|2012 NFL Week 5: Falcons vs. Redskins Betting Odds, Spread & Totals|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 14:30|
Falcons vs. Redskins Week 5 Odds
WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) – The Falcons will put their undefeated record on the line on Sunday when they visit the Redskins at 1:00PM ET.
ATLANTA: With their 30-28 victory over the Panthers last Sunday, the Falcons remained a perfect 4-0 on the season. That said, it was the first time this season Atlanta failed to cover the spread, as the Falcons were favored by 7 and needed a remarkable last-minute comeback to pull off the victory. Tony Gonzalez leads the team with three touchdowns while Michael Turner has rushed for 257 yards and Matt Ryan has thrown for 1,162 in just four games. Roddy White leads the team in receptions with 413 and John Abraham has tallied three sacks in four games while safety Thomas DeCoud already has three interceptions. The Falcons are 3-1 against the spread this season while the over is 2-2 in Atlanta’s four games.
WASHINGTON: The Redskins pulled off a 24-22 comeback against the Buccaneers last week after blowing a sizeable lead. They’re now 2-2 on the season and 2-2 against the spread, while the over has hit in all four of their games thus far. Rookie Robert Griffin III leads the team with 1,070 passing yards and four total touchdowns, while Alfred Morris has rushed for 376 yards and Fred Davis leads the team with 212 receiving yards. Defensively, Ryan Kerrigan has three sacks and Reed Doughty has one interception.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Falcons as 3-point road favorites over the Redskins, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 50.5 points. Atlanta is 4-0 overall and 2-0 on the road, while Washington is 2-2 overall and 0-1 at home.
TRENDS: The Redskins are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games in October and 2-6 ATS in their last eight home games. The Falcons, meanwhile, are 4-1 ATS in their last five games in Week 5 and 21-8-1 ATS in their last 30 games following an ATS loss.