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NFL football pool, pick’em, office pool, confidence picks: Back the Lions in Week 5, 2023

There are several intriguing storylines heading into Week 5 of the 2023 NFL schedule, which only adds excitement to Week 5 NFL office pool picks. Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears are still searching for their first victory and will travel to the nation’s capital to play Sam Howell and the Washington Commanders on Thursday Night Football. Meanwhile, Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles will try to start the season 5-0 with a victory over the Los Angeles Rams on the road.

The Eagles are 5-point favorites over the Rams in the Week 5 NFL odds according to the SportsLine Consensus. Will Philadelphia stay undefeated and cover the spread on the road, and which other teams should you target as you make your NFL confidence pool picks? Before you make your NFL predictions, you need to see the Week 5 NFL football pool picks from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up well over $7,000 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception. The model enters Week 5 of the 2023 NFL season on an incredible 168-118 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. It is also on a 22-10 roll on top-rated NFL picks since Week 7 of last season.

The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past six years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94% of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up. 

Now, the model has simulated the entire Week 5 NFL schedule 10,000 times and generated its optimal NFL pick’em plays. Head to SportsLine to see them now.

Top Week 5 NFL office pool predictions

One of the top Week 5 NFL predictions from the model: The Detroit Lions (-9) comfortably beat the Carolina Panthers at home. The Lions are coming off a convincing 34-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers last Thursday. Running back David Montgomery had a strong showing in Detroit’s win, rushing 32 times for 121 yards and three touchdowns. 

The Lions will enter Sunday’s showdown averaging 26.5 points per game, which ranks eighth in the NFL. Quarterback Jared Goff is completing 69.5% of his passes for 1,029 yards and six touchdowns through the first four games this season.

The Panthers, meanwhile, have struggled mightily on the road, losing 12 of their last 14 away games. In addition, Carolina has lost four of its last five games against opponents from the NFC. SportsLine’s model expects Detroit’s offense to rack up over 350 total yards on Sunday, helping the Lions win outright in well over 70% of simulations. See the rest of the model’s Week 5 NFL pool picks here.

How to make Week 5 NFL office pool picks

The model also made the call on every other Week 5 NFL game and has strong picks for potentially close NFL matchups like Cowboys vs. 49ers, Saints vs. Patriots, and Packers vs. Raiders. It’s also calling for several favorites to struggle big-time. You can only see all of the model’s NFL pool picks here.

So who should you pick in every Week 5 NFL game, and which favorites should you avoid? Visit SportsLine now to get optimal NFL office pool picks, all from a proven computer model that has returned over $7,000 since its inception, and find out.

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