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Seahawks vs Saints Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 5 NFL Game

Devon Platana
Seahawks vs. Saints expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game.
Seahawks vs. Saints expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game. / (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
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The 2022 NFL season is underway and the Week 5 schedule is full of exciting showdowns. One of the more interesting matchups is a showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints.

The Geno Smith-led Seahawks continue to exceed expectations this year, proven by their 48-45 win over the Detroit Lions last week. Meanwhile, the Saints losing streak has now hit three games after they were defeated 28-25 by the Minnesota Vikings.

Can the Seahawks continue their solid start with a road win? Or will the Saints finally put an end to their losing ways?

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Seahawks vs Saints Week 5 matchup.

Seahawks vs Saints Projections

ESPN FPISaints (74.4%)
numberFireSaints (62.7%)
FiveThirtyEightSaints (57%)
Betting FavoriteSaints (-5.5)

Projected Winner: Saints (4)

Seahawks vs Saints Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Saints (4), Seahawks (3)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsTBD
CBS Sports ExpertsSeahawks (5), Saints (2)

Expert Totals: Seahawks (8), Saints (6)

When it comes to projections, the four highlighted sources are all backing the Saints to win. However, the experts tell a different story as 57.1% of experts back the Seahawks.

Taking both sections into account, 10 sources favor the Saints (55.6%) while eight of them side with the Seahawks,

If there's one thing to take away from the projections and experts, it's that the upcoming Seahawks-Saints matchup could go either way.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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