Week 5 NFL lines and odds, Chargers vs. Saints: New Orleans favored by 3½ points

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The New Orleans Saints are favored in Week 5's game against the San Diego Chargers. Where do both the spread and total lie?

The New Orleans Saints may be 0-4, but they are still favored in next Sunday night's game against the San Diego Chargers. The opening line for Sunday's game is the Saints by 3½.

That line has fluctuated on other sports book websites, according to OddsShark.com. On 5Dimes, the Saints are favored by three points and on Bovada, the Saints are preferred by four. Sportsbook.com and TopBet had the line unchanged from the opening.

The total for that game opened up at 52 points. The other sports book websites have increased the total to 54 points. New Orleans has not been reliable against the spread lately, going 1-4 in their last five games. But in the last five games at home, the Saints have gone over the total four times.

The Saints are scheduled to play the Chargers on Sunday night at 8:20 p.m. ET from the Mercedez-Benz Superdome and will be broadcast on NBC.

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