Chargers vs Saints Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 5 NFL Monday Night Football

Larry Rupp
Chargers vs Saints predictions and expert picks for Week 5 NFL Monday Night Football.
Chargers vs Saints predictions and expert picks for Week 5 NFL Monday Night Football. / Chris Graythen/Getty Images

After a rebound win over the Detroit Lions in Week 4, the New Orleans Saints host the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 5 on Monday Night Football. The Chargers are looking to get back on track as they have lost three straight games after winning their season opener.

Let's see what the experts are rpedicting to happen in this Week 5 Chargers-Saints showdown.

Chargers vs Saints Picks Week 5

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 5 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Saints (8)
numberFire: Saints
Sporting News: Saints
Betting Favorite: Saints -8.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Saints (5), Chargers (3)
Sporting News: Saints

While a few experts see the game being a bit closer than expected, they unanimously agree on the Saints finishing the game with a win on Monday night. A win here would get the Saints back over a .500 record at 3-2, while it keeps the losing streak going for the Chargers, who would fall to 1-4.

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