (+3.5) at Indianapolis — Despite all the turmoil the Ravens have faced early this season, they've been really solid thanks to the play of Joe Flacco, the resurgence of veteran wideout Steve Smith and the Ravens' defense. The Colts have been good, and Andrew Luck has been great, but they haven't been as impressive as the Ravens.

    2. Arizona at Denver (-7.5) — Drew Stanton vs. Peyton Manning. In Denver. This has the makings of a blowout, even against a pretty good Cardinals defense. Both teams have had two weeks to prepare for one another as they are each coming off a bye. But give the Broncos a pretty big edge here, especially after the return of Wes Welker to add strength to an already powerful receivers corps.

    3. Cleveland (+2) at Tennessee — The Titans have not been at all impressive. The Browns have just one win, but they've been competitive all season. Cleveland also gets back starting running back Ben Tate this week, which will give them yet another option in the backfield.

    4. St. Louis (+6.5) at Philadelphia — The Eagles can't run the ball even though they have arguably the league's top running back. They also can't protect quarterback Nick Foles, who, at this rate isn't going to make it through the season in one piece. That's not a good combination against a Rams front seven that is one of the best young units in football. The Eagles might win this game, but it'll be a close one.

    5. Houston at Dallas (-6.5) — The Texans don't stop the run with my consistency, and that's an awful thing to have going for you when you're going into a matchup against DeMarco Murray and this mammoth Cowboys offensive line. Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been pretty mediocre, and Tony Romo has been great in his past two games. Give me the Cowboys.

    Last week: 3-2. 2014 season: 7-8.