Sports Handle is pleased to present Cover City: A Pro Football Betting Podcast, hosted by Eric Rosenthal (@ericcports). Rosenthal is a professional sports bettor who focuses on NFL and college football. He’s wagered more than $25 million in the last nine years, getting banned from many sportsbooks along the way.
For the NFL Week 5 preview and picks pod, Rosenthal is joined again by Christian Pina (@ChristianPina), professional sports handicapper for Radar Sharp Edge, host of Inside Vegas and a Gambling Podcast content editor. Christian and Eric normally see eye to eye, but find themselves at odds in Week 5.
Time codes for the episode follow below. Listen and subscribe on Spotify here.
2:19: Christian and Eric discuss what they learned from Week 4 and what it means for Week 5.
4:12: Baltimore Ravens -3 at Cleveland Browns — Is betting on the Browns a winning proposition… this year? Christian weighs in with his betting disdain for Cleveland.
7:09: Jacksonville Jaguars +3 at Kansas City Chiefs — Is the Mahomes hype warranted? A first total might be the best play here.
11:14: Tennessee Titans -4.5 at Buffalo Bills: How exactly are the Titans winning games this year? This one is the “close your eyes special.”
16:23: Pour one out for the New York football teams — and forget ‘em this week.
17:47: Atlanta Falcons +3 at Pittsburgh Steelers — Must win for Atlanta (1-3). A loss means the season is over.
21:56: Green Bay Packers PK at Detroit Lions — Eric’s favorite bet of the week is against the injury-depleted Packers, missing most of its receiving corps. Christian won’t go there.
28:05: Miami Dolphins -6 at Cincinnati Bengals — The wheels coming off for the Miami Dolphins?
32:30: Oakland Raiders +5 at L.A. Chargers—The Chargers are fighting to get over .500 in a must-win spot. Eric explains why he’s done betting on them for the rest of the season.
33:59: Arizona Cardinals +4 at San Francisco 49ers — Christian explains why the Cardinals are their own worst enemy through four weeks.
37:38: Minnesota Vikings +3 at Philadelphia Eagles —. Eric is off the Minny hype train. Choo choo. While the Wentz Wagon is loading back up in Philly.
41:32: L.A. Rams -7 at Seattle Seahawks — The Super Bowl favorite Rams are riding very high. Too much wood to lay in Seattle or no?
44:22: Dallas Cowboys +3 at Houston Texans — A Texas clash. Eric says stay away unless you like the prop market.
46:25: Washington Redskins +6.5 at New Orleans Saints (Monday Night Football) — Christian is digging into the prop market here while Eric is excited to back Washington.
48:19: Eric and Christian give their Week 5 SuperContest picks.
Bonus! Check out this week’s episode of The Pro Football Handle featuring Robert Walker And Matt Perrault: