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Breaking down most popular winning, losing picks of Week 5 in Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Rock Ya-Sin (26) and strong safety Khari Willis (37) are unable to stop Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt (27) from receiving a touchdown pass during the second quarter of the NFL week 5 game at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Jenna Watson/IndyStar via Imagn Content Services, LLC

The NFL wrapped up Week 5, and it was it or miss for yours truly. I went 7-7 against the spread in a perfectly middle of the road week. It brings my season record to 40-37-1. I also went 4-1 on my five best bets, so I’m sitting at 18-7 for the season in best bets.

The DraftKings Pro Football Pick ‘Em National Championship is underway, and we had 27 users finish a perfect 5 for 5 with their picks. Through five weeks, VegasValkys sits atop the standings.

We’ve got a look at some of the more popular winners and losers from Week 5, and the top three on each side broke down as follows:

Most popular winners

1. Cleveland Browns (+1.5): 41.4%
2. Las Vegas Raiders (+13.5): 33.5%
3. Houston Texans (-5.5): 32.8%

A whole lot of people were down on Washington, with nearly half the field grabbing the Ravens. By comparison, only 1.74% of entries included Washington.

Most popular losers

1. Cincinnati Bengals (+13.5): 37.1%
2. Seattle Seahawks (-6.5): 29.2%
3. Philadelphia Eagles (+7.5): 20.2%

The Jaguars were a popular pick against the Bengals, but after losing to the rookie Joe Burrow, will anybody have any confidence in the Jaguars moving forward?

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