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.
|Pick||Contest Line||Opponent||% of Picks||W/L|
|LV Raiders||-2||vs. DEN Broncos||79.7%||Win|
|LA Rams||+2.5||at SF 49ers||74.6%||Loss|
|DAL Cowboys||-3||vs. WAS Commanders||67.8%||Win|
|ARI Cardinals||+1.5||at CAR Panthers||66.1%||Win|
|BAL Ravens||+3.5||vs. BUF Bills||62.7%||Win|
|CIN Bengals||-3.5||vs. MIA Dolphins||62.7%||Win|
|LA Chargers||-5||at HOU Texans||61.0%||Win|
|SEA Seahawks||+6||at DET Lions||61.0%||Win|
|MIN Vikings||-3||vs. NO Saints||59.3%||Push|
|TEN Titans||+3.5||at IND Colts||57.6%||Win|
|JAX Jaguars||+6.5||vs. PHI Eagles||55.9%||Loss|
|KC Chiefs||-2||at TB Buccaneers||55.9%||Win|
|ATL Falcons||+1.5||vs. CLE Browns||52.5%||Win|
|NE Patriots||+10.5||at GB Packers||52.5%||Win|
|NY Giants||-3||vs. CHI Bears||52.5%||Win|
|NY Jets||+3.5||at PIT Steelers||50.8%||Win|
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.
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.
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.