NFL Odds Week Five, Indianapolis Colts Favored Over Baltimore Ravens

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Jan 6, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) makes a 46 yard catch in front of Indianapolis Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn (32) to set up a third quarter touchdown during the AFC Wild Card playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Each week the oddsmakers in Las Vegas analyze several aspects of each team’s performance and history to come up with lines. And each week we take a look at these lines as an interesting predictor of outcomes. For those who play in a pick ’em league, these odds can often be a blessing.

Amongst the NFL odds week five, we find that our beloved Baltimore Ravens are underdogs to the Indianapolis Colts on the road this week. This is not a surprise, despite the Ravens superior record at this point. Home teams often have a distinct advantage, and the Colts have registered two straight dominant performances, albeit against bad teams.

As we do each week, we have your complete consensus NFL odds for week 5. Scroll through to see what teams are favored this week, and what the current line on each game is.