Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/4/12

Week five in the NFL has a lot of interesting match-ups along with a couple of games where betting on the underdog may pay off well.  Online poker room and betting site WilliamHill has released lines on this weekend’s games and the following are two of the best games to place underdog bets on.

The undefeated Atlanta Falcons are 2.5 point favorites this weekend as they head into Washington to take on the 2-2 Redskins.  Both teams are coming off of wins this past weekend where both had to drive in the final minutes to pull off the victory.

While favored, the Falcons have yet to be challenged thus far and RG3 will be one of the toughest QB’s that they have faced so far.  The Achilles heel of the Skins this weekend, pun intended, may be their kicking game.  Billy Cundiff missed three field goal attempts this past Sunday and the Skins need him to be on his game against the Falcons if they hope to move over .500 on the season.… Read more

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