2012 NFL Predictions: Week 5

October 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 5.

Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from that day. Full predictions to be released Saturday.

Last Week: 9-6
Last Week against the spread: 6-9

This Week: 11-3
This Week against the spread: 7-7

Overall: 46-31
Overall against the spread: 34-40-3

Arizona (4-0) at St. Louis (2-2)
Prediction: St. Louis 23, Arizona 17
Actual Score: St. Louis 17, Arizona 3
Spread Pick: St. Louis +2
Actual Score: St. Louis 17, Arizona 3

Miami Dolphins (1-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (3-1)
Prediction: Cincinnati 23, Miami 13
Actual Score: Miami 17, Cincinnati 13
Spread Pick: Cincinnati -3 1/2
Actual Score: Miami 17, Cincinnati 13

Green Bay Packers (2-2) at Indianapolis Colts (1-2)
Prediction: Green Bay 27, Indianapolis 23
Actual Score: Indianapolis 30, Green Bay 27
Spread Pick: Indianapolis +7
Actual Score: Indianapolis 30, Green Bay 27

Baltimore Ravens (3-1) at Kansas City Chiefs (1-3)
Prediction: Baltimore 27, Kansas City 20
Actual Score: Baltimore 9, Kansas City 6
Spread Pick: Baltimore -6 1/2
Actual Score: Baltimore 9, Kansas City 6

Atlanta Falcons (4-0) at Washington Redskins (2-2)
Prediction: Atlanta 23, Washington 20
Actual Score: Atlanta 24, Washington 17
Spread Pick: Washington +3
Actual Score: Atlanta 24, Washington 17

Cleveland Browns (0-4) at New York Giants (2-2)
Prediction: NY Giants 24, Cleveland 9
Actual Score: NY Giants 41, Cleveland 27
Spread Pick: NY Giants -8
Actual Score: NY Giants 41, Cleveland 27

Philadelphia Eagles (3-1) at Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 20, Philadelphia 17
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 16, Philadelphia 14
Spread Pick: Philadelphia +3 1/2
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 16, Philadelphia 14

Seattle Seahawks (2-2) at Carolina Panthers (1-3)
Prediction: Carolina 23, Seattle 20
Actual Score: Seattle 16, Carolina 12
Spread Pick: Carolina -3
Actual Score: Seattle 16, Carolina 12

Chicago Bears (3-1) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-3)
Prediction: Chicago 34, Jacksonville 10
Actual Score: Chicago 41, Jacksonville 3
Spread Pick: Chicago -6
Actual Score: Chicago 41, Jacksonville 3

Tennessee Titans (1-3) at Minnesota Vikings (3-1)
Prediction: Minnesota 24, Tennessee 17
Actual Score: Minnesota 30, Tennessee 7
Spread Pick: Minnesota -6
Actual Score: Minnesota 30, Tennessee 7

Denver Broncos (2-2) at New England Patriots (2-2)
Prediction: New England 27, Denver 24
Actual Score: New England 31, Denver 21
Spread Pick: Denver +7
Actual Score: New England 31, Denver 21

Buffalo Bills (2-2) at San Francisco 49ers (3-1)
Prediction: San Francisco 28, Buffalo 13
Actual Score: San Francisco 45, Buffalo 3
Spread Pick: San Francisco -10
Actual Score: San Francisco 45, Buffalo 3

San Diego Chargers (3-1) at New Orleans Saints (0-4)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, San Diego 24
Actual Score: New Orleans 31, San Diego 24
Spread Pick: San Diego +4
Actual Score: New Orleans 31, San Diego 24

Houston Texans (4-0) at New York Jets (2-2)
Prediction: Houston 31, NY Jets 20
Actual Score: Houston 23, NY Jets 17
Spread Pick: Houston -9
Actual Score: Houston 23, NY Jets 17