NFL odds and lines Week 5: Falcons vs. Redskins

Matt Stamey-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Washington Redskins are underdogs entering Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. How big of underdogs are they?

The Washington Redskins are entering Week 5's game against the Atlanta Falcons as underdogs. Despite Atlanta having one of the best offenses in the NFL, the Redskins are only three-point underdogs. The opening line has stayed the same since the beginning of the week on Bovada, Sportsbook.com and TopBet according to OddsShark.com. Only the line on 5Dimes has changed, shrinking to 2.5 points in favor of the Falcons.

The total on this game opened at 50 points exactly. During the week though, the total has increased slightly to 50.5 points. The Redskins have gone 5-10-1 in their last 16 games against the spread, 2-2 this season. Their record against the spread at home is 1-6-1 in their last eight games. The total has gone over in five of the last six games overall for the Redskins and over in their last five games at FedEx Field.

The Redskins play the Falcons Sunday with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. Television coverage will be on FOX.

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