For Week 6 of the NFL season, let's preview the teams win 4 wins and 1 loss as there are no undefeated teams remaining after Week 5. The teams are the San Diego Chargers, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Dallas Cowboys, who all play on Sunday.
The first 4-1 team we preview, is the San Diego Chargers (1st AFC West) playing the Oakland Raiders 0-4 (4th in AFC West) with the game played at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland California at 4:05 PM ET on CBS TV as the two divisional rivals meet.
Presently the early odds have the Chargers as favorites at -8 against the Raiders with the game total at 43 and the ML -310. The last game for Oakland was at home against the Miami Dolphins 2-2 (3rd AFC East) which they lost 38-14 as Oakland failed to cover as +4 underdog, and the total of 52 points was good for those that took the game going over.
In the Chargers last game they shutout the New York Jets 1-4 (4th AFC West) 31-0 in New York and they covered the favorites -7 spread and the total of 31 was a winner for the under bettors.
The team leader for the Chargers is QB Rivers, who to date has completed 116 of 165 passes for 1,443 yards and 12 touchdowns. RB Oliver has had 31 carries for 148 yards and 1 TD, while Receiver Royal has 20 receptions for 276 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Oakland leaders are QB Carr to date completing 84 of 133 passes for 734 total yards with 4 touchdowns. RB McFadden with 45 carries for 151 yards and 1 TD, while Receiver Jones has had 21 receptions for 272 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Chargers team record is 4-1 SU (Straight Up), 5-0 ATS (Against the Spread) with current winning streak of 4 consecutive games, 5-0 ATS in last 5 games, 9-2 SU in last 11 games, while in the last 5 of 7 games they have went under the total and they are also 5-0 in last road games.
Oakland’s team record is 0-4 SU (Straight Up), 2-2 ATS (Against the Spread) and has a current losing streak of it last 4 consecutive games, while in last 8 games they are 2-6 ATS and in last 5 games 0-5 SU. The team total has been under 4 times in the last 6 games and in last 5 home games they are 0-5 ATS.
The second team with a 4-1 record this weekend is the Philadelphia Eagles 4-1 (1st NFC East) playing the New York Giants 3-2 (3rd NFC East) with the game being played at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 8:30 PM ET on NBC TV on Sunday the 12th of October 2014.
The early odds have the Eagles favorites at -2 ½ with the total at 50 and the ML -150 on Philadelphia. The Eagles won their last game against the Saint Louis Rams 1-3 (4th NFC West) and the covered the -4 spread with the total of 62 sent the game over for bettors.
In their last game the Giants won their game at home against the feisty Atlanta Falcons 2-3 (2nd NFC South) at 30-20 and New York covered their favorite -4 point spread the total of 50 was a under winner for the bettors.
The team leaders for the Giants are QB Manning, who to date has completed 112 of 169 passes for 1,174 yards and 11 touchdowns. RB Jennings had 91 carries for 396 total yards and 2 touchdowns, while Receiver Cruz has 21 receptions to date for 321 yards and a TD.
The Eagles leaders are QB Foles who has completed 120 of 203 passes for 1,380 total yards and 8 touchdowns. RB McCoy has 94 carries for 273 yards and 1 TD, while Receiver Maclin has 25 receptions for 429 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Giants record thus far is 3-2 SU (Straight Up), 3-2 ATS (Against the Spread) with a 3 game consecutive winning streak, while in their last 7 games they are 5-2 ATS, and 5-2 in last 7 games, and while on the road they are also 5-2 ATS and 4-2 SU in the last 6 road games.
Eagles team record is 4-1 SU, 4-1 ATS and it their last 5 games 4-1 ATS, while they are also 4-1 SU in last 5 games. Their total in 4 of last 5 games has been over and they are 4-2 ATS in last 6 home games.
The third team holding a 4-1 record going into week 6 is the Dallas Cowboys (1st NFC East) playing the Seattle Seahawks 3-1 (1st NFC West) on Sunday the 12th of October also at the CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington with game time at 4:25 PM ET on Fox TV. This might just be the best game of the weekend as both teams fight to stay in the win column.
The current odds for this game have the Seahawks a favorite at -9 ½ points with the total presently at 47. The Seahawks in their last game traveled to Washington to play the Redskins 1-4 (4th NFC East) winning the game 27-17 and covering the favorite spread of -7 and the total 44 favored the under bettors.
The Cowboys at home in their last game, beat the Houston Texans 3-2 (1st AFC South) in OT 20-17 and Dallas was unable to cover the favorite spread at -5 and the total of 37 was a winner for the under bettors.
The Dallas team leaders are QB Romo who to date has completed 110 of 159 passes for 1,260 total yards and 9 touchdowns. RB Murray has 130 carries for 670 yards and 5 touchdowns, while Receiver Bryant has 32 receptions for 376 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Dallas team record to date is 4-1 SU (Straight Up), 3-2 ATS (Against the Spread) while winning 4 consecutive games. The Cowboys in last 6 games are 4-2 ATS and 4-1 SU in last 5 games with their game total in 5 of last 7 game has went under, and they in last 5 road games are 4-1 SU.
Whereas Seattle’s record in 3-1 SU, 3-1 ATS and in last 6 games they are 5-1 ATS. In last 8 games 7-1 SU and their total in 9 of last 12 games as went under, while in last 5 home games they were 4-1 ATS.