Underdogs continue to have the edge over favorites coming into Week 5 while the UNDER has only cashed in 41% of games so far this season. Outright wins by underdogs are also on the rise this season compared to last. Last year saw an average of 5.65 straight-up wins by underdogs per week, but this year it's up to 6.75, so be sure to give some extra consideration to dogs for straight-up bets to increase your value.
With Week 5 upon us, here's some trends, stats, facts and gold nuggets to help you with your wagers. Get after it this weekend and remember to play the books, don't let the books play you!
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