By Jason McIntyre
Week 5 was set up as the best teaser week of the year. That largely held true, except for two upsets, with Tampa Bay and Kansas City losing outright. But among favorites of seven, eight or nine points — the ones to target most in teasers because they cross through the key numbers of three and seven — teasers dominated.
If you did a standard six-point teaser (+150) last week, you cleaned up: New Orleans, Seattle, Dallas, Houston, Arizona and the LA Rams went 5-0-1.
This week, the script is flipped: There are currently eight games on the board with a spread of between 2.5 and 3.5. There are still teaser opportunities we’ll get to below, but this week’s games offer some enticing money-line parlays:
Chicago (+3) at Carolina: Keeping in mind that professional gamblers bet numbers, not teams, Chicago (+3) is a side that will attract