The week six schedule in the NFL will offer bettors some fascinating matchups to contemplate. It will also give bettors a chance to make a little bit of history, one way or the other.
Philadelphia Eagles @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
This game is going to be overshadowed by the fact that Tampa Bay is a team in disarray. Head coach Greg Schiano has, by all appearances, lost his team, chiefly due to the fallout from his contentious relationship with former quarterback Josh Freeman, who just signed a deal with the Minnesota Vikings. There’s nothing stable about the Bucs and their offense in particular. Philadelphia watched quarterback Michael Vick get injured this past Sunday in a win over the New York Giants, but backup Nick Foles was up to the challenge in the fourth quarter of that confrontation. Foles should be able to win this game (or perhaps “not lose it”) for the Eagles. Tampa Bay has to make plays on defense, because it can’t expect much from its offense.
Green Bay Packers @ Baltimore Ravens
This feels like a toss-up no matter how you look at it. Green Bay is an unimpressive 2-2, and its offense didn’t function that well this past weekend against Detroit. The Ravens are 3-2 after a big win in Miami, but their offense is still not scoring many touchdowns. Joe Flacco has to be able to keep pace with Aaron Rodgers and play with a level of precision that he has not yet shown this season. The Packers are a three-point favorite on the NFL odds in this one.
Jacksonville Jaguars @ Denver Broncos
This game has a 28.5-point NFL betting spread at the moment, the largest in NFL history. Moreover, taking the Broncos seems wise. Jacksonville left tackle Luke Joeckel has been sidelined for an extensive period of time due to an injury, meaning that it will be hard for the Jaguars to protect their quarterback in this game. If Jacksonville can’t score against Denver’s defense, the Broncos should easily cover the number.
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