Colts vs Browns Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 5 NFL Game

Larry Rupp
Colts vs Browns predictions and expert picks for Week 5 NFL game.
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After impressive wins last week, we have ourselves a battle of two 3-1 teams in this Week 5 NFL matchup as Philip Rivers and the Indianapolis Colts head to Cleveland to take on Baker Mayfield and the Browns. Both of these teams have won three straight after dropping their season opener.

Let's see what the experts are predicting to happen in this Week 5 Colts-Browns showdown.

Colts vs Browns 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: 
Colts (4), Browns (4)
numberFire: Browns
Sporting News: Browns
Betting Favorite: Colts -1.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Colts (4), Browns (4)
Sporting News: Browns

As expected, this matchup seems to be a toss up as the experts and analysts are split on who they see winning this game both outright and against the spread. No matter what, one team is coming out of this matchup 4-1 and will receive a major boost to their playoff aspirations.

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