Bookies Battle Consensus Picks Tally Huge Week 4, First-Quarter Contest Coming Down to the Wire is an independent sports news and information service. has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company when you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

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Bookies Battle 2022 consensus picks broke out of their slump in a big way in NFL Week 4, tallying a 13-2-1 record over the 16-game slate.

Rams +2.5 (at 49ers on Monday night) and Jaguars +6.5 (vs. Eagles) were the only two losers for consensus selections.

Raiders -2 (vs. Broncos) was the most popular play, checked on 80% of participants’ sheets.

PickContest LineOpponent% of PicksW/L
LV Raiders-2vs. DEN Broncos79.7%
LA Rams+2.5at SF 49ers74.6%
DAL Cowboys-3vs. WAS Commanders67.8%
ARI Cardinals+1.5at CAR Panthers66.1%
BAL Ravens+3.5vs. BUF Bills62.7%
CIN Bengals-3.5vs. MIA Dolphins62.7%
LA Chargers-5at HOU Texans61.0%
SEA Seahawks+6at DET Lions61.0%
MIN Vikings-3vs. NO Saints59.3%
TEN Titans+3.5at IND Colts57.6%
JAX Jaguars+6.5vs. PHI Eagles55.9%
KC Chiefs-2at TB Buccaneers55.9%
ATL Falcons+1.5vs. CLE Browns52.5%
NE Patriots+10.5at GB Packers52.5%
NY Giants-3vs. CHI Bears52.5%
NY Jets+3.5at PIT Steelers50.8%

This brings the consensus picks’ season-to-date record to a respectable 30-32-2. The majority of our contestants picked just five winners in both Weeks 2 and 3.

nfl week 4 results
Josh Jacobs and the Raiders were winners for 80% of the Bookies Battle field in NFL Week 4 (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

Jason Scott led the way in Week 4 with 13 winners of his own. The VP of Trading at BetMGM is in the thick of the race to claim the first-quarter mini-contest.

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First-Quarter Contest Ends in Week 5

With $500 and an automatic berth into the playoff portion of the contest at stake, Casey Lewless from Margaritaville Bossier City takes a one-game lead into Week 5, the final week of the first-quarter mini-contest. After three-straight weeks with double-digit wins, including an 11-4 mark in Week 4, Casey is 39-23 on the season.

Three contestants are a game behind the leader — BetMGM’s Scott, Casey Degnon (Westgate Las Vegas), and Kalen Carlisle (Wynn).

Defending Bookies Battle champ, Max Schmerin from Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, is three games back of the lead at 36-25.

A first-place tie will be broken with total points scored predictions for the Raiders vs. Chiefs Monday night game. Should two or more contestants be tied for the lead, the one among them with the closest predicted score is the first-quarter contest winner.

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NFL Week 5 Contest Lines

Here are the point spreads for Week 5 of Bookies Battle 2022.

NFL Week 5, Bookies Battle Contest Lines
IND Colts @ DEN Broncos (-3.5)
NY Giants vs. GB Packers (-7.5), London
ATL Falcons @ TB Buccaneers (-9)
PIT Steelers @ BUF Bills (-14)
CHI Bears @ MIN Vikings (-7)
LA Chargers (-3) @ CLE Browns
DET Lions @ NE Patriots (-3)
HOU Texan @ JAX Jaguars (-7)
MIA Dolphins (-3) @ NY Jets
SEA Seahawks @ NO Saints (-6)
TEN Titans (-2.5) @ WAS Commanders
SF 49ers (-4.5) @ CAR Panthers
PHI Eagles (-5.5) @ ARI Cardinals
DAL Cowboys @ LA Rams (-4.5)
CIN Bengals @ BAL Ravens (-3)
LV Raiders @ KC Chiefs (-7)

Around 60 bookmakers from across the legal US sports betting community, including some of the most expert oddsmakers in the business, are competing in Bookies Battle this year. Follow along with the contest here.

Also check: Current Week 5 betting lines | Super Bowl 57 odds 

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Marcus DiNitto

Marcus DiNitto

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Marcus DiNitto was news managing editor of Gaming Today. In past roles, he has been managing editor at national sports websites SportsBusiness Daily, Sporting News, and The Linemakers, as well as with licensed sportsbook operator USA Sports Gaming. Marcus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and studied sports and entertainment marketing at New York University.

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