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NFL odds, lines, picks, predictions for Week 6, 2020: Proven model backing Ravens, Colts

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Without fans in attendance at most stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic, home-field advantages have been partly negated in 2020, and bettors are starting to adjust their NFL picks. Road underdogs are 29-24 against the spread through five weeks after going 6-4 in Week 5. The Raiders won outright as 10.5-point road underdogs against the Chiefs last week. With Buffalo and Kansas City coming off disappointing losses, the Chiefs are listed as 3.5-point road favorites over the Bills in the latest Week 6 NFL odds from William Hill.

The Bears and Panthers have both won outright three times this season as underdogs, but Carolina is favored by 2.5 in the current Week 6 NFL Vegas lines. Should you back the Bears as underdogs in your Week 6 NFL bets? And which NFL spreads should you exploit? All of the Week 6 NFL lines are listed below, and SportsLine’s advanced computer model has all the NFL betting advice and predictions you need to make the best Week 6 NFL picks now.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NFL game 10,000 times and is up over $7,500 for $100 players on its top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago.

It’s off to a strong 10-5 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 6 on an incredible 106-70 roll on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. The model also ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, it has examined the latest Week 6 NFL odds and NFL betting lines, simulated every snap, and its predictions are in. Head to SportsLine now to see them all.

Top NFL predictions for Week 6

One of the top Week 6 NFL predictions the model recommends: The Ravens (-9.5) cover the spread on the road against the Eagles. Philadelphia is 1-3-1 straight-up this season and just 1-4 against the spread. The Ravens, meanwhile, have a 4-1 straight-up record with a 3-1-1 mark against the spread. 

Philly has been hit hard by injuries and could be missing multiple receivers. The Eagles could be without star offensive lineman Lane Johnson as well after he hurt his ankle against Pittsburgh last week. Baltimore hasn’t been fazed playing on the road, as it has covered in six of its last seven away games. SportsLine’s model has the Ravens covering the spread well over 60 percent of the time, with the over (46.5) clearing by half-a-point. 

Another one of the top Week 6 NFL picks from the model: Indianapolis covers as an eight-point favorite over Cincinnati. Despite a 32-23 loss to the Browns to move to 3-2 last week, the Colts still rank second in the NFL in scoring defense and first in total defense.

The Colts have the ability to dominate both sides of the line of scrimmage. The Bengals’ defense has allowed 5.2 yards per carry so far in 2020 (30th in the NFL), while the Bengals’ offensive line has allowed 22 sacks and doesn’t generate much push for a running game that averages just 3.9 yards per carry (24th in the NFL).

The model predicts that Colts running backs average over 4.5 yards per carry on Sunday, while the defense generates four sacks and forces two turnovers. That’s why the Colts cover in well over 50 percent of simulations, with multiple Philip Rivers touchdown passes helping the over (46) hit nearly 60 percent of the time.

How to make Week 6 NFL picks 

The model also has made the call on every other game on the Week 6 NFL schedule. It’s also identified a Super Bowl contender that goes down hard. You can only get every pick for every game here.

What NFL picks can you make with confidence in Week 6? And which Super Bowl contender goes down hard? Check out the latest NFL odds from William Hill below and then visit SportsLine to see which NFL teams are winning more than 50 percent of simulations, all from the model that is up over $7,500 on its top-rated NFL picks

NFL odds, matchups for Week 6

Denver Broncos at New England Patriots (-9.5, 44.5)
Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers (-1, 44.5)
Detroit Lions at Jacksonville Jaguars (+3, 54.5)
Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings (-4, 54)
Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans (-3.5, 53.5)
Washington Football Team at New York Giants (-3, 43)
Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers (-3.5, 51)
Baltimore Ravens at Philadelphia Eagles (+9.5, 46.5)
Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts (-8, 46)
New York Jets at Miami Dolphins (-9.5, 47)
Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+1, 55)
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers (+3, 51.5)
Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills (+4.5, 47.5)
Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys (+1 55)

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