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NFL Week 6 odds and picks against the spread

Bengals fans will have a close eye on Steelers vs Chiefs and Ravens vs Bears.

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The Cincinnati Bengals are off this week, giving us chance to enjoy the rest of what the NFL has to offer in Week 6.

The biggest matchup of the week could be the first game, as the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles clash in primetime. Both teams need this win to stay in the hunt for first place in their respective divisions, as well as gain playoff positioning for one of those first-round byes.

Expect a wild shootout on Sunday when the New Orleans Saints host the Detroit Lions. Both defenses have struggled as of late, while both offenses are capable of putting up 30-plus points.

The final game of Week 6 comes on Monday when the Andrew Luck-less Indianapolis Colts face the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. Whoever wins this game could be in first place in the AFC South, depending on what the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans do on Sunday.

The game that Bengals fans will be keeping a close eye on comes Saturday afternoon, where the Kansas City Chiefs host the Pittsburgh Steelers in a rematch of last year’s Divisional Round matchup. Pittsburgh enters Week 6 atop the AFC North, and they’re also who the Bengals face in Week 7 after the bye.

Here is a look at the odds and over/unders for all of the Week 6 games, as well as my picks:

Thursday, Oct. 12

Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers (-3.5, 46) - Eagles cover, under

Sunday, Oct. 15

Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons (-11, 47) - Falcons cover, under

Green Bay Packers (-3.5, 47) at Minnesota Vikings - Vikings cover, under

Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints (-4.5, 50.5) - Lions cover, over

New England Patriots (-9.5, 47.5) at New York Jets - Patriots cover, over

San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins (-9.5, 46.5) 49ers cover, over

Chicago Bears at Baltimore Ravens (-7, 40) - Ravens cover, under

Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans (-9.5, 45) Texans cover, over

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-2.5, 44.5) at Arizona Cardinals - Cardinals cover, over

Los Angeles Rams at Jacksonville Jaguars (-2.5, 43.5) Rams cover, under

Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs (-4, 46) - Steelers cover, over

Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland Raiders (No line)

New York Giants at Denver Broncos (-12, 40) - Giants cover, over.

Monday, Oct. 16

Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans (No line)